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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Jere McDevitt <jere.mcdevitt@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Error when saving remember entries in non org-mode file types.
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 10:21:09 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <9FDCE454-F2EA-4B52-9887-BBF3D0751B8E@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <d0897c3b0906161625j6f1b661dr8de0805b12ff2e81@mail.gmail.com>

On Jun 17, 2009, at 1:25 AM, Jere McDevitt wrote:

> Org-mode version: 6.27a
> I configured org-remember-templates to use a file named  
> "project.todo" to hold todo entries for me.
> (setq org-remember-templates
>        ("Project" ?p "* TODO %?\n %u"  "~/org/project.todo" bottom )))
> I hadn't added the .todo extension to the auto-mode-alist so when it  
> was loaded to be written to by the org-remember-handler, it came up  
> by default in fundamental-mode, not org-mode.
> This generates an error condition that I tracked down in the org- 
> remember.el file to line 887 in the org-remember-handler function:

Yes, target files for remember templates must be in Org-mode.
That does make sense normally, because your TODO tasks
are Org nodes.

I would simply recommend to actually use a .org extension.

I you don't want to do that, instead of adding to auto-mode-alist,
you can start the file with

# -*- mode: org -*-


- Carsten

> ((not (org-mode-p))
>        (if (eq heading 'top)
>            (goto-char (point-min))
>          (goto-char (point-max))
>          (or (bolp) (newline)))
>        (insert text-before-node-creation)
>                  .......
> The error is that text-before-node-creation apparently is a nil and  
> the insert routine is generating an error because of it.  This  
> variable is set earlier in the handler at around line 845 but only  
> if the text being inserted does not look like an org-outline-regexp:
>  (unless (looking-at org-outline-regexp)
>    ;; add a headline
>    (setq text-before-node-creation (buffer-string))
> Because my template actually does look like an org-outline-regexp  
> (it starts with "* TODO"), that variable is never set and because  
> the buffer is not in org-mode, this code is triggered using the text- 
> buffer-node-creation.
> The simple work around was to add .todo files to the auto-mode-alist  
> (or I could have changed the template), but I thought I would post a  
> note about it.
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      reply	other threads:[~2009-06-18  8:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-06-16 23:25 Error when saving remember entries in non org-mode file types Jere McDevitt
2009-06-18  8:21 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]

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