[Top][All Lists]

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

[Emacs-orgmode] Resolution of LaTeX fragments

From: Daniel J. Sinder
Subject: [Emacs-orgmode] Resolution of LaTeX fragments
Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2006 14:50:38 -0700
User-agent: Thunderbird (X11/20060719)

I've encountered a problem with LaTeX fragments: the default
resolution that dvipng produces results in text (in the images)
which is too small. Of course, browsers (eg, firefox) can manipulate
font size from the client side, but that doesn't affect images (and
changing the relative size of the two). Monitor resolution is also a
factor. Uugh. I guess mixing text with images containing text is not
really ideal, but I'll put that aside for now.

I don't have a great solution for this, but I needed something to
make it usable. I've added a little hack that creates a variable,
org-export-LaTeX-fragments-resolution, that is used in the call to
dvipng. I've found that a setting of 150 is much easier on my eyes
than the default (which I've estimated to be ~86). I added something
to org-export-plist-vars for publishing too, but that doesn't seem
to work -- not sure why (I'm new to Elisp).

The patch is attached in case anyone else was looking for a fix for


--- org-orig.el 2006-09-01 14:36:16.000000000 -0700
+++ org.el      2006-09-01 13:38:30.000000000 -0700
@@ -1985,6 +1985,12 @@
   :group 'org-latex
   :type 'boolean)
+(defcustom org-export-LaTeX-fragments-resolution 86
+  "Output resolution of images created by conversion of LaTeX fragments when 
exporting to HTML."
+  :group 'org-export-translation
+  :group 'org-latex
+  :type 'integer)
 (defcustom org-export-with-fixed-width t
   "Non-nil means, lines starting with \":\" will be in fixed width font.
 This can be used to have pre-formatted text, fragments of code etc.  For
@@ -13110,6 +13116,7 @@
     (:sub-superscript      . org-export-with-sub-superscripts)
     (:TeX-macros           . org-export-with-TeX-macros)
     (:LaTeX-fragments      . org-export-with-LaTeX-fragments)
+    (:LaTeX-resolution     . org-export-LaTeX-fragments-resolution)
     (:fixed-width          . org-export-with-fixed-width)
     (:timestamps           . org-export-with-timestamps)
     (:tables               . org-export-with-tables)
@@ -15532,6 +15539,7 @@
       (call-process "dvipng" nil nil nil
                    "-E" "-fg" fg "-bg" bg
                    "-x" scale "-y" scale "-T" "tight"
+                   "-D" (number-to-string 
                    "-o" pngfile
       (if (not (file-exists-p pngfile))

reply via email to

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