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* Bug: org-link-descriptive needs to be buffer-local [9.4.4 (release_9.4.4 @ /usr/local/share/emacs/28.0.50/lisp/org/)]
@ 2021-04-01 19:15 Ingo Lohmar
  2021-04-06  2:36 ` Kyle Meyer
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 4+ messages in thread
From: Ingo Lohmar @ 2021-04-01 19:15 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: emacs-orgmode

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I stumbled upon weird behavior when using `org-toggle-link-display', and
I finally checked what that is about.

- use `org-toggle-link-display' in org buffer A, and (coming
  from the defaults) links are now shown in full (not just the
  description), but only in buffer A
- switch to org buffer B, still only showing the description part, and
  again use `o-t-l-d' --- nothing changes
- the state for new org buffers is as before, onle link descriptions are

This behavior is very confusing, IMO.  The reason is simple.  The
display hiding comes from changing the `buffer-invisibility-spec', which
is automatically buffer-local.  But the state of the org toggle is kept
in `org-link-descriptive', which is global!

I suggest a simple fix that I just tested: make `org-link-descriptive'
automatically buffer-local, by adding ":local t" to the defcustom.

NB: This also fixes a related bug that

    eval: (org-toggle-link-display)

in the file-local works properly --- it did not work for me before.


Emacs  : GNU Emacs 28.0.50 (build 5, x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.24.24, cairo version 1.16.0)
 of 2021-03-27
Package: Org mode version 9.4.4 (release_9.4.4 @ /usr/local/share/emacs/28.0.50/lisp/org/)

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