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From: "Sebastien Vauban" <sva-news-D0wtAvR13HarG/iDocfnWg@public.gmane.org>
To: emacs-orgmode-mXXj517/zsQ@public.gmane.org
Subject: Re: [BUG] New exporter exports TOC twice
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2013 16:15:57 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <8638ucxdnm.fsf@somewhere.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: C47755DD-44C0-4948-8B44-35808BBBD09F@gmail.com

Hi Carsten,

Carsten Dominik wrote:
> On 27.4.2013, at 10:52, Sebastien Vauban <sva-news-D0wtAvR13HarG/iDocfnWg@public.gmane.org> wrote:
>> Carsten Dominik wrote:
>>> On 24.4.2013, at 13:50, Nicolas Goaziou <n.goaziou-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org> wrote:
>>>> Thorsten Jolitz <tjolitz-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org> writes:
>>>>> Exporting a Worg file with this header (#+TOC: headlines 2) 
>>>>> exports the TOC twice in HTML export and ASCII export. 
>>>> If you don't specify a toc item in the OPTIONS line, Org will use the
>>>> value of `org-export-with-toc', which is non-nil by default.
>>>> So, your example is equivalent to:
>>>> #+OPTIONS: toc:t
>>>> #+TOC: headline 2
>>>> Hence you get two tables of contents.
>>> Hmm, I understand the reasoning here - but my feeling says that
>>> the presence of one or more #+TOC lines in a file should probably
>>> overrule both #+OPTIONS: toc: and the content of org-export-with-toc.
>>> So in that case, your would then only get one TOC, at the
>>> location of that line.
>>> What do you think?  Are there good reasons for not doing it
>>> as I propose?
>> Maybe what I'll say is stupid, but, in LaTeX, there's the minitoc package for
>> having a big TOC at the beginning of the document (default) + TOC per chapter,
>> which can be limited to less (or more) sublevels.
>> Maybe allowing to insert extra TOC here and there would allow one to make
>> something like that available to other backends?  Though, as of today, I don't
>> think the TOC is limitable per org-level-1 headline...
> I am not saying multiple tocs should not be allowed.  I am all for that.
> However, I think that by inserting a #+TOC line, the user indicates
> desire for local control.  Therefore, org-export-with-toc should be ignored,
> and, by extension, also #+OPTIONS: toc (because this is really a local way
> to set org-export-with-toc).

OK, that's another point of view. I clearly have no objection for that

Best regards,

Sebastien Vauban

  reply	other threads:[~2013-04-27 14:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-04-24 11:13 [BUG] New exporter exports TOC twice Thorsten Jolitz
2013-04-24 11:50 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2013-04-24 11:56   ` Thorsten Jolitz
2013-04-24 12:11     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2013-04-27  8:44   ` Carsten Dominik
2013-04-27  8:52     ` Sebastien Vauban
2013-04-27 11:14       ` Carsten Dominik
2013-04-27 14:15         ` Sebastien Vauban [this message]
2013-04-28  7:28         ` Nicolas Goaziou
2013-05-01 20:45           ` Carsten Dominik
2013-05-01 22:08             ` Nicolas Goaziou
2013-05-02  3:22               ` Carsten Dominik

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