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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Colin Fraizer <orgmode@cfraizer.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Capture feature suggestion: place the mark from a template
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:02:55 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <346CDE65-110E-4447-AF59-1F314016A7AA@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <00da01cd2207$7cfe04b0$76fa0e10$@cfraizer.com>

On Apr 24, 2012, at 12:46 PM, Colin Fraizer wrote:

> I use a capture template like this:
> ("t" "Todo" entry (file+headline "todo.org" "Tasks") 
>  "* TODO %?\n  :HIDDEN:\n  %U\n  :END:\n%!" :prepend t)
> to create todo items.  I want the cursor to be at the end of the
> headline so I can type that in, but then I want to be able to quickly
> jump to the end so I can type any details that I want.
> I use "the mark" for that purpose, so I can type "C-x C-x" to jump
> right where I want.  So I modified the function
> org-capture-place-entry to add the following lines:
>    (goto-char beg)
>    (if (re-search-forward "%!" end t)
>        (progn
>          (push-mark nil t nil)
>          (replace-match "")))
> just before the final (goto-char beg) that will put the cursor
> position at "%?".
> (I guess I could have put that following ``(goto-char beg)'' inside
> that ``(progn ...)''.)
> Would anyone else find this a useful addition to the capture template
> mechanism?

You could also use a prompt for the headline.  Or we could allow several %?
in the buffer, with a simple key to jump to the next one and delete it.....

- Carsten


- Carsten

  parent reply	other threads:[~2012-04-24 15:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-04-24 10:46 Capture feature suggestion: place the mark from a template Colin Fraizer
2012-04-24 14:53 ` Nick Dokos
2012-04-24 15:02 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2012-04-25  9:22   ` Colin Fraizer

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