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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@uva.nl>
To: Nicolas Girard <nicolas.girard@nerim.net>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org-exp-blocks: what about previewing blocks ?
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 18:38:22 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6484A133-BA92-4096-A100-42F6F9BBAB60@uva.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <51b0095d0906180232j3489705dndcc7d458d5a078af@mail.gmail.com>

Hi Nicolas,

while this would be great, I don't see any movement in this
direction, so for now I am closing this thread in my TODO folder....

- Carsten

On Jun 18, 2009, at 11:32 AM, Nicolas Girard wrote:

> 2009/6/18 Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.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 ?
>
> Nicolas
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2009-08-27 17:48 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
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 [this message]
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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