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From: Kyle Meyer <>
To: Julian L <>
Subject: Re: Behavior of links
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 01:08:12 -0500
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Julian L writes:

> Hi!
> Following this github issue in org-roam
> <>, I would like to ask
> about the behavior of links in org mode. More specifically, let's say I
> have this headline:
> * my heading
> :GOAL: I want to be able to say [[]]
> :END:
> [[]]
> :END:
> According to the issue, links in the properties drawer aren't considered
> links by org mode (even though I can click on them and they work fine), but
> on the other hand links on a separate drawer like RELATED are considered
> links.

Right, according to Org syntax, is not a link.  With
point on it, org-element-context returns

    (:key "GOAL" :value "I want to be able to say [[]]" ...))

Compare that to

  (link (:type "file" :path ""  ...))

Here are some links that might be helpful:

> How stable is this behavior? Is it expected to change in the future?

As far as I know, it's been around since org-element.el was introduced
in core (2012), and I'm aware of no plans to change it.

      reply	other threads:[~2020-11-25  6:08 UTC|newest]

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2020-11-22 10:04 Julian L
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