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From: "Juan Manuel Macías" <maciaschain@posteo.net>
To: orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Move or rename a file in a link
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2022 19:58:57 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87lexotblq.fsf@posteo.net> (raw)

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

Best regards,

Juan Manuel 

#+begin_src emacs-lisp
(defun my-org-replace-link-file (from to)
    (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"
  (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))))


             reply	other threads:[~2022-03-05 19:59 UTC|newest]

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