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Re: [O] Applying style to a paragraph for HTML export

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: [O] Applying style to a paragraph for HTML export
Date: Thu, 05 May 2011 15:16:01 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (cygwin)

Jambunathan K <address@hidden> writes:

> Robert Pluim <address@hidden> writes:
>> Jambunathan K <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Robert Pluim <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> (I thought this would be a FAQ, but I can't find anything similar)
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I'm exporting from org to html, which is working well. Since my final
>>>> target is MSWord, I'd like to add style information to various
>>>> paragraphs, ie bold, underline etc. I can see how to do eg *bold* for
>>>> individual words, but how do I apply that kind of formatting to a span
>>>> of text?
>>> I recommend using the odt exporter and then use LibreOffice to convert
>>> the resulting file to MSWord.
>>> http://orgmode.org/worg/org-faq.html#convert-to-open-office
>> Whilst that would work, it's inherently a 2-step process, versus 1 for
>> the html route, plus it requires installing yet-another-application. 
> I thought you said your final target is MSWord and not html.

It is, but MSWord can read html directly, so no extra step is required.

>> In any case, the example file for the odt-converter has corrected my
>> misunderstanding: *bold* works even for multiple words (although it
>> appears the various style markers don't nest: */bold-italic/* give me
>> the same as *bold*).
> Spanned text has to be part of the single emacs line and not be broken
> across multiple lines.

Ah, I don't think that's documented anywhere. Looks like I'll have to
turn off auto-fill.



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