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Automatic margins when making a PDF in Pandoc?

Is there some way to, instead of specifying --variable papersize="A4" --variable margin-left="1.2in" --variable margin-top="1.2in" for the command, and having to change the two last ones every time ...
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How do I stop Pandoc from embedding a bunch of private data into the finished PDF?

I was shocked to see in my PDF viewer that the PDF that Pandoc had created for me contains a bunch of information about what tools were used and their versions: "Application: LaTeX via pandoc" "PDF ...
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If I specify the page size “A4” for my PDF, will American viewers/printers have issues with it?

I live in Europe. Here, a standard page is called "A4". It's slightly different from a US "letter" in dimensions. I'm making a PDF document. I've specified A4 and the right margins for an A4 document....
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How to make pandoc use the correct font?

After spending 54 million years waiting for "TeX Live" (required by pandoc) to install, I was finally able to run the command to turn my .txt file into a PDF: pandoc -i "1.txt" -o "1.pdf" The result ...
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Sublime Text always outputs html with pandoc instead of running python code

As it says in the title, when I try to run some python code (this code specifically), sublime text will create an html markdown file with pandoc. The specific error message I receive is /usr/local/...
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Correct block margin size when converting from markdown to pdf with pandoc

I'm converting a markdown text file to a PDF using Pandoc. With this command I produce a pdf that is fine to me : pandoc read_me_stats.md -o read_me_stats.pdf --from markdown_github -V geometry=...
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Pandoc: toggle numbering of section from YAML front matter

I always use --number-section --number-offset=0 Pandoc options, while generating an html from markdown. Can I nullify this by inserting number-section: false in my YAML front matter? Also can ...
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Pandoc: Using standardized unicode Emoji

I want to use flag: Japan emoticon with unicode U+1F1EF U+1F1F5 as defined in the standard Full Emoji List, v12.0, inside markdown (rendered with Pandoc). Given that this Emoticon is not defined ...
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Pandoc: Duplicate footnotes - multiple files - same name

I have a folder structure like the following: chapters/ 01-chapter.md 02-chapter.md 03-chapter.md format.sh parse.sh parse.sh pandoc -t html5+smart -so dist/book.html --html-q-tags chapters/*....
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Custom table of contents in Pandoc-created PDF

I'm creating PDFs from markdown files and would like to customize the output. Specifically, I'd like to change the title of the table of contents in the resulting PDF. Currently, it's "Contents": ...
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Pandoc: Metadata

I'm trying to convert a simple HTML file to a PDF, with some metadata inserted. The command I'm using is pandoc test.html -o test.pdf --metadata author:testtesttest Contents of test.html <p>...
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Installed new version of Pandoc but cannot get Linux to run it

I've installed the latest version of Pandoc using the Deb and Tar options as outlined on their website. But I cannot get the command line to open the new version -- still pointing to the 1.19 version.
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zip compression in epub via pandoc better than plain zip?

I have a plain text file (scan of a book written about 100 years ago in english). When I save it in my text editor it has size 618kb Whan I zip this file it has size 211kb but when I covert it to ...
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Knitting Rmarkdown to Network Path in Rstudio Fails

I have Rmarkdown code that functioned without error knitting to HTML, yet after attempting to knit as a Word document, I cannot knit any Rmarkdown files that are saved on a network drive. If I save ...
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Allow raw HTML in LaTeX code with Pandoc

I know including raw HTML is possible in Markdown documents with Pandoc, so I was wondering if there was a way to allow it in LaTeX documents. Pandoc converts lower than and greater than characters ...
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Failure to convert included files from .org to .rst using pandoc

Problem I am writing blogs using Emacs org-mode. Specifically, I first create contents and get ml.org file and then convert it into ml.rst using pandoc command pandoc -f org -t rst ml.org. In order ...
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Being both nonprivileged and root inside Docker container

I want to use pandoc inside docker. The image looks like this: FROM debian:buster-slim RUN apt-get update && apt-get install -y pandoc texlive WORKDIR /home This is build.sh inside the ...
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Convert a markdown file to a series of HTML files

Say I have a manual for a computer program written in markdown/org-mode format. The manual is written as a book with chapters, sections, and subsections. I know Pandoc can convert this Markdown file ...
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Rendering PDF from Markdown file with literal emoji characters using Pandoc

I'd like to convert markdown text like: This is a smile 😀 To a PDF with the emoji on it. To be clear, I want to be able to insert the emoji character itself in the source text, not something like :...
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Generate a PDF from the command line and fill up the page with as many copies of an image as possible?

