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From: Manager Leader <managerleader@gmail.com>
To: Manish <mailtomanish.sharma@gmail.com>
Cc: Org Mode List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Re: Org-Mode in Windows
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2009 23:02:30 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <497C7F06.7030208@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <e7cdbe30901250349n73bab673x48154225ebbe781b@mail.gmail.com>

Hi Manish,

Thank you for your reply.

I tried what you said:
(add-to-list 'load-path "C:/path/to/org-mode/lisp")
(require 'org-install)
(add-to-list 'auto-mode-alist '("\\.org$" . org-mode))
(global-set-key "\C-ca" 'org-agenda)

But I had to create a .emacs file (.emacs filename and no extension - 
not sure if this is right). I placed 2 copies - 1 where runemacs.exe is 
located (c:/emacs/bin) and another in c:/emacs - but it seems like 
there's no effect on the behaviour of org-mode... So I think there's a 
problem with reading the .emacs..

I have already set the path: C:\emacs\bin\ and Added environmental 
variables HOME = c:\emacs\

I have a feeling I'm doing something simple wrong...



Manish wrote:

>> On Jan 25, 2009, at 3:48 AM, Manager Leader wrote:
>>> Dear Mr. Dominik,
>>> Thank you for your work in Org-Mode, I started researching about it a
>>> month ago and I have started using it 10 days ago (used to work in outlook
>>> but it just can't cope with my life now). And so far am happy with it except
>>> for some things that's not working as expected.
>>> I am using Windows XP and have downloaded the latest release version for
>>> emacs (22.3.1) and org-mode (6.18c). But when I type M-x org-version 5.23a.
> Adding this will cause the new Org to come before system supplied Org.
> Of course, update the path for your machine.
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
> (add-to-list 'load-path "C:/path/to/org-mode/lisp")
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
> Please ensure you have "(require 'org-install)" and not "(require 'org)'
> in your .emacs.
>>> * Org-Mode does not start by itself when emacs is started - I always have
>>> to type "ALT-X org-mode" (in your book convention: M-x) or put on each file
>>> "MY PROJECTS  -*- mode: org; -*-"
> This should make all .org files open in Org mode.
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
> (add-to-list 'auto-mode-alist '("\\.org$" . org-mode))
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
>>> * Agenda view does not come out with the shortcut C-c a - I always
>>> have to use the mouse and org->agenda command -> t *
> Following should help bring agenda options with C-c a.
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
> (global-set-key "\C-ca" 'org-agenda)
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
>>> I want my default org file to open when I start emacs or org-mode but
>>> don't know how to do this. I always have to browse to the correct
>>> directory and open the file.  * Other things but I think should be
>>> resolved if those above can work.
> Once you use the agenda command it will open required org files
> automatically.  You may also want to take a look at
> http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/DeskTop
>>> I consider myself competent with computers and normally can easily make
>>> things work with reading documentation and searching through newsgroups,
>>> web. But this is taking a bit too long.
>>> Some info and Things I have done to try to resolve it:
>>> * I placed emacs in directory c:/emacs, downloaded 6.18c orgmode file to
>>> c:/emacs/org
>>> * I am logged in with admin rights on Windows
> Admin rights should not be necessary to use Emacs and Org mode.
>>> * I have added the path to emacs in environment
>>> variables. C:/emacs/bin * I have watched your video at google 3
>>> times, gone through the manual particularly installation and
>>> activation parts, searched the newsgroups and google searched
>>> whatever I can...
> Following article by John Weigley is what eased the eay for me.
> http://www.newartisans.com/blog/2007/08/using-org-mode-as-a-day-planner.html
>>> * I can't find any file named emacs or *.emacs so I created ".emacs"
>>> file and placed it in c:/emacs - I attach my emacs file.
> I am afraid I did not find your .emacs file but the link cited above
> will help you get started with one.  I prefer to define an environment
> variable "HOME" and keep my stuff under that.  Emacs will also read
> .emacs from the location if it can find the file there.
>>> * Make command from the installation manual does not work (even
>>> inside emacs
>>> Tools-> Make) - I attach my makefile which I have edited based on the
>>> installation manual.
> I would suggest skipping the make part for now.  Everything should still
> function without compiling.  What you do not get is the info and HTML
> documentation (that you can access online.)

  reply	other threads:[~2009-01-25 15:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <497BD2E2.3080306@gmail.com>
2009-01-25  6:45 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-25 10:56   ` David Lord
     [not found]     ` <497C5E28.9070706@gmail.com>
2009-01-25 20:01       ` David Lord
2009-01-25 11:49   ` Manish
2009-01-25 15:02     ` Manager Leader [this message]
2009-01-25 15:11       ` Manish
2009-01-25 15:30         ` Manager Leader
     [not found]           ` <497C8B92.8010706@firstscales.com>
2009-01-25 18:45             ` Manish

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