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From: Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net>
To: John Kitchin <jkitchin@andrew.cmu.edu>
Cc: org-mode-email <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>,
	Ihor Radchenko <yantar92@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: get the body of a heading up to the next subheading
Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 09:08:01 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87eernu8bi.fsf@ericabrahamsen.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m2pnb7apk7.fsf@andrew.cmu.edu> (John Kitchin's message of "Wed,  13 May 2020 10:15:52 -0400")

John Kitchin <jkitchin@andrew.cmu.edu> writes:

> Thanks! Here is what I am currently using:
> (defun canvas-org-get-heading-body ()
>   "Return the body of the current heading up to the next heading."
>   (interactive)
>   (save-excursion
>     (unless (org-at-heading-p)
>       (org-previous-visible-heading 1))
>     (org-end-of-meta-data)
>     (buffer-substring (point)
> 		      (progn (re-search-forward org-heading-regexp nil 'mv)
> 			     (line-beginning-position)))))
> So far it gets what I want. I am pretty sure I have reinvented this,
> maybe even from code I wrote before... I couldn't find my answer on SO
> or my blog though.

I don't think there's anything built-in, no. I have needed this in
various places, and did something similar to the above, except with a
combination of `org-back-to-heading', `org-end-of-meta-data', then

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-05-13 16:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-11 23:04 get the body of a heading up to the next subheading John Kitchin
2020-05-12  1:03 ` briangpowell .
2020-05-12  5:11 ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-05-13 14:15   ` John Kitchin
2020-05-13 14:38     ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-05-13 14:49       ` John Kitchin
2020-05-22 14:41         ` Bastien
2020-05-13 16:08     ` Eric Abrahamsen [this message]
2020-05-13 16:41       ` Ihor Radchenko

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