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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Dale Smith <dsmith@vtiinstruments.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Commas in {{date(FORMAT)}}}
Date: Sat, 16 May 2009 19:39:32 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4E1C30AB-68A3-478C-AA0B-BAB1A7553F87@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <kp7i0jieij.fsf@flexo.cle.vtiinstruments.lcl>

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On May 14, 2009, at 11:03 PM, Dale Smith wrote:

> I'm confused about the value of FORMAT in {{{date(FORMAT)}}}.
> I wanted to use "%B %e, %Y", but I have two problems.  With the
> quotes, I get an "eval: End of file during parsing" message.  Without
> the quotes, processing stops at the comma, expanding to "May 14"
> instead of "May 14, 2009".
> Thanks,
>  -Dale

Wow, I knew this report was coming, but I had not at all
expected it so fast.

"," is the (undocumented) argument separator for Org macros.
Actually, I am changing it now to ";", so that your example
should now directly work.  To include a semicolon in the date
format, use "\;".


- Carsten

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2009-05-16 17:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-05-14 21:03 Commas in {{date(FORMAT)}}} Dale Smith
2009-05-15 16:37 ` Dale Smith
2009-05-16 17:39 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-05-18 15:21   ` Dale Smith
2009-06-23 10:07     ` Carsten Dominik

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