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Re: curly brackets, escape them?


Hi Joseph,

Realize I'm responding to a quite old mail. However wanted to clarify that
this is not a bug but intended behavior. In zim's wiki syntax those double
curly braces are used to denote images. So the broken rendering screenshot
shows broken images since the text does not match a file name.

If you want to include wikipedia syntax in a zim page, it needs to be
either formatted as verbatim text or included in a code block (using the
plugin for code blocks). The rationale is that this is not normal text but
some kind of code. So extra protection is needed to avoid conflicts with
zim's code.

Hope this clarifies,


On Sat, Nov 7, 2015 at 10:12 PM, Joseph Reagle <joseph.2011@xxxxxxxxxx>

> On 11/07/2015 01:48 PM, Shivam Sharma wrote:
> > You could format them as "Verbatim" using Ctrl+T keystroke. This will
> > change their look to verbatim (of course), but preserve the text as
> > it is.
> Thanks for the tip. Unfortunately, you can't link verbatim text; I could
> verbatim just the curly-brackets and use normal text for the other stuff
> until there's a bug fix....
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