Bastien <b...@gnu.org> writes: > sorry for the delayed answer.
No worries! > Can you provide a patch against etc/ORG-NEWS announce this? Attached. Let me know what you think. Matt
>From 51fb3ef9843ae45884803142f150c5d2f4f4d4c9 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 From: Matt Huszagh <huszaghm...@gmail.com> Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 09:36:56 -0700 Subject: [PATCH] etc/ORG-NEWS: Describe new behavior of babel LaTeX SVG images --- etc/ORG-NEWS | 22 ++++++++++++++++++++++ 1 file changed, 22 insertions(+) diff --git a/etc/ORG-NEWS b/etc/ORG-NEWS index 7f935bf52..b9b0c1271 100644 --- a/etc/ORG-NEWS +++ b/etc/ORG-NEWS @@ -35,6 +35,28 @@ omit a file description was to omit the header argument entirely, which made it difficult/impossible to provide a default value for =file-desc=. +*** New behavior for babel LaTeX SVG image files + +Org babel now uses a two-stage process for converting latex source +blocks to SVG image files (when the extension of the output file is +~.svg~). The first stage in the process converts the latex block into +a PDF file, which is then converted into an SVG file in the second +stage. The TeX->PDF part uses the existing infrastructure for +~org-babel-latex-tex-to-pdf~. The PDF->SVG part uses a command +specified in a new customization, +~org-babel-latex-pdf-svg-process~. By default, this uses inkscape for +conversion, but since it is fully customizable, any other command can +be used in its place. For instance, dvisvgm might be used here. This +two-part processing replaces the previous use of htlatex to process +LaTeX directly to SVG (htlatex is still used for HTML conversion). + +Conversion to SVG exposes a number of additional customizations that +give the user full control over the contents of the latex source +block. ~org-babel-latex-preamble~, ~org-babel-latex-begin-env~ and +~org-babel-latex-end-env~ are new customization options added to allow +the user to specify the preamble and code that preceedes and proceeds +the contents of the source block. + ** New features *** =ob-python= improvements to =:return= header argument -- 2.28.0