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From: Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com>
To: "Juan Manuel Macías" <maciaschain@posteo.net>
Cc: orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: 'false' list item
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 17:55:44 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87h7m5hvyn.fsf@kyleam.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87mtvxrzan.fsf@posteo.net>

Juan Manuel Macías writes:

> Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com> writes:
>> It seems that your approach would do a good job of helping you catch
>> cases that you don't want to be treated as lists.  I'm not aware of any
>> related functionality in Org, so I don't think you're missing something
>> there.
>> Once you know that there is a particular spot that you want to prevent
>> from being interpreted as a list, you could add a zero-width space in
>> front of it:
>>     (info "(org)Escape Character")
>> I'm not sure if that's the sort of solution you're asking for, though.
> Thanks for your advice, Kyle. Adding the U+200B char. works fine to
> avoid false positives. Anyway, like Tim Cross says, that situation
> maybe should be considered as a bug. I think the ideal behavior would
> be for Org to consider a list only when there is a blank line above.

You can find some previous discussion of this longstanding and known
behavior at <https://orgmode.org/list/874ndj13u5.fsf@gmail.com/T/#u>.

      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-02-21 22:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-15 17:37 'false' list item Juan Manuel Macías
2021-02-21  6:56 ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-21  7:05   ` Tim Cross
2021-02-21 14:49     ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-02-22  2:48     ` Greg Minshall
2021-02-22  3:26       ` Tim Cross
2021-02-22  6:08         ` Greg Minshall
2021-02-21 19:33   ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-02-21 19:40     ` Diego Zamboni
2021-02-21 21:27       ` Samuel Wales
2021-02-21 22:25         ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-02-21 22:31         ` Tim Cross
2021-02-22  0:21           ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-02-21 22:45       ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-22 11:56       ` Eric S Fraga
2021-02-21 22:55     ` Kyle Meyer [this message]

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