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From: Bernt Hansen <bernt@norang.ca>
To: Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: programmatic jump to headline
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2011 07:47:26 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87ipv7o20h.fsf@norang.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87vcz7o7zn.fsf@ericabrahamsen.net> (Eric Abrahamsen's message of "Fri, 25 Mar 2011 17:38:20 +0800")

Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> writes:

> I'm writing a little helper function for use when I'm starting work on a
> particular long-term writing project. Basically I found myself doing the
> same little ritual of commands two or three times a day, and I got tired
> of it. Here's what I've got so far, it's pretty self-explanatory. The "my-"
> variables are set elsewhere.
> #+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp
> (defun my-project-start ()
>   (interactive)
>   (delete-other-windows)
>   (find-file my-project-file)
>   ;; here's where I go to the most recent Chapter heading
>   (org-narrow-to-subtree)
>   (split-window-horizontally)
>   (other-window 1)
>   (goto-char (point-max))
>   (read-abbrev-file my-project-abbrev-file)
> )
> The bit I'm missing is in the comment above. The file is full of
> different headings, most (but not all) of which look like
> * Chapter XXX
> I've looked at the code for org-goto, but it's a wee bit complicated,
> and I don't need to do things like pushing to the mark ring. My question
> is, what's the simplest way to either:
> 1. Jump to the "Chapter" heading with the largest number
> 2. Jump to the bottom-most "Chapter" heading (the bottom-most heading is
> not a Chapter)
> Additionally, in this case is there any practical difference between
> using narrowing or using an indirect buffer? I'm not doing anything but
> writing…

Hi Eric,

If your chapters are always level 1 headings you can do something like

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
(defun bh/jump-to-last-level-1-heading ()
  (goto-char (point-max))
  (while (org-up-heading-safe)))
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---


  reply	other threads:[~2011-03-25 11:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-03-25  9:38 programmatic jump to headline Eric Abrahamsen
2011-03-25 11:47 ` Bernt Hansen [this message]
2011-03-26  7:07   ` Eric Abrahamsen

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