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From: "Thomas S. Dye" <tsd@tsdye.com>
To: "Alan E. Davis" <lngndvs@gmail.com>
Cc: nicholas.dokos@hp.com, org-mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: LaTeX export: Skip headline lines? "Paragraph" sectioning?
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 15:59:35 -1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4496C190-2783-46B7-B9F6-0079288F3B02@tsdye.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <AANLkTi=gwR4t=a8iBGLTj-9eL0K1h0DzOsWrHsG_RMP-@mail.gmail.com>


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Aloha Alan,

IMHO, yes, this makes good sense.  It is probably a good idea to name  
the org-export-latex-class something associated with the output you  
want from org-mode, rather than with the LaTeX class that is used to  
typeset it.

All the best,
Tom

On Aug 30, 2010, at 3:43 PM, Alan E. Davis wrote:

> Perhaps I can get this done, but I have one important question.
>
> When I define a new "class" in org-export-latex-classes, does it  
> make sense to add a new class that calls the same / 
> documentclass{article} class?  I could name this class article2, and  
> define the section structure as I will.
>
> Hope this is not a silly question.  MY head feels dense today,
>
> Alan
>
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 11:09 AM, Alan E. Davis <lngndvs@gmail.com>  
> wrote:
> Scot:
>
> I see what you mean
>
> On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 3:14 PM, Scot Becker <scot.becker@gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>
> As you'll see org-mode's latex export is currently designed to use  
> org for basic document structuring and only allows for a limited set  
> of mappings between org's structure and latex structure.  But you'll  
> see in the latex configuration documentation that it is possible to  
> define what kind of \section{}, \chapter{}, or \subsubparagraph{} is  
> exported for each level of org's headlines.
>
> One imagines it would be possible to define alternate use cases for  
> a class, for example the "article" class.  I can see it is possible  
> to define the article class to use
>
>       \\section{%s}   for the first headline level
> and
>      \\paragraph{%s} for second levels
>
> This would be useful to me.   However, the ordinary article  
> structure with subsection, subsubsection, etc., is good enough for  
> much of what I do.   I can imagine copying the article class file  
> into my org directory, and renaming it to article2.cls, and adding  
> it to org-export-latex-classes, with the section -> paragraph  
> structure.
>
> Is there an easier or canonical way to do this?
>
> Thank you for your interest and help.
>
> Alan
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 5:06 AM, Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos@hp.com>  
> wrote:
> Alan E. Davis <lngndvs@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Sometimes, I have used outliners, like ThinkTank, to organize my
> > thoughts, and reorganize the structure of a document of whatever  
> kind.
> > I don't need headings or sectioning in some cases.
> >
> > I have not found a way to exclude heading lines from
> > LaTeX output in Orgmode, nor have I found a
> > tag to say, "omit this headline."  I do see the variables
> > org-export-exclude-tags, and org-export-select tags; as well as an
> > option to include a specific number of headings as LaTeX  
> sections.  In
> > the later case, other  headings are exported as plain list items,  
> not
> > what I have in mind.
> >
> > A related issue perhaps: what would it take to export, say list  
> items,
> > as "paragraph" and "subparagraph" sections in LaTeX.
> >
> > The ability to export a pdf almost automatically through LaTeX, even
> > with images, is magical.  Many thanks for this.
> >
>
> Some examples might help. I may be particularly dense tonight but I  
> have
> read your mail a few times and I still have no idea what you are  
> asking
> (or rather I have multiple ideas, none of which make much sense to  
> me.)
>
> Thanks,
> Nick
>
>
>
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  reply	other threads:[~2010-08-31  1:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 41+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-12-05  6:28 Questions about org-capture templates and usage Alan
2010-12-05 11:58 ` Matt Lundin
2010-12-06  3:59   ` Bernt Hansen
2010-12-06  5:02     ` Alan E. Davis
2010-12-06  8:20       ` Carsten Dominik
2010-12-06 14:27         ` Carsten Dominik
2010-12-06  8:33       ` Carsten Dominik
2010-12-06 14:10       ` Bernt Hansen
2010-12-06 14:48       ` Nick Dokos
2010-12-06 16:48         ` Nathan Neff
2010-12-06 17:53         ` Carsten Dominik
     [not found]           ` <9588.1291658230@gamaville.americas.hpqcorp.net>
2010-12-06 18:08             ` Carsten Dominik
2010-12-07  3:14           ` Štěpán Němec
2010-12-07 19:33         ` Nick Dokos
2010-12-06 21:35       ` Alan Davis
     [not found]     ` <lngndvs@gmail.com>
2010-08-30  3:31       ` LaTeX export: Skip headline lines? "Paragraph" sectioning? Alan E. Davis
2010-08-30  4:06         ` Nick Dokos
2010-08-30  5:14           ` Scot Becker
2010-08-30  5:46             ` Nick Dokos
2010-08-30  6:54               ` Thomas S. Dye
2010-08-30 14:22                 ` Scot Becker
2010-08-30 16:20                   ` Thomas S. Dye
2010-08-30 22:05                     ` Scot Becker
2010-08-31  0:04                       ` Alan E. Davis
2010-08-30 16:40                   ` Alan E. Davis
2010-08-30 17:04                     ` Nick Dokos
2010-08-31  1:09             ` Alan E. Davis
2010-08-31  1:43               ` Alan E. Davis
2010-08-31  1:59                 ` Thomas S. Dye [this message]
2010-08-31  2:01                 ` Nick Dokos
2012-03-15 17:24       ` Mail composed using emacs --- saving a copy in an org file Alan E. Davis
2012-03-15 17:34         ` Jos'h Fuller
2012-03-15 17:48           ` Peter Salazar
2012-03-15 17:55         ` brian powell
2012-03-15 18:05           ` brian powell
2012-03-15 19:19         ` Nick Dokos
2012-03-15 19:48           ` brian powell
2012-03-16  9:32         ` Karl Voit
2012-03-16 13:46           ` brian powell
2012-03-16 16:07             ` Memacs and Gnowsis (was: Mail composed using emacs --- saving a copy in an org file.) Karl Voit
2010-12-05 21:44 ` Questions about org-capture templates and usage Charles Cave

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