[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: want a file format easily edited and read by emacs that allows (mult

From: Rusi
Subject: Re: want a file format easily edited and read by emacs that allows (multiple) pictures to be included
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2017 19:38:10 -0800 (PST)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 5:14:37 AM UTC+5:30, dan wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 6:49 AM, Kevin Buchs  wrote:
> > Emmanuel,
> >
> > It seems to me you didn’t get a complete answer to your question of the use
> > of the org+embedded image. Of course, the OP is the best one to answer, but
> > here is what I gleaned.
> >
> > 1. OP requested a method to create & edit a document in emasculated that
> > would include images that were visible during editing and used minimal
> > markup. Org Filled that need.
> >
> > 2. The OP next requested a way to have a single file document with the
> > images embedded within that file. Think Microsoft Word documents. Transport
> > and sharing are two tasks that are simplified with just a single file, but
> > the OP may have other use cases. It also simplifies the file-system foot
> > print and “remembering” which image file goes with which document.
> >
> > 3. Marcion (sorry about incorrect spelling) created a quick answer,
> > although it didn’t fully satisfy the OP requirements. It uses org, which
> > still requires an independent file for each image, but it now carries Elisp
> > code to regenerate the images. So now the single file contains everything
> > you need to view and edit, but you need to execute the elisp if the image
> > files don’t exist. The export to PDF or HTLM are supported by org mode.
> >
> > Kevin Buchs
> > (My master org-mode file is over 3 MB and contains all my notes for work
> > and personal life)
> Hi Kevin,
> I think that's a good summary of how the question appeared.

You may also find this thread on the org list useful

Starts with a question of someone finding it hard to dig into org
The creator of org — Carsten Dominik — has made a detailed response 
Also I posted an (org-ified!) list of org's features in that thread…
…Would do it somewhat different today…

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]