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From: Eric Schulte <eric.schulte@gmx.com>
To: Dov Grobgeld <dov.grobgeld@gmail.com>
Cc: Christian Wittern <cwittern@gmail.com>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org mode in press
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2012 10:06:08 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87ipjv92pr.fsf@gmx.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CA++fsGG_pmgEvKmmMNqNw_Fp0A3FEwOgb5_sS94_bce1GVobQA@mail.gmail.com> (Dov Grobgeld's message of "Sat, 28 Jan 2012 18:34:40 +0200")

Dov Grobgeld <dov.grobgeld@gmail.com> writes:

> I would also like to thank you for this great article and org-mode in
> general. I learned a few things about variables and chaining that I did not
> know about. Since I discovered org-mode, I have come to rely upon it as my
> extended memory for professional as well as domestic ideas and problems
> that I encounter. I keep one big notes.org file in which my first level
> headlines is the current date, and my second order headline usually
> contains a "Done/Todo" which is a checklist of things that I have to
> do.

Great to hear, happy it is useful even to those who already have
Org-mode experience.

> I also love the embedded code (though I wish it was possible to syntax
> highlight it!),

It is possible, just add the following to your Emacs configuration.

(setq org-src-fontify-natively t)

Cheers,

> external links, and tables.
>
> Thanks again!
> Dov
>
> On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 18:18, Thomas S. Dye <tsd@tsdye.com> wrote:
>
>> Aloha Christian,
>>
>> Thanks for your comments.  It is great to have feedback.
>>
>> Christian Wittern <cwittern@gmail.com> writes:
>>
>> > I think this is an excellent article, introducing an aspect of
>> > org-mode, which I think fills a gap that no other software I know of
>> > comes even close to approach.  I already started mentioning it in
>> > conversations and am sure it will be very useful to many members of
>> > the academic community.
>> >
>> > Just to make sure I could answer any follow up questions, I downloaded
>> > the replication bundle and started installing the dependencies.  I
>> > encountered a few problems and hope this is the right place to discuss
>> > them.  BTW, I am working with this on a Mac OS X 10.6 machine.
>> >
>> > Most of the dependencies I already had or  installed them from
>> > macports.  One problem I encountered was with installing the RSQLite
>> > package.  Executing the installation command from the README file did
>> > not work because of permission issues, the command needs to run with
>> > superuser rights.  Is it possible to give these rights to commands run
>> > from babel?  Since I did not find a way to do that, I installed from
>> > the R commandline, where I found that the name of the package is
>> > RSQLite, not 'RSQlite' as given in the readme file.
>> >
>> > The one dependency I could not solve was the 'dot' executable.  I
>> > assume this is an interpreter for the dot language, for which it seems
>> > the program on the Mac is named graphviz.  However, I am not sure how
>> > to make that work with org/babel.  Should I simply symlink to
>> > graphviz?  Or is there a babel variable to be set?  This is a point
>> > that probably needs some explanation, at least for Mac users (I
>> > realize that the articel might not have been intended as such a
>> > general introduction with details for all common OSses, but it would
>> > be nice if this can be gradually supplemented).
>> >
>> > One last remark; since this is an online publication, I think using
>> > proper fontification for the examples and org source code would be
>> > even more appealing, especially for people who encounter org for the
>> > first time.
>>
>> Could you be more specific here?  It might be obvious to others, but I
>> don't understand what you mean by "proper fontification."
>>
>> All the best,
>> Tom
>>
>> >
>> > Keep up the excellent work!!
>> >
>> > Christian
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On 2012-01-27 23:43, Eric Schulte wrote:
>> >> Hopefully this will serve as the canonical introduction to working with
>> >> code blocks in Org-mode.
>> >>
>> >> As we acknowledge in the paper this work would not have been possible
>> >> without the ideas and feedback of the Org-mode community, so thanks all!
>> >>
>> >> Nick Dokos<nicholas.dokos@hp.com>  writes:
>> >>
>> >>> Andreas Leha<andreas.leha@med.uni-goettingen.de>  wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>>> Hi all,
>> >>>>
>> >>>> this just came into my inbox:
>> >>>> http://www.jstatsoft.org/v46/i03
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Great work!  Big thanks to the authors.
>> >>>>
>> >>> I remember reading it with great pleasure back when Eric posted it to
>> >>> the list: beautiful stuff. I look forward to rereading it.
>> >>>
>> >>> Congratulations!
>> >>>
>> >>> Nick
>> >>>
>> >>>
>>
>> --
>> Thomas S. Dye
>> http://www.tsdye.com
>>
>>

-- 
Eric Schulte
http://cs.unm.edu/~eschulte/

  reply	other threads:[~2012-01-28 17:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-01-26  8:59 Andreas Leha
2012-01-26 14:03 ` Nick Dokos
2012-01-27 14:43   ` Eric Schulte
2012-01-28 11:14     ` Christian Wittern
2012-01-28 13:59       ` rick frankel
2012-01-29  9:06         ` Christian Wittern
2012-01-28 16:18       ` Thomas S. Dye
2012-01-28 16:34         ` Dov Grobgeld
2012-01-28 17:06           ` Eric Schulte [this message]
2012-01-28 16:28       ` Nick Dokos
2012-01-28 17:21         ` Nick Dokos
2012-01-28 17:11       ` Eric Schulte

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