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From: Samuel Wales <samologist@gmail.com>
To: Okam <okamsn+emacs-org@protonmail.com>
Cc: "Berry, Charles" <ccberry@health.ucsd.edu>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Org failing to format a link with verbatim text
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 19:19:52 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJcAo8v7Y86Mp7KjFb8GbeY_nFBU9V7PUGVQyQFxFUk+cP5yZA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7456c577-b2d9-f847-8bdd-db602ad4d0ed@protonmail.com>

in maint for regular emacs i get link face for the link.:

The link [[phrase with =verbatim text 1=][a phrase with =verbatim text 2=]]
  face                 (org-link org-verbatim org-link)

followed by a phrase in =verbatim text 3= followed by
normal text.
  face                 (org-verbatim org-verbatim)

  face                 (org-verbatim)

On 2/17/21, Okam <okamsn+emacs-org@protonmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/17/21 1:00 PM, Berry, Charles wrote:
>>> On Feb 17, 2021, at 6:48 AM, Okam <okamsn+emacs-org@protonmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> On 2/16/21 6:52 PM, Berry, Charles" via "General discussions about
>>> Org-mode. wrote:
>>>>> On Feb 16, 2021, at 1:20 PM, Okam <okamsn+emacs-org@protonmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> I am using the Emacs gccemacs branch with Org version "9.5-dev".
>>>>> I have noticed that when I try to insert the stored link
>>>>>      file:doc/loopy-doc.org::*Destructuring with =dash=
>>>>> and use the heading as the link description, that Org cannot format
>>>>> this
>>>>> link correctly in all circumstances, and tries to make the verbatim
>>>>> text
>>>>> break out from the link.
>>>> The last para of (info "(org) External Links") says in part:
>>>> #+begin_quote
>>>> If spaces must be part of the link (for example in
>>>> ‘bbdb:R.*Stallman’), or if you need to remove ambiguities about the
>>>> end of the link, enclose the link in square or angular brackets.
>>>> #+end_quote
>>>> To me, this sounds like advice not to drop external links amid normal
>>>> text. i.e. put them in brackets instead.
>>>> HTH,
>>>> Chuck
>>> Hello,
>>> The link is being insert with the command `org-insert-link`, and the
>>> information is gotten by the command `org-store-link`.  The link is
>>> being surrounded by square brackets when `org-insert-link` inserts the
>>> link.  However, Org mode does not format the link correctly, as seen in
>>> the pictures I sent.
>>> I am wondering whether I should report this as a bug, or whether this
>>> problem is already fixed, as I do not update Org frequently.
>>> Thank you.
>> I cannot reproduce this. These keystrokes:
>> #+begin_example
>> M-x org-insert-link file:doc/loopy-doc.org::*Destructuring with =dash= RET
>> Destructuring with =dash= RET
>> #+end_example
>> yield a link displayed as underlined `Destructuring with =dash=' and show
>> the actual link when the cursor hovers over the description.  Further,
>> when I run `org-fill-paragraph' I sometimes get newlines inserted in the
>> description, but the link is still functional.
>> What is needed is an ECM [1] that will lead to the problem you describe.
>> Screenshots do not help very much as the precise sequence of keystrokes
>> that results in the issue cannot be reverse engineered, so others cannot
>> easily trace the action.
>> Chuck
>> p.s. Using Org version 9.4.3
>> [1] https://orgmode.org/worg/org-faq.html#ecm
> Hello,
> I have attached a minimum working example.  The bad formatting also
> occurs when just pasting the link.  In the example, Org mode highlights
> from beginning of the phrase "=verbatim text 1=" to the end of the
> phrase "=verbatim text 3=" in the verbatim font style. Part of the link
> is hidden as normal, but the text within the region of now verbatim text
> is not hidden, including some of the brackets.
> I have reproduced this without loading a configuration, so it is present
> in version of Org included in the Gccemacs branch of Emacs.
> Does that help?
> Thank you.

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-18  2:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-16 21:20 Org failing to format a link with verbatim text Okam
2021-02-16 23:52 ` Berry, Charles via General discussions about Org-mode.
     [not found]   ` <4d4823eb-926a-0b5b-a594-69b8d3c9cbe8@protonmail.com>
     [not found]     ` <200F8C74-6673-4EF4-A8DC-A45C5E865A2A@health.ucsd.edu>
2021-02-18  0:25       ` Okam
2021-02-18  2:19         ` Samuel Wales [this message]
2021-02-18  3:15         ` Berry, Charles via General discussions about Org-mode.

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