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From: Richard Lawrence <wyley.r@gmail.com>
To: Samuel Wales <samologist@gmail.com>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: newline or no newline at end of capture: expected behavior
Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 09:16:33 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <878scvbsfi.fsf@aquinas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJcAo8spnYTZ25kn15Z+A3RarcVAGH75n8TBYjKxih8on=a1FQ@mail.gmail.com>

Hi Samuel,

> On 9/23/20, Samuel Wales <samologist@gmail.com> wrote:
>> i have the same question for headline-only capture
>> buffers.  i.e. what is the expected result with and without trailing
>> newline.

Just to clarify: are you aware of the :empty-lines, :empty-lines-before
and :empty-lines-after keys that you can set in org-capture-templates?
Are your questions about the default values of these keys?

I just tried a simple setup in emacs -Q with Org 9.4, namely:

(setq org-capture-templates
      '(("s" "simple" entry (file+headline "~/org/notes.org" "Foo")
      "* %?" :empty-lines 1)))

and Org seems to correctly respect the value of these keys when they are
specified explicitly. That is, with :empty-lines 0, no newlines are
added; with :empty-lines 1, a blank line appears on each side of the
captured entry; with :empty-lines-after 1, a blank line appears after,
but not before, the new entry; and so on.

Can you use these keys to get the behavior you are looking for? Or is
your question about something else?

-- 
Best,
Richard


  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-27  7:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-20  5:29 Samuel Wales
2020-09-20  5:36 ` Samuel Wales
2020-09-23  7:24   ` Bastien
2020-09-23 21:29     ` Samuel Wales
2020-09-23 21:30   ` Samuel Wales
2020-09-27  4:13     ` Samuel Wales
2020-09-27  7:16       ` Richard Lawrence [this message]
2020-09-27  7:42         ` Samuel Wales
2020-09-27 10:39           ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-09-27 21:07             ` Samuel Wales
2020-09-27 21:08               ` Samuel Wales
2020-09-28  2:31                 ` Samuel Wales

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