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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 19:40:24 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/ (2014-03-12)

Hey Tom,

On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 07:34:39AM -1000, Thomas S. Dye wrote:
> Suvayu Ali <address@hidden> writes:
> > show it actually works.  How does the failure happen, what do you see in
> > the exported file?
> \textcolor{PaleGreen4}\{the only weapons they had were a
> few stones in some of the Canoes and these they threw overboard
> when they found they were not wanted\}.
> Note the curly brackets are escaped.  Not sure why ...

Easy-peasy!  Org recognises the first {..} as part of a latex command,
not the later.  You need snippets.  I always use them to make export
more robust.  Try this:

#+macro: green @@l:\textcolor{PaleGreen4}{@@$1@@l:}@@

Hope this helps,


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