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From: Xiyue Deng <manphiz@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: [BUG] "\fC" macro in ox-man.el [9.6.15 (release_9.6.15 @ /usr/share/emacs/29.2/lisp/org/)]
Date: Thu, 29 Feb 2024 23:51:29 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87v866jsou.fsf@debian-hx90.lan> (raw)

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(This was first reported to Emacs at

"mu4e"[1] (a popular Emacs mail client) uses Org to generate its
manpages.  However, the generated output contains macros that are not
understood by groff.  After some debugging, Jeremy traced this back to
the macro "\fC" used in ox-man.el[2].  Git history shows that this may
have been there since the beginning.  We tried to find a documentation
for the "\fC" macro but has not been able to find one.  Jeremy suggests
that "C" may be an old alias for Courier, and if that's the case it
should be changed to "\f[CR]".  Would be great if Org people can

Emacs  : GNU Emacs 29.2 (build 1, x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.24.38, cairo version 1.16.0)
 of 2024-01-20, modified by Debian
Package: Org mode version 9.6.15 (release_9.6.15 @ /usr/share/emacs/29.2/lisp/org/)

             reply	other threads:[~2024-03-02 14:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2024-03-01  7:51 Xiyue Deng [this message]
2024-03-03 13:30 ` [BUG] "\fC" macro in ox-man.el [9.6.15 (release_9.6.15 @ /usr/share/emacs/29.2/lisp/org/)] Ihor Radchenko
2024-03-12  0:06   ` Xiyue Deng
2024-03-13 11:25     ` Ihor Radchenko
2024-03-14 21:46       ` Jeremy Sowden
2024-05-22  9:54         ` Ihor Radchenko

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