Markdown to Lyx

Murat Yildizoglu myildi at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 05:28:52 UTC 2020



> Le 11 déc. 2020 à 15:50, Dr Eberhard W Lisse <el at lisse.na> a écrit :
> 
> Murat,
> 
> also look for pandoc’s template (-t latex) which you can modify. You really want Koma-Script instead of the standard (ie scrartcl vs article), and you also want LuaLaTeX (if you are not using it already.
>  
> Then google 
> 
> https://www.google.com/search?q=pandoc+latex+template <https://www.google.com/search?q=pandoc+latex+template>
> 
> I took the example from Wandmalfarbe and modified it heavily for my use two years ago and had to use a little Perl because tex2lyx produced some ERT, but tex2lyx has been revised a number of times by then, and, as I wrote before my situation was very specific.
> 
> My latest hobby, by the way, is to re-engineer hardcopy forms in LyX and then use Perl’s template toolkit to have my practice software fill in my patients’ details :-)-O. 
> 
> Even figured out a way to generate a realistically looking date stamp  which varies by location and rotation randomly a little and put it into the preamble so no ERT when it appears in the PDF. But I had to have someone explain my own LaTeX code to me :-)-O
> 
> greetings, el
> 
>> Sent from Dr Lisse’s iPhone
> On 11 Dec 2020, 06:19 +0200, Murat Yildizoglu <myildi at gmail.com>, wrote:
>> Hello Eberhard,
>> Thank you very much for your suggestions. I think Hazel + some scripting could make life easier if I have to tweak too much things, too frequently in this process.
>> 
>> In the meantime, I have discovered that with correct options in Pandoc (and I have not explored them all yet), the document obtained through the import filters is already pretty decent in fact. Kudos to LyX again!
>> 
>> I currently use the following command line for md -> tex conversion :
>> 
>> pandoc -s  -f markdown-auto_identifiers+raw_tex -t latex   -o $$o $$I
>> 
>> -auto_identifiers+raw_tex extensions, respectively,  eliminate some automatic referencing that does not play very well with LyX, and the possibility of including raw latex in the MD document.
>> 
>> With time, I will have to make things more sophist aced (including YAML headers, references etc.) but for now I am quite happy with what I get as a basis.
>> 
>> Best regards,
>> 
>> Murat
>> 
>> 
>>> Le 11 déc. 2020 à 00:33, Dr Eberhard W Lisse <nospam at lisse.NA <mailto:nospam at lisse.NA>> a écrit :
>>> 
>>> Murat,
>>> 
>>> I would not do that through an import from the LyX GUI.
>>> 
>>> Convert to LaTeX (with pandoc) and then modify the template pandoc uses
>>> in steps until the TeX file it produces converts into proper LyX
>>> (tex2lyx).
>>> 
>>> Write yourself a Makefile, especially if a little Perl or Python is
>>> required to make changes to the LyX file.
>>> 
>>> I once had to take a MindMap and generate a Beamer presentation, so a
>>> little AppleScript was even required in the Makefile to export to
>>> Markdown, but eventually this worked out great.
>>> 
>>> Same for trying to dictate, which does not work with LyX at all.
>>> Markdown works very well, and a little Makefile produces very nice LyX.
>>> 
>>> make is part of the XCode Command Line Tools which you get from the
>>> command line with
>>> 
>>> 	sudo xcode-select --install
>>> 
>>> el
>>> 
>>> On 2020-12-10 05:15 , Murat Yildizoglu wrote:
>>>> Hello All,
>>>> I am trying to find a way to directly import markdown documents in Lyx.
>>>> 
>>>> I have created a Markdown file type and a filter Markdown->Latex using
>>> a pandoc command for the conversion:
>>>>                 pandoc -f markdown_mmd -t latex   -o $$o $$I
>>>> But Lyx does not include this type in the import menu.
>>>> What am I missing?
>>>> How can I do this?
>>>> Is this possible?
>>>> 
>>>> Thank you for your help!
>>>> 
>>>> Murat
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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>> 
>>>> 
>> Prof. Murat Yildizoglu
>> 
>> Advisor to the Minister of Education, Youth and Sports of Cambodia
>> Expertise France
>> 
>> On temporary leave from 
>> University of Bordeaux
>> 
>> http://yildizoglu.fr <http://yildizoglu.fr/>
>> 
>> 


Thank you very much for pointing to this very interesting possibility Eberhard!
 I have included it in the Wiki page.

—

Prof. Murat Yildizoglu

Advisor to the Minister of Education, Youth and Sports of Cambodia
Expertise France

On temporary leave from 
University of Bordeaux

http://yildizoglu.fr


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