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From: Eric Schulte <schulte.eric@gmail.com>
To: Nathan Neff <nathan.neff@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Capture from terminal command line?
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2011 11:01:50 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87mxdn8ept.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAC=HedAM0=izf+C=ZQUa-QhmSuTE2Wo6e86g=00N7tnZ+rb34A@mail.gmail.com> (Nathan Neff's message of "Thu, 29 Sep 2011 09:13:15 -0500")

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Nathan Neff <nathan.neff@gmail.com> writes:

> I'm looking for a way to capture notes from a terminal,
> without having to jump over to emacs.
> In the past, I simply append the text from the command line
> to my ~/refile.org file, but if I have emacs running and have a modified
> ~/refile.org buffer, then I run into complications.
> I think that a good way would be to have a bash script
> that tells emacs to run one of the org-capture functions,
> along with the newly entered text from the command line.
> Can anyone point me to the right function to call?

If you have your emacs running a server [1], then you can easily connect
from without using emacsclient.  For example this short shell script
will echo its arguments in your message buffer.

Cheers -- Eric

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emacsclient -e "(message \"hello from the command line: $(echo "$@") \")"

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> Thanks,
> --Nate

[1]  http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Emacs-Server.html

Eric Schulte

      reply	other threads:[~2011-09-29 17:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-09-29 14:13 Capture from terminal command line? Nathan Neff
2011-09-29 17:01 ` Eric Schulte [this message]

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