From: Nicolas Goaziou <email@example.com>
To: Jambunathan K <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: James Harkins <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: ODT preferred format option per-file?
Date: Sun, 02 Sep 2012 11:25:38 +0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (Jambunathan K.'s message of "Sun, 02 Sep 2012 00:15:06 +0530")
Jambunathan K <email@example.com> writes:
> James Harkins <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> I have one particular org file that I would like to export to PDF by
>> way of ODT. (I already set up outline styling in LibreOffice and I
>> would like to use that, instead of trying to reconfigure a similar
>> look in LaTeX. For fun, I did try the LaTeX pdf export and the output
>> format is not what I need for this case.)
>> But I may want to export other org files to ODT *without* converting them to PDF.
>> This says I can customize the org-export-odt-preferred-output-format
>> variable. This works beautifully, but it's a global setting that will
>> apply to every ODT export.
>> So my question is -- is there any export option for the preferred
>> format, per file? Something like:
>> #+ODT_PREFERRED_FORMAT: pdf
>> I couldn't find any documentation in the ODT export section of the
>> manual for an option like this.
>> Alternately, I suppose I could write a lisp function that would set
>> the variable and call the export, but that would definitely be a hack.
> Old exporter
> If you are using org-odt.el, then you can use file local variables. I
> have pushed a fix which makes string values of this variable safe.
> M-x add-file-local-variable RET org-export-odt-preferred-output-format
> RET "pdf" RET
> Add the following to your Org file. Remember to re-visit the file to
> activate the newly installed value.
> # Local Variables:
> # org-export-odt-preferred-output-format: "pdf"
> # End:
> New exporter
> The above local variable trick will fail in case of org-e-odt.el. When
> I get some time I will introduce a per-buffer keyword for this variable.
Note that Org provides a BIND mechanism for such cases.
#+BIND: org-e-export-opt-preferred-output-format "pdf"
somewhere in the buffer should be enough.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2012-09-02 9:29 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2012-08-31 4:53 ODT preferred format option per-file? James Harkins
2012-09-01 18:45 ` Jambunathan K
2012-09-01 20:40 ` Jambunathan K
2012-09-02 8:43 ` Bastien
2012-09-02 9:25 ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2012-09-02 8:57 James Harkins
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