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* preview src blocks that generate image files
@ 2020-01-26  8:11 Matt Huszagh
  2020-01-26  9:35 ` Fraga, Eric
  2020-01-26 12:29 ` John Kitchin
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 3+ messages in thread
From: Matt Huszagh @ 2020-01-26  8:11 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: emacs-orgmode

Hi,

I'm considering adding the ability to display an image preview overlay of
source blocks that generate an image file, much in the same way that
latex fragments can be previewed.

Is anyone else interested in this feature? Any general thoughts/feature
requests?

Matt

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* Re: preview src blocks that generate image files
  2020-01-26  8:11 preview src blocks that generate image files Matt Huszagh
@ 2020-01-26  9:35 ` Fraga, Eric
  2020-01-26 12:29 ` John Kitchin
  1 sibling, 0 replies; 3+ messages in thread
From: Fraga, Eric @ 2020-01-26  9:35 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Matt Huszagh; +Cc: emacs-orgmode

On Sunday, 26 Jan 2020 at 00:11, Matt Huszagh wrote:
> Is anyone else interested in this feature? Any general thoughts/feature
> requests?

This sounds quite appealing.  The only issue might be the need to be
able to distinguish between images that are purely there because of a
link and those that correspond to a src block.
-- 
Eric S Fraga via Emacs 28.0.50, Org release_9.3.1-94-g0ac6a9

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* Re: preview src blocks that generate image files
  2020-01-26  8:11 preview src blocks that generate image files Matt Huszagh
  2020-01-26  9:35 ` Fraga, Eric
@ 2020-01-26 12:29 ` John Kitchin
  1 sibling, 0 replies; 3+ messages in thread
From: John Kitchin @ 2020-01-26 12:29 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Matt Huszagh; +Cc: emacs-orgmode

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How would you handle source blocks that generate many figures? In iPython,
for example this happens pretty easily. I guess you are thinking about
blocks with a :file output or something though?

Once a preview was on it, would you have to C-c C-x C-v to toggle it off to
edit it? I have explored a few different approaches with latex fragments,
like clicking on it would turn the preview off, or entering it to turn it
off.

What would trigger putting the image preview on? Running C-c C-c on a
block? something more manual?

I guess you have a use case where this makes sense, but you can already see
an image preview on a link output, and there are ways to have the source
blocks be in other places in a document than where the results are.

Maybe for some src blocks like graphiz, or gnuplot where they more or less
only produce one graphic this idea could be a good one.

John

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On Sun, Jan 26, 2020 at 3:11 AM Matt Huszagh <huszaghmatt@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'm considering adding the ability to display an image preview overlay of
> source blocks that generate an image file, much in the same way that
> latex fragments can be previewed.
>
> Is anyone else interested in this feature? Any general thoughts/feature
> requests?
>
> Matt
>
>

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