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From: Sebastien Vauban <sva-news-D0wtAvR13HarG/iDocfnWg@public.gmane.org>
To: emacs-orgmode-mXXj517/zsQ@public.gmane.org
Subject: Re: Counting number of children under heading
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:28:55 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <86lhuzlxk8.fsf@somewhere.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 86a9bi66a7.fsf@sachachua.com

Hello Sacha,

Sacha Chua wrote:
> Sebastien Vauban writes:
>
>>>> I would like to automatically count the number of children under a
>>>> given heading. For example, I would like to have
>>>> * Cars (2)
>>>> ** BMW
>>>> ** Escort
>>>
>>> There is no such feature in Org, but I seem to remember someone
>>> hack something similar -- maybe someone else with a better memory
>>> can tell.
>>
>> IIRC, Sacha Chua had made such a hack -- must be found on her impressive
>> blog.
>
> I don't remember doing something like that - I tend to use [X] for
> automatically counted cookies...
>
> Do you need the number of children to be part of the text, or is it
> okay for that to be temporarily displayed?

Yes, I almost remembered what you wrote in
http://sachachua.com/blog/2008/01/outlining-your-notes-with-org/,
section "Getting a Sense of Progress". Still, it is about counting
headlines, but with a special cookie you add.

Best regards,
  Seb

-- 
Sebastien Vauban

  reply	other threads:[~2014-04-20 17:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-04-17  9:15 Counting number of children under heading Marvin Doyley
2014-04-17  9:21 ` Bastien
2014-04-17  9:42   ` Thorsten Jolitz
2014-04-18 13:54   ` Sebastien Vauban
2014-04-18 14:50     ` Sacha Chua
2014-04-20 17:28       ` Sebastien Vauban [this message]
2014-04-21  2:55         ` Sacha Chua
2014-04-17 10:55 ` Eric Abrahamsen
2014-04-17 12:02   ` Thorsten Jolitz
2014-04-17 13:10     ` Eric Abrahamsen
2014-04-17 13:44 Marvin Doyley
2014-04-17 14:43 ` Thorsten Jolitz
2014-04-17 16:21 Doyley, Marvin M.

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