Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-06-14 Thread Rasmus
Eric Schulte eric.schu...@gmx.com writes: 1) Section labels and other in-document references. It's nice that Org generates these on export, but I need to be able to assign and use labels that will not change if the document is reordered. I know I can simply add such labels via a \label

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-06-14 Thread Eric S Fraga
Rasmus ras...@gmx.us writes: Eric Schulte eric.schu...@gmx.com writes: 1) Section labels and other in-document references. It's nice that Org generates these on export, but I need to be able to assign and use labels that will not change if the document is reordered. I know I can simply

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation - appendices

2012-05-23 Thread Bastien
Hi Suvayu, suvayu ali fatkasuvayu+li...@gmail.com writes: On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 9:08 AM, Henri-Paul Indiogine hindiog...@gmail.com wrote: The LaTeX export of course does not know the that last chapter should contain the appendices.  I have tried to insert several LaTeX commands in the

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation - appendices

2012-05-23 Thread suvayu ali
Hi Bastien, On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 12:19 PM, Bastien b...@gnu.org wrote: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10295177/is-there-an-equivalent-of-org-modes-b-ignoreheading-for-non-beamer-documents/10305270#10305270 If there is anything useful from the link above that should be added to Worg,

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation - appendices

2012-05-21 Thread Henri-Paul Indiogine
Hi! 2012/5/12 Richard Lawrence richard.lawre...@berkeley.edu: (Henri-Paul, do you still read this list?) Yes, I do. Still using orgmode each day. I do not have anything fancy going on and actually would like to know how to set up appendices for LaTeX export. I have the following outline: *

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation - appendices

2012-05-21 Thread Tim Burt
Henri-Paul Indiogine hindiog...@gmail.com writes: Hi! 2012/5/12 Richard Lawrence richard.lawre...@berkeley.edu: (Henri-Paul, do you still read this list?) Yes, I do. Still using orgmode each day. I do not have anything fancy going on and actually would like to know how to set up

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-05-21 Thread Matt Lundin
Richard Lawrence richard.lawre...@berkeley.edu writes: I am a graduate student in philosophy, and I am about to begin writing my dissertation. I am wondering about whether I should write it in Org, or stick to plain LaTeX. I would recommend LaTeX. In my experience, writing long documents (or

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation - appendices

2012-05-21 Thread suvayu ali
On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 9:08 AM, Henri-Paul Indiogine hindiog...@gmail.com wrote: The LaTeX export of course does not know the that last chapter should contain the appendices.  I have tried to insert several LaTeX commands in the orgmode file, but I could not make it work. This might help:

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-05-15 Thread suvayu ali
Hi Richard, On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 8:23 PM, Richard Lawrence richard.lawre...@berkeley.edu wrote: I am a graduate student in philosophy, and I am about to begin writing my dissertation.  I am wondering about whether I should write it in Org, or stick to plain LaTeX. Since others have added

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-05-15 Thread Markus Grebenstein
Hi Richard, I recently have written my dissertation in orgmode. I switched to latex for the final 4 weeks between the correction version (completely written in orgmode) and the final version. What I liked about org: - Outlining functionality - Synopsis drawers and view - Markup - Compiling

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-05-15 Thread Nicolas Goaziou
Hello, Richard Lawrence richard.lawre...@berkeley.edu writes: I have seen mention of the new exporter on this list a bit, but I don't read the list enough to know where to find it. How can I try it, if I want to see how it compares to the current exporter? Is it in a public branch

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-05-15 Thread Richard Lawrence
Tom and Nicolas, Thanks! I will give the new exporter a shot when I have a chance and let you know how it goes. Best, Richard

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-05-15 Thread Richard Lawrence
Hi Suvayu, suvayu ali fatkasuvayu+li...@gmail.com wrote: In case you are interested, I'm attaching some relevant bits. It has examples on how to put in tables (with short and long captions), figures, latex snippets and finally how I included a bibliography and appendices. Hope this will

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-05-15 Thread Richard Lawrence
Hi Markus, Thanks for your advice. I figure that, like you, I may eventually need to switch to LaTeX, but will stick with Org for now, at least until my document structure is quite settled. Can you elaborate a bit on the following? Markus Grebenstein p...@mgrebenstein.de wrote: What I

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-05-14 Thread Richard Lawrence
Hi Eric, Eric Schulte eric.schu...@gmx.com wrote: I am currently writing my dissertation (proposal) in Org-mode. So far it is working very well for me, I can export to both PDF for more formal submissions to my adviser and to HTML for less formal posting to a web page. I keep *all* of my

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-05-14 Thread Richard Lawrence
Thomas S. Dye t...@tsdye.com wrote: The current Org-mode LaTeX exporter is nifty, but it was designed to export notes and not dissertations. It can be configured to do that, but the extra translation step adds some complexity and potentially introduces problems. In my work this potential

[O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-05-12 Thread Richard Lawrence
Hi all, I am a graduate student in philosophy, and I am about to begin writing my dissertation. I am wondering about whether I should write it in Org, or stick to plain LaTeX. This question has been asked before: http://article.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.orgmode/22756 But that was two years ago;

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-05-12 Thread Eric Schulte
Hi Richard, Richard Lawrence richard.lawre...@berkeley.edu writes: Hi all, I am a graduate student in philosophy, and I am about to begin writing my dissertation. I am wondering about whether I should write it in Org, or stick to plain LaTeX. This question has been asked before:

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-05-12 Thread Thomas S. Dye
Richard Lawrence richard.lawre...@berkeley.edu writes: Hi all, I am a graduate student in philosophy, and I am about to begin writing my dissertation. I am wondering about whether I should write it in Org, or stick to plain LaTeX. This question has been asked before:

Re: [O] Using Org for a dissertation

2012-05-12 Thread Peter Münster
On Sat, May 12 2012, Richard Lawrence wrote: I am a graduate student in philosophy, and I am about to begin writing my dissertation. I am wondering about whether I should write it in Org, or stick to plain LaTeX. Or in ConTeXt... Sorry, I can't answer your questions about Org-mode. I just