From: Kyle Meyer <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Eric Abrahamsen <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Free up C-c SPC/org-table-blank-field? Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 23:45:14 -0500 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Eric Abrahamsen writes: > Kyle Meyer <email@example.com> writes: > [...] >> Does it actually need a key binding? I've never used it and just use >> <tab> to move to the next field, leaving the field blank. > > I assume it's meant for blanking a field you've already typed something > into. But yes, I can't imagine it's a heavily-used command, and I > suspect the C-c <SPC> binding is mostly mnemonic: "make this field > contain only blanks". [ Just for clarity: from this point on, the outer text you were quoting was from Tim Cross, not me. ] > I thought Emacs might have some easy way to let a key event "fall > through" to other keymaps, but I haven't been able to find anything > immediately obvious. Maybe I can ask on emacs.devel... Yeah, I don't know either. When I read your initial message, I assumed you were thinking of some sort of key lookup. Something like below seems to works, but it feels hacky and is probably pretty brittle. diff --git a/lisp/org-table.el b/lisp/org-table.el index ef4672e1b..c6d0e91c4 100644 --- a/lisp/org-table.el +++ b/lisp/org-table.el @@ -1203,22 +1203,28 @@ (defun org-table-goto-line (N) (= cnt N))) ;;;###autoload -(defun org-table-blank-field () +(defun org-table-blank-field (&optional interactive-p) "Blank the current table field or active region." - (interactive) - (org-table-check-inside-data-field) - (if (and (called-interactively-p 'any) (org-region-active-p)) - (let (org-table-clip) - (org-table-cut-region (region-beginning) (region-end))) - (skip-chars-backward "^|") - (backward-char 1) - (if (looking-at "|[^|\n]+") - (let* ((pos (match-beginning 0)) - (match (match-string 0)) - (len (org-string-width match))) - (replace-match (concat "|" (make-string (1- len) ?\ ))) - (goto-char (+ 2 pos)) - (substring match 1))))) + (interactive "p") + (cond + ((org-at-table-p) + (org-table-check-inside-data-field) + (if (and interactive-p (org-region-active-p)) + (let (org-table-clip) + (org-table-cut-region (region-beginning) (region-end))) + (skip-chars-backward "^|") + (backward-char 1) + (if (looking-at "|[^|\n]+") + (let* ((pos (match-beginning 0)) + (match (match-string 0)) + (len (org-string-width match))) + (replace-match (concat "|" (make-string (1- len) ?\ ))) + (goto-char (+ 2 pos)) + (substring match 1))))) + (interactive-p + (let ((key (lookup-key (current-global-map) (this-command-keys)))) + (unless (numberp key) + (call-interactively key)))))) (defun org-table-get-field (&optional n replace) "Return the value of the field in column N of current row.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-02-05 4:46 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-01-25 18:05 Eric Abrahamsen 2021-02-03 6:16 ` Kyle Meyer 2021-02-03 6:26 ` Tim Cross 2021-02-05 3:48 ` Eric Abrahamsen 2021-02-05 4:45 ` Kyle Meyer [this message] 2021-02-05 5:32 ` Tim Cross 2021-02-05 9:41 ` Christian Moe 2021-02-05 10:44 ` Carsten Dominik 2021-02-05 18:33 ` Eric Abrahamsen 2021-02-11 9:45 ` Carsten Dominik 2021-03-04 19:49 ` Eric Abrahamsen 2021-04-28 3:50 ` Bastien 2021-05-01 21:09 ` Eric Abrahamsen
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