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Re: [O] [new exporter] ASCII export, single newline

From: Nicolas Goaziou
Subject: Re: [O] [new exporter] ASCII export, single newline
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 13:53:10 +0100

David Rogers <address@hidden> writes:

>> David Rogers <address@hidden> writes:
>>> My plain-text notes, however, often contain single newlines, which I'd
>>> like to retain. The new ASCII exporter converts them to spaces. If I put
>>> double newlines in the original, then the exporter doesn't convert
>>> anything, and leaves them double. I'm glad to format my originals in any
>>> way that works - my aim is only to get single newlines into the finished
>>> export. Is there an easy way to do that?
>> IIUC, you want line breaks. I.e:
>> Some line \\
>> Some other line.
> Exporting the double backslash adds an extra blank line, which I don't
> want.

You have to update Org. I fixed it yesterday (shortly before answering
your message)

>> If you want a line break on every line, use #+OPTIONS: \n:t
> This gave me exactly what I was looking for, thank you. My line breaks are
> preserved, but no new ones are added.
> (The old ASCII exporter preserved line breaks, without using any OPTIONS.)

The old ASCII exporter didn't format paragraphs properly.


Nicolas Goaziou

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