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## Re: [O] Export formats: Is there an in-house Emacs final format?

 From: Ken Mankoff Subject: Re: [O] Export formats: Is there an in-house Emacs final format? Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:15:57 -0500 (EST) User-agent: Alpine 2.00 (OSX 1167 2008-08-23)

Hi Lawrence,


emacs (in a window, not in the terminal) allows display of images. C-c C-x C-v will display your LaTeX equations as graphics in the buffer. No need for other software.


You could also look at UTF-8 mode (C-c C-x \) to display \alpha and x_y as their respective greek and subscript sympbols, for example.


And finally you could look into various pretty-symbol modes so your text and even python code looks more analog. With pretty symbols np.sum(sqrt(x)) looks like the greek sum and the sqrt symbols. A cheap ASCII view would be: Ev(x)

-k.

On Tue, 25 Feb 2014, Lawrence Bottorff wrote:


I'm a beginner, and I'm trying to imagine how I'd use org mode to create a sort of running conversation with myself. That is, I'd like to do a form of journaling where I could make notes to myself, which would include the usual text as outlne-hierarchy, hyperlinks too, but also babel code chunks, as well as any sort of mathematical formulae I might want to include. It's this last requirement that seems to be the hardest. As far as I can tell, the readability of my raw org file would go out the window when I started trying to put in math formulae. As I understand, you basically do raw Tex markup for math stuff -- and you can only see the results when you export to something external to Emacs like html for a browser or PDF for a PDF viewer. Is this correct?


And for my title question, is there a native "in-house" i.e., the final product is viewable in Emacs, export that would be rich enough (text, images, and math symbols)? Besides the embedding of a PDF viewer in a buffer trick, Emacs seems to have only Info. Does Info allow images and fairly normal-looking math symbols? Or is "final product" always an off-site, extra-Emacs business?

Lawrence Bottorff
North Shore MN