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From: "Sebastien Vauban" <wxhgmqzgwmuf-geNee64TY+gS+FvcfC7Uqw@public.gmane.org>
To: emacs-orgmode-mXXj517/zsQ@public.gmane.org
Subject: Re: Can't export LaTeX source code blocks
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 23:32:12 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <86a9onzkbn.fsf@somewhere.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m17gjumcdz.fsf@poto.westell.com>

Hello Thomas,

Thomas S. Dye wrote:
> "Sebastien Vauban"
>>>> #+begin_src latex
>>>> \DescribeMacro{\dummyMacro}
>>>> This macro does nothing.\index{doing nothing|usage} It is merely an
>>>> example.  If this were a real macro, you would put a paragraph here
>>>> describing \textbf{what} the macro is supposed to do, what its mandatory and
>>>> optional arguments are, and so forth.
>>>> #+end_src
>>>>
>>>> As you can see, the code block is NEVER exported. I don't understand
>>>> why?
>>>
>>> I'm not sure either.
>>>
>> The only buggy behavior is the first one: the fact that the "code" block
>> disappears, as you say.
>
> I took a quick look at ob-latex.el. The code there sets `:exports results'
> and then, IIUC, goes on its way without checking if :exports has been set in
> the buffer.

Thanks for giving a look at the right place, and putting me on good tracks.

> IIRC, the main uses of LaTeX code blocks were for tangling .tex documents,
> and for preview snippets. This seems to be supported by the documentation,
> which says "LaTeX source code blocks can be used to tangle a LaTeX source
> file, or to create bitmap images or pdf snippets of arbitrary LaTeX code."
>
> It looks to me like ob-latex.el would need to be revised to work with your
> use case (a document about LaTeX authoring?).

Yes, I want to document (in the LP [1] spirit) the LaTeX classes we've written
at work.

Best regards,
  Seb

[1] Literate Programming

-- 
Sebastien Vauban

  reply	other threads:[~2013-04-24 21:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-04-22 19:34 Sebastien Vauban
2013-04-22 20:14 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2013-04-22 21:46   ` Sebastien Vauban
2013-04-22 22:25     ` Thomas S. Dye
2013-04-24 21:32       ` Sebastien Vauban [this message]
2013-04-27  9:16       ` Sebastien Vauban
2013-04-27  9:45         ` [PATCH] " Sebastien Vauban
2013-05-03 20:40           ` Sebastien Vauban
2013-05-06 20:32           ` Eric Schulte

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