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Re: "Why is emacs so square?"

From: Arthur Miller
Subject: Re: "Why is emacs so square?"
Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 11:16:23 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org> writes:

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>   > I haven't written any novels in it, but yeah, org-mode fills my text
>   > processing needs as well (as well as being my notebook, time keeper and
>   > more).
> When I write a pamphlet using Libre Office, I need to see how it
> will appear on the page.  I need to see where line breaks and paragraph
> breaks appear.
> I want Emacs to be able to do tect processing that way.
When you say page, you mean a printed page on paper?

Can't that be helped with some of live preview options for a pdf or ps
or latex format? Auctex maybe? Or maybe some of org -> pdf/ps + DocView?

Or couldn't it be possible to define some html+css to model A4 paper
size, for example:


and use some of live preview options for html (eww or browseurl or
something else)? Not a wysiwyg directly, but kind-of middle ground?

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