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From: Ulf Stegemann <ulf-news@zeitform.de>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: [IDEA] HTML-export literal examples to textarea
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2009 08:25:05 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <zf.upn8wp7zrji.fsf@zeitform.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 0F3A5DC4-D191-472D-BCA6-7978CEB308F9@uva.nl

Hi Carsten,

Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl> wrote:

> On Jan 16, 2009, at 10:51 AM, Ulf Stegemann wrote:
>> Is it worth thinking about an example block that will be exported to a
>> "<p><textarea ...>...</textarea></p>" structure in HTML export?
>> I was recently playing around with org for online documentation. The
>> documents contained lots of literal examples that can be directly copied
>> and pasted e.g. into a terminal emu. While example- and src blocks work
>> fine, I think that putting this kind of information into a textarea
>> would be even better.
> Hi Ulf, so far I fail to see what the big advantage would be.  Can
> you try again to explain?

of course. Generally, selecting text is a bit easier inside an input box
but the very real advantage is that you can edit inside inputs. This
allows to give literal examples with "variables" that can be changed
directly inside the page before being copied and pasted.


  reply	other threads:[~2009-01-19  7:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-16  9:51 [IDEA] HTML-export literal examples to textarea Ulf Stegemann
2009-01-17  8:01 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-19  7:25   ` Ulf Stegemann [this message]
2009-01-19  8:31     ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-19  8:56       ` Ulf Stegemann
2009-01-19  9:01         ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-19 11:14           ` Ulf Stegemann
2009-01-19 17:16             ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-19 22:16               ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-19 22:32                 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-01-20 11:34                 ` Ulf Stegemann
2009-01-19 10:57         ` Manish
2009-01-19 11:59           ` Sebastian Rose
2009-01-19 12:04             ` Manish
2009-01-19  9:02       ` Tassilo Horn

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