This is the official manual for the latest Org-mode release.
The export back-ends in Org often include commands to convert selected regions. A convenient feature of this in-place conversion is that the exported output replaces the original source. Here are such functions:
In-place conversions are particularly handy for quick conversion of tables
and lists in foreign buffers. For example, turn on the minor mode
orgstruct-mode in an HTML buffer, then use the convenient Org keyboard
commands to create a list, select it, and covert it to HTML with