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From: Bastien <bzg@altern.org>
To: Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt@polytechnique.org>
Cc: "emacs-orgmode@gnu.org" <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: open file link in dired?
Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2013 16:55:58 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87vcbdlz75.fsf@bzg.ath.cx> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m2d2xlyq06.fsf@top.irisa.fr> (Alan Schmitt's message of "Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:36:09 +0100")

Hi Alan,

Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt@polytechnique.org> writes:

> My google-fu has failed me, and
> http://orgmode.org/manual/Handling-links.html does not seem to have the
> answer: is it possible to open a file link in dired (i.e., a dired
> buffer in the enclosing directory with the cursor on the file)?

I'd do something like this:

(org-add-link-type "file+emacs+dired" 'org-open-file-with-emacs-dired)

(defun org-open-file-with-emacs-dired (path)
  "Open in dired."
  (let ((d (file-name-directory path))
	(f (file-name-nondirectory path)))
    (dired d)
    (goto-char (point-min))
    (search-forward f nil t)))

which will work for a new link type file+emacs+dired.

But you can also setup `org-link-frame-setup' so that the function
associated to the file entry does the right thing for you.

HTH,

-- 
 Bastien

  reply	other threads:[~2013-01-04 15:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-01-04 14:36 Alan Schmitt
2013-01-04 15:55 ` Bastien [this message]
2013-01-04 16:12   ` Alan Schmitt
2013-01-04 16:33     ` Bastien
2014-07-28  7:09       ` Alan Schmitt
2014-07-28 13:57         ` Bastien
2014-12-10  3:05         ` Steven Arntson
2014-12-10  7:48           ` Alan Schmitt
2014-12-10  9:51             ` Marcin Borkowski
2014-12-10 10:25               ` Alan Schmitt
2014-12-10 19:07                 ` Steven Arntson
2014-12-11  7:36                   ` Alan Schmitt
2014-12-11 20:22                     ` Haider Rizvi
2014-12-12  8:02                       ` Alan Schmitt
2014-12-12 15:22                         ` Haider Rizvi

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