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From: Bastien <bzg@gnu.org>
To: Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com>
Cc: org-mode-email <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>, TEC <tecosaur@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Apply emacs manual css to org pages
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 09:08:49 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <877dlx9dny.fsf@bzg.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87h7o56t6v.fsf@kyleam.com> (Kyle Meyer's message of "Tue, 29 Dec 2020 06:07:54 GMT")

Hi,

Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com> writes:

>>  # How to create the HTML file
>> -TEXI2HTML = makeinfo --html --number-sections
>> +TEXI2HTML = makeinfo --html --number-sections --css-ref "https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual.css"

I made this change and tested it online, the HTML Org manual now looks
like the Emacs manual: https://orgmode.org/manual/

Thanks for the suggestion!

> Hmm, while I barely ever look at the online manual, I thought I recalled
> it having custom styling, and indeed it looks like that was the case:
>
>   https://web.archive.org/web/20171222052224/https://orgmode.org/org.html
>
> At least based on the Wayback Machine rendering, it seems like the
> custom CSS was lost shortly after the snapshot above.
>
> If you look in the repo for org-manual.css, you can see there is still
> handling for it.

Yes, I remember I tried to enhance the css for the manual, and I don't
remember why this change was reverted.

> So, if we're going to go in the direction of this patch, there should be
> some mention of the previous approach, why it was dropped, and the
> handling for org-manual.css should probably be removed.  Perhaps Bastien
> can help fill in some details here.

In any cas, the Emacs manual css is better than my attempt and using
it for Org makes sense IMO.

Best,

-- 
 Bastien


  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-24  8:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-23  2:35 TEC
2020-12-23  3:42 ` Greg Minshall
2021-04-25  3:36   ` Timothy
2020-12-27 15:51 ` Amin Bandali
2020-12-27 21:29 ` Samuel Wales
2020-12-27 21:39   ` Samuel Wales
2020-12-27 21:45     ` Samuel Wales
2020-12-28  4:04       ` TEC
2020-12-28  4:31         ` Samuel Wales
2020-12-29  6:07 ` Kyle Meyer
2021-03-24  8:08   ` Bastien [this message]
2021-04-25  3:34     ` Timothy

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