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From: Sharon Kimble <boudiccas@talktalk.net>
To: Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Auto-creating a numbered list from pasted section?
Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2014 07:07:00 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <22fb8acf-7bfe-44a4-a9fd-011bf24bba05@email.android.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87vbxsh5j9.fsf@ericabrahamsen.net>

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Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> wrote:
>Sharon Kimble <boudiccas@talktalk.net> writes:
>> Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> wrote:
>>     Bastien <bzg@gnu.org> writes:
>>         Hi Sharon,
>>         Sharon Kimble <boudiccas@talktalk.net> writes:
>>             In an org-mode document I can <h which when TABBED gives
>>             #+BEGIN_HTML
>>             #+END_HTML
>>             In the same document I have a list of numbered items,
>actually academic
>>             references, is it possible using something like <r to
>have each and
>>             every one done as part of a numbered list please? It
>would be so much
>>             simpler than going through numbering each and every one
>by hand!
>>             I'm not sure what you mean by
>>             "done as part of a numbered list"
>>             As for re-numbering items from a numbered list, moving
>one item up and
>>             down will renumber
>>             the whole list automagically.
>>             Please give more details if this does not reply your
>>         Also not sure what you mean, but maybe mark all the things
>you want to
>>         be list items, and then use "C-c -" to actually make them
>list items?
>>         Hit that again a few times to cycle through
>ordered/unordered, etc.
>>         That's my guess.
>>     Thanks for this, you'll have to bear with me as I have no
>>     Internet access atm due to a fault on the line.
>>     This is referring to a academic reference list on a medical
>>     journal reference list, where the articles are referenced in the
>>     body of the article and then all listed at the end in numbered
>>     order as they appear in the article.
>>     What I'm after is some way of auto-numbering a highlighted number
>>     of references so that I don't have to number them all by hand.
>That still sounds to me like you're creating a numbered list from what
>is currently just a series of lines and paragraphs. Or else you're
>trying to do what org footnotes do: automatically link the numbering
>between the in-text references, and the article list at the end. Maybe
>try footnotes?
>If this isn't right, maybe show us a simple example of the text you've
>got, and what you're hoping to do.

I'm attaching 'paste.org' which shows 2 lines of a reference list of 42 items, which I've had to number by hand. What I'm looking for is highlighting the list, press several keys and the list is auto-numbered. 

Can it be done please? 

Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

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  reply	other threads:[~2014-01-11  7:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-01-08 13:30 Auto-creating a numbered list from pasted section? Sharon Kimble
2014-01-08 16:35 ` Bastien
2014-01-09  3:52   ` Eric Abrahamsen
2014-01-09 20:16     ` Sharon Kimble
2014-01-10  3:36       ` Eric Abrahamsen
2014-01-11  7:07         ` Sharon Kimble [this message]
2014-01-11  9:15           ` Bastien

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