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Linux.com: Emacs Tips: More Fun with Outlines

Jun 22, 2006, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Stutz)

"In an earlier article, I covered the basics of making outlines in Emacs, but there's a lot more that you can do with them. In this article I'll show how to export and print outlines, customize outline heading line colors, and use outline mode's special features in everyday documents--such as numbered lists, traditional outlines with Roman numerals, and even book manuscripts containing chapter and section headings.

"You're not stuck with asterisks as the only way to delimit headings. By default, page breaks are also valid delimiters, which comes in handy when you're working on paginated files--if you turn on outline mode in such a file, each page becomes a major heading in the outline itself..."

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