I’ve been searching around a lot for this but wasn’t able to find a solution. How can I generate a PDF with an arbitrary paper format (say A4) and fill its pages with as many copies of an image as ...
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Pandoc - how to get pagebreak between title block and the table of contents?

Simple markdown file, with YAML block: --- title: Report author: Tom Brown 12345678 date: August 2018 toc: true numbersections: true geometry: margin=2.5cm urlcolor: blue header-includes: | \...
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Convert *.md file to *.docx by right click using Pandoc

I would like to be able to easily generate *.docx files from *.md ones by just right-clicking on the file and selecting "Convert to docx". I used to do this manually by using Pandoc in the Windows ...
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How do I use Pandoc's extensions correctly?

This is in my .md document: ![Step 1](Slide1.png){ width=100px } ![Step 2](Slide2.png){ width=100px } ![Step 3](Slide3.png){ width=100px } ![Step 4](Slide4.png){ width=100px } ![Step 5](...
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Make pandoc ignore css style class

I'm trying to convert an HTML file to Markdown using Pandoc, but I'm having a hard time finding the correct options. I would like convert the entire HTML file to the simplest Markdown possible. That ...
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How to use Pandoc with double-byte characters?

I am trying to convert a Markdown document to PDF. The following works using pandoc test.md -o test.pdf: # Test Testing But this # Test 日本語 gives me an error: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode ...
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Compile PDF book from multiple Markdown files

I have a folder structure like this, with recipe .md files in directories according to theme: Recipes |- Mains | |- recipe1.md | |- recipe2.md |- Desserts |- recipe3.md ...
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When converting txt to docx using pandoc, how to specify default paragraph style?

I am trying to convert a txt file (markdown) to docx using pandoc with a special MS Word template. I'm doing it this way: pandoc -s --reference-docx=/path/to/my/template.dotx -o outfield.docx file.md ...
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Sublime 3 Markdown Build System via Pandoc

I'm trying to write a Sublime-Text-3 build system that will run Pandoc to convert my markdown file to html, and then open the html in my browser. I keep getting a "No Build System" error, and I can't ...
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Pandoc has stack size error?

I am attempting to use pandoc to convert an HTML file to a MediaWiki format. I'm getting the following error. (It is a large file, so it wouldn't surprise me if this is the issue.) I have googled the ...
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pandoc - markdown to man page tables not formatted (on msys2)

I am trying to use pandoc (if someone has a better conversion program I am all ears, please not ruby-dependent) to convert markdown files into manpages. It works fine until I go to do a doc with a ...
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How to convert Markdown to TWiki using Pandoc?

Pandoc documentation says it can convert to TWiki. But with the newest version, it gives error "Unknown writer: twiki": $ brew install pandoc $ pandoc --version | head -4 pandoc 1.17.0.3 Compiled ...
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In vim, is it possible to turn my bibliographic keys into links?

I write in pandoc markdown, which uses bibligraphic keys from biblatex that look like @smith_foo_1999, where "Smith" is the author name, "Foo" is the title, and 1999 is the year of publication. This ...
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Using Pandoc to convert from markdown to markdown with references / What does “reference with no printed form” mean?

