I need many lines in my org-export latex header.

#+LATEX_HEADER: \usepackage[main=british,polutonikogreek]{babel}
#+LATEX_HEADER: \usepackage{fontspec}
#+LATEX_HEADER: \usepackage{hanging}
#+LATEX_HEADER: \setmainfont{ebgaramond}[Contextuals=Alternate]
#+LATEX_HEADER: \newcount\instr \instr=1 % hide/show instructions
#+LATEX_HEADER: \babelhyphenation[british]{philo-sophy}

Is there an alternative to putting #+LATEX_HEADER in front of each?

  • Your problem is not related with the tile of the question. – Dox Jan 26 '17 at 14:29
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    If you prefer, write all of the preamble in an external file, say header.tex, and then call it like #+latex_header: /path/to/header.tex. – Dox Jan 26 '17 at 14:31
  • @Dox, ups, corrected. – Toothrot Jan 26 '17 at 15:22

A possible solution is to write a file with the LaTeX preamble, like

%% This is the file MyTeXHeader.tex
\newcount\instr \instr=1 % hide/show instructions

and then use a single call of #+latex_header in your org file

#+title: A shortcut in my LaTeX header
#+author: Stan Lee
#+latex_header: \input{/path/to/your/MyTeXHeader.tex}

* Introduction
  bla bla bla
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    I had to do #+latex_header: \input preamble – Toothrot Jan 29 '17 at 19:35
  • @toothrot: I corrected the call of the file. Thx! – Dox Jan 30 '17 at 6:33

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