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From: Mario Frasca <mario@anche.no>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: [bug] select TODO items and unexpected behaviour
Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 16:54:58 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1efbef61-a473-7516-93d7-21e9e1053229@anche.no> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <ea64d98c-d7bf-eea0-40d4-00a1515bdb98@anche.no>

if I change those 'right and 'left, to :right and :left, the handling 
them over and over as symbols will not start confusing them as 
variables, and keep them as symbols.

On 27/06/2020 16:43, Mario Frasca wrote:
> this behaviour comes after somehow my 
> `org-loop-over-headlines-in-active-region' became nil.
>
> if I set it back to t, I get the message "Symbol's value as variable 
> is void: right".
>
> I had enabled debugging, and my guess is that this might have left the 
> value of `org-loop-over-headlines-in-active-region' at the 
> "inside-looping" setting.  just guessing.
>
> On 27/06/2020 16:16, Mario Frasca wrote:
>> when I select subsequent TODO items, whole lines, and I do M-<right>, 
>> they get demoted by one star, so something like
>>
>> * header
>> <point>* a1
>> * a2
>> * a3
>> <mark>* header
>>
>> after I hit M-<right> will become
>>
>> * header
>> <point>** a1
>> ** a2
>> ** a3
>> <mark>* header
>>
>> which is what I expected, even if I would not expect the region to be 
>> deactivated.
>>
>> but if I now reactivate the region, andhit S-<right> (that's 
>> shift-right), the effect is only at the <point>, not on the selection:
>>
>> * header
>> <point>** TODO a1
>> ** a2
>> ** a3
>> <mark>* header
>>
>> I would have expected all lines to get the TODO.Same effect, if I hit 
>> C-c C-t: only the line at the point gets the TODO status rotated.
>>
>> looks like a bug to me, but I would not know where to start looking 
>> for how to fix this.
>>
>> Mario
>>


  reply	other threads:[~2020-06-27 21:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-27 21:16 Mario Frasca
2020-06-27 21:43 ` Mario Frasca
2020-06-27 21:54   ` Mario Frasca [this message]
2020-06-28  6:32   ` Kyle Meyer
2020-06-28 14:53     ` Mario Frasca
2020-06-28 18:50     ` Mario Frasca
2020-06-28 20:06       ` Kyle Meyer
     [not found]     ` <32b85f8a-3f26-15d8-8d93-cbdd222ab3db@anche.no>
2020-06-28 20:04       ` Kyle Meyer
2020-06-27 22:46 ` Russell Adams

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