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cloud_sptheme.ext.escaped_samp_literals - permits escaped bracket characters in samp role


This extension modifies how :samp: literals are parsed, replacing the default Sphinx parser with an alternate one that allows embedding literal { and } characters within the content, as well providing stricter input validation.

To embed a literal {, just use a double-backslash, e.g:

:samp:`this is a {variable}, these are a literal \\{ and \\}`

... and it will be rendered as:

this is a variable, these are a literal { and }


See also

This feature has been submitted to Sphinx as issue 789. If/when that issue is resolved, this extension will be deprecated and removed.