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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Dale Smith <dsmith@vtiinstruments.com>
Cc: "emacs-orgmode@gnu.org" <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Commas in {{date(FORMAT)}}}
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 12:07:36 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <954F716C-93B7-4A1B-A4FD-8FD18CD99B7B@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <kpk54e77yz.fsf@flexo.cle.vtiinstruments.lcl>

On May 18, 2009, at 5:21 PM, Dale Smith wrote:

> Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com> writes:
>> On May 14, 2009, at 11:03 PM, Dale Smith wrote:
>>  I'm confused about the value of FORMAT in {{{date(FORMAT)}}}.
>>  I wanted to use "%B %e, %Y", but I have two problems.  With the
>>  quotes, I get an "eval: End of file during parsing" message.   
>> Without
>>  the quotes, processing stops at the comma, expanding to "May 14"
>>  instead of "May 14, 2009".
>>  Thanks,
>> -Dale
>> Wow, I knew this report was coming, but I had not at all
>> expected it so fast.
> heh.
>> "," is the (undocumented) argument separator for Org macros.
>> Actually, I am changing it now to ";", so that your example
>> should now directly work.  To include a semicolon in the date
>> format, use "\;".

Actually, I am changing it back to ",", this is more natural,
please escape "," like "\'" after your next update from  git....

- Carsten

> Thanks.
>  -Dale
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      reply	other threads:[~2009-06-23 10:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-05-14 21:03 Commas in {{date(FORMAT)}}} Dale Smith
2009-05-15 16:37 ` Dale Smith
2009-05-16 17:39 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-05-18 15:21   ` Dale Smith
2009-06-23 10:07     ` Carsten Dominik [this message]

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