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From: Christian Egli <christian.egli@sbs.ch>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: The org paper manual - tools used
Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2011 08:32:57 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87zkheeijq.fsf@sbs.ch> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 32106.1317851165@alphaville.dokosmarshall.org

Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos@hp.com> writes:

> Marcelo de Moraes Serpa <celoserpa@gmail.com> wrote:
>> How was the process, from org file to tex to paper? I think it'd be
>> nice if whoever did it (Carsten?) documented that on Worg. Org is
>> amazing as a publishing platform (for books and ebooks), but I feel
>> the information is still scattered around. 
> Unfortunately, the org documentation is not an org file: org.texi is the
> primary file and it has always been a texinfo file. makeinfo is used to
> turn it into an info file, and texi2pdf is used to turn it into a PDF
> file (and thence to paper): see the org Makefile.

Well, back in the olden days the documentation was simple plain text
inside of org.el which I eventually converted into a texinfo file.
Texinfo has some very nice features which at the time org-mode did not
even dream of having (it did not have an agenda and probably no

Christian Egli
Swiss Library for the Blind, Visually Impaired and Print Disabled
Grubenstrasse 12, CH-8045 Zürich, Switzerland

  reply	other threads:[~2011-10-06  6:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-10-04 20:44 The org paper manual - tools used Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
2011-10-05  4:51 ` XeCycle
2011-10-05 20:50   ` Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
2011-10-05 21:46     ` Nick Dokos
2011-10-06  6:32       ` Christian Egli [this message]
2011-10-29 10:46     ` Bastien

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