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From: Toby Cubitt <tsc25@cantab.net>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Allow %<num> escapes to capture templates, expanded	to text	entered in <num>'th prompt
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:37:19 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20120424133719.GA12770@c3po> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8762cp70oe.fsf@gnu.org>

On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 02:51:29PM +0200, Bastien wrote:
> Toby Cubitt <tsc25@cantab.net> writes:
> > On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 11:57:02AM +0200, Bastien wrote:
> >> I've pushed a change to this new feature: 
> >> http://orgmode.org/w/?p=org-mode.git;a=commit;h=1666b9
> >> 
> >> Using %n is not good, because it will match many escaped 
> >> strings that you don't want to match.  Using %\n looks
> >> good to me as it resonates with \1 in replace-regexp.
> >> 
> >> Toby, let me know if you agree with this change.
> >
> > I'm fine with it. But I don't understand, what other escapes will it
> > match? None of the other % escapes documented in org-capture-templates
> > start with a digit, they all start with a letter or punctuation.
> It is not the escapes from the capture template itself, but at the time
> the capture buffer is prepared, links go to `org-make-link-string' which
> calls `org-link-escape' which might in turn insert "%20" strings.

Ah, I get it now.

Your %\n syntax looks to be a good choice. I'll pull your changes and
update my org-capture-template setting.


Dr T. S. Cubitt
Mathematics and Quantum Information group
Department of Mathematics
Complutense University
Madrid, Spain

email: tsc25@cantab.net
web:   www.dr-qubit.org

      reply	other threads:[~2012-04-24 13:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-04-22 22:47 [PATCH] Allow %<num> escapes to capture templates, expanded to text entered in <num>'th prompt Toby Cubitt
2012-04-23 12:54 ` Bastien
2012-04-23 15:08   ` Toby Cubitt
2012-04-23 15:12     ` Bastien
2012-04-23 15:29       ` Toby Cubitt
2012-04-23 15:34         ` Bastien
2012-04-24  9:57         ` Bastien
2012-04-24 11:05           ` Toby Cubitt
2012-04-24 12:51             ` Bastien
2012-04-24 13:37               ` Toby Cubitt [this message]

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