From: Russell Adams <RLAdams@AdamsInfoServ.Com>
Subject: Re: New Screencast: Setting Up Org-mode for Windows
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 16:34:19 -0600 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <20101108223419.GC30297@x201> (raw)
On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 05:07:29PM -0500, Raymond Zeitler wrote:
> Thanks for creating this, Russell. It's great!
I'm glad you enjoyed it!
> I've already set my system up per John Wiegley's tutorial. I didn't
> appreciate Org until I started to use capture, so I'm glad you introduced it
> early on. And I like how you pointed out org-capture-templates. I'm at the
> point where I'm changing some settings, so it's nice to see where things are
Capture is a must. Working a project is one thing, but its how to deal
with the nonstop little things that counts.
> Also neat is the idea of notification. But I wonder if some folks might
> have VBS disabled. For them, I'd recommend using the Net Send command. Net
> Send can also broadcast to multiple users on a domain, which may (or may
> not) be a nice thing. I can imagine an IT person using Org-mode with Net
> Send to notify everyone about a server reboot.
I'm not a Windows guy, so I'm not sure. I used VBS because it appeared
that between Windows 2k, XP, and 2003 that NET SEND may have
changed. I've now had a few people suggest Growl for Mac and Windows.
> Some other things that are new to me:
> * AddPM (never used it)
> * -f switch to run Lisp and the shortcut to Agenda
> * latest version is now 7.3
> * Timestamps & Workflow
I love the one touch timestamps, it's been central to all of my work.
> * C-c [
> * lots more
> Invoking Customize is a nice way to establish the .emacs. But I would've
> mentioned C-x C-f ~/.e<TAB> after the second customization, though. :)
Yeah that was a bit repetitious. On the other hand I didn't know that
emacs would tab complete ~ on Windows, I was using the "native"
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2010-11-08 22:07 ` New Screencast: Setting Up Org-mode for Windows Raymond Zeitler
2010-11-08 22:34 ` Russell Adams [this message]
2010-11-11 17:18 ` Ian Barton
2010-11-05 21:52 Russell Adams
2010-11-07 17:08 ` Carsten Dominik
2010-11-07 17:17 ` Russell Adams
2010-11-08 0:12 ` Stefan Vollmar
2010-11-08 1:02 ` Russell Adams
2010-11-08 3:50 ` Sunny Srivastava
2010-11-08 20:28 ` Sébastien Vauban
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