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From: Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos@hp.com>
To: Colin Fraizer <orgmode@cfraizer.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Capture feature suggestion: place the mark from a template
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 10:53:39 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <12935.1335279219@alphaville> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Message from "Colin Fraizer" <orgmode@cfraizer.com> of "Tue, 24 Apr 2012 06:46:20 EDT." <00da01cd2207$7cfe04b0$76fa0e10$@cfraizer.com>

Colin Fraizer <orgmode@cfraizer.com> wrote:

> 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)
>         (progn
>           (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
> mechanism?

Maybe - but in this particular case, you could just go to the end of the 
buffer with  M-> (end-of-buffer), right?

And there might be a problem with your proposal: if I push a bunch of
marks during the capture, what happens after the capture is done? Are
they still on the stack? If so, should they be?


  reply	other threads:[~2012-04-24 14:54 UTC|newest]

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

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