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Re: [O] [New exporter] Wrong export to LaTeX

From: Suvayu Ali
Subject: Re: [O] [New exporter] Wrong export to LaTeX
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 14:19:31 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2011-07-01)

Hi Nicolas,

Your explanations below explains all the gaps in my understanding!
Thanks a lot and apologies for all the confusion.


On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 02:09:02PM +0200, Nicolas Goaziou wrote:
> Hello,
> Suvayu Ali <address@hidden> writes:
> > Okay, I do follow this.  However, doesn't LaTeX_CLASS determine what
> > goes into the \documentclass{class name} directive?
> No. Key in `org-e-latex-class' is just a label. You can have an
> association like:
>   ("foo" "\\documentclass{article}" ...)
> It is here to help you name different configurations.
> > If so, does having \begin{frames}..\end{frames} in the exported tex
> > make sense if the documentclass directive says, for example, article?
> You can use article, or book document classes along with Beamer, i.e.
> when you want to create handouts for your presentation. This requires to
> load "beamerarticle" package (cf. Beamer documentation).
> So, yes it can make sense to call Beamer back-end on an "article"
> documentclass.
> > What I'm getting at is, without the LaTeX_CLASS set to beamer, the
> > crucial \documentclass{beamer} directive is missing and the exported
> > LaTeX document won't be compilable[1].  Given the preceding comments are
> > correct, I would then say having a "beamer" class already defined in
> > org-e-beamer will save new users some trouble.  Is my analysis valid, or
> > am I grossly wrong?
> Like in the LaTeX back-end, if you specify some class, you have to make
> sure it does match an association in `org-e-latex-classes'. Though,
> having a class named "beamer" isn't mandatory: you can have many classes
> named differently and all using internally "\\documentclass{beamer}".
> Also, I don't want to automatically modify a defcustom
> (`org-e-latex-classes') once `org-e-beamer' is loaded. It isn't very
> clean, even with careful checks.
> `e-beamer' could also default to some header when provided class doesn't
> match, but that looks ugly, too.
> > Footnotes:
> >
> > [1] I tried this with the LaTeX_CLASS set to article, and there were
> >     errors in the exported pdf.
> Because, in that case, your header must contain:
>   \usepackage{beamerarticle}
> Regards,
> -- 
> Nicolas Goaziou


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