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Re: [O] function for inserting a block

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: [O] function for inserting a block
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:27:36 -0800
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Rasmus <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Eric,
> Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Also, Eric, it seems that org-structure-template-alist only supports a
>>> single letter for short-hands (the car of an entry in
>>> org-structure-template-alist is a char).  I used to have blocks like "<ab"
>>> expanding to an "abstract" special-block, which I guess isn’t possible
>>> anymore?
>> I hadn't thought of that. Really, all I ever wanted was to wrap things
>> in blocks...
>> I don't see any reason why org-structure-template-alist couldn't go back
>> to using string keys. Then we could use read-string, and wouldn't have
>> to have special <TAB> behavior -- a string that didn't exist in the
>> alist could just be used literally to make a block.
> I’d prefer that.  For some special blocks, a few characters might makes it
> more intuitive, e.g. "def" → "definition", "hyp" → "hypothesis" etc.

Here's the simplest solution. 

There still remains the fact that `org-structure-template-alist' has
changed format, and `org-try-structure-completion' no longer exists.
That may still annoy some people who were using the internals of the
process, but...

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