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Re: [O] New exporter queries, captions

From: Nicolas Goaziou
Subject: Re: [O] New exporter queries, captions
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 18:21:26 +0200


address@hidden (Thomas S. Dye) writes:

> Three queries about captions in the new exporter:
> 1) The old exporter allowed a structure like this #+CAPTION: [Short
> caption]{Long caption.} to export \caption[Short caption]{Long caption.}
> to LaTeX.  The new exporter gives something like this \caption{[Short
> caption]{Long caption.}}  Can the former behavior be implemented in the
> new exporter?

Correct syntax is:

  #+CAPTION[short]: long

much like:

  #+RESULTS[hash]: name

> 2) Caption text appears to require markup in the export target language,
> rather than org markup.  So, for LaTeX export I need something like
> #+CAPTION: Things: \textit{a}, some; \textit{b}, other.  
> Rather than, #+CAPTION: /a/, some; /b/, other.  Shouldn't caption text
> honor org markup so it can be exported correctly to different backends?
> Is there a switch for this?

That was a bug. Captions honor Org syntax again. Thanks.

> 3) My captions are often long.  Is it possible to enter these so they
> aren't all on one line?  Something like
> #+CAPTION: Line one
> #+CAPTION: Line two
> would be great.

It is now implemented.


Nicolas Goaziou

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