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From: Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: a quick way to switch orgmode notes between read-only/editing?
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:42:41 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <8761ivsgb2.fsf@ericabrahamsen.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAOQHXPoSbOOkBxuNCX27HAQsr9a5v26RMo21-XOfPhajs2o15w@mail.gmail.com>

Xebar Saram <zeltakc@gmail.com> writes:

> Thanks guys. really appreciate all your help 
>
> im now using view-mode with hooks as suggested. btw whats the
> advantages of viewer-mode over read-only-mode

Mostly that you get more convenient navigation commands. Scrolling and
searching etc don't require control modifiers, and it becomes a bit
easier to move around files.

> best
>
> Z
>
>
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 5:46 PM, Jorge A. Alfaro-Murillo <
> jorge.a.alfaro@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>     Xebar Saram <zeltakc@gmail.com> writes:
>    
>     > i keep once and a while screwing up my notes with unintended
>     editing
>     > (erroneous key presses etc) and was wondering if any one knew
>     of a way
>     > to to switch orgmode notes between read-only/editing?
>    
>     Hi Xebar. Use C-x C-q. This works for every file, I use it in
>     particular
>     for notes that I do not want to edit.
>    
>     It runs the command read-only-mode which changes whether the
>     current
>     buffer is read-only. Actually the command switches the local
>     variable
>     buffer-read-only, so you can use that variable as local for every
>     file
>     that you do not want to edit by default. At the end of those
>     files add:
>    
>     #+BEGIN_EXAMPLE
>     %%% Local Variables:
>     %%% buffer-read-only: t
>     %%% End:
>     #+END_EXAMPLE
>    
>     And every time that you want to edit them just do C-x C-q
>    
>     Best,
>    
>     Jorge.
>    
>    

  reply	other threads:[~2014-07-17 23:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-07-17 12:40 Xebar Saram
2014-07-17 13:13 ` Thorsten Jolitz
2014-07-17 13:22   ` Xebar Saram
2014-07-17 13:23     ` Xebar Saram
2014-07-17 13:50       ` Thorsten Jolitz
2014-07-17 13:53       ` Nick Dokos
2014-07-17 13:57     ` Thorsten Jolitz
2014-07-17 14:46 ` Jorge A. Alfaro-Murillo
2014-07-17 15:15   ` Xebar Saram
2014-07-17 23:42     ` Eric Abrahamsen [this message]
2014-07-18  7:50       ` Xebar Saram
2014-07-18  8:54         ` Thorsten Jolitz
2014-07-18 12:14           ` Xebar Saram
2014-07-18 12:35             ` Thorsten Jolitz
2014-07-18 15:31               ` Xebar Saram
2014-07-18 20:37                 ` Thorsten Jolitz

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