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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Stathis Sideris <sideris@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: newbie questions
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 17:44:16 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <077D241E-D071-48AD-A68B-4A1E5D93941D@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <f1817c160904060404m4cfb8941x3874b4ba7b861669@mail.gmail.com>

On Apr 6, 2009, at 1:04 PM, Stathis Sideris wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'm new to org mode (the bundling of ditaa made me aware of its
> existence!), and having recently converted a relatively large volume
> of notes from freemind, I'm now giving org mode a serious test drive.

Hi Stathis,


> I have three questions:
> (1) Is there any way to make the column placement of org-ellipsis
> consistent? It seems that the presence of tags in headings cause
> org-ellipsis to be placed in the right-hand side which makes it easier
> to miss when looking at an outline.

No, unfortunately not.

> (2) Is there any way to make org-cycle skip the "show all" mode? That
> would make it to just collapse/expand the children of the current
> heading.

No, but pressing TAB one extra time is really very little effort.

> (3) Are there any plans to implement persistent tree expansion? For
> example, it could be that org mode would somehow remember which
> headings were expanded when you were last using an org file. Or being
> able to go back to the previous state after you've created a sparse
> tree using C-c /.

This has come up before, but is very complex and, in my
opinion, not really worth it.

You can use the VISIBILITY property to set fixed startup
visibilities for individual trees.

- Carsten

> Thanks,
> Stathis
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2009-04-08 16:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-04-06 11:04 newbie questions Stathis Sideris
2009-04-06 15:40 ` Manish
2009-04-08 15:44 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2009-07-09 20:37 Newbie Questions Andrew M. Nuxoll
2009-07-09 21:04 ` Brian van den Broek
2009-07-10  3:16 ` Nick Dokos
2009-07-10  4:08   ` Andrew M. Nuxoll
2009-07-10  7:06     ` Ian Barton
2009-07-10 15:26     ` Eric S Fraga
     [not found]       ` <ucecesf@ucl.ac.uk>
2009-07-10 16:32         ` Nick Dokos
2009-07-10 17:48           ` Nicolas Goaziou
2009-07-10 17:53             ` Eric S Fraga
2009-07-10 17:49           ` Eric S Fraga
2009-08-03  4:27   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-07-10 17:43 ` Memnon Anon
2009-08-03 20:35 ` Samuel Wales

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