[pmwiki-users] Using PmWiki for authoring a book
andy at scruffyco.com
Fri Aug 25 23:59:17 CDT 2006
OMG... that thing is so damn cool. I've bookmarked it on Magnolia,
and will need to come back to it at some point. I want to do some
interesting things with it including giving aesthetic treatments to
some Project Gutenberg e-texts.
On Aug 25, 2006, at 8:11 PM, John Rankin wrote:
> On Saturday, 26 August 2006 7:02 AM,
> christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com wrote:
>> On Thu, 24 Aug 2006, Tom Backer Johnsen wrote:
>>> Any suggestions as to how to set the thing up?
>> Further down the road you should have a look at John Rankin's
>> recipe for
>> converting wiki pages to beatifully typeset PDF's via LaTeX. (I'm
>> him because I can't remember the name of the recipe right now and
>> he might
>> have some tips on how to set up the site to make the generation of
>> book easy).
> I am just looking at the first test of a brand new 'book template',
> which typesets page collections in a book style. It's stunning. It
> supports a preface, aphorisms at the start of each chapter, a choice
> of chapter styles, contents page, and so on. It will be released
> "soon" as an update to the current recipe and typesetting server.
> Meanwhile, the cookbook recipe is PublishPDF and it supports single
> and multi-wikipage pdf output.
> To generate a multi-wikipage output, you set up a wiki trail page
> and add a (:typeset:) directive to the trail page. Later, you will
> be able to change this to (:typeset-book:).
> For more information, see http://www.wikipublisher.org/
> John Rankin
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