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* Function to get the title of a heading
@ 2009-01-06 18:53 Daniel Clemente
  2009-01-08 22:20 ` Carsten Dominik
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 3+ messages in thread
From: Daniel Clemente @ 2009-01-06 18:53 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: emacs-orgmode list


Hi,

  I want to get the title of some entry in Elisp. That is, from this heading:

*** TODO Do something!

  I want the "Do something!".


  I know no function to do this; although there is probably one. What I found is:

-  (org-entry-properties) returns the TODO keyword, the tags, and the category, but not the title.
-  (org-get-entry) has no useful documentation but it seems to return the content, not the heading.
-  (org-get-header HEADER) does something else related to mail; it seems to be unused and not much documented.
-  (org-get-heading t) seems to return the full line (even with keyword), but with properties:

#("TODO Do something!" 0 4
  (org-category "test1" fontified t face org-todo)
  4 18
  (org-category "test1" fontified t face org-level-3))


  Based on this, I did a function to remove the TODO keyword and the properties.

(defun org-get-heading-title ()
"Returns the heading of the current entry as a string, without the leading stars, the TODO keyword or the tags."
(let (
      (title-with-props (org-get-heading t))
      (keyword (org-get-todo-state))
      )
  (substring-no-properties title-with-props (if keyword (1+ (length keyword))))
  )
)

  Suggestions:
- This could also be implemented as a parameter to (org-get-heading).
- Or the title returned in (org-entry-properties)
- And (org-get-header HEADER) could be removed.
- In any case, such a function can be included in Org-mode so that it is easy to find.


  Thanks,
Daniel

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* Re: Function to get the title of a heading
  2009-01-06 18:53 Function to get the title of a heading Daniel Clemente
@ 2009-01-08 22:20 ` Carsten Dominik
  2009-01-11 17:08   ` Daniel Clemente
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 3+ messages in thread
From: Carsten Dominik @ 2009-01-08 22:20 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Daniel Clemente; +Cc: emacs-orgmode list

Hi Daniel,

I have added `org-heading-components'.

HTH

- Carsten

On Jan 6, 2009, at 7:53 PM, Daniel Clemente wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
>  I want to get the title of some entry in Elisp. That is, from this  
> heading:
>
> *** TODO Do something!
>
>  I want the "Do something!".
>
>
>  I know no function to do this; although there is probably one. What  
> I found is:
>
> -  (org-entry-properties) returns the TODO keyword, the tags, and  
> the category, but not the title.
> -  (org-get-entry) has no useful documentation but it seems to  
> return the content, not the heading.
> -  (org-get-header HEADER) does something else related to mail; it  
> seems to be unused and not much documented.
> -  (org-get-heading t) seems to return the full line (even with  
> keyword), but with properties:
>
> #("TODO Do something!" 0 4
>  (org-category "test1" fontified t face org-todo)
>  4 18
>  (org-category "test1" fontified t face org-level-3))
>
>
>  Based on this, I did a function to remove the TODO keyword and the  
> properties.
>
> (defun org-get-heading-title ()
> "Returns the heading of the current entry as a string, without the  
> leading stars, the TODO keyword or the tags."
> (let (
>      (title-with-props (org-get-heading t))
>      (keyword (org-get-todo-state))
>      )
>  (substring-no-properties title-with-props (if keyword (1+ (length  
> keyword))))
>  )
> )
>
>  Suggestions:
> - This could also be implemented as a parameter to (org-get-heading).
> - Or the title returned in (org-entry-properties)
> - And (org-get-header HEADER) could be removed.
> - In any case, such a function can be included in Org-mode so that  
> it is easy to find.
>
>
>  Thanks,
> Daniel
>
>
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* Re: Function to get the title of a heading
  2009-01-08 22:20 ` Carsten Dominik
@ 2009-01-11 17:08   ` Daniel Clemente
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 3+ messages in thread
From: Daniel Clemente @ 2009-01-11 17:08 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Carsten Dominik; +Cc: emacs-orgmode list

Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl> writes:

> Hi Daniel,
>
> I have added `org-heading-components'.
>

  That helps, and it also makes easier other inquiries like the current headline level. Formerly I had to do (org-reduced-level (funcall outline-level)) which was not obvious.

  Thanks,

Daniel

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