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From: "João Pedro de Amorim Paula" <jpedrodeamorim@gmail.com>
To: "Juan Manuel Macías" <maciaschain@posteo.net>,
	orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Move or rename a file in a link
Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 17:30:32 -0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <878rti98d3.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87lexotblq.fsf@posteo.net>

On 05 March 2022 19:58, Juan Manuel Macías <maciaschain@posteo.net> wrote:

Hello Juan!

> Hi all,
> I have written this simple function to move or rename a destination file
> in an external link at point. I share it here in case it is useful to
> someone.
> Best regards,
> Juan Manuel 
> #+begin_src emacs-lisp
> (defun my-org-replace-link-file (from to)
>   (save-excursion
>     (goto-char (point-min))
>     (while (re-search-forward org-bracket-link-regexp nil t)
>       (when (string-match-p from (match-string 1))
> 	(replace-match (concat "[[file:" to "]]"))))))
> (defun my-org-rename-link-file-at-point ()
>   "Rename or move a file in an external link at point and
>   update the link path"
>   (interactive)
>   (let* ((curr-dir (abbreviate-file-name default-directory))
> 	 (current-path (org-element-property :path (org-element-context)))
> 	 (new-path (read-file-name "Rename file at point to: " current-path)))
>     (rename-file current-path new-path)
>     (message (concat "moved to: " new-path))
>     (if (directory-name-p new-path)
> 	(setq new-path (concat new-path (file-name-nondirectory current-path)))
>       (setq new-path new-path))
>     (my-org-replace-link-file current-path
> 			      (replace-regexp-in-string curr-dir "" new-path))))
> #+end_src

Thanks for sharing! It'd be great if it worked for attachments as well,
but that is a whole can of worms.


João Pedro de Amorim Paula
IT undergraduate at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)

  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-03-09 20:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-03-05 19:58 Juan Manuel Macías
2022-03-06  8:09 ` Uwe Brauer
2022-03-09 20:30 ` João Pedro de Amorim Paula [this message]
2022-03-10 14:58   ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-03-18 18:52     ` João Pedro de Amorim Paula
2022-03-19 11:25       ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-03-22 15:30         ` João Pedro de Amorim Paula

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