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Re: [Orgmode] Pretty org-entities in org-mode buffers

From: Sebastian Rose
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] Pretty org-entities in org-mode buffers
Date: Wed, 05 May 2010 23:48:03 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Eric Schulte" <address@hidden> writes:
> Hi,
> Recently I've been making use of org-entites for exporting my greek/math
> heavy class notes to HTML.  I'm really loving the results.
> This morning I've started playing around with the below function
> `org-pretty-entities', which is adapted from Phil Hagelberg's
> `pretty-lambdas'[1].  Calling this function in an org-mode buffer will
> have the effect of fontifying all org-entities text strings as the
> character which they represent, so \Delta is replaced with Δ, \lambda
> with λ, \in with ∈, and so forth.
> I've just started playing with this, and I make no guarantees as to it's
> safety or utility, but I was very pleasantly surprised by the simplicity
> of the function, and how nice it's been to see my special characters
> appear in org-mode buffers as I type.
> #+begin_src emacs-lisp :results silent
>   (defun org-pretty-entities ()
>     (interactive)
>     (font-lock-add-keywords
>      nil (mapcar
>           (lambda (el)
>             (list
>              (concat "(?\\(" (regexp-quote "\\") (nth 0 el) "[\s]" "\\)")
>              `(0 (progn (compose-region (match-beginning 1) (- (match-end 1) 
> 1)
>                                         ,(nth 6 el)) nil))))
>           org-entities)))
>   (org-pretty-entities)
> #+end_src
> To try this out, just evaluate the above code block inside of an
> org-mode buffer, then starting typing out org-entities.
> Hope others find this useful.

Wow :-)

   :results beautiful


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