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From: Titus von der Malsburg <malsburg@posteo.de>
To: Org mailing list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: How to preserve empty headings
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 18:21:46 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87tut6pxp1.fsf@posteo.de> (raw)

When I start a new line with '* ' followed by RET, the space is automatically deleted and I’m left with a line that just has the asterisk (i.e. not a headline).

Unfortunately there are use cases where empty headlines make sense and they occur often in my work.  One example is Beamer slides where each headline at some level produces a slide.  If the user needs a slide without title (common, e.g., for a large images that fill the slide), an empty headline is needed.

Is there a way to teach Org to leave the empty headline intact?

I may be old-fashioned but when I type '* ', I do it for a reason and I wish that my text editor respects that. :)


             reply	other threads:[~2020-11-30 17:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-30 17:21 Titus von der Malsburg [this message]
2020-11-30 17:31 ` How to preserve empty headings Berry, Charles via General discussions about Org-mode.
2020-11-30 18:14   ` Titus von der Malsburg
2020-11-30 18:25     ` Diego Zamboni
2020-11-30 18:38       ` Titus von der Malsburg
2020-11-30 19:17         ` Tom Gillespie
2020-11-30 19:25         ` Diego Zamboni
2020-11-30 22:25           ` Berry, Charles via General discussions about Org-mode.
2020-11-30 19:20       ` Titus von der Malsburg

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