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From: Myles English <mylesenglish@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [new exporter] no \caption and \label upon export of #+BEGIN_LATEX block
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2012 22:09:52 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87fw4hqfdb.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87haoxqfq1.fsf@gmail.com>

Myles English writes:

> Hello,
> I'd like to use a tikz snippet in a few different documents and it would
> be convenient to be able to include it in a latex document like so:
> #+CAPTION: a fine figure
> #+NAME:   figure:fine_figure
> #+ATTR_LaTeX: width=5cm
> \input{/home/myles/tex/tikz_figure.tex}

I realise now that this is wishful thinking because org doesn't know
that the input file will result in a graphic and so doesn't know to wrap
the input file in \begin{figure} \end{figure}.

> What is exported is just the \input line, with no \label or \caption, i.e.:
> \input{/home/myles/tex/tikz_figure.tex}
> I believe this was possible with current (old) exporter, based on this
> thread:
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-orgmode/2012-10/msg00267.html
> Is it currently possible or could it be added please?
> On second thoughts, perhaps another way to do it would be to have a
> source block make the tikz graphic as a standalone pdf/eps and then
> insert it as a link to the file.  The disadvantage of that would be that
> the tikz .tex file would need to be expanded to have it's own
> \begin/end{document} and would loose some flexibility.  Any thoughts on
> that route?
> Thanks,
> Myles
> Org-mode version 7.9.2 (release_7.9.2-571-g359891 @ /home/myles/.emacs.d/plugins/org-mode/lisp/)

  reply	other threads:[~2012-11-10 22:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-11-10 22:02 [new exporter] no \caption and \label upon export of #+BEGIN_LATEX block Myles English
2012-11-10 22:09 ` Myles English [this message]
2012-11-10 22:52 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2012-11-13 14:59   ` Myles English

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