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From: tsd@tsdye.com (Thomas S. Dye)
To: R.M.Krug@gmail.com
Cc: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: using variables in org text
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 06:05:31 -1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m14nuqpxv8.fsf@tsdye.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4F3D1446.50508@gmail.com> (Rainer M. Krug's message of "Thu, 16 Feb 2012 15:35:50 +0100")

Rainer M Krug <r.m.krug@gmail.com> writes:

> Hi
> I have defined a variable as follow
> #+property: var  DC="/home/rkrug/tmp/CLUSTER"
> and I am using this path quite often in source blocks (works nicely as
> expected) but also in org directly, e.g.
> * DC path is $DC$
>   The DC path $DC$ is pointing to a directory.
> Is it possible to use the variable DC in the text as well, so that
> $DC$ is replaced with the value of the variable DC as defined above?
> In other words: how can I tell org that on export, $DC$ stands for the
> value of the variable DC?
> Cheers,
> Rainer
> PS: I know that $...$ is for LaTeX math mode
Aloha Rainer,

Here is a way that works for me.

* Krug

How to have a variable show up in text.

#+name: printDC
#+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp :results silent raw :exports none
(print DC)

In the text call_printDC() is shown.


Thomas S. Dye

  reply	other threads:[~2012-02-16 16:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-02-16 14:35 using variables in org text Rainer M Krug
2012-02-16 16:05 ` Thomas S. Dye [this message]
2012-02-18 10:52   ` Rainer M Krug

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