From: Carsten Dominik <email@example.com> To: Nicolas Girard <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: org-exp-blocks: what about previewing blocks ? Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 17:31:00 +0200 [thread overview] Message-ID: <08E74544-CC3D-4AEA-B5C2-76826E46766A@gmail.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> On Jun 18, 2009, at 11:32 AM, Nicolas Girard wrote: > 2009/6/18 Carsten Dominik <email@example.com> > > On Jun 17, 2009, at 2:40 AM, Nicolas Girard wrote: > > Hi all, > > currently the code in org-exp-blocks is intended for pre-processing > only. > It seems to me like org-mode would gain a very powerful feature, if > blocks could also be previewed in their own buffer, using the same > mechanism as the org-format-latex function. > What do you think ? > > I don't see how this could be done in a general way. I guess you > mean in particular > the graphics blocks like ditaa? > > Yes. For any block type bt, if it makes sense, it would be possible > to write such org-block-<bt>-generate-image(body) that takes the > block as argument and returns the path of the image it produced. > > Then: > - for exporting: the existing org-export-blocks-format-<bt> > functions would simply call their respective org-block-<bt>-generate- > image and work the same ; > - for previewing a block of type <bt>: if such org-block-<bt>- > generate-image exists, call it and display it the same way org- > format-latex does > > Wouldn't it be great ? Yes, it would be. First you will need to talk Eric Schulte into splitting the image generation functions into separate functions. The I could look into the preview functionality. - Carsten > > Nicolas > _______________________________________________ > Emacs-orgmode mailing list > Remember: use `Reply All' to send replies to the list. > Emacsfirstname.lastname@example.org > http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-orgmode
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2009-06-19 16:23 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2009-06-17 0:40 Nicolas Girard 2009-06-18 7:41 ` Carsten Dominik 2009-06-18 9:32 ` Nicolas Girard 2009-06-19 15:31 ` Carsten Dominik [this message] 2009-06-26 0:59 ` Eric Schulte 2009-06-26 4:17 ` Carsten Dominik 2009-06-26 17:16 ` Eric Schulte 2009-08-27 16:38 ` Carsten Dominik 2009-08-27 18:51 ` Eric Schulte 2009-08-28 8:02 ` Carsten Dominik 2009-08-28 16:06 ` Eric Schulte 2009-08-28 16:31 ` Bernt Hansen 2009-06-18 8:21 ` Carsten Dominik
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