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From: Magnus Therning <magnus@therning.org>
To: Emacs Org Mode mailing list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Using a code block as input to another code block
Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2020 23:30:19 +0100
Message-ID: <87d006z6kl.fsf@therning.org> (raw)

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I know I can use an example block (literal example) as input to a code
block, but I haven't found a way to fontify examples. Since my input is
code (JSON, and various programming languages) I would really like to
have that, as well as the language's mode when editing by using
~org-edit-source-code~.

A code block gives me fontification, but I haven't found a way to pass a
code block as is to another code block.

For instance, something like this:

#+name: code-input
#+begin_src C
#include <foo.h>
#+end_src

#+begin_src bash :var input=input :results verbatim
cat <<EOF | cpp
${input}
EOF
#+end_src

What are my options? I hope there's either a way to fontify an example,
or to override the default execute function for a code block, or
something else that I'm not thinking of.

/M

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             reply	other threads:[~2020-11-21 22:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-21 22:30 Magnus Therning [this message]
2020-11-22 17:26 ` Berry, Charles via General discussions about Org-mode.
2020-11-23 11:39   ` Magnus Therning
2020-11-22 21:50 ` Mike Gauland

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