[pmwiki-users] Using PmWiki for authoring a book
sandy at onebit.ca
Thu Aug 31 09:53:40 CDT 2006
That's the final piece!
Next year's reunion, get ready for the online and printed versions of
Great-Grandma's cookbook! (Assuming cousin Arlene gets me copies of the
original, and I can read them.)
Andrew Standfield wrote:
> 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.
> Andy Standfield
> 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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