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## Re: [O] Re: Continuation of main section text after subsections ?

 From: Filippo A. Salustri Subject: Re: [O] Re: Continuation of main section text after subsections ? Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011 07:06:59 -0400

Crazy idea: what if there were a special kind of headline, which
basically treats it's content as part of the preceding headline of the
same level?
Cheers.
Fil

On 30 March 2011 06:05, Rasmus <address@hidden> wrote:
>
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>>   I would like to have this text part of 'Main headline', not of
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>
> I don't understand the logic in this.
>
> In terms of final layout, do you want to have subheading appear as a
> "box"? Like in some (introductory) textbooks? If so, you could program a
> certain ** to be export as a certain type of object. You might even be
> able to use tags to determine how output should be formatted, like in
> Org-latex-beamer mode. This might require some hacking.
>
>
> I do however, strongly support the idea of terminating headings, but for
> other reasons.
>
> My problem is ending * COMMENT headings.
>
> This sketch the issue (in terms of LaTeX export):
> #+begin_src emacs-org
> * COMMENT This is were I put all my export settings, various notes and such
>
>  it could be placed as the very last headline, but that is somewhat
>  annoying an illogical to me.
>
> ** Export
> #+TITLE: Test
> #+AUTHOR: me
> [A bunch of paper-specific #+latex_header:]
>
> ** An outline of the task at hand
> [...]
>
> And HERE I want to put text before the first subsection. That is beneath
> Title but before first section.
> #+end_src
>
> In terms of LaTeX I need something like:
>
> #+begin_src latex
> \begin{document}
> \maketitle
> This is where I want some initial text
> \section{first section}
> #+end_src
>
> Of course, I could start explicitly with a \section{intro} (i.e. *
> Intro) right after \maketitle/\begin{document}, but for short papers I
> find this is redundant.
>
> Is my style the problem or should there be a way to terminate section, maybe
>
> Cheers,
> Rasmus
>
>
>
>

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Filippo A. Salustri, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Ryerson University
350 Victoria St, Toronto, ON