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Re: [O] How to invoke org-export externally from outside Emacs

From: Fabrice Niessen
Subject: Re: [O] How to invoke org-export externally from outside Emacs
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:32:55 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.93 (windows-nt)

Russell Adams wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 10:56:26AM +0200, Miguel Telleria de Esteban wrote:
>> I am using org-mode more and more everyday, congrats to the community for
>> such a great program!!
>> I would like to automate the generation of PDF/HTML/ODT... thorough a
>> command line with a makefile.  Something like:
>> file.pdf:  file.org
>>      <generation_command_here>
>> Is there a way to externally launch, let's say org-latex-export-to-pdf from
>> outside Emacs?.  Maybe through a script.
>> Probably this is more an Emacs-list question than an org-mode one but any
>> suggestion here will be welcome.
>> Cheers and thanks in advance for any suggestion.
> I use a Makefile to export to latex, then I use pdflatex to compile
> the final version. Org does the same thing if you ask it to go
> straight to PDF, but this lets me include my revision number.
> This also launches my pdf viewer (xpdf), and works for every .org file
> in the directory.

FWIW, I've written small standalone scripts (such as org2pdf, org2html,
org2odt, etc.) to automate such tasks.

If you're interested, have a look at https://github.com/fniessen/orgmk.

Best regards,

Fabrice Niessen
Leuven, Belgium

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