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Re: [O] Conflict between Org-Mode versions?

From: Eric S Fraga
Subject: Re: [O] Conflict between Org-Mode versions?
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 12:01:31 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110016 (No Gnus v0.16) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Michael Hannon <address@hidden> writes:


> FWIW, in Emacs I typed:
>     C-h v org<TAB>
> and got no fewer than 931 completions.  A lot of knobs to turn!

yes, indeed!  the info manual is your friend here.  it is very difficult
to figure out what you need to set from just the list of org- variables.

>>>     (2) When I use the construct:
>>>             [[URL] [description]]
>>                    ^
>>                    ^                
>>No space here       ^
>>>         the line does NOT collapse to:
>>>             "description"
>>>         when I add the closing bracket, and if I export to HTML or PDF, I
>>>         get the whole ugly line, brackets and all.
> Yep, omitting the space fixed the problem.  I guess I've got a knee-jerk
> instinct to try to "pretty print", and I didn't notice the the "][" brackets
> were contiguous in the example.

The best approach here is to use some of the specific functions (often
with already defined key bindings) that are set up for just this type of
case: =org-insert-link= in this case.  These will insert things with the
right formatting automatically!

: Eric S Fraga (GnuPG: 0xC89193D8FFFCF67D) in Emacs
: using Org-mode version 7.5 (release_7.5.209.g1a687)

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