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Re: [O] LaTeX special characters 8.3.1

From: Rasmus
Subject: Re: [O] LaTeX special characters 8.3.1
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2015 16:00:02 +0200
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Bastien Guerry <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Rasmus,
> Rasmus <address@hidden> writes:
>> Scott Randby <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Until 8.3.1, I needed to use \% in an org document in order to get the
>>> % symbol displayed when exporting to LaTeX. I just discovered that \%
>>> messes up the exported document, and that using % only works. I've
>>> also experimented with \$ and $ and found the same behavior.
>>> I've looked through the 8.3.1 changes document, but I can't find
>>> reference to this change. Since I use special characters frequently, I
>>> need more information about this change. Where can I find it?
>> % Is exported as "\%" in latex.
>> $ is a mess.  It's uses some heuristic to determine if it's a math snippet
>> or a currency symbol.
>> You can always use a snippet, @@latex:%@@ which is exported literally in
>> the backend before the colon.
> Did you find the change we could document in ORG-NEWS?

AFAIK there's no change in 8.3.  If you export a document consisting of
"$ %" with ox-latex with 8.2.10 you also get "\$ \%".


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