From: Carsten Dominik <email@example.com> To: Daniel Clemente <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: emacs-orgmode list <email@example.com> Subject: Re: Function to get the title of a heading Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2009 23:20:30 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <293B6330-1B33-4B70-B368-72A08175221F@uva.nl> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Hi Daniel, I have added `org-heading-components'. HTH - Carsten On Jan 6, 2009, at 7:53 PM, Daniel Clemente wrote: > > Hi, > > I want to get the title of some entry in Elisp. That is, from this > heading: > > *** TODO Do something! > > I want the "Do something!". > > > I know no function to do this; although there is probably one. What > I found is: > > - (org-entry-properties) returns the TODO keyword, the tags, and > the category, but not the title. > - (org-get-entry) has no useful documentation but it seems to > return the content, not the heading. > - (org-get-header HEADER) does something else related to mail; it > seems to be unused and not much documented. > - (org-get-heading t) seems to return the full line (even with > keyword), but with properties: > > #("TODO Do something!" 0 4 > (org-category "test1" fontified t face org-todo) > 4 18 > (org-category "test1" fontified t face org-level-3)) > > > Based on this, I did a function to remove the TODO keyword and the > properties. > > (defun org-get-heading-title () > "Returns the heading of the current entry as a string, without the > leading stars, the TODO keyword or the tags." > (let ( > (title-with-props (org-get-heading t)) > (keyword (org-get-todo-state)) > ) > (substring-no-properties title-with-props (if keyword (1+ (length > keyword)))) > ) > ) > > Suggestions: > - This could also be implemented as a parameter to (org-get-heading). > - Or the title returned in (org-entry-properties) > - And (org-get-header HEADER) could be removed. > - In any case, such a function can be included in Org-mode so that > it is easy to find. > > > Thanks, > Daniel > > > _______________________________________________ > Emacs-orgmode mailing list > Remember: use `Reply All' to send replies to the list. > Emacsemail@example.com > http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-orgmode
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