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From: "Berry, Charles" via "General discussions about Org-mode." <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
To: Joost Kremers <joostkremers@fastmail.fm>
Cc: "emacs-orgmode@gnu.org" <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: :tangle header argument not picked up in #+PROPERTY line or :PROPERTIES: block
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:41:21 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <63056638-1FBC-495A-BAD0-31ACC44EEFBC@health.ucsd.edu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <878sji2a2i.fsf@fastmail.fm>

> On Mar 29, 2020, at 1:13 PM, Joost Kremers <joostkremers@fastmail.fm> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 29 2020, Berry, Charles via General discussions about Org-mode. wrote:
>>> On Mar 28, 2020, at 3:00 PM, Joost Kremers <joostkremers@fastmail.fm> wrote:
>>> Is this expected behaviour? Am I doing something wrong?
>> IIUC what you did, then yes and yes.
>> This is the accepted idiom:
>> #+PROPERTY: header-args :tangle yes

What we really need is an ECM rather than snippets of code.

This ECM works for me:

#+begin_src org

  ,* try python
  :header-args:python: :tangle yes
  ,#+begin_src python


producing a file of the same name with the .py extension with one line containing "a+b".

I am on release Org mode version 9.3.6 (release_9.3.6-442-g97f0f1 ), but this also work on release_9.3-34-g2eee3c



p.s. `M-x org-lint' may reveal some issues with your file that might not be obvious to the eye.

> I have tried:
> #+begin_example
> #+PROPERTY: header-args:python :tangle yes :dir  /home/joost/tmp/dlpy
> #+end_example
> which AFAICT is the syntax shown in the info node you mentioned. I have also tried a file name instead of =yes=, both with and without quotes, but it doesn't work.
> What I really want is to have a property block with the =:tangle= arg under each top-level header, like so:
> #+begin_example
> :header-args:python: :tangle out1.py
> :END:
> #+begin_example
> because I want the code below each top-level header to be tangled to a separate file. Again, AFAICT this is the syntax described in the info manual.
> Hmm, experimenting a bit more I find that if I leave out the =python= part, it works:
> #+begin_example
> :header-args: :tangle out1.py
> :END:
> #+begin_example
> But the info manual gives this example:
> #+begin_example
> :header-args:clojure:    :session *clojure-1*
> :END:
> #+begin_example
> The same is true for the #+PROPERTY block at the top of the file: leave out the =python=, it works. Isn't it possible to restrict tangling to source blocks of a particular language? (Or, more specifically what I want: to specify different tangling targets for different language? I wanted to have both python and bash code blocks under one header and have them tangled to different files...)
> Joost
> -- 
> Joost Kremers
> Life has its moments

  reply	other threads:[~2020-03-29 20:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-28 22:00 :tangle header argument not picked up in #+PROPERTY line or :PROPERTIES: block Joost Kremers
2020-03-29 17:45 ` Berry, Charles via General discussions about Org-mode.
2020-03-29 20:13   ` Joost Kremers
2020-03-29 20:41     ` Berry, Charles via General discussions about Org-mode. [this message]
2020-03-29 22:07       ` Joost Kremers
2020-03-29 22:41         ` Joost Kremers
2020-03-29 23:44           ` Ken Mankoff
2020-03-30 22:23             ` Joost Kremers
2020-03-31  1:08               ` Berry, Charles via General discussions about Org-mode.
2020-03-31 20:04                 ` Joost Kremers
2020-03-31 15:14               ` Ken Mankoff
2020-03-31 19:54                 ` Joost Kremers
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2020-03-31  1:01 Thomas S. Dye
2020-04-01 19:07 ` Joost Kremers

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