Štěpán Němec <step...@gmail.com> writes:

> I notice that even inside example blocks, some strings are still parsed
> as Org syntax, e.g. the asterisk becomes a bogus heading:
> #+begin_example
> *  _____
>  \|   @ \
>   |_____/
>    /\ /\
> #+end_example

This is expected. Headlines bind stronger than example blocks.

> When I enclose the text in a region and use
> `org-insert-structure-template' to surround it with begin and end lines,
> a comma is prepended to the asterisk automatically (doc string of
> `org-escape-code-in-region' uses the word "append", which is usually
> used in the sense of "add to the end", though).
> But all I could find in the manual regarding "verbatim", "escaping" etc.
> are sections 12.2 and 16.3, neither of which mentions comma.

See "Literal Examples" section, fourth footnote.


Nicolas Goaziou

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