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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: pholcomb@cpoint.net
Cc: Deric Bytes <dericbytes@gmail.com>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Moving headlines and content.
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 09:13:01 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <68A8932E-0A2B-40E1-8C81-1C629D524DD4@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20090408175204.GX24072@cpoint.net>


On Apr 8, 2009, at 7:52 PM, Paul Holcomb wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 07, 2009 at 01:28:24PM -0700, Samuel Wales wrote:
>> Not that I know of.
>>
>> It might be possible, however, to (1) make a command that tags each
>> entry with :MARK: (similar to marking in dired -- you don't need  
>> this,
>> but would add completeness) (2) make a command that tags /matching/
>> items (you need this) and (3) make a command that moves all marked
>> entries (using org-refile).
>>
>> Thus, it could be a generic marking mechanism like dired, and it  
>> could
>> work for the outline in addition to the agenda.
>>
>> Not that that helps you :).
>
> Both of these would be killer features IMHO.  This type of UI in mutt
> (tagging messages) is great for dealing with large amounts of items.
>
> I tried to figure out the best way to do this a couple months ago,
> but it was a little over my head for my level of elisp proficiency.
> Ideally, I wanted to show all of the data about to be moved in a
> separate frame, as there is totally the possibility of destroying a
> large amount of data in this way.

Bulk action is now implemented in the agenda (org-mode 6.28,
jeleased a few minutes ago).  I don't think we need it in the
outline - if you go through to mark many entries with a tag
or so, you can then use an agenda search to find the marked
entries and execute the bulk action from the agenda.

- Carsten

  reply	other threads:[~2009-06-25  7:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-04-07 12:38 Deric Bytes
2009-04-07 20:28 ` Samuel Wales
2009-04-08 17:52   ` Paul Holcomb
2009-06-25  7:13     ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-06-25 13:48       ` Paul Holcomb
2009-04-08 15:49 ` Carsten Dominik

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