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From: Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
To: Nathan Neff <nathan.neff@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Use variable filename for remember template?
Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2009 19:35:41 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87y6r1qqhu.fsf@fastmail.fm> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <211769420907061527x410f47f6n7370768c24fc5ebb@mail.gmail.com> (Nathan Neff's message of "Mon, 6 Jul 2009 17:27:19 -0500")

Nathan Neff <nathan.neff@gmail.com> writes:

> Hello,
> I am able to successfully read the contents of
> "/Users/nate/personal/booktemp.txt" into a new remember-note.
> (setq org-remember-templates
>      '(("Book" ?b "\n* %^{Book Title} %t :READING:
> \n%[/Users/nate/personal/booktemp.txt]\n"
>               "L:journal.org")
>       ))
> Now, I'd like to be able to specify an environment variable like $HOME
> instead of /Users/nate.
> I'm a lisp beginner, and have tried something like
> (setq personal-home-dir (getenv "HOME"))
> (setq org-remember-templates
>      '(("Book" ?b (concat "\n* %^{Book Title} %t :READING: \n%["
> personal-home-dir "/personal/booktemp.txt]\n")
>               "L:journal.org")
>       ))
> but I keep getting "Wrong type argument char-or-string-p" errors.

How about the following?

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
 (setq org-remember-templates
      '(("Book" ?b "\n* %^{Book Title} %t :READING:
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---


  reply	other threads:[~2009-07-07  0:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-07-06 22:27 Use variable filename for remember template? Nathan Neff
2009-07-07  0:35 ` Matthew Lundin [this message]
2009-07-07  2:42 ` Nick Dokos

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