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Re: [O] nested macro expansion?

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: [O] nested macro expansion?
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:33:15 +0800
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Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:

> What I'm trying to do is have a macro that takes the computed TIMESTAMP
> property for an entry, and then runs it through a custom function that
> breaks out the start/end times, and produces a nicely formatted string
> from that.
> I don't see how to write a macro that feeds the value of a computed
> special property to a function.
> Right now my testing version looks like this:
> #+MACRO: bubba (eval (format-time-string "%Y" "$1"))
> and I'm calling it like this:
> {{{bubba({{{property(TIMESTAMP)}}})}}}
> That doesn't expand the interior "{{{property(TIMESTAMP)}}}" clause.
> What `format-time-string' ends up seeing is "{{{property(TIMESTAMP",
> without the final braces etc.
> Is there any way to get that value expanded first, and then passed to
> `format-time-string' (or, eventually, my custom function)?

After googling for a while, I also thought this might work:

#+MACRO: bubba (eval (format-time-string "%Y" property{{{TIMESTAMP}}}))


But the nested definition isn't expanded, either with or without quotes.


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