From: Graham Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: emacs-orgmode Mailinglist <email@example.com> Subject: Re: Re: Beginners guide to Org customization Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 18:13:23 +0000 [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <63BCC59E-17BD-4D7C-9F7C-6C284C8ABAEA@uva.nl> Carsten, Wearing my beginner to Emacs and Orgmode, this looks really useful. Graham 2009/2/5 Carsten Dominik <email@example.com>: > I have my home^h^h^h^h trainwork up as a new > attempt for the "Beginners Guide". > A lot more appropriate now, I think. Bernt? > > - Carsten > > http://orgmode.org/worg/org-customization-guide.php > > > On Feb 5, 2009, at 3:21 PM, Bernt Hansen wrote: > >> Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: >> >>> I have made a structured list of 43 (which one can >>> we remove, please????) Variables that came in as frequently >>> customized variables in the customization survey. It is not >>> exactly the top 43, I have used some additional judgement. >> >> I think a lot of these variables are things you play with _after_ using >> org-mode for awhile. Maybe the following variables should be introduced >> later? >> >> - org-archive-location >> >> the default works, and you don't archive anytime soon after starting >> to use org-mode. >> >> - org-startup-folded >> >> start with #STARTUP first? >> >> - org-odd-levels-only >> >> Talk about the conversion functions too (org-convert-to-odd-levels >> and org-convert-to-oddeven-levels.) I switched my files back and >> forth a few times but ended up with oddeven levels due to the depth >> of some of my tasks. >> >> - org-special-ctrl-a/e >> - org-special-ctrl-k >> >> I should maybe try these one day :) >> >> I've used org-mode for a few years now and I don't currently use these >> variables. They're great to have but not essential to getting started. >> >> The default values for the variables work in most cases. I think the >> ones that should be listed first are the ones you really have to >> customize to get org-mode to work for you. Beginners will not want nor >> need this amount of detail to be productive with org-mode. Having too >> many variables to set up or play with up front may just scare people >> away. >> >> Maybe we just need to stress that customizations are optional and you >> can completely ignore entire sections that don't apply to you (clocking, >> exporting, etc.) until you feel you need these additional features. >> >> HTH, >> Bernt > > > > _______________________________________________ > 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 >
prev parent reply other threads:[~2009-02-05 18:13 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2009-02-05 11:54 Carsten Dominik 2009-02-05 13:25 ` David Lord 2009-02-05 13:52 ` Carsten Dominik 2009-02-05 14:21 ` Bernt Hansen 2009-02-05 14:34 ` Carsten Dominik 2009-02-05 17:29 ` Carsten Dominik 2009-02-05 18:01 ` Bernt Hansen 2009-02-05 21:40 ` Carsten Dominik 2009-02-05 18:13 ` Graham Smith [this message]
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