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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
To: Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
Cc: Org-mode ml <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Latex export bugs and a request
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 11:04:57 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <EC626517-B0D0-4B26-BCA9-AEB939C6E1A5@uva.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87bpryeqpm.fsf@fastmail.fm>

On Mar 18, 2009, at 5:33 PM, Matthew Lundin wrote:

> Hi Carsten,
> Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl> writes:
>> Strange, I am getting {lll}, with no vertical lines on either  
>> outside.
>> Ah, you have org-export-latex-tables-column-borders turned on.
>> Yes, there was a bug, fixed now.  Thanks!
> Thanks! Works beautifully now.
>>> 2. Headlines greater than n when H:n (e.g., level three headlines
>>> when H
>>> is set to 2) are exported as description lists.
>>> Is this the intended behavior?
>> This is how Bastien designed it, and it is similar to the HTML way,
>> turning these into lists.  It works fine if there is any text before
>> the plain list bullets.
> When I use a paragraph of text instead of plain list bullets, the
> subsequent paragraph becomes the definition of the headline, which
> becomes the list label. Is this correct?

I am confused, could you make a detailed example, please?

>> Do you have a better proposal?
> I suppose I was expecting the headings to become itemized lists if
> num:nil or enumerated lists if num:t. But I realize that's probably  
> not
> the most straightforward behavior. I think it's easier for me to use
> bullet lists in the org source than to request a change. :)
>>> Would it be possible to have the latex exporter ignore markup
>>> designated as html?
>> I am unable to reproduce this, works fine for me.
> You are right. I cannot reproduce this. I'm afraid it may have been  
> due
> to a typo. Sorry for the false alarm.
>> OK, we have now #+begin_center
> Again, thanks so much! This works beautifully and I've already used it
> in a syllabus.
>>> A related thought (and sorry for the very long email), is there any
>>> way
>>> to define these types of macros globally, rather than in-buffer? It
>>> would be really nice to be able to set commonly used macros  
>>> globally.
>>> Even nicer would be the ability to define macros that are context
>>> sensitive: i.e., one substitution for for LaTeX export, another
>>> substitution for HTML export. This might make it easier to export  
>>> the
>>> same source file to different outputs. Just a wishlist item....
>> Yes,  guess we could have global macros, and also macros that expand
>> depending on exporter type.  I have not though much about it, maybe
>> you'd like to draw up a syntax?
> Thanks for considering this. I'll do some brainstorming and get back  
> to you.
> Best,
> Matt

  reply	other threads:[~2009-03-19 16:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-03-16 19:16 Latex export bugs and a request Matthew Lundin
2009-03-16 21:16 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-03-18 16:33   ` Matthew Lundin
2009-03-19 10:04     ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-03-20  2:43       ` Matthew Lundin
2009-03-21 17:21         ` Carsten Dominik
2009-03-21 20:32           ` Matthew Lundin
2009-03-22  7:03             ` Carsten Dominik
2009-03-21 18:32         ` Matthew Lundin

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