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From: Mike Gauland <>
Subject: Re: Using a code block as input to another code block
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:50:03 +1300
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As far as I know, referencing a code block this way uses the results of 
executing the block as the variable, not the contents of the block.

On 22/11/2020 11:30 am, Magnus Therning wrote:
> 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}
> #+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
> --
> Magnus Therning              OpenPGP: 0x927912051716CE39
> email:
> twitter: magthe    
> I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn
> how to do it.
>       — Pablo Picasso

      parent reply	other threads:[~2020-11-22 21:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-21 22:30 Magnus Therning
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 [this message]

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