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Re: Bug: Macros are not replaced in table.el tables. [9.3 (9.3-elpa @ /U
Re: Bug: Macros are not replaced in table.el tables. [9.3 (9.3-elpa @ /Users/jlizarraga/.emacs.d/elpa/org-20191203/)]
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 17:24:06 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.3 (gnu/linux)
Juan Lizarraga Cubillos <address@hidden> writes:
> I am writing looking for help on something that I think is a bug. I am
> working on a document with table.el tables instead of org-tables
> because I need to work with merged cells. Inside the table I have
> a macro that should generate the table ID. Unfortunately, I have
> noticed that macros are not replaced inside table.el tables as they
> are in org-tables when I export to HTML. Since the manual says "Org
> recognizes macro references in following Org markup areas: paragraphs,
> headlines, verse blocks, tables cells and lists." without being
> specific, I assume this behavior is a bug.
It isn't. Table.el tables are opaque to Org. IOW, Org doesn't handle
table.el tables at all.
In the manual, unless it is specified otherwise, "table" refers to Org
tables, not table.el tables.