I want to write a markdown file with references @ref (and a BibTeX database). When sending the file around, it should be converted to a stand alone markdown file containing rendered references. The ...
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Right align columns in Sublime Text 3

I would like to right align text in columns in Sublime Text 3 (on Win 8.1, FWIW). That is, I want to convert this Time Cash Flow 0 -500 1 100 2 200 3 300 into this Time Cash Flow ...
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Generate table of contents with links for GitHub markdown with pandoc

How to generate table of contents with links for GitHub markdown with pandoc? I tried pandoc -f markdown_github --toc -s -S README.md -o new.md It does create a table of contents but it has no link ...
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How can I get pandoc to recognize my custom YAML fields?

I have a markdown file that starts like this: --- title: Some Title author: - family: Barson given: Foobius --- And I'd like to get pandoc to extract this information and output it. So I have a ...
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Format to generate .tex, .pdf and .md from?

I've used Pandoc to generate .md, .tex, .pdf from .tex and .xhtml files. In tex I am using BibTeX and in ODT (save-as .xhtml) I am using Zotero to insert my citations. Currently neither .tex nor ....
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Pandoc not converting Markdown list to LaTeX properly

I cannot seem to get Pandoc to convert my Markdown documents to PDF (via LaTeX) properly. The problem seems to come from how I am formatting my lists. If I use the following command pandoc -i test.md -...
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How to generate a table of contents when converting from LaTeX to EPUB using Pandoc?

I'm converting a LaTeX document into an EPUB ebook: pandoc input.tex -o output.epub Everything works fine, however the ebook has a broken TOC: It contains only one item - the book's title. How can I ...
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How to update pandoc on centos linux?

I dowloaded cabal-install-1.20.0.3.tar.gz file and extracted when I try to run am getting following errors.My aim is to update pandoc. Now I have pandoc 1.9 but I need 1.12 version.To update pandoc am ...
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Pandoc options to convert LaTeX flavored Markdown to HTML

The aim is to convert a Markdown file (file.md) to a html file (file.html). The Markdown file contains formulas specified in LaTeX specified between two dollar ($) signs. Example: The resulting ...
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Compiling Pandoc Haskell script: Could not find module `Text.Pandoc.JSON'

I am trying to use a canned example from Pandoc's scripting page, but I don't understand enough Haskell to make this work. Here's the script. #!/usr/bin/env runhaskell -- includes.hs import Text....
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correctly sizing PNG images in markdown with pandoc for html/pdf/docx

I am trying to use markdown with pandoc to convert a single document into html, pdf, and docx. It's an extremely simple document containing only math-less text and a few images. The images are in ...
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How to use Pdflatex with Pandoc?

I'm using Pandoc to convert my markdown files to different formats including html and docx. With PDF though, I get the message pdflatex not found even though it was installed and I can even call it ...
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Word count for markdown?

Is there a way to get a word count of natural language words in Markdown (or better, Pandoc Markdown), via the command line? It's possible to just use wc to get a very rough estimate, but wc is naive,...
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Include files in Markdown document with Pandoc (except Haskell)

I use Pandoc to create Reveal.js presentations from Markdown documents, having switched to it from Google Slides. From the beginning I decided that presentations for different events and lectures are ...
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Image Identifiers and List of Images with pandoc?

I have a text written in markdown (with pandoc extensions) with several image-references. Now I need to build a table or list with these images with a reference to the page they appear on. Just ...
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CLI Perform Regex in Memory then feed to Command

I would like to use a regular expression to modify a file and then feed it to pandoc in the cli. Something like this: perl -pe 's/_(.*)_/\\underline{$1}/g' source.md > pandoc -o source.pdf So, I'...
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pandoc in emacs in windows, searching for program: permission denied, /usr/bin/pandoc

I have Pandoc successfully installed on Windows, and have run it from command prompt. When I try to run it in Emacs, I receive: Running Pandoc... apply: Searching for program: permission denied, /...
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Compiling markdown Simplenotes with pandoc.vim and simplenote.vim

I would like to use pandoc.vim to compile markdown Simplenotes that I edit in Vim using simplenote.vim. To use pandoc.vim I set my Simplenote file type to pandoc with let g:SimplenoteFiletype = "...