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From: Nicolas Goaziou <n.goaziou@gmail.com>
To: Thorsten Jolitz <tjolitz@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Greater Elements
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2013 23:56:03 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87li8bmtu4.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <877gjv7gok.fsf@gmail.com> (Thorsten Jolitz's message of "Sun, 21 Apr 2013 22:49:15 +0200")


Thorsten Jolitz <tjolitz@gmail.com> writes:

> citing from 'org-element.el':
> ,------------------------------------------------------------------
> | Element containing other elements (and only elements) are called
> | greater elements.  Concerned types are: `center-block', `drawer',
> | `dynamic-block', `footnote-definition', `headline', `inlinetask',
> | `item', `plain-list', `property-drawer', `quote-block', `section'
> | and `special-block'.
> `------------------------------------------------------------------
> I find the 'containing other elements (and only elements)' confusing.
> Don't some of these greater elements contain plain text as well as Org
> objects?

None of them contains _directly_ plain text or an object.

But they can contain an element that will, in turn, contain plain text
or an object. Note that there are only three such elements: paragraphs,
verse-blocks and table-rows (the latter being a special case as it can
only contain one object type: table-cells).


Nicolas Goaziou

      reply	other threads:[~2013-04-21 21:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-04-21 20:49 Thorsten Jolitz
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