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From: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
To: Bastien <bzg@gnu.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Steven Bagley <stevenbagley@fastmail.fm>
Subject: Re: Bug: Double colon in org link description breaks the link [9.4.4 (release_9.4.4 @ /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/Resources/lisp/org/)]
Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 17:59:05 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87pmy77qra.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87fsz4qxab.fsf@gnu.org> (Bastien's message of "Mon, 03 May 2021 06:03:08 +0200")


Bastien <bzg@gnu.org> writes:

> Hi Steven,
> "Steven Bagley" <stevenbagley@fastmail.fm> writes:
>> In emacs -Q:
>> 1. M-x org-mode
>> 2. insert the following line in the buffer (created by
>> org-mac-grab-link)
>> - [[https://rgoswami.me/posts/org-note-workflow/][An Orgmode Note
>>   Workflow :: Rohit Goswami  Reflections]]
>> 3. You can't follow the link using mouse-left because of the "::" in
>> the link, which makes that line into an org "description list
>> item". The message is "No link found".
> Confirmed, thanks for the reproducible recipe.

An item bullet followed by two colons is a special syntax in Org. It has
precedence over the link.

Besides saying "don't do that", the usual trick is to insert a zero
width space between the two colons.

Nicolas Goaziou

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-03 15:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-02 22:00 Bug: Double colon in org link description breaks the link [9.4.4 (release_9.4.4 @ /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/Resources/lisp/org/)] Steven Bagley
2021-05-03  4:03 ` Bastien
2021-05-03 15:59   ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2021-05-03 16:29     ` Steven Bagley
2021-05-03 17:30       ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-05-03 18:39         ` Steven Bagley
2021-05-03 19:33           ` Bastien
2021-05-04 20:27           ` Bastien

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