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Re: [O] Using org-entities to escape symbols

From: John Kitchin
Subject: Re: [O] Using org-entities to escape symbols
Date: Tue, 10 May 2016 16:31:44 -0400
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you might find this approach helpful:

drymer writes:

> Hi
> I didn't explain myself. It inserts four *, as it didn't find the
> entity. I'm using emacs 24.5.3 and org-mode 8.34, which is the maint
> branch. I've also tried with plain emacs without configuration.
> Kaushal Modi:
>>> On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 3:28 PM drymer <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>> I evaluated the
>>>> functions, and supposedly it should something like \ast when executing
>>>> C-u *, but it doesn't happen.
>> I reread your initial email.. so look like you see nothing getting inserted
>> when in do "C-u *"? That is odd.
>> Can you do the following and see if things work as intended? If they do,
>> then there's something conflicting with your config:
>> 1. Launch emacs -Q
>> 2. Paste the whole code block from
>> http://emacs.stackexchange.com/a/16746/115 to the *scratch* buffer and
>> evaluate it.
>> 3. Do C-x b something.org
>> 4. M-x org-mode
>> 5. Hit "C-u *"
>> 6. You should see an asterisk being displayed, which is actually a
>> prettified version of "\ast{}" which is what actually got inserted.
>> Also, please report your emacs and org-mode versions. I am using the latest
>> build of emacs-25 branch from git and the latest build of org-mode master
>> branch git.

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