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From: Russell Adams <RLAdams@AdamsInfoServ.Com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: File local setting for export directory?
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2020 12:54:49 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200804105449.GR17223@volibear> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87pn873p1e.fsf@hornfels.zedat.fu-berlin.de>

On Tue, Aug 04, 2020 at 08:25:13AM +0200, Loris Bennett wrote:
> I'm surprised no-one was interested, although I suppose back then I was
> probably also one of the uninterested :-)

Please remember maintainer time is limited. There are often edge cases for one
user as well for a software as flexible as Org.

> I only have one org file from which I generate a number of graphics as
> well a PDF which contains the graphics.  Don't many people do a lot more
> of that kind of stuff and don't they want to exclude a directory with
> generated files from, say, Git?

I produce all of my professional documentation for customers in Org to Latex and
PDF. I create a directory for each document where all the files go, and so I
expect my .org, .tex, and .pdf files to be in the root of that directory. I will
sometimes add subdirectories for small files (images, source code, etc) that I
include in the final document. Which sounds like opposite the scheme you are

This may also come from my history of code management, makefiles, etc.

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  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-04 11:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-03 14:15 File local setting for export directory? Loris Bennett
2020-08-03 15:12 ` Russell Adams
2020-08-04  1:29   ` Nick Dokos
2020-08-03 23:15 ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-08-04  6:25   ` Loris Bennett
2020-08-04 10:54     ` Russell Adams [this message]
2020-08-04 11:42       ` Loris Bennett
2020-08-04 11:58         ` Russell Adams
2020-08-04 12:15     ` Russell Adams
2020-08-04 14:06       ` Loris Bennett
2020-08-04 17:04     ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-09-01  7:15       ` Loris Bennett
2021-07-09 14:12         ` Loris Bennett

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