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[Orgmode] Re: How do I convert org to OpenOffice?

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: [Orgmode] Re: How do I convert org to OpenOffice?
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2010 21:10:01 +0100

On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 8:08 PM, Jambunathan K <address@hidden> wrote:
> Lennart

Hi Jambunathan,

> Interesting that two people are working on org->OpenOffice exporter. The
> other person is me.
> I made this announcement roughly one week in to the project.
> - http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-orgmode/2010-10/msg00372.html

Ah, very good. I missed that one. I started this thread a month ago
and hoped there where more people interested.

>> I have struggled a bit with various ways to export from org-mode to
>> odt. (Thanks for all the tips here.)
>> And it was not that fun when things gots complicated so I wonder if it
>> is better with a direct export. I took the rudimentary exporter in
>> muse and started to work a bit on it. I have not done very much yet,
>> just the part that puts all things together once the pieces (for
>> example content.xml) are there. You can find what I have done so far
>> in util/org-odt.el in the nXhtml repository.
> I started with org-html.el.
> I am attaching a test.org and test.odt from my work area (*as it
> is*). You will see that following things are taking shape:
> 1. Table Of Contents (Still not a 'native' Table Of Contents)
> 2. Various Character Styles
> 3. Various Paragraph Styles
> 4. Lists - Numbered, Bulleted, Description
> 5. Links - Internet Links, Internal Links as Bookmark/Xref
> 6. An embedded image
> 7. A simple table with a caption and numbering (you can see that xref to
>   table has apparently broken)
> 8. Various kinds of Footnotes
> If you look inside the odt file you will see that meta.xml also taking
> shape.
> I have adopted an approach of scanning various features rather than
> solidifying the given feature. So the appearance could be flattering.
> Jambunathan K.
> Attachments: test.org (as plain), test.odt (as zip)

It seems like we started from opposite corners so we can perhaps just
combine what we have done. I have just done a small part, the zipping
part, a bit more carefully (though it still need more work to be
coordinated with what we already have in Emacs).

Can we coordinate what we do in some way? Maybe a temporary repository?

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