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From: Matt Huszagh <huszaghmatt@gmail.com>
To: sebastien.miquel@posteo.eu
Cc: , "emacs-orgmode@gnu.org" <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [Patch] Align baseline of latex fragments and surrounding text
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2021 20:53:29 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87fsqzn3na.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <b341a28b-5434-b151-494e-c6847c364009@posteo.eu>

Sébastien Miquel <sebastien.miquel@posteo.eu> writes:

> My mistake. For some reason, I had thought that
> =\documentclass[preview]{standalone}= was used by default for LaTeX
> previews. Setting it as described in your patch, it now works
> properly, even with the default value of =dvisvgm=.

No worries; glad you got it working.

> To make this behavior easier to toggle, you could
>   1. Change the default value of =org-format-latex-header=. The
>      =standalone= class makes sense, but I don't know if that might
>      break things.
>   2. Specify the =:latex-header= of the default =dvisvgm= option. Same
>      caveat applies.
>   3. Add a =dvisvgm-with-ascent= option to the default value of
>      =org-preview-latex-process-alist=.
>
> Instead of the new variable =org-latex-fragment-overlay-ascent=,
> perhaps the function used to compute the ascent could be provided as
> another property, such as =:ascent=, added to the relevant options in
> =org-preview-latex-process-alist=. It seems to make more sense since
> it only applies to svg output, and it makes it easier to have this
> behavior as default. It would require =org--make-preview-overlay= to
> take the ascent as an additional argument.

These are nice ideas, and ones I hadn't considered. Thanks for the
suggestions! I'll think about it a bit and may modify the patch
accordingly.

> Please note that I am not a maintainer, these are just a few thoughts.
> I do hope your work can be applied and that LaTeX fragments can be
> properly aligned by default.
>
> You should add [PATCH] to the subject of your mail, so that it gets
> listed at https://updates.orgmode.org/ and not forgotten. A maintainer
> will reply eventually, but it might take up to a few months.

Also a good suggestion. Fortunately, "Patch" seems to have been caught
by that tool. But [PATCH] seems more typical and I've updated the
subject for that.

Matt


  reply	other threads:[~2021-12-11  4:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-10-10 23:23 Patch to align " Matt Huszagh
2021-10-10 23:29 ` Matt Huszagh
2021-12-03  2:32   ` Matt Huszagh
2021-12-09 20:59     ` Sébastien Miquel
2021-12-09 22:18       ` Matt Huszagh
2021-12-10 15:49         ` Sébastien Miquel
2021-12-11  4:53           ` Matt Huszagh [this message]
2022-07-30  9:55             ` [Patch] Align " Ihor Radchenko

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