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Re: oeg-add-note and double backslash ?

From: David Masterson
Subject: Re: oeg-add-note and double backslash ?
Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2023 14:03:12 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (gnu/linux)

Ihor Radchenko <yantar92@posteo.net> writes:

> David Masterson <dsmasterson@gmail.com> writes:
>> org-add-note puts a '\\' at the end of the first line.  Is it expected
>> the user will put '\\' at the end of each line of a multiline note
>> (except the last line)?
> No.
>> .. Why is this done?
> To prevent fill-region from concatenating the auto-generated text in the
> first line and the user input in the following lines.

Ah.  Is that mentioned somewhere in the Org manual?  I don't mean the
details of filll-region, but a little something to answer "why is that
there?" by new users.

David Masterson

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