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From: Loris Bennett <loris.bennett@fu-berlin.de>
To: Org Mode Mailing List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: File local setting for export directory?
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2020 08:25:13 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87pn873p1e.fsf@hornfels.zedat.fu-berlin.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <874kpj1fte.fsf@ericabrahamsen.net> (Eric Abrahamsen's message of "Mon, 3 Aug 2020 16:15:57 -0700")

Hi Eric,

Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> writes:

> "Loris Bennett" <loris.bennett@fu-berlin.de> writes:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I want to export an org file to a pdf and have the pdf created in
>> subdirectory relative to the org file.
>>
>> What's the simplest way to set the export directory in a file local way?
>
> I suggested the attached diff a while ago, but no one seemed very
> interested. I think it might already do what you want.
>
>
> diff --git a/lisp/ox.el b/lisp/ox.el
> index 9cf62078a..77cafb20d 100644
> --- a/lisp/ox.el
> +++ b/lisp/ox.el
> @@ -6417,6 +6417,20 @@ Return file name as a string."
>  	      "Output file: " pub-dir nil nil nil
>  	      (lambda (n) (string= extension (file-name-extension n t))))))
>  	   extension))
> +	 (pub-dir (or pub-dir
> +		      (and subtreep (org-entry-get
> +				     nil "EXPORT_PUB_DIR" 'selective))
> +		      (org-with-point-at (point-min)
> +			(catch :found
> +			  (let ((case-fold-search t))
> +			    (while (re-search-forward
> +				    "^[ \t]*#\\+EXPORT_PUB_DIR:[ \t]+\\S-"
> +				    nil t)
> +			      (let ((element (org-element-at-point)))
> +				(when (eq 'keyword (org-element-type element))
> +				  (throw :found
> +					 (org-element-property
> +					  :value element))))))))))
>  	 (output-file
>  	  ;; Build file name.  Enforce EXTENSION over whatever user
>  	  ;; may have come up with.  PUB-DIR, if defined, always has
>

Thanks for the patch - it is exactly what I needed.

I'm surprised no-one was interested, although I suppose back then I was
probably also one of the uninterested :-)

I only have one org file from which I generate a number of graphics as
well a PDF which contains the graphics.  Don't many people do a lot more
of that kind of stuff and don't they want to exclude a directory with
generated files from, say, Git?

Any way, +1 for the patch, which I would like to see in Org.

Cheers,

Loris

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  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-04  6:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-03 14:15 Loris Bennett
2020-08-03 15:12 ` Russell Adams
2020-08-04  1:29   ` Nick Dokos
2020-08-03 23:15 ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-08-04  6:25   ` Loris Bennett [this message]
2020-08-04 10:54     ` Russell Adams
2020-08-04 11:42       ` Loris Bennett
2020-08-04 11:58         ` Russell Adams
2020-08-04 12:15     ` Russell Adams
2020-08-04 14:06       ` Loris Bennett
2020-08-04 17:04     ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-09-01  7:15       ` Loris Bennett
2021-07-09 14:12         ` Loris Bennett

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