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From: Timothy <tecosaur@gmail.com>
To: Matt Huszagh <huszaghmatt@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: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 15:01:48 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87y25fjqqn.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87pmqrpda5.fsf@gmail.com>

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Hi Matt,

> I agree that requesting an image to be >2x the buffer text width is a
> strange request, and it’s not one I’ve ever tried to give. But, I think
> the salient point is that it’s a very clear request, and I think org
> should carry it out. I’m all in favor of org helping people not shoot
> themselves in the foot, but I don’t think it should prevent people from
> doing so, especially when they’re clear about their intentions. I also
> think this qualifies as a case where someone /might/ have a valid reason
> for doing this.

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!

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.

All the best,
Timothy

  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-23  7:07 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 [this message]
2021-11-23  7:21       ` Matt Huszagh
2021-11-23  8:14     ` Tim Cross
2021-11-23 11:16 autofrettage

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