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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Andreas Amann <andreas.amann@tyndall.ie>
Cc: emacs-pretest-bug@gnu.org, Carsten Dominik <carsten@orgmode.org>,
	Emacs-orgmode mailing list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>,
Subject: Re: 23.0.60; org-mode does not honour shift-select-mode
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2009 21:54:31 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <28B24655-C322-482B-8615-820CA6A99D09@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200901191709.n0JH9aPe012455@localhost.localdomain>

I am aware of this conflict, but I had no idea that this mode is on by  
What ever happened with Emacs that we have become this much Windows- 

Anyway, if the Emacs Gods decide that this has to change, the way to  
do it would be this:

- Carsten

--- org.el.orig 2009-01-19 21:52:10.000000000 +0100
+++ org.el      2009-01-19 21:52:42.000000000 +0100
@@ -246,7 +246,7 @@
    :group 'org-startup
    :type 'boolean)

-(defcustom org-replace-disputed-keys nil
+(defcustom org-replace-disputed-keys shift-select-mode
    "Non-nil means use alternative key bindings for some keys.
  Org-mode uses S-<cursor> keys for changing timestamps and priorities.
  These keys are also used by other packages like `CUA-mode' or  

On Jan 19, 2009, at 6:09 PM, Andreas Amann wrote:

> start with "emacs -Q test.org"
> type "* bla"
> and then shift-left
> expected behaviour: since shift-select-mode is set to t by default
> (see src/callint.c), I would expect that shift-movements select
> a region, and that major modes should not override this behaviour,
> without being asked of doing so.
> actual behaviour: upon shift-left the binding org-shiftleft is called
> which marks the current item as "DONE". This is very confusing for
> people accostumed to shift-selection, which works very well in all
> other emacs modes I know.
> Possible solution: in lisp/org/org.el
> only include the bindings
>         '([(shift up)]          org-shiftup)
>          '([(shift down)]        org-shiftdown)
>          '([(shift left)]        org-shiftleft)
>          '([(shift right)]       org-shiftright)
> if the variable shift-select-mode is nil.
> In GNU Emacs (x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu, X toolkit, Xaw3d  
> scroll bars)
> of 2009-01-14 on lnx0015f2465ec6
> Windowing system distributor `The X.Org Foundation', version  
> 11.0.10300000
> configured using `configure  '--prefix=/home/aamann/local/emacs-cvs'  
> 'LDFLAGS=-L/home/aamann/local/lib64' 'CPPFLAGS=-I/home/aamann/local/ 
> include''
> Important settings:
>  value of $LC_ALL: nil
>  value of $LC_COLLATE: nil
>  value of $LC_CTYPE: nil
>  value of $LC_MESSAGES: nil
>  value of $LC_MONETARY: nil
>  value of $LC_NUMERIC: nil
>  value of $LC_TIME: nil
>  value of $LANG: en_IE.utf8
>  value of $XMODIFIERS: @im=none
>  locale-coding-system: utf-8-unix
>  default-enable-multibyte-characters: t
> Major mode: Org
> Minor modes in effect:
>  tooltip-mode: t
>  tool-bar-mode: t
>  mouse-wheel-mode: t
>  menu-bar-mode: t
>  file-name-shadow-mode: t
>  global-font-lock-mode: t
>  font-lock-mode: t
>  blink-cursor-mode: t
>  global-auto-composition-mode: t
>  auto-composition-mode: t
>  auto-encryption-mode: t
>  auto-compression-mode: t
>  line-number-mode: t
>  transient-mark-mode: t
> Recent input:
> * S-SPC b l a <S-left> <help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo>
> <help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo> <menu-bar>
> <help-menu> <send-emacs-bug-report>
> Recent messages:
> For information about GNU Emacs and the GNU system, type C-h C-a.
> test.org has auto save data; consider M-x recover-this-file

       reply	other threads:[~2009-01-19 20:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <200901191709.n0JH9aPe012455@localhost.localdomain>
2009-01-19 20:54 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-01-20 10:12   ` Andreas Amann

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