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Re: [O] Help with new exporter

From: Robert Klein
Subject: Re: [O] Help with new exporter
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 13:47:53 +0200
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(sorry, this should've gone to the list the first time)

Hi John,

sorry, I can't help you with the filters.

On the other hand, I don't see any reason why you gt whose square brackets.

I tried different versions of org-mode, and never got *empty* square

E.g. I tried with org-mode 8.0.5 release installed in ~/org-8.0.5  (I
did a "make" and "make autoloads" in this directory) and used the
exam.org file as attached and the attached exam.el for configuration.

I started emacs with from the directory exam.org and exam.el are, using
the following command:

emacs -Q -l exam.el exam.org

Exporting to LaTeX file results in the attached exam.tex.

I tried emacs version 23.1 and 24.2.

(For sure, my latex installation doesn't like the \NoKey and
\NumberOfVersions ...)

You could try, if you get can get the same results I do and then work
through your emacs configuration.

I've got no other idea at the moment.

Best regards

On 07/12/2013 01:05 AM, John Rakestraw wrote:
> Hi, list --
> I understand the value of working on this myself -- what better way to
> learn? -- but after a few hours of reading the docs and scouring the
> list, I've reached the point of seeking at least a hint for where to go.
> (There's much more information higher in this thread, but I'm trying to
> focus rather narrowly on the problem here to keep the email relatively
> short.)
> I'm trying to export to a pdf, using Phil Hirschhorn's exam.cls. The
> document class definition I have (thanks, Robert!) gets me almost to
> where I need to be. However, it leaves me with square brackets at
> several points in the tex file. I need to delete those brackets.
> That is, I need to change "\begin[]{questions}" to "{\begin{questions}".
> Following Charles's advice, I'm trying to define and use a filter.
> However, I know little enough about LaTeX and lisp that I can't figure
> out why what I have isn't working. At the risk of making it very clear I
> know even less than nothing, here's what I've worked up:
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
>   (defun jr-org-delete-brackets-from-tex-file
>      (text backend info)
>      (while (re-search-forward "\\[]" nil t)
>      (replace-match ""))
>      text)
>    (add-to-list 'org-export-filter-final-output-functions
>              'jr-org-delete-brackets-from-tex-file)
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
> This doesn't work.
> Can someone at least give me a hint on what I need to do differently?
> Thanks very much.

Robert Klein - Max Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung
Ackermannweg 10
55128 Mainz

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