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From: Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Bug: Priority Of A Task In Emacs 27.2 Cannot Be Removed With Space Key ("SPC to remove")
Date: Thu, 27 May 2021 15:26:27 +1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87zgwgn3km.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7f677e08-ffb0-42d9-b7f2-e29f22e00a9a@www.fastmail.com>


Not sure how easy it would be to restore the previous behaviour. I guess
if you restricted numerical priorities to 0 .. 9 it would be reasonably
easy as you only need to check for a single key press. However, once you
go above 9 and have the situation where the value could be more than a
single key press, you have no way to know when input is finished.

It should be noted that the old behaviour using letters for priorities
still works (as does clearing wiht a space). Personally, I've always
been happy with just letters and 3 priorities. I find once you go past
about 3 or 4, priorities don't have a lot of value. YMMV of course.

"Samuel Banya" <sbanya@fastmail.com> writes:

> Thanks for confirming this as I didn't know if it was my config or something.
>
> I'd like to add if possible, if there would the ability to restore the previously functionality of being able to just hit a number from 1 to 9 to set the priority
> of a task as well.
>
> Didn't want to conflate things too much, but it would be great if there was a config option around this before I would have to make a workaround in Elisp
> instead.
>
> On Thu, May 27, 2021, at 4:05 AM, Tim Cross wrote:
>
>  Confirmed
>
>  I can reproduce this in org 9.4.6, Emacs 27.2. Bug confirmed.
>
>  "Samuel Banya" <sbanya@fastmail.com> writes:
>
>  > Hello there,
>  >
>  > I noticed a weird bug within Emacs Org Mode as I use it often for my TODO lists for both personal use and for work.
>  >
>  > I noticed that if you hit "C-c ," you are prompted nowadays to enter a number from like 1 to whatever your highest priority was set to, and that
>  you have
>  > to enter in the number and THEN press enter.
>  >
>  > This behavior on a side note is a little annoying since I usually only use priorities 1 through 5, and don't want to have to hit enter each time. I kind
>  of wish
>  > I could just go back to just hitting '1' or '5' and moving on. But, I understand this was to make the ceiling of the highest priority be like 65 or
>  something
>  > like that, so I understand why this was included.
>  >
>  > My main point is that the "SPC to remove" option doesn't actually work.
>  >
>  > If you try doing "C-c ," then hit Space, and then press Enter, the priority of the task still remains the same.
>  >
>  > Workaround:
>  > I've had to manually delete the priority number as a workaround which is a bit annoying.
>  > I've used F3 as a on-the-fly macro to quickly do this across multiple todo list items as well.
>  > However, it does feel a little awkward having to do this, so I'm wondering if anyone has encountered this as well.
>  >
>  > Thanks,
>  >
>  > Sam
>
>  -- 
>  Tim Cross


-- 
Tim Cross


  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-27  5:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-27  2:29 Samuel Banya
2021-05-27  4:05 ` Tim Cross
2021-05-27  4:54   ` Samuel Banya
2021-05-27  5:26     ` Tim Cross [this message]
2021-05-27 13:10       ` Samuel Banya
2021-05-27 14:40         ` Tim Cross
2021-09-27  9:44           ` Bastien

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