From: "Thomas S. Dye" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Cc: org-mode <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: LaTeX export: Skip headline lines? "Paragraph" sectioning? Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2010 20:54:24 -1000 [thread overview] Message-ID: <86EDC831-F315-431E-B4F7-105C0632BDF3@tsdye.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> [-- Attachment #1.1: Type: text/plain, Size: 1985 bytes --] On Aug 29, 2010, at 7:46 PM, Nick Dokos wrote: > Scot Becker <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >> He wants to write up a document using org-mode's outline facilities >> as >> a skeleton to help him build up, navigate and visualize his document, >> but then he wants only to use SOME of the headlines but ALL of the >> text when he actually makes a printed version for others to read. >> I've wanted this as well, since when you think about it the structure >> you need as a writer may not be the structure you want to pass on to >> your readers. >> > > OK, thanks for the clarification: that was one of the interpretations > that did not make much sense to me, but I was looking at it from a > much > more rigid point of view, where the headlines are what give > structure to > the document, so you want to preserve them at all costs; I wasn't > thinking about different meanings that they might have for different > people. > > However, it still sounds like an ill-defined problem to me: in > particular, your manual algorithm would wreak havoc on an outline with > headlines at multiple levels. What is the "real" algorithm supposed to > do with something like this: > > ,---- > | * foo > | text1 > | ** foo1 > | text2 > | * bar :omit-this-header: > | text3 > | **bar2 :omit-this-header: > | text4 > | ***bar3 > | text5 > `---- > > Or are we supposed to imagine headings at a single level only? > > I suspect that one would be better off with two (or more) outlines: > one for > the writer, one for the reader (perhaps one for each class of > readers), with > some way to pick text from one outline and plug it into the other(s). > > Nick Aloha Alan et al., This is what I use LaTeX blocks in Babel for. The outline stuff that helps me write is separate from the stuff I actually write. I've been doing this for a while now and have been amazed at how much of what I write gets left behind, including headlines. All the best, Tom [-- Attachment #1.2: Type: text/html, Size: 2997 bytes --] [-- Attachment #2: Type: text/plain, Size: 201 bytes --] _______________________________________________ Emacs-orgmode mailing list Please use `Reply All' to send replies to the list. Emacsemail@example.com http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-orgmode
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2010-08-30 6:54 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] ` <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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] ` <email@example.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 [this message] 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 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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