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Re: [O] [export] Easy way to make children of Beamer frames generate lis

From: John Hendy
Subject: Re: [O] [export] Easy way to make children of Beamer frames generate list items?
Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2013 09:40:50 -0500

On Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 9:28 AM, Christoph LANGE
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Dear all,
> here is another problem that I have with reusing old Beamer
> presentations (Org version 7) with the new exporter.
> The manual says that "all frame's children become `block' environments".
> Is there a way of reverting to the default behaviour of the old
> exporter, which by default exported frame's children as list items?
> E.g. by setting a certain property on the frame's children?

Tricky problem, and I could see how this would be an issue. I guess I
always held to using unordered lists (- blah) for my lists vs. relying
on the nested headling functionality (** blah). I wonder if you could
tweak the beamer definition somehow to make a sort of "legacy beamer"
class for exporting these?

For example, I have the default template in my .emacs from the Beamer
setup instructions on Worg:

#+begin_src .emacs

(add-to-list 'org-latex-classes
               ("\\section\{%s\}" . "\\section*\{%s\}")
               ("\\subsection\{%s\}" . "\\subsection*\{%s\}")
               ("\\subsubsection\{%s\}" . "\\subsubsection*\{%s\}")))


Perhaps something there could be tweaked? I'm no lisp or org -> latex
mapping person, but perhaps others will have an idea of how you can
map something dynamically so that "One level below the H:number
setting gets converted to \itemize" (vs. the current conversion to
\begin{example} ?

Just a thought.

Sorry to not be more help to you!

> Of course I would be able to manually change all lists to plain lists
> within Org tree entries, but before starting to do this I would like to
> make sure that there is no other way.
> Cheers, and thanks in advance,
> Christoph
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