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From: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
To: Arni Magnusson <arnima@hafro.is>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Warning about section named "Footnotes"
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 2014 14:31:13 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87a93annfi.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.LFD.2.11.1411281850310.35131@hafstokkur.hafro.is> (Arni Magnusson's message of "Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:04:40 +0000 (GMT)")

Hello,

Arni Magnusson <arnima@hafro.is> writes:

> I was using Org to write a software manual with a structure along the
> lines of:
>
>
> * Equations
>
> How to write equations in software FOO.
>
> * Footnotes
>
> How to write footnotes in software FOO.
>
> * Images
>
> How to insert images in software FOO.
>
>
> When I exported the document (to LaTeX and HTML), I was puzzled to
> find that one of the sections was not exported at all...
>
> After investigating the problem for a while, I realized that if
> a section is named "Footnotes" the default behavior of Org is to
> ignore it silently.
>
> My solution was to set `org-footnote-section' to nil.
>
>
> I think it would help Org users if:
>
> 1. Org export (to LaTeX, HTML, etc.) emits an error or a prominent warning
>    when it ignores an entire section like this.

It shouldn't. This is the expected behaviour.

> 2. The manual would warn the user about this behavior with a prominent
>    warning.

Would you mind suggesting a change to the manual?


Regards,

-- 
Nicolas Goaziou

  reply	other threads:[~2014-11-29 13:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-11-28 19:04 Warning about section named "Footnotes" Arni Magnusson
2014-11-29 13:31 ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2014-11-29 18:40   ` Arni Magnusson
2014-11-29 18:48 Arni Magnusson
2014-12-02 11:23 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2014-12-08  1:37   ` Arni Magnusson
2014-12-09  8:56     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2015-02-21 16:36       ` Arni Magnusson
2015-02-21 17:33         ` Nicolas Goaziou

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