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From: Ihor Radchenko <yantar92@gmail.com>
To: "Juan Manuel Macías" <maciaschain@posteo.net>
Cc: orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [BUG] Underlined text in parentheses is not exported correctly
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2021 19:13:51 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87czld58nk.fsf@localhost> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <874k6p3wtq.fsf@posteo.net>

Juan Manuel Macías <maciaschain@posteo.net> writes:

> I don't know if this is a known issue...
> Consider the text:
> (_underline_)

I am not sure if  it is an actual issue.

Note that (_u can be interpreted as a subscript.
Org prioritises subscript over underline.

Looking at the code:

(?_ (or (and (memq 'subscript restriction)
      (and (memq 'underline restriction)

The priority appears to be intentional.

Unless Nicolas (the author of this code) sees anything wrong here, I
recommend you to use zero-width space in front of the first _ to make
sure that you obtain underline, not subscripts (see

Note that the fontification you observe in Org is wrong. It is not how
the actual exporter sees the text. I am sorry about this. Fixing the
fontification is a work-in-progress.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-12-31 11:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-12-31 10:14 [BUG] Underlined text in parentheses is not exported correctly Juan Manuel Macías
2021-12-31 11:08 ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-12-31 11:13 ` Ihor Radchenko [this message]
2021-12-31 11:31   ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-12-31 14:43     ` [PATCH] " Ihor Radchenko
2022-01-01 11:28       ` Juan Manuel Macías

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