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From: "Bruce D'Arcus" <bdarcus@gmail.com>
To: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
Cc: org-mode-email <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [org-mode] make citation object available to org-cite-make-insert-processor SELECT-STYLE?
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 20:57:52 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAF-FPGOnNzgeWG17sdwtVDtY6qWdd2Q05mhUCsXy+EW_=-716A@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87czr0j4xr.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr>

Hi Nicolas,

On Thu, Jul 29, 2021 at 3:28 PM Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> "Bruce D'Arcus" <bdarcus@gmail.com> writes:
>
> > But to do that best and most consistently (next step is CSL, for
> > example), I need the citation accessible from there, so I can run the
> > export processors to generate the previews.
> >
> > Could we possibly tweak SELECT-STYLE to take one argument: citation?
>
> When you are inserting a whole new citation, what would be the value?
> nil? What would you display then?

The first iteration of the idea behind the request is this style selection UI:

https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/1134/126531061-40cf47ab-0c7f-42ac-8ddb-341e7ab70d4b.png

So the idea is to present a preview of the style/variant output when
selecting the style.

Like:

/          (Doe, 2019)

... or maybe even multiple columns:

/          (Doe, 2019)       \citep

I'm thinking the best way to build this UI is to iterate through
org-cite-support-styles, and run at least the default export processes
to create that preview annotation,

As my thinking has evolved (and there's been a lot of discussion on
this the past week), I see two options:

1. Generate the previews from the citations at point. This was the
idea that promoted the suggestion here, since I can't get access to
that citation data if I use org-cite-make-insert-processor.

2. Instead, have a standardized example record just for the preview.
With this approach, the citation context isn't relevant.

As to your question, do any style UIs currently allow you to select a
style on a new citation before selecting the keys?

Bruce


  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-30  0:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-20 13:25 Bruce D'Arcus
2021-07-29 19:28 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-07-30  0:57   ` Bruce D'Arcus [this message]
2021-07-30  1:19     ` John Kitchin
2021-08-11 10:13     ` Nicolas Goaziou

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