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From: Adam Spiers <orgmode@adamspiers.org>
To: Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com>
Cc: org-mode mailing list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: FR: refile-and-link
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2014 23:54:47 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20141210235447.GA4108@pacific.linksys.moosehall> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <871tofx7xx.fsf@kyleam.com>

On Thu, Dec 04, 2014 at 07:21:30PM -0500, Kyle Meyer wrote:
> Adam Spiers <orgmode@adamspiers.org> wrote:
> > Forgive me if this has already been implemented, but I couldn't see
> > it...
> I don't know of a command that does this.
> > I'm looking for something similar to the "extract method" operation
> > which refactoring IDEs can perform on code.  You would select a
> > headline (or maybe even region), hit `refile-and-link', and then after
> > the normal refiling, a link to the refiled section would be inserted
> > in the place where the refiled section previously lived.
> >
> > Thoughts?
> The last refile location is stored in org-bookmark-names-plist. The
> (lightly tested) function below uses that information to create a link
> to the refiled heading.
> #+begin_src emacs-lisp
>   (defun org-refile-and-link ()
>     "Refile heading, adding a link to the new location.
>   Prefix arguments are interpreted by `org-refile'."
>     (interactive)
>     (when (member current-prefix-arg '(3 (4) (16)))
>       (user-error "Linking is incompatible with that prefix argument"))
>     (let ((heading  (org-get-heading t t))
>           (orig-file (buffer-file-name)))
>       (call-interactively #'org-refile)
>       (let* ((refile-file
>               (bookmark-get-filename
>                (assoc (plist-get org-bookmark-names-plist :last-refile)
>                       bookmark-alist)))
>              (same-file (string= orig-file refile-file))
>              (link (if same-file
>                        (concat "*" heading)
>                      (concat refile-file "::*" heading)))
>              (desc heading))
>         (open-line 1)
>         (insert (org-make-link-string link desc)))))
> #+end_src

Thanks a lot!  I've noticed a couple of minor issues - hopefully I'll
fix them when I get time and then maybe submit a patch.

      reply	other threads:[~2014-12-10 23:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-12-03 12:46 FR: refile-and-link Adam Spiers
2014-12-03 20:27 ` Thierry Pellé
2014-12-05  0:21 ` Kyle Meyer
2014-12-10 23:54   ` Adam Spiers [this message]

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