[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: [O] Feature request: Allow export to convert broken links to plain t
Re: [O] Feature request: Allow export to convert broken links to plain text
Sun, 13 Jan 2019 17:50:57 +0000
> On Jan 12, 2019, at 12:38 PM, Ryan Thompson <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a use case where I'd like for Org Mode to remove broken links while
> preserving their text when exporting. In particular, I'm exporting the same
> file multiple times with different sets of headlines excluded each time, and
> as a result I have to be careful of linking to headlines that might not be
> present in every export. It would be much easier if such links could simply
> be converted back to plain text for that export, while remaining as a link
> for any exports that *do* include the target headline. None of the existing
> settings do quite what I want. The "mark" option comes closest.
> I basically want "mark" but without adding any additional text around the
> link's text.
Sounds like a good use case for a filter. See
(info "(org) Advanced Export Configuration")
and scroll down to the `Filters' section.
Just use the `broken-links:mark' option and set up your link filter to strip
the `BROKEN LINK:' part.