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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: "Alan E. Davis" <lngndvs@gmail.com>
Cc: org-mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>,
	Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
Subject: Re: Exporting org to LaTeX to PDF: headings do not convert to sections
Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 00:44:53 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <14B4D147-56B5-42F4-A2D0-05AABE808E54@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7bef1f890905211314p4f14e44fj57aac5d339578a28@mail.gmail.com>

On May 21, 2009, at 10:14 PM, Alan E. Davis wrote:

>  Thank you for the response.
> On May 21, 2009, at 4:27 PM, Carsten Dominik wrote:
> The only thing you can do in Org is to increase the number of  
> headline levels to the maximum possible:
> #+OPTION H:5
> This doesn't work for me.



> is I think the maximum you can get.  You cal also create a
> LaTeX class with more headline leves and push H even further.
> I believe there are some clases which provide at least  
> subsubparagraph.
> If you have a good idea how to represent deeper levels in LaTeX,  
> maybe we
> can do something clever in the LaTeX exporter.
> ??????
> I just realize that your question provides the answer to a question
> I had for a long time:  Why did Bastien implement lower
> levels in the LaTeX export as {description} lists instead of
> {itemize} lists.  Now I know the answer:  Because the number of levels
> in a description list is not limited.
> I recently changed Bastien's code to use itemize instead, for
> consistence with HTML export.  Fortunately I left the old code
> in, with a customization option.  Please try:
> (setq org-export-latex-low-level 'description)
> So far, this doesn't solve my problem.  Should I then use  
> description lists for all outline entries?

No.  This should just take your

******** headline

and export it as a description list item.  Works just fine in my tests  

> I don't understand why  I  do not see "section" or "subsection", and  
> the sections often come out with bare stars.  Is this also because  
> the number of levels has been exceeded?

No, this must be a different bug, which I cannot reproduce.  Example  

- Carsten

> Thank you again.  This is the first limitation of LaTeX I have not  
> seen an immediate way around.
> Alan

  reply	other threads:[~2009-05-21 22:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-05-21 13:50 Exporting org to LaTeX to PDF: headings do not convert to sections Alan E. Davis
2009-05-21 14:27 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-05-21 14:52   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-05-21 20:14     ` Alan E. Davis
2009-05-21 22:44       ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-05-22  8:17         ` Eric S Fraga
2009-05-23  6:26           ` Carsten Dominik
2009-05-23 22:39             ` Alan E. Davis
2009-05-22  1:38       ` Mark Elston

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