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Re: [O] Limit on macro snippet size?

From: Suvayu Ali
Subject: Re: [O] Limit on macro snippet size?
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2015 19:01:20 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/ (2014-03-12)

Hi Tom,

On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 06:40:48AM -1000, Thomas S. Dye wrote:
> I couldn't find any information on this in the manual or the mailing
> list, though I vaguely recall some discussion on the list a while back.
> Is there a limit on the length of text that a macro like this will
> process?
> #+MACRO: green \textcolor{PaleGreen4}{$1}
> I have 2 and 3 line sections of text passed to $1 that worked last
> spring, but fail now.

Are you sure?  Here is a 3 line macro that seems to work fine for me:

  non-uniform acceptance ratio.  {{{note(Add note on RICH detectors
  relying on exactly this feature to discriminate between particle

I have attached a screenshot of the relevant part of the output pdf to
show it actually works.  How does the failure happen, what do you see in
the exported file?

Hope this helps,


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