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From: Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos@hp.com>
To: John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Capturing to second level headline that does not exist
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:53:22 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <11609.1346450002@alphaville.americas.hpqcorp.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Message from John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com> of "Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:20:53 CDT." <CA+M2ft_3Bi7-SuCMhJBe14W+sv2dLuGbm6kGSVCs1JbfNK5PoA@mail.gmail.com>

John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm sure this is trivial, but I'm missing it.
> If I use file+olp to try something like this
> #+begin_src .emacs
> (setq org-capture-templates
>     `(("c" "clock" entry (file+olp "~/org/clocking.org"
> 	  ,(format "%s"
> 	     (format-time-string "%Y"))
>           ,(format "%s"
>              (format-time-string "%B")))
>           "*** %? %^G \n %u" :clock-in t :clock-result t)))
> #+end_src
> I get an error that the headline doesn't exist. But if I do it like this:
> #+begin_src .emacs
> (setq org-capture-templates
>     `(    ("a" "clock2" entry (file+headline "~/org/clocking.org"
> 	  ,(format "%s"
> 	     (format-time-string "%Y")))
>           ,(format "** %s \n*** %%? %%^G \n %%u"
>              (format-time-string "%B"))
>            :clock-in t :clock-resume t)))
> #+end_src
> Then if I run this a few times, I get this:
> ,--- ~/org/clocking.org ---
> | * 2012
> | ** August
> | *** test
> |  [2012-08-31 Fri]
> | ** August
> | *** test2
> |  [2012-08-31 Fri]
> `----------------------------------
> So... one won't create a new headline, and the other creates a
> duplicate if there's another of the same type there. The second makes
> sense since I'm passing a string to use for the entry... it just takes
> that string and inserts it where I told it. But is there a way to make
> file+olp make a new headline if it doesn't exist? Or another way to do
> this?

Can't you just pre-make the relevant structure in the file?

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
* 2012
** August
** September
** October
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

Then the relevant headings are going to be present.


      reply	other threads:[~2012-08-31 21:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-08-31 21:20 Capturing to second level headline that does not exist John Hendy
2012-08-31 21:53 ` Nick Dokos [this message]

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