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From: "Juan Manuel Macías" <maciaschain@posteo.net>
To: orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: A simple Lua filter for Pandoc
Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2022 10:14:58 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <875yqzu7rx.fsf@posteo.net> (raw)


Very often I need to convert docx documents to Org. There are a series
of characters that I prefer to be passed to Org as Org entities and not
literally, so I have written this little filter in Lua for Pandoc. I
share it here in case it could be useful to someone. Of course, the
associative table can be expanded with more replacement cases:

#+begin_src lua :tangle entities.lua
  local chars = {["/"] = "\\slash{}", ["*"] = "\\lowast{}", ["<"] = "\\lt{}",
	  [">"] = "\\gt{}", ["†"] = "\\dagger{}", [utf8.char(0x00A0)] = "\\nbsp{}"}

  function Str (elem)
     x = elem.text:match 'http[^%s]'
     if not x then
	for i in pairs(chars) do
	   elem = pandoc.Str(elem.text:gsub (i, chars[i]))
	return elem

And a quick test:

#+begin_src sh :results org
str="/ † * < > http://foo.es  "
pandoc -f markdown -t org --lua-filter=entities.lua <<< $str

#+begin_src org
\slash{} \dagger{} \lowast{} \lt{} \gt{} http://foo.es \nbsp{}

Best regards,

Juan Manuel 

             reply	other threads:[~2022-01-04 10:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-01-04 10:14 Juan Manuel Macías [this message]
2022-01-04 11:26 ` A simple Lua filter for Pandoc Timothy
2022-01-04 15:11   ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-01-04 14:05 ` Max Nikulin
2022-01-04 15:06   ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-01-05 16:29     ` Max Nikulin
2022-01-05 17:08       ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-01-07 14:29         ` Max Nikulin
2022-01-07 15:14           ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-01-04 16:28 ` Thomas S. Dye

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