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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Testing placeholders including free_text and tex_esca

From: Busser, Jim
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Testing placeholders including free_text and tex_escape
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2015 21:16:33 +0000

On 2015-02-02, at 12:51 PM, Karsten Hilbert <address@hidden> wrote:
> There's nothing missing from GNUmed's point of view as far as
> placeholders are concerned. However, LaTeX needs more
> boilerplate for a processable document. Maybe I misinterpreted

I think so, but I now see that was understandable, because I had failed to 
provide the context that the following snippet was

        the only GNUmed placeholder
        in what I believe was an otherwise complete LaTex document

>>>> - imported the following snippet, pretending that it was adequately 
>>>> complete for LaTex, and
>>>> - tried running it:
>>>>    % ================================================================
>>>>    % Prompt for an inside address and salutation:
>>>>    $<free_text::Inside address and salutation::9999>$ 
> as meaning those 3 lines were _all_ of the document you
> wanted LaTeX to process.

and so wondered whether it was a deficiency in the above line that accounted 
for the endless loop. But it now seems it was something else, and so if I would 
want to further investigate it seems I should retry and, after a delay, 
interrupt the process and inspect the log …

-- Jim

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