From: "Steven Bagley" <email@example.com> To: "Nicolas Goaziou" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Bastien <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Bug: Double colon in org link description breaks the link [9.4.4 (release_9.4.4 @ /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/Resources/lisp/org/)] Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 09:29:28 -0700 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> I am aware of the meaning of "::". Is this a design decision or an implementation constraint? My intuition, obviously wrong here, is that link, being a special kind of object, should have priority over what amounts to a formatting command. Thanks. --Steve On Mon, May 3, 2021, at 08:59, Nicolas Goaziou wrote: > Hello, > > Bastien <email@example.com> writes: > > > Hi Steven, > > > > "Steven Bagley" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > > >> In emacs -Q: > >> > >> 1. M-x org-mode > >> 2. insert the following line in the buffer (created by > >> org-mac-grab-link) > >> > >> - [[https://rgoswami.me/posts/org-note-workflow/][An Orgmode Note > >> Workflow :: Rohit Goswami Reflections]] > >> > >> 3. You can't follow the link using mouse-left because of the "::" in > >> the link, which makes that line into an org "description list > >> item". The message is "No link found". > > > > Confirmed, thanks for the reproducible recipe. > > An item bullet followed by two colons is a special syntax in Org. It has > precedence over the link. > > Besides saying "don't do that", the usual trick is to insert a zero > width space between the two colons. > > Regards, > -- > Nicolas Goaziou >
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-05-03 16:30 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-05-02 22:00 Steven Bagley 2021-05-03 4:03 ` Bastien 2021-05-03 15:59 ` Nicolas Goaziou 2021-05-03 16:29 ` Steven Bagley [this message] 2021-05-03 17:30 ` Nicolas Goaziou 2021-05-03 18:39 ` Steven Bagley 2021-05-03 19:33 ` Bastien 2021-05-04 20:27 ` Bastien
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