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From: Bastien <bzg@altern.org>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Thanks
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 03:53:17 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87abrjv2sy.fsf@bzg.ath.cx> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m3sl5bse2z.fsf@gnu.org> (David O'Toole's message of "Tue, 18 Sep 2007 20:17:56 -0400")

David O'Toole <dto@gnu.org> writes:

> As for org-publish, the new LaTeX support is nice. 

Thanks!

> I'm not sure what is coming next for org-publish.el, perhaps people
> can suggest ideas. 

What about a new ":extension" property for project?

For example, we could use this to publish "HTML" pages as .php files,
given that PHP code can be inserted between #+BEGIN_HTML and #+END_HTML

And maybe an Org option for this (no going through the org-publish
interface) would also be useful: org-export-html-extension

> I can think of at least one: I want both the ability to export to
> LaTeX (and then to PDFs with hyperlinks) AND to make a PDF whose
> styles come directly from your CSS.

Good idea to let the LaTeX export trigger PDF conversion. I guess the
conversion functions would likely to be set in a `:finition-function'
(symmetric to the :preparation-function) or within a new hook for Org,
`org-export-latex-hook' (like the `org-export-html-hook' would process
HTML outputs).

For the PDF to look like the HTML+CSS page... I'm not convinced. Not
only it would be tricky to achieve, but I'm not sure it's desirable.

> At one point I was working with an HTML->PDF exporter that had
> great-looking output; unfortunately it is implemented as a PHP CGI, so
> you need to have Apache running even to use it. I never could get it
> working properly with org, but perhaps there are other programs out
> there now.

I guess such an exporter doesn't translate the HTML content into LaTeX
before exporting it to PDF, it relies on graphical libraries. Having a
LaTeX layer inbetween makes the task even more complicated.

... 

Two minor issues about org-publish.el:

1. org-publish-org-to-html is defined twice.  You can get rid of the
   first instance.

2. The documentation about "Tweaking HTML export" (section 13.1) should
   say "Tweaking HTML and LaTeX export" :)

That's all for today!

-- 
Bastien

  reply	other threads:[~2007-09-19  1:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-09-18  8:15 Thanks Carsten Dominik
2007-09-18  9:43 ` Thanks Leo
2007-09-18  9:52   ` Thanks Levin
2007-09-22  1:00   ` Xavier Maillard
2007-09-19  0:17 ` Thanks David O'Toole
2007-09-19  1:53   ` Bastien [this message]
2007-09-20  8:45     ` Thanks Carsten Dominik
2007-09-20 13:15       ` Thanks Bastien
2007-09-19  2:02 ` Thanks Russell Adams
2007-09-22  6:30   ` Thanks Carsten Dominik
2011-08-16 17:11 thanks Patrick O'Neill
2011-08-17 18:37 ` thanks Nick Dokos
2011-08-17 18:55   ` thanks Nick Dokos
2011-08-17 18:59     ` thanks Nick Dokos
2011-08-17 22:27 ` thanks Bernt Hansen
2012-04-26 11:32 thanks Domenico Orlando

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