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What is the difference between lynx and pandoc? [closed]

In this thread I was suggested to do an action with lynx or pandoc. To my understanding, both programs can output an all backend and solely or primarily textual webpage, in console, pretty much as ...
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Is it possible to convert all files to Base64 at the same time via `pandoc` when exporting to a new sinle HTML file?

I know to convert any files to Base64, but it is manually at hand on the terminal. It's tiring to convert each file to base63 via terminal, copy and paste each code to the combined file exported from ...
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How to reverse the margins in pandoc (markdown to PDF conversion)

I'm rendering a markdown file to a PDF in Pandoc, with documentclass set to book, for publishing via Amazon self-publishing. It's making extra margin space on the right for odd pages, and on the left ...
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Markdown to PDF Converstion with Pandoc: Make pages a specific size, in inches

So I know you can use pagesize and geometry to set the page size of the PDFs Pandoc makes to presets (like a5, b5, etc), but is there a way to set a precise pair of dimensions? I'm going to be using ...
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Pandoc error converting from .md to .html

I'm using this command to convert .md file to .html file: pandoc -s -t ~/Documents/neocities-anve/templ/dynamic.html -c ~/Documents/neocities-anve/templ/template.css ~/Documents/neocities-anve/source/...
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Avoiding awk injection

I have a script which reads an VCS log, converts that to latex, and then uses awk to replace keyword @COMMITS@ in a template with the text: untagged=$(get-commit-messages "$server" "$...
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Markdown & Pandoc : How to include a specific PDF page as image?

It is currently possible to insert a PDF as an image in markdown files through pandoc by doing this: # Hello World ![My PDF file inserted](my-pdf.pdf) Then you convert that markdown file with pandoc: ...
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How to associate markdown files with a web browser?

Out of GUI-based software like ReText or Formiko, and using just a command-line tool like pandoc, is it possible to open markdown files (MIME type association) as an HTML file in a web browser, ...
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Pandoc and Abbreviations

I'm trying to generate an ePub file with abbreviations. Here's an example: input.md: --- title: Test language: en --- # Test HTML is maintained by W3C. and abbr.md: *[HTML]: Hyper Text Markup ...
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how to set individual margins (left/right/top/bottom) with pandoc shell command when creating pdf?

I'm pleased to see pandoc can specify some latex (which I know almost nothing of) geometries to customize the margin size of a pdf it creates like so.... pandoc -V geometry:margin=.5in somefile.mkd --...
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pandoc error: Permission denied

I'm on Manjaro Linux. I have texlive-most installed. I'm trying to make pdf files from md with pandoc. However, I keep getting Permission denied errors. I've tried using pdflatex and pdfroff. Run ...
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pandoc: preserve centered text

i'm using pandoc (2.2.1) to convert an html page to pdf (or also markdown, org, plain text, etc. whatever works really). this is the page: https://www.exclassics.com/pamphlets/pamph004.htm pandoc ...
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Cannot install miktex on Ubuntu 18

Ultimately the final goal is to convert HTML to PDF. I saw this solution: https://github.com/SebastiaanKlippert/go-wkhtmltopdf but the above solution seems to require headless chrome in order to run....
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How to cat the first page of an epub file?

epubcat book.epub 1 3 # outputs plain text of pages 1 through 3 I don’t know if epubs have the concept of “pages.” If not, perhaps we can say each 400 chars are a page? A general solution that works ...
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Manjaro can't install pandoc, invalid or corrupted package

I tried to install pandoc, but I keep getting the error (106/106) checking package integrity [###################################] 100% error: failed to commit transaction ...
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Pandoc - Export to multiple HTML files

I have a markdown file. for example: # This is a heading This is a text in a html file ## This is a subheading This is a text in a subheading # This is another heading This is a text in other html ...
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Installing pandoc from backports on Debian stretch

I followed the instructions at https://backports.debian.org/Instructions/ But when trying to get a newer version of pandoc with apt-get -t stretch-backports install 'pandoc', I just get: pandoc is ...
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How to debug my script?

This script name is hello for i in $(ls $*);do x=$(echo $(basename $i".md")); pandoc $i -t "latex" -o $x.pdf; done When I write this $ ./hello *bye.md This error ls: cannot access 'test': ...
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How to process multiple files with pandoc?

files: $ ls a.md b.md c.md d.md e.md Command: pandoc file.md -f markdown file.pdf How would I parallely process two pandoc instances simulatneously? Possibly with xargs or parallel. It would work ...
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In NixOS, is there any way to create a package that has pandoc, pandoc-citeproc, and pandoc-crossref?

I'm very new to NixOS. I use Pandoc a lot, often with pandoc-citeproc, but I can't find a NixOS package for pandoc-citeproc. I see that there's a Haskell library for pandoc-citeproc in HaskellPackages....
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Add math delimiters in ikiwiki and mathjax

In my ikiwiki + pandoc + mathjax setup the delimiters $ for inline math and $$ for display math are currently recognized. How can I add additional delimiters, for example \( and \) for inline and \[ ...
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Mass convert thousands of downloaded (with wget) HTML documents to DOCX

I would like to process and convert all the files downloaded from wget in HTML format from a URL. I want to convert a complete web page to DOCX format. We are talking about 3000 HTML documents ...
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pandoc continues complain about non-utf8 character even though it seems there is no non-utf8 character

I am trying to convert a markdown file to pdf using pandoc. Since my markdown contains Chinese characters, I use the following command to produce the pdf: pandoc --pdf-engine=xelatex -V CJKmainfont=...
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Command not found when run in sudo but gives output when run as normal user

When I run the below command using sudo it gives me command not found but when I run it using normal user it gives me the version output [root@localhost ~]# pandoc -v bash: pandoc: command not found ...
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Markdown to PDF conversion in Pandoc: making pages landscape?

I am converting a document from Pandoc markdown to .pdf. I run the conversion like this, and everything works fine: pandoc test.MD -f markdown -o test.pdf However, I would like pandoc to output my ...
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Cannot install pandoc-convert 1.1.0 via npm in atom 1.14.3 on Manjaro LXqt

When I try to install the package pandoc-convert 1.1.0 on Atom 1.14.3 using the Manjaro LXqt OS 16.11 I get the following error: Installing “pandoc-convert@1.1.0” failed.Hide output… (node:9072) ...
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How to install Pandoc on ArchLinux

Does anyone have suggestions about how to install pandoc on Arch? I am trying to install pandoc-static from here: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/pandoc-static/, although it appears to be ...
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How to merge these commands into one?

This is what I am wanting to do: Convert a folder of HTML files into markdown, also copying over the the XML metadata of each of the HTML files by converting into YAML. I have done research and came ...
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How to install pandoc

I tried to install pandoc on manjaro and therefore I installed ghc and caball-install, but I got an error by executing "cabal update" $ cabal update Downloading the latest package list from hackage....
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Convert a .docx to a .pdf with pandoc

I am trying to convert a .docx received by mail to a correct pdf by using pandoc (I am using GNU/Linux). I have an error concerning characters encoding : $ pandoc file.docx -o file.pdf pandoc: ...
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Copy markdown input to the clipboard as rich text

I'm about to get involved in some collaborative prose writing with a friend of mine via email. As a regular person, he will of course be using MS Word document formats; as a massive nerd, I prefer to ...
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