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Re: oeg-add-note and double backslash ?

From: Samuel Wales
Subject: Re: oeg-add-note and double backslash ?
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2023 18:31:36 -0700

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On 12/4/23, David Masterson <dsmasterson@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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