This is the official manual for the latest Org-mode release.
ASCII export produces a simple and very readable version of an Org mode file, containing only plain ASCII. Latin-1 and UTF-8 export augment the file with special characters and symbols available in these encodings.
Upon exporting, text is filled and justified, when appropriate, according the
text width set in
Links are exported in a footnote-like style, with the descriptive part in the
text and the link in a note before the next heading. See the variable
org-ascii-links-to-notes for details and other options.
ASCII export introduces a single of keywords, similar to the general options settings described in Export settings.
In the exported version, the first three outline levels become headlines, defining a general document structure. Additional levels are exported as lists. The transition can also occur at a different level (see Export settings).
You can insert text that will only appear when using
with the following constructs:
Text @@ascii:and additional text@@ within a paragraph. #+ASCII: Some text #+BEGIN_EXPORT ascii All lines in this block will appear only when using this back-end. #+END_EXPORT
ASCII back-end only understands one attribute,
specifies the length, in characters, of a given horizontal rule. It must be
specified using an
ATTR_ASCII line, directly preceding the rule.
#+ATTR_ASCII: :width 10 -----
In addition to
#+BEGIN_CENTER blocks (see Paragraphs), it is
possible to justify contents to the left or the right of the page with the
following dedicated blocks.
#+BEGIN_JUSTIFYLEFT It's just a jump to the left... #+END_JUSTIFYLEFT #+BEGIN_JUSTIFYRIGHT ...and then a step to the right. #+END_JUSTIFYRIGHT