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* [PATCH] Fix moving cursor in org-set-tags-command
@ 2020-05-08  0:20 Matt Lundin
  2020-05-08  2:42 ` Kyle Meyer
  2020-05-08  7:53 ` Nicolas Goaziou
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 7+ messages in thread
From: Matt Lundin @ 2020-05-08  0:20 UTC (permalink / raw)
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Commit 44ec473c199262d89b372d8a6cd35bed7672164d from Feb. 23 causes
org-set-tags-command to move the cursor forward 1 char when situated on
headline asterisks.

So if I am on the following level 1 headline with the cursor on the
asterisk as below...

* Headline
^

...and I call org-set-tags command, it moves the cursor forward one space:

* Headline                                      :tag:
 ^

This is causes problems with org-speed-keys, which requires that the
cursor remain on the headline.

This commit modified a previous change on Feb. 21
(450452de4b790706d187291f9f71a286f8f62004). But that commit also had
problems, since it would move the cursor one asterisk forward on
headlines > 1, thus also interfering with org-speed-keys. In my view
org-set-tags-command should not move the cursor except to fix the very
specific thing that commit 450452de4b was meant to fix: namely the
cursor moving when on a blank headline: i.e., from here...

*** 
    ^        

...to here...

***                                             :tag:
   ^

I've attached a patch that corrects the problem, but it would be ideal
if we figured out why the cursor is moving in the first place.

Best,

Matt


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From ae5cf0e1110241426e49f573219e9740c25bf8ea Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Matt Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
Date: Thu, 7 May 2020 19:06:08 -0500
Subject: [PATCH 1/1] Fix bug that placed cursor incorrectly when setting tags

* lisp/org.el: (org-set-tags-command) Only fix cursor position in very
specific circumstances (i.e., when cursor is on an empty headline).
---
 lisp/org.el | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/lisp/org.el b/lisp/org.el
index dd017e662..0e4fd7be1 100644
--- a/lisp/org.el
+++ b/lisp/org.el
@@ -11846,8 +11846,9 @@ in Lisp code use `org-set-tags' instead."
 	  (org-set-tags tags)))))
     ;; `save-excursion' may not replace the point at the right
     ;; position.
-    (when (save-excursion (skip-chars-backward "*") (bolp))
-      (forward-char))))
+    (and (looking-at " ")
+	 (string-match "\\*+" (buffer-substring (point-at-bol) (point)))
+	 (forward-char))))
 
 (defun org-align-tags (&optional all)
   "Align tags in current entry.
-- 
2.26.2


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