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From: Matt Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
To: Shaun Johnson <shaun@slugfest.demon.co.uk>
Cc: Org Mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Following links in an indirect buffer
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 20:42:16 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87wrjhsal3.fsf@fastmail.fm> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4D8215DD.9030103@slugfest.demon.co.uk> (Shaun Johnson's message of "Thu, 17 Mar 2011 14:08:29 +0000")

Shaun Johnson <shaun@slugfest.demon.co.uk> writes:

> Hi all,
>
> I regularly work in an indirect buffer created by org-tree-to-indirect-buffer.
>
> Following an id: type link in such a buffer seems to always switche to the
> base buffer even if the target is visible in the indirect buffer.

If you have org-id-track-globally set to t, org-mode will query a hash
table to determine in which file the id is located. The result will
always be the base file. (Contrast this with [[target]] links, which
prompt a simple search in the current buffer.)

> Is the buffer switching intended behaviour or is this a bug?

I wouldn't call it a bug. But I think an option to search first in the
current buffer might be a feature request. :)

>
> Following an ordinary link (like [[Target]]) does not exhibit this buffer
> switching behaviour. However if the target is outside the visible part of
> the indirect buffer the buffer will be widened and point will move to the
> target but only after being told that there is no match and asked if I want
> to create a new heading.

This seems a bug to me, since the buffer is widened and the correct
target found after the warning.

Best,
Matt

      reply	other threads:[~2011-03-30  0:42 UTC|newest]

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2011-03-17 14:08 Shaun Johnson
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