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From: "Colin Fraizer" <orgmode@cfraizer.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Capture feature suggestion: place the mark from a template
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 06:46:20 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <00da01cd2207$7cfe04b0$76fa0e10$@cfraizer.com> (raw)

I use a capture template like this:

("t" "Todo" entry (file+headline "todo.org" "Tasks") 
  "* TODO %?\n  :HIDDEN:\n  %U\n  :END:\n%!" :prepend t)

to create todo items.  I want the cursor to be at the end of the
headline so I can type that in, but then I want to be able to quickly
jump to the end so I can type any details that I want.

I use "the mark" for that purpose, so I can type "C-x C-x" to jump
right where I want.  So I modified the function
org-capture-place-entry to add the following lines:

    (goto-char beg)
    (if (re-search-forward "%!" end t)
          (push-mark nil t nil)
          (replace-match "")))

just before the final (goto-char beg) that will put the cursor
position at "%?".

(I guess I could have put that following ``(goto-char beg)'' inside
that ``(progn ...)''.)

Would anyone else find this a useful addition to the capture template

             reply	other threads:[~2012-04-24 10:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-04-24 10:46 Colin Fraizer [this message]
2012-04-24 14:53 ` Capture feature suggestion: place the mark from a template Nick Dokos
2012-04-24 15:02 ` Carsten Dominik
2012-04-25  9:22   ` Colin Fraizer

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