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@@ -289,6 +289,13 @@ For further documentation, see the `pandoc(1)` man page.
template appropriate for the output format will be used. See also
`-D/--print-default-template`.
+`-V` *key=val*, `--variable=`*key:val*
+: sets the template variable *key* to the value *val* when rendering the
+ document in standalone mode. This is only useful when the
+ `--template` option is used to specify a custom template, since
+ pandoc automatically sets the variables used in the default
+ templates.
+
`-c` or `--css` *filename*
: allows the user to specify a custom stylesheet that will be linked to
in HTML and S5 output. This option can be used repeatedly to include
@@ -489,9 +496,9 @@ depending on the output format, but include:
`css`
: links to CSS files, as specified using `-c/--css`
-Variables may be set at the command line using the
-`--set` option. This allows users to include custom variables in
-their templates.
+Variables may be set at the command line using the `-V/--variable`
+option. This allows users to include custom variables in their
+templates.
Templates may contain conditionals. The syntax is as follows: