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From: Matt Huszagh <huszaghmatt@gmail.com>
To: Timothy <tecosaur@gmail.com>
Cc: , "emacs-orgmode@gnu.org" <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Why is an image width restricted to being between 0 and 200% of the text area
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 23:21:57 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87mtlvpca2.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87y25fjqqn.fsf@gmail.com>

Timothy <tecosaur@gmail.com> writes:

> It occurred to me that large values would only really appear when occurring in a
> narrower scope, e.g. in a multi-column document an image which is multiple
> columns wide. Say,
> ┌────
> │ #+attr_latex: 3.0\columnwidth
> └────
>
> However, I doubt that when previewing the image in Org one would want the
> preview to be 3x the buffer text area width!

Good point. I could see someone using this as an argument against
interpreting :width 3.0\columnwidth as :width 3.0, but I do see the
value in interpreting :width 0.8\linewidth as :width 0.8, so I don't
know.

> I suppose the exception would be say something like
> ┌────
> │ #+attr_org: :width 300%
> └────
> Though I can’t imagine why you’d want that…
>
> I think you don’t raise an unreasonable point, however I’m tempted to let this
> sit till we hear from someone who actually runs into this as an issue.

Yeah I think that makes sense. Thanks for considering this anyway!

Matt


  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-23  7:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-23  6:16 Matt Huszagh
2021-11-23  6:17 ` Timothy
2021-11-23  7:00   ` Matt Huszagh
2021-11-23  7:01     ` Timothy
2021-11-23  7:21       ` Matt Huszagh [this message]
2021-11-23  8:14     ` Tim Cross
2021-11-23 11:16 autofrettage

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