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From: Matt Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
To: Org Mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: [PATCH] New option to create unique, random labels for footnotes.
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 08:50:59 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87y64ji2hj.fsf@fastmail.fm> (raw)

* lisp/org-footnote.el: (org-footnote-auto-label): New random option
* lisp/org-footnote.el: (org-footnote-new): Create random footnote
  labels with unique ids
---
 lisp/org-footnote.el |   16 ++++++++++++----
 1 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/lisp/org-footnote.el b/lisp/org-footnote.el
index 2ce6668..9dbd6be 100644
--- a/lisp/org-footnote.el
+++ b/lisp/org-footnote.el
@@ -113,12 +113,14 @@ t          create unique labels of the form [fn:1], [fn:2], ...
 confirm    like t, but let the user edit the created value.  In particular,
            the label can be removed from the minibuffer, to create
            an anonymous footnote.
+random	   Automatically generate a unique, random label.
 plain      Automatically create plain number labels like [1]"
   :group 'org-footnote
   :type '(choice
 	  (const :tag "Prompt for label" nil)
 	  (const :tag "Create automatic [fn:N]" t)
 	  (const :tag "Offer automatic [fn:N] for editing" confirm)
+	  (const :tag "Create a random label" random)
 	  (const :tag "Create automatic [N]" plain)))
 
 (defcustom org-footnote-auto-adjust nil
@@ -253,16 +255,22 @@ This command prompts for a label.  If this is a label referencing an
 existing label, only insert the label.  If the footnote label is empty
 or new, let the user edit the definition of the footnote."
   (interactive)
-  (let* ((labels (org-footnote-all-labels))
+  (let* ((labels (and (not (equal org-footnote-auto-label 'random))
+		      (org-footnote-all-labels)))
 	 (propose (org-footnote-unique-label labels))
 	 (label
-	  (if (member org-footnote-auto-label '(t plain))
-	      propose
+	  (cond 
+	   ((member org-footnote-auto-label '(t plain))
+	    propose)
+	   ((equal org-footnote-auto-label 'random)
+	    (require 'org-id)
+	    (substring (org-id-uuid) 0 8))
+	   (t
 	    (completing-read
 	     "Label (leave empty for anonymous): "
 	     (mapcar 'list labels) nil nil
 	     (if (eq org-footnote-auto-label 'confirm) propose nil)
-	     'org-footnote-label-history))))
+	     'org-footnote-label-history)))))
     (setq label (org-footnote-normalize-label label))
     (cond
      ((equal label "")
-- 
1.7.4.1

             reply	other threads:[~2011-03-13 13:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-03-11 13:50 Matt Lundin [this message]
2011-03-17  8:25 ` [Accepted] " Bastien Guerry
2011-03-17 12:35   ` Scot Becker
2011-03-17  8:26 ` [PATCH] " Bastien

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