From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Thomas S. Dye)
To: Carsten Dominik <email@example.com>
Cc: news1142@Karl-Voit.at, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: Org-mode as a replacement for LaTeX
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 07:23:17 -1000 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <996130F9-9522-4C0C-923B-A3569336F688@gmail.com> (Carsten Dominik's message of "Thu, 30 Jun 2011 19:04:55 +0200")
Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 30.6.2011, at 08:35, Thomas S. Dye wrote:
>> Aloha Karl,
>> I agree that AucTeX is awesome. I use it every day at work with much
>> I've been using Org-mode with the goal of creating reproducible
>> research, where the LaTeX output is just one part of the package. In my
>> case, this is something that requires Org-mode for its ability to pass
>> results between code blocks written in different languages. I can't do
>> these things in AucTeX.
>> At first, like you, I was suspicious of adding a layer between me and
>> LaTeX. I was impatient with figuring out how to make the little things
>> work right. I'm still not able to control LaTeX as finely as I'd like
>> from within Org-mode, but I've managed to close the gap sufficiently
>> that my last four publications were authored completely with Org-mode.
> Are these publicly accessible? I think that would be a great advertisement
> for Org as a publishing environment if you could link to source and paper....
> - Carsten
Soon, I hope. I have to make them run as emacs batches first, a new
thing for me.
All the best,
>> The one I'm working on now is Org-mode, too. I'm really liking it as
>> authoring environment.
>> All the best,
>> Karl Voit <devnull@Karl-Voit.at> writes:
>>> * Thomas S. Dye <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>> Aloha Rafael,
>>> Sorry, I thought you might as well be interested in my point of
>>> First: I am pretty new to Org-mode but I am using LaTeX a while now
>>> and I am even teaching LaTeX to motivated beginners.
>>>> Is there a reason not to have everything in one .org file? I find
>>>> Org-mode's ability to fold on headlines and to edit subtrees in indirect
>>>> buffers very convenient, even for long documents. For my work, that
>>>> functionality has replaced LaTeX \include files.
>>> I did not follow the thread here but I do think I get the idea that
>>> you want to replace LaTeX with Org-mode and generate a PDF via
>>> LaTeX/PDF-export functionality of Org-mode.
>>> On the one hand, I do agree that (simple) PDF documents are written
>>> very easily with Org-mode. But on the other hand you are going to
>>> add just another layer. This means that you probably end up wanting
>>> this LaTeX feature in Org-mode, that other handy LaTeX feature too
>>> and so forth.
>>> In my point of view, if you leave the basic stuff, you should stick
>>> to LaTeX. And I do have good news to you: You are very fortune
>>> because Emacs does have the IMHO most advanced editor support for
>>> LaTeX: AucTeX (with all of its extensions like preview-latex and
>>> I plan to use Org-mode as an outline tool for larger documents,
>>> where the basic structure evolves, keywords are moved from one part
>>> to the other. But before I start to write the detailed document
>>> content, I move to AucTeX, having the great possibilities for
>>> writing documents that end up being great PDFs.
>>> But this is just my point of view.
>> Thomas S. Dye
Thomas S. Dye
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2011-06-30 17:23 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2011-06-28 19:15 Exporting latex without preamble Rafael Calsaverini
2011-06-28 19:20 ` Fwd: " Rafael Calsaverini
2011-06-28 23:05 ` Bastien
2011-06-29 14:20 ` Rafael Calsaverini
2011-06-29 16:28 ` Bastien
2011-06-29 16:32 ` Rafael Calsaverini
2011-06-29 16:57 ` Thomas S. Dye
2011-06-29 20:35 ` Org-mode as a replacement for LaTeX (was: Fwd: Exporting latex without preamble) Karl Voit
2011-06-30 6:35 ` Thomas S. Dye
2011-06-30 15:30 ` chris.m.malone
2011-06-30 17:18 ` Org-mode as a replacement for LaTeX Thomas S. Dye
2011-06-30 18:11 ` Eric S Fraga
2011-07-01 11:10 ` Collaborating with other people (was: Org-mode as a replacement for LaTeX) Karl Voit
2011-07-01 11:47 ` Rainer M Krug
2011-07-01 14:46 ` Chris Malone
2011-06-30 17:04 ` Org-mode as a replacement for LaTeX (was: Fwd: Exporting latex without preamble) Carsten Dominik
2011-06-30 17:23 ` Thomas S. Dye [this message]
2011-07-12 19:07 ` Org-mode as a replacement for LaTeX Thomas S. Dye
2011-07-12 22:00 ` Sebastien Vauban
2011-07-12 22:12 ` Nick Dokos
2011-07-13 7:28 ` Sebastien Vauban
2011-07-12 22:16 ` Thomas S. Dye
2011-07-12 22:45 ` John Hendy
[not found] ` <CA+oe6vppaFbdzO_chuEL+WnUhEsmG4ZsnocLCaqSMVSQe6W8vg@mail.gmail.com>
2011-11-14 13:29 ` Org-mode as a replacement for LaTeX (was: Fwd: Exporting latex without preamble) Daniel Martins
2011-11-14 16:36 ` Org-mode as a replacement for LaTeX Thomas S. Dye
2011-06-30 18:03 ` Markus Heller
2011-07-01 2:58 ` Thomas S. Dye
2011-06-29 17:05 ` Fwd: Exporting latex without preamble suvayu ali
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