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Re: [O] Way to replace normal tabular env with booktabs?
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John Hendy |
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Re: [O] Way to replace normal tabular env with booktabs? |
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Fri, 3 Feb 2012 17:24:58 -0600 |
On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 9:39 AM, Carsten Dominik
<address@hidden> wrote:
>
> On Jan 13, 2012, at 3:52 PM, Niels Giesen wrote:
>
>> There is a patch from me waiting to be incorporated into org mode that lets
>> one use booktabs as export for normal org tables.
>>
>> You can find it @ http://patchwork.newartisans.com/patch/1016/
>
> Hi NIels,
>
> I am looking now at this patch, and maybe it would be better to implement
> these three variables as one, holding a property or association list? Makes
> it easily extendable.
>
> Equally important - it would be great if you could try to implement this same
> change in the new exporter engine from Nicolas, to ensure that the new
> exporter will not lag behind.
>
> Regards
>
> - Carsten
>
Any new thoughts on this? It would be great if this could be adjusted
as mentioned and merged into org-mode! I'm still using the current
patch from Niels in a separate branch because I like it so much!
John
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 2:21 PM, John Hendy <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 6:01 PM, Thomas S. Dye <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hi John,
>>
>> The Library of Babel comes with your Org-mode distribution.
>>
>> You'll find it at /contrib/babel/library-of-babel.org
>>
>>
>> I guess you learn something new every day!
>>
>> In the org file, look for
>> * Tables
>> ** LaTeX Table Export
>>
>> There should be functions booktabs and booktabs-notes.
>>
>> One way to use booktabs is described here:
>>
>> http://orgmode.org/worg/org-tutorials/org-latex-export.html#sec-13-2
>>
>>
>> I'll check these out. Looked at the worg howto. Not a huge fan of the
>> method, especially with hiding my tables, but I'll give it a shot. I figure
>> there's got to be a simpler way; just change the first \hline -> \toprule
>> and the bottom one to \bottomrule; \midrules in between.
>>
>> Thanks again,
>> John
>>
>> hth,
>> Tom
>>
>> John Hendy <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>> > On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 2:12 PM, Thomas S. Dye <address@hidden> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi John,
>> >>
>> >> Agreed, booktabs makes good looking tables.
>> >>
>> >> Check out your Library of Babel. There should be a couple of functions
>> >> there that will help you go from Org mode to booktabs.
>> >>
>> >>
>> > Haven't done much with babel other than writing code blocks. Do you mean
>> > this page?
>> > --- http://orgmode.org/worg/org-contrib/babel/library-of-babel.html
>> >
>> > Thanks for the suggestion. Feeling a bit lost, but am happy to look around
>> > for something that seems similar. I have no elisp-fu, so it'll need to be
>> > pretty darn similar :)
>> >
>> >
>> > John
>> >
>> >
>> >> hth,
>> >> Tom
>> >>
>> >> John Hendy <address@hidden> writes:
>> >>
>> >> > Greetings,
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > I was using wikibooks for some formatting assistance on tables the other
>> >> > day and ran into mention of the booktabs package in the "Professional
>> >> > tables" section. [1] [2]
>> >> >
>> >> > I really, really liked it's formatting, especially since one of my
>> >> > column
>> >> > headers was a fraction. The standard tabular package places the \hlines
>> >> > extremely close to the top and bottom of my header row vs., as the
>> >> booktabs
>> >> > package says, having extremely nice looking spacing for the table. I
>> >> ended
>> >> > up doing the table manually inside #+begin_latex block.
>> >> >
>> >> > Would there be any way to specify that booktabs should be used? The
>> >> > formatting is literally identical except for 1) including the booktabs
>> >> > package and 2) using \toprule, \midrule and \bottomrule instead of
>> >> \hlines.
>> >> > In fact, even with booktabs included, if you use \hlines instead of the
>> >> > booktab specific lines, you'll get a "regular" tabular table.
>> >> >
>> >> > Any thoughts on this?
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > Best regards,
>> >> > John
>> >> >
>> >> > -----
>> >> > [1] http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Tables#Professional_tables
>> >> > [2] http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/booktabs/
>> >> > Greetings,I was using wikibooks for some formatting assistance on tables
>> >> the other day and ran into mention of the booktabs package in the
>> >> "Professional tables" section. [1] [2]
>> >> > I really, really liked it's formatting, especially since one of my
>> >> column headers was a fraction. The standard tabular package places the
>> >> \hlines extremely close to the top and bottom of my header row vs., as the
>> >> booktabs package says, having extremely nice looking spacing for the
>> >> table.
>> >> I ended up doing the table manually inside #+begin_latex block.
>> >> > Would there be any way to specify that booktabs should be used? The
>> >> formatting is literally identical except for 1) including the booktabs
>> >> package and 2) using \toprule, \midrule and \bottomrule instead of
>> >> \hlines.
