The Texinfo export back-end uses a pre-defined scheme to convert Org
headlines to an equivalent Texinfo structuring commands. A scheme like this
maps top-level headlines to numbered chapters tagged as
lower-level headlines to unnumbered chapters tagged as
To override such mappings to introduce
@part or other Texinfo
structuring commands, define a new class in
Activate the new class with the
#+TEXINFO_CLASS keyword. When no new
class is defined and activated, the Texinfo export back-end defaults to the
If an Org headline’s level has no associated Texinfo structuring command, or is below a certain threshold (see Export settings), then the Texinfo export back-end makes it into a list item.
The Texinfo export back-end makes any headline with a non-
:APPENDIX: property into an appendix. This happens independent of the
Org headline level or the
The Texinfo export back-end creates a menu entry after the Org headline for
each regular sectioning structure. To override this with a shorter menu
entry, use the
:ALT_TITLE: property (see Table of contents).
Texinfo menu entries also have an option for a longer
property. Here’s an example that uses both to override the default menu
* Controlling Screen Display :PROPERTIES: :ALT_TITLE: Display :DESCRIPTION: Controlling Screen Display :END:
The text before the first headline belongs to the ‘Top’ node, i.e., the node in which a reader enters an Info manual. As such, it is expected not to appear in printed output generated from the .texi file. See (texinfo)The Top Node, for more information.