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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 22:36:46 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (gnu/linux)

Samuel Wales <samologist@gmail.com> writes:

> 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.
> (info "(org) Paragraphs")

Hmm. Not quite as it doesn't say anything about Org notes.
David Masterson

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