From: Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Nicolas Girard <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.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: <email@example.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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > 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 > _______________________________________________ > Emacs-orgmode mailing list > Remember: use `Reply All' to send replies to the list. > Emacsemail@example.com > http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-orgmode ======================= PLEASE NOTE NEW ADDRESS ======================= prof.dr. Carsten Dominik firstname.lastname@example.org Astronomical Institute 'Anton Pannekoek' www.astro.uva.nl/~dominik Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam phone +31-20-5257477/7491 SCIENCE PARK 904, ROOM C4-106 fax +31-20-5257484 1098 XH Amsterdam, The Netherlands mail: PO BOX 94249, 1090GE, Amsterdam
next prev 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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