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Re: [O] advice please: best way to export to DOC(X) with maths

From: Adrian Bradd
Subject: Re: [O] advice please: best way to export to DOC(X) with maths
Date: Mon, 25 Dec 2017 23:09:02 -0500
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.18; emacs 25.3.1

According to Karl's post [1], pandoc now supports conversion with some
template support. I haven't tried it myself though.



[1] http://www.karl-voit.at/2017/12/17/pandoc-docx-reference/

Tim O'Callaghan <address@hidden> writes:

> Thanks!
> I will experiment with this work-flow, but i have one other issue, any
> advice on working with existing (word) document templates?
> I have to work within templates, so it would be great if i could manage to
> conform.
> On 19 December 2017 at 06:09, <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On 2017-12-15 12:28, Eric S Fraga wrote:
>>> On Friday, 15 Dec 2017 at 03:20, address@hidden wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> I only know how to do a rough approximation by means of pandoc:
>>>> #+BEGIN_SRC bash
>>>>    pandoc -f org+smart my-original.org -t docx+smart -o my-output.docx
>>>> #+END_SRC
>>> What version of pandoc are you using?  My Debian (testing) has pandoc
>>> and it does not seem to recognise the +smart bits...
>>> But, in any case, pandoc (without the smart bits) does seem to do a
>>> reasonable job and creates proper maths entities.  This is good enough
>>> for me!  My once a year pain is relieved.  :-)
>>> Thanks,
>>> eric
>> I'm sorry for the very late response (deadlines). I will check for the
>> pandoc version and let you know. One of the distros that I use is a rolling
>> linux. The other one is the same as yours. I would also like to note that I
>> got the pandoc snippet from Dr. Kitchin's website:
>> http://kitchingroup.cheme.cmu.edu/blog/2015/01/29/Export-org
>> -mode-to-docx-with-citations-via-pandoc/
>> I checked, and I am very satisfied with ~C-c C-e o o~. I set #+OPTIONS:
>> dvipng. You can't edit the formulas, but I don't care about that. All my
>> equations look fine and the pictures too. I also have to copy my references
>> by hand, but that is the least of my issues, and I only do it when the
>> final version is ready. I also get my source blocks right.
>> I think that the only thing which is really missing from Org as related to
>> exporting is handling pictures inside tables (a way to create subfigures).
>> There is a partial solution with ox-latex-subfigure [[
>> https://github.com/linktohack/ox-latex-subfigure]], but is limited in the
>> :width parameter. One of these days I will learn LISP and implement it
>> myself (unless another brave soul goes for it first). Even Beamer columns
>> can be used to this end, but this would only work for presentations. I
>> don't know any other way.
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