Markdown + pandoc, writing articles (+) 

I ❤️ using pandoc to convert markdown content simultaneously to various formats that I can e-mail people at work for feedback:

– PDF, because it’s beautiful to look at and the physics nerds will appreciate LaTeX-formatted content
– HTML, so those on their phones can open it with the built-in web browser with a font size that isn’t tiny
– DOCX, for those who need to edit the document and/or send me comments

Thanks to one makefile I copy into new projects.

Markdown + pandoc, writing articles (+) 

@RaoOfPhysics I used to use the same way of working with Makefiles, but lately I've been using vim-pandoc for that. It can produce the different formats right from vim and supports saving favourite commands.

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@RaoOfPhysics It's probably not a solution for you, since you write in emacs. But maybe there is something similar?

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@jaranta I write in whatever text editor I feel like opening up. Trying to teach myself Emacs, and am forcing myself to use it. Spacemacs is quite friendly. But it's one reason I wanted an editor-agnostic solution.

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@VictorVenema Hadn’t seen that. Is there any material in English, perhaps? (I haven’t poked around the site properly yet, mind.)

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@RaoOfPhysics Right. 🙂 I did not think about the language. I expect that Axel knows English, he should know if there is English documentation. I expect so, German universities tend to have many foreign guests.

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@VictorVenema Unfortunately my German vocabulary is very limited!

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@RaoOfPhysics I also have a makefile that I barely understand. I will try to understand mine better by trying to understand yours.

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@RaoOfPhysics Why do you write '@pandoc' rather than just 'pandoc'?

I was inspired to clean mine up a bit using some variables and substitution.

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@twsh Apparently it stops the command from being printed itself when you run make.

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@RaoOfPhysics Thanks

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