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From: Galaxy Being <borgauf@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode Mailinglist <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Formatting content in a footnote for ox-tufte
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2021 13:35:53 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAFAhFSWALk49vYGy1uff_qLOoUrwxgQh7CKLS-go2wiuTGAQrA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAFAhFSUYg6noE9AG_4D9nBV6p_+0_bFR_U550FPAOVpbrbnoUg@mail.gmail.com>

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I just discovered that the ox-tufte handling of footnote formatting is
different from normal org mode formatting. Normal footnotes take source
blocks while ox-tufte ignores them and all other blocks as well.

On Wed, Jun 2, 2021 at 11:22 AM Galaxy Being <borgauf@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm using the org tufte <https://github.com/dakrone/ox-tufte> ox-tufte
> and started tweaking the underlying tufte.css
> <https://edwardtufte.github.io/tufte-css/>to my needs. It's really meant
> for org html export, not like the more elaborate org-to-latex Tufte
> formatting from org mode luminary Thomas Dye. As such, it gives you the
> Tufte look-and-feel with fonts and the famed sidenote/margin note feature
> -- all for just making a footnote (that appears beside its link in the text
> rather than the usual at the bottom of the page). The margin note
> capability is gnarlier in that it is just a link in the main text that then
> appears to the right of the main text
>
> [[mn:1][Here is some text that will appear as a side column block]][[mn:2][And
> putting one right after the first one makes it look like a new paragraph]]
>
> Obviously, this is a limiting factor on how elaborate and expressive these
> side columns can be, especially the margin note which has your content
> inside the link. However, the sidenote as a redirected footnote isn't too
> bad. Still, I'd like to be able to fully format what goes into a footnote
> without jumping through a lot of hoops. Here's an example of one footnote
> as sidenote that comes out looking okay despite the kludginess
>
> [fn:1] Star chart for.... \\
> \\
> file:./images//Celestial_map_Hyi.png \\
> \\
> Just text for a few lines of text that is just meant as filler, not
> anything important. Just here to show how text looks in a
> sidenote. Cool, I think this is enough.\\
> \\
> ~foldr :: (a → b → b) → b → [a] → b~ \\
> ~foldr f e [ ] = e~\\
> ~foldr f e (x : xs) = f x (foldr f e xs)~ \\
> \begin{align*}
> v = \frac{x}{t}
> \end{align*}
> [[
> https://learning.edx.org/course/course-v1:EPFLx+MatlabeOctaveBeginnersX+1T2017/home][MatLab
> <https://learning.edx.org/course/course-v1:EPFLx+MatlabeOctaveBeginnersX+1T2017/home%5D%5BMatLab>
> and Octave training]]
>
> For one, I couldn't get any sort of normal org block formatting (e.g.,
> #+BEGIN_example...) for the code snippet to be recognized. Is there any
> sort of "normal" content formatting for org footnotes? Obviously, the worst
> is the margin note [[mn:... situation. That simply needs to be redone.
> But a margin note differs from a sidenote only because the margin note is
> not numbered. I tried the org-footnote-auto-label set to confirm, but it
> always reverts back to plain numbering.
>
> Any ideas for improvement appreciated. This would be a really good-looking
> org html export option if it was bit more user-friendly.
>
> ⨽
> Lawrence Bottorff
> Grand Marais, MN, USA
> borgauf@gmail.com
>


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⨽
Lawrence Bottorff
Grand Marais, MN, USA
borgauf@gmail.com

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