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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
To: Daniel Clemente <n142857@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
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: <871vvgs1un.fsf@gmail.com>

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
>
>
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  reply	other threads:[~2009-01-08 22:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-06 18:53 Daniel Clemente
2009-01-08 22:20 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-01-11 17:08   ` Daniel Clemente

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