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From: chris <inkbottle007@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: looking for examples of `org-capture-templates` working with `org-protocol://capture`
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2022 04:07:01 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4933995.AmxDJHG10n@pluto> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8993061.SSAKWaIIEW@pluto>

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On Monday, 31 January 2022 03:30:41 CET chris wrote:
> Hi,
> When you do
> `emacsclient "org-protocol://capture?
> template=X&url=URL&title=TITLE&body=BODY"`
> I don't understand at all how you make use of `url` `title` and `body` in
> `org- capture-template`.
> I understand there is some sort of "encoding" that doesn't make use of the
> keywords `url` `title` or `body`, but it's dense.
> There are no indications of how to do that here:
> https://orgmode.org/manual/The-capture-protocol.html[1]
> I haven't found any example that I've been able to reproduce in the whole
> web. I've spent hours on the documentation and the source code of
> https://github.com/emacs-mirror/emacs/blob/master/lisp/org/org-protocol.el[2
> ] And I have absolutely no idea of how to use `url` `title` and `body` in
> `org-capture- template`.


The last example in https://blog.jethro.dev/posts/capturing_inbox/[1], namely:
```emacs-lisp
(setq org-capture-templates
      `(("l" "org-protocol-capture" entry
         (file "~/path/inbox.org")
        "* TODO [[%:link][%:description]]\n\n %i"
        :immediate-finish t)))
```
Seems to work consistently with:
`xdg-open "org-protocol://capture?template=l&url=URL$(date --iso-8601=s)&title=TITLE$
(date --iso-86
01=s)&body=BODY$(date --iso-8601=s)"`


Provided I have opened at least one org buffer before hand, otherwise it opens a buffer 
named `"org-protocol://capture?template=l&url=URL&title=TITLE&body=BODY"
` at what point it can get messy. Probably I have to "start" somehow "org-mode" first, and 
it doesn't get enough started from my `init.el`.


Goal is to have the capturing work in the background, with emacs started as a daemon, 
but with no opened emacsclient frame:
capture, simply, silently, unobtrusively.


> Chris
> 
> --------
> [1] https://orgmode.org/manual/The-capture-protocol.html
> [2]
> https://github.com/emacs-mirror/emacs/blob/master/lisp/org/org-protocol.el

--------
[1] https://blog.jethro.dev/posts/capturing_inbox/

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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-01-31  2:30 chris
2022-01-31  3:07 ` chris [this message]
2022-01-31  4:23   ` chris
2022-02-03 12:57     ` Max Nikulin

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