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From: Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos@hp.com>
To: =?iso-8859-1?Q?=22Wikstr=F6m=2C_Gustav=22?= <Gustav.Wikstrom@sogeti.se>
Cc: nicholas.dokos@hp.com, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Org-toggle-checkbox broken in 7.5?
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2011 13:50:44 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4375.1307814644@alphaville.dokosmarshall.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Message from =?us-ascii?Q?=3D=3Fiso-8859-1=3FQ=3F=3D22Wikstr?= =?us-ascii?Q?=3DF6m=3D2C=5FGustav=3D22=3F=3D?= <Gustav.Wikstrom@sogeti.se> of "Fri\, 10 Jun 2011 15\:53\:07 +0200." <3DC4AE9DA481CC4DAED5422B18C4CE45027B06C9@sogorex01.ad.sogeti.se>

Wikström, Gustav <Gustav.Wikstrom@sogeti.se> wrote:

> Hello!
> The command C-c C-x C-b has stopped working for me and I quietly blame 7.5 for it. Anyone who can
> attest or reject this statement?

Works here: Org-mode version 7.5 (baseline.273.g889a48)

Before blaming org, please do your due diligence:

Execute the function by hand, with M-x org-toggle-checkbox RET, and
*report the results*: "it does not work" is just not specific enough,
because it depends on your expectations which may or may not match
reality. If it does nothing, then say so explicitly.

Is the key still bound to the correct function? C-h c C-c C-x C-b will
tell you whether the key is still bound to what it is supposed to be
bound to (org-toggle-checkbox in this case). If not, then you are
probably using some minor mode that hijacks the key.  Check the mode
line for what minor modes you are running, eliminate them one by one and
see if you can get the functionality back.

If this doesn't resolve it, next start up emacs without your
customizations, just a minimal .emacs file that initializes org-mode,
visit the file and do the things above again. I keep a very short
minimal.emacs file for exactly this purpose, start up emacs with

    emacs -q -l ~/minimal.emacs

and try to reproduce the problem.

In 99% of problems, these are enough to identify the culprit.

If you feel a bit adventurous and have the time, you can learn a bit
about debugging (see section 18.2, "Edebug", of the Elisp manual) and
trace the execution of the function. If you don't know elisp, you may
feel somewhat apprehensive about this, but it's a good way to dig deeper
into emacs.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2011-06-11 18:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-06-10 13:53 Org-toggle-checkbox broken in 7.5? "Wikström, Gustav"
2011-06-11 16:55 ` Memnon Anon
2011-06-11 17:50 ` Nick Dokos [this message]
2011-06-13 13:05   ` "Wikström, Gustav"
2011-06-13 13:24     ` Nick Dokos
2011-06-13 14:22       ` Nick Dokos
2011-06-13 17:11     ` Ido Magal
2011-06-13 18:40       ` Nicolas Goaziou
2011-06-13 20:54         ` Ido Magal
2011-06-14  6:00           ` Nicolas Goaziou
2011-06-12  6:20 ` Achim Gratz

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