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Re: Wring case when using org-insert-structure-template

From: tomas
Subject: Re: Wring case when using org-insert-structure-template
Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2020 11:20:57 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Wed, Jul 08, 2020 at 03:04:38PM +0200, Guillaume MULLER wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks for Org-mode. This is really THE software I needed! I LOVE everything 
> about it! This is the only piece of software I know of that really designed 
> by users for users, with users & efficiency in mind!
> I'm using GNU Emacs 26.3, with built-in org 9.1.9.
> When I try to automatically insert Structure Templates (e.g. by typing C-c 
> C-, s), I get everything inserted in lowercase (e.g. #+begin_src).
> In ALL the documentation pages I read, the snippets are written in uppercase 
> (i.e. #+BEGIN_SRC, like in the main documentation for this feature: 
> https://orgmode.org/org.html#Structure-Templates). I would myself prefer to 
> have the templates inserted in uppercase, as it allows to clearly & visually 
> differentiate between my main document text and the specific instructions for 
> Org.
> First question: why isn't the default as in the docs?

I think the default moved slowly to lower case. The docs
have stayed as-is. Guessing by the mailing lists, this does
confuse people from time to time.

> Second question: I couldn't find any configuration variable or function to 
> change the default behaviour. Is there a way to do so?

See the (customizable) variable `org-structure-template-alist'.

-- t

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