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Re: [O] [RFC][ODT] Converting to pdf (or other formats) via odt

From: Andreas Leha
Subject: Re: [O] [RFC][ODT] Converting to pdf (or other formats) via odt
Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2012 15:42:04 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.93 (gnu/linux)

Jambunathan K <address@hidden> writes:

> I committed the changes only a few minutes ago as part of Org-mode
> version 7.8.03 (release_7.8.03.300.g9b820)
> So the Org version should be at or above the 300th version.
> Jambunathan K <address@hidden> writes:
>> Thanks to Giles[1] for introducing us to the "--convert-to" option of
>> soffice.exe.  The option seems to be a fairly recent development[2].
>> With this change, one can export to pdf (or any other popular format)
>> via odt by a simple
>> #+begin_src emacs-lisp
>>   (setq org-export-odt-preferred-output-format "pdf")
>> #+end_src
>> There is no need to install additional converters. It is assumed that
>> the user has a working and fairly recent LibreOffice installation.
>> Footnotes: 
>> [1]
>> http://imperfectsoftware.blogspot.in/2012/01/one-of-my-less-enjoyable-tasks-is-to.html
>> [2] There seems to be a bunch of fairly recent bugs with this option. So
>> a cutting edge LibreOffice would definitely be needed.
>> http://www.google.co.in/search?q=headless+%22--convert-to%22+site%3Alibreoffice.org&btnG=Search&sclient=psy-ab&hl=en&site=&source=hp&gbv=1&sei=L_gqT97rIMXorAf248C6DA
>> Feedback welcome.

Hi Jambunathan,

this sounds great.  Unfortunately, this does not seem to work for me.
Just pulled (last commit c4b233453ca846351bb5ba0893ebb2b8a5b3a941 Merge
branch 'maint') and I do get
 "org-lparse: Don't know how to export to backend docx via odt"

What did I miss?

- Andreas

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