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## Re: [O] [new exporter] no \caption and \label upon export of #+BEGIN_LAT

 From: Myles English Subject: Re: [O] [new exporter] no \caption and \label upon export of #+BEGIN_LATEX block Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2012 22:09:52 +0000 User-agent: mu4e 0.9.9.5-dev1; emacs 24.2.1

Myles English writes:

> Hello,
>
> I'd like to use a tikz snippet in a few different documents and it would
> be convenient to be able to include it in a latex document like so:
>
> #+CAPTION: a fine figure
> #+NAME:   figure:fine_figure
> #+ATTR_LaTeX: width=5cm
> #+BEGIN_LATEX
> \input{/home/myles/tex/tikz_figure.tex}
> #+END_LATEX

I realise now that this is wishful thinking because org doesn't know
that the input file will result in a graphic and so doesn't know to wrap
the input file in \begin{figure} \end{figure}.

> What is exported is just the \input line, with no \label or \caption, i.e.:
>
> \input{/home/myles/tex/tikz_figure.tex}
>
> I believe this was possible with current (old) exporter, based on this
>
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-orgmode/2012-10/msg00267.html
>
>
> On second thoughts, perhaps another way to do it would be to have a
> source block make the tikz graphic as a standalone pdf/eps and then
> insert it as a link to the file.  The disadvantage of that would be that
> the tikz .tex file would need to be expanded to have it's own
> \begin/end{document} and would loose some flexibility.  Any thoughts on
> that route?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Myles
>
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