# Re: [O] Special blocks with options in LaTeX export

Suvayu Ali <fatkasuvayu+li...@gmail.com> writes:

> Hi,
>
> I am trying to export special blocks with options.  But it seems the
> options part is being ignored completely.  I expect the following:
>
>   #+begin_aside :options {Combinatorial background}
>   It is all random!
>   #+end_aside
>
> to be exported as:
>
>   \begin{aside}{Combinatorial background}
>   It is all random!
>   \end{aside}
>
> However what I get is without the extra argument to the environment.
>
> Am I missing something, or is this a bug?

#+attr_latex: :options test
#+begin_aside
random
#+end_aside

As to whether special blocks should support options via a keyword like in
your example, I do not know.  FWIW ox-html also reads attributes for
special blocks via an ATTR_BACKEND line.

Rasmus

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