From: Maxim Nikulin <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: Re: Bug: Percentage in caption (even escaped) does not work in LaTeX export Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2021 19:17:25 +0700 [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <YT2PR01MB45101E27DC6251D8F8B7B366F6EC9@YT2PR01MB4510.CANPRD01.PROD.OUTLOOK.COM> On 30/07/2021 22:00, Charest, Luc wrote: > I simplified the problem down to : > > #+CAPTION: Org Mode works 99.99\% of the time. > #+BEGIN_SRC -n > // this is only a proof of concept > #+END_SRC > > As soon as I put the percentage sign in the caption, the LaTeX export > backend fails with this message : > > org-latex-src-block: Not enough arguments for format string Confirmed User input is combined with format string in `org-latex-src-block' so percent character in caption is treated as a format specifier. Maybe emacs versions newer than 26 does not throw an error on extra specifier with missed argument. =:latex-cation-above nil= might still cause corrupted LaTeX code. Code of `org-latex-src-block' is quite convoluted to provide a quick fix. Besides particular reported case it is better to check variants with listings and minted packages, custom environment. Absence of language and line numbering option are irrelevant. Backslash before percent likely should not be used in Org files. My minimal example #+caption: User input "%S" is combined with format string #+begin_src emacs-lisp t #+end_src P.S. "Not enough arguments for format string" error usually means that a string provided by user is passed as format or incorrect number of arguments is specified for a format-like function. The former case is a quite frequent mistake: - https://email@example.com/, - https://orgmode.org/list/CAJ51ETqZm+8rwcOMYMh2MEXe8Si0Nzn2Wq3K55N041-RAxhSew@mail.gmail.com/ (vs. correct variant https://emacs.stackexchange.com/questions/38276/get-description-of-an-org-mode-link). Use (defun my-safe-fun (msg) (message "%s" msg)) not just (defun not-a-fun (msg) (message msg))
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-09-03 12:26 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-07-30 15:00 Charest, Luc 2021-08-03 13:51 ` Eric S Fraga 2021-08-31 15:38 ` Timothy 2021-08-31 16:43 ` Charest, Luc 2021-09-03 12:17 ` Maxim Nikulin [this message] 2021-09-07 12:21 ` [PATCH] ox-latex: Allow percent sign in 'src-block' caption Maxim Nikulin 2021-09-07 13:17 ` Timothy 2021-09-25 16:04 ` Bastien 2021-09-25 16:04 ` Bug: Percentage in caption (even escaped) does not work in LaTeX export Bastien 2021-09-30 14:20 ` Max Nikulin
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