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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
To: Jason Jackson <jason@cvk.ca>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Attachment feature - Can I have custom directories?
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2009 09:27:35 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <83DF2B38-296E-4595-A3D7-AEFE0473D956@uva.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2df907590901101747m6df589a0v1a537a433642f924@mail.gmail.com>

On Jan 11, 2009, at 2:47 AM, Jason Jackson wrote:

> There are many times where I would like to associate an org-mode  
> item with a specific directory of my choosing for attachment  
> directory.
> Such that, C-c C-a f would open for example ~/docs/project1
> and C-c C-a o would open the file inside
> Of course, I still like the existing functionality of generating  
> random directory names too.
> Can org-mode do this?

You know, I think this could be very useful, so I have
implemented it.  Along with an idea I wanted to have in
myself: Using the same directory to an entire subtree, so
that a project may use a single attachment directory.

If you get the new git version, `C-c C-a s' will allow to
select a directory of your choice.

And `C-c C-a i' will mark an entry as a parent whose children
will inherit the attachment directory.

Thanks for pushing this.

> ------------
> Also I should mention C-c C-a l (for symbolic links) just copies the  
> file on the windows platform, can we have it create a shortcut  
> instead?

`C-c C-a l' does not make symbolic links, it makes hard links.
And there is as far as know no equivalent for this under Windows.

- Carsten

  reply	other threads:[~2009-01-19  8:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-11  1:47 Attachment feature - Can I have custom directories? Jason Jackson
2009-01-19  8:27 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-01-19 11:22   ` Manish
2009-01-19 11:40     ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-19 11:57       ` Manish
2009-01-19 13:34         ` Carsten Dominik

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