>> >> In fact, even with booktabs included, if you use \hlines instead of the
>> >> booktab specific lines, you'll get a "regular" tabular table.
>> >> > Any thoughts on this?Best regards,John-----[1]
>> >> http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Tables#Professional_tables
>> >> > [2] http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/booktabs/
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Thomas S. Dye
>> >> http://www.tsdye.com
>> >>
>> > On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 2:12 PM, Thomas S. Dye <span
>> > dir="ltr"><mailto:address@hidden></span> wrote:
>> > Hi John,
>> >
>> > Agreed, booktabs makes good looking tables.
>> >
>> > Check out your Library of Babel. There should be a couple of functions
>> > there that will help you go from Org mode to booktabs.
>> > Haven't done much with babel other than writing code blocks. Do you
>> > mean this page?---
>> > http://orgmode.org/worg/org-contrib/babel/library-of-babel.html
>> > Thanks for the suggestion. Feeling a bit lost, but am happy to look around
>> > for something that seems similar. I have no elisp-fu, so it'll need to
>> > be pretty darn similar :)
>> > John
>> > hth,
>> > Tom
>> >
>> > John Hendy <mailto:address@hidden> writes:
>> >
>> >> Greetings,
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> I was using wikibooks for some formatting assistance on tables the other
>> >> day and ran into mention of the booktabs package in the "Professional
>> >> tables" section. [1] [2]
>> >>
>> >> I really, really liked it's formatting, especially since one of my
>> >> column
>> >> headers was a fraction. The standard tabular package places the \hlines
>> >> extremely close to the top and bottom of my header row vs., as the
>> >> booktabs
>> >> package says, having extremely nice looking spacing for the table. I ended
>> >> up doing the table manually inside #+begin_latex block.
>> >>
>> >> Would there be any way to specify that booktabs should be used? The
>> >> formatting is literally identical except for 1) including the booktabs
>> >> package and 2) using \toprule, \midrule and \bottomrule instead of
>> >> \hlines.
>> >> In fact, even with booktabs included, if you use \hlines instead of the
>> >> booktab specific lines, you'll get a "regular" tabular table.
>> >>
>> >> Any thoughts on this?
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Best regards,
>> >> John
>> >>
>> >> -----
>> >> [1] http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Tables#Professional_tables
>> >> [2] http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/booktabs/
>> >> Greetings,I was using wikibooks for some formatting assistance on tables
>> >> the other day and ran into mention of the booktabs package in the
>> >> "Professional tables" section. [1] [2]
>> >> I really, really liked it's formatting, especially since one of my
>> >> column headers was a fraction. The standard tabular package places the
>> >> \hlines extremely close to the top and bottom of my header row vs., as
>> >> the booktabs package says, having extremely nice looking spacing for the
>> >> table. I ended up doing the table manually inside #+begin_latex block.
>> >
>> >> Would there be any way to specify that booktabs should be used? The
>> >> formatting is literally identical except for 1) including the booktabs
>> >> package and 2) using \toprule, \midrule and \bottomrule instead of
>> >> \hlines. In fact, even with booktabs included, if you use \hlines instead
>> >> of the booktab specific lines, you'll get a "regular" tabular table.
>> >
>> >> Any thoughts on this?Best regards,John-----[1]
>> >> http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Tables#Professional_tables
>> >> [2] http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/booktabs/
>> > <span class="HOEnZb">
>> > --
>> > Thomas S. Dye
>> > http://www.tsdye.com
>> > </span>
>>
>> --
>> Thomas S. Dye
>> http://www.tsdye.com
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> http://pft.github.com
>
> - Carsten
>
>
>
- Re: [O] Way to replace normal tabular env with booktabs?,
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- Re: [O] Way to replace normal tabular env with booktabs?, Nicolas Goaziou, 2012/02/04
- Re: [O] Way to replace normal tabular env with booktabs?, Niels Giesen, 2012/02/08
- Re: [O] Way to replace normal tabular env with booktabs?, Nicolas Goaziou, 2012/02/08
- Re: [O] Way to replace normal tabular env with booktabs?, John Hendy, 2012/02/09
- Re: [O] Way to replace normal tabular env with booktabs?, Thomas S. Dye, 2012/02/09
- Re: [O] Way to replace normal tabular env with booktabs?, John Hendy, 2012/02/09
- Re: [O] Way to replace normal tabular env with booktabs?, Nick Dokos, 2012/02/09
- Re: [O] Way to replace normal tabular env with booktabs?, Thomas S. Dye, 2012/02/09
- Re: [O] Way to replace normal tabular env with booktabs?, Nick Dokos, 2012/02/09
- Re: [O] Way to replace normal tabular env with booktabs?, John Hendy, 2012/02/09