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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Michael Brand <michael.brand@alumni.ethz.ch>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: `C-u 2 S-Tab' with `#+STARTUP: odd'
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 20:47:34 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <8850D7A8-1F73-494D-98CF-10AA691B1170@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4AD38AE1.7000409@alumni.ethz.ch>

On Oct 12, 2009, at 10:00 PM, Michael Brand wrote:

>>> I wonder how the function org-outline-level is intended to work.  
>>> Should it show the outline level or count the stars like in org- 
>>> version 6.31a and one has to take into account `odd' himself to  
>>> get the outline level when implementing own stuff which use e. g.  
>>> the function org-shifttab?
>> org-outline-level shows the number of stars, independently of org- 
>> odd-levels
>> Use
>>   (org-reduced-level (org-outline-level))
>> to get normalized levels.
>> Inside org, you need to check which function works with what kind
>> of level, this is unfortunately not entirely abstracted.
>> HTH
>> - Carsten
> Thank you, exactly what I have missed. Allow me to mention that I  
> would like this hint to be added to the Help documentation of org- 
> outline-level where I looked before.


> There is something more with org-outline-level in org-version 6.31a  
> which I still don't understand because I am not aware of some  
> functions used in its implementation. I drilled down the quite  
> special situation to the following file content. I hope that the  
> indentation of x by three spaces does not get lost in the mailing  
> list archive:
> -*- eval: (org-mode) -*-
>  x
> After opening this file and confirming `eval', org-outline-level  
> reports `3' (changes when changing the indentation of x) but I  
> expect it to report someting like `0', `1000' or `1001' or similar  
> like it does with variations like e. g.
> -*- mode: org -*-
>  x

The function assumes that the cursor is located at the beginning
of an outline heading.  If it is not, it will return garbage.


- Carsten

- Carsten

  reply	other threads:[~2009-10-13 18:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-10-12  7:24 `C-u 2 S-Tab' with `#+STARTUP: odd' Michael Brand
2009-10-12 13:15 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-10-12 20:00   ` Michael Brand
2009-10-13 18:47     ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-10-14  6:19       ` Michael Brand
2009-10-14 11:15         ` Bernt Hansen
2009-10-14 11:56           ` Michael Brand
2009-10-14 13:58         ` Carsten Dominik
2009-10-14 19:20           ` Michael Brand
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2009-09-10 11:48 Michael Brand
2009-09-10 16:32 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-10-14 10:15 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-10-14 13:58 ` Carsten Dominik

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