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## Re: [O] Cannot insert a footnote after certain verbatim text?

 From: Nicolas Goaziou Subject: Re: [O] Cannot insert a footnote after certain verbatim text? Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2011 10:15:04 +0200

Hello,

> I am using org to write a document correcting some of my students' more
> common LaTeX blunders, and I keep running into places where I am not able to
> insert a footnote ("Cannot insert a footnote here."). Some of these problems
> I am unable to reproduce consistently, but I think it usually occurs when a
> paragraph (or list item) contains verbatim or code text with a backslash
> (\), and only after the verbatim text. Here is one such example.  Create an
> .org file with the following three "paragraphs" (including the two blank
> likes):
>
>
> Blah, blah, blah.
>
> Woof, woof, =\begin{document}=, woof.
>
> Cry, cry, cry.
>
>
> If you're me, then you can insert a footnote after any word or punctuation
> in the first and third paragraphs, and after the first two words and the
> first comma in the second paragraph, but nowhere past the second comma in
> the second paragraph.
>
> I'm running the latest org (7.7) from the git repository in GNU emacs
> 23.1.1.

For what it's worth, this not directly related to footnotes.  It's
a weakness in org-inside-LaTeX-fragment-p', which returns a non-nil
value after =\begin{document}= instead of nil.  And, obviously, one
cannot add a footnote inside a LaTeX fragment...

Regards,

--
Nicolas Goaziou

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