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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
To: Ulf Stegemann <ulf-news@zeitform.de>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Re: [IDEA] HTML-export literal examples to textarea
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2009 09:31:19 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <C81B4CB8-C788-4ED2-85F6-A531E184E8D6@uva.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <zf.upn8wp7zrji.fsf@zeitform.de>

On Jan 19, 2009, at 8:25 AM, Ulf Stegemann wrote:

> Hi Carsten,
> Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl> wrote:
>> On Jan 16, 2009, at 10:51 AM, Ulf Stegemann wrote:
>>> Is it worth thinking about an example block that will be exported  
>>> to a
>>> "<p><textarea ...>...</textarea></p>" structure in HTML export?
>>> I was recently playing around with org for online documentation. The
>>> documents contained lots of literal examples that can be directly  
>>> copied
>>> and pasted e.g. into a terminal emu. While example- and src blocks  
>>> work
>>> fine, I think that putting this kind of information into a textarea
>>> would be even better.
>> Hi Ulf, so far I fail to see what the big advantage would be.  Can
>> you try again to explain?
> of course. Generally, selecting text is a bit easier inside an input  
> box
> but the very real advantage is that you can edit inside inputs. This
> allows to give literal examples with "variables" that can be changed
> directly inside the page before being copied and pasted.

Hmmm, but why would you want to edit them in the text window, if you
will paste them into an editor anyway, where you probably can edit
them a lot easier?  Or are you talking about pasting examples
directly into an interpreter input stream?

- Carsten

  reply	other threads:[~2009-01-19  8:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-16  9:51 [IDEA] HTML-export literal examples to textarea Ulf Stegemann
2009-01-17  8:01 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-19  7:25   ` Ulf Stegemann
2009-01-19  8:31     ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-01-19  8:56       ` Ulf Stegemann
2009-01-19  9:01         ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-19 11:14           ` Ulf Stegemann
2009-01-19 17:16             ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-19 22:16               ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-19 22:32                 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-01-20 11:34                 ` Ulf Stegemann
2009-01-19 10:57         ` Manish
2009-01-19 11:59           ` Sebastian Rose
2009-01-19 12:04             ` Manish
2009-01-19  9:02       ` Tassilo Horn

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