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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Russell Adams <RLAdams@AdamsInfoServ.Com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: FR: Tap stops in org-capture templates
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2010 14:01:33 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <C1E923A8-774E-4C12-8045-E617C5A74E20@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20101115125410.GC3139@x201>

On Nov 15, 2010, at 1:54 PM, Russell Adams wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 07:51:52AM +0100, Carsten Dominik wrote:
>> On Nov 15, 2010, at 12:53 AM, Russell Adams wrote:
>>> I reviewed the org-manual for capture, and noticed that we don't  
>>> have
>>> a way to specify tab stops. I use yasnippet all the time to enter
>>> information, and I can tab from field to field.
>>> Can capture do the same?
>> Hi Russel,
>> can't you just use a yasnippet in a capture buffer?
>> - Carsten
> Certainly, if that's the preferred method.

Hi Russel,

I meant it in an even simpler way, just type you yasnippet keyword and  
TAB to expand and fill in.

yas/expand-snippet relies on text in the buffer, and I don't think it  
returns the expanded template as a string either.


- Carsten

> Given that, I'm trying to get yasnippet to trigger via elisp when
> capture creates the new buffer.
> A template of "\n\ncontact%(yas/expand)" fails with:
> condition-case: Capture abort: (wrong-type-argument char-or-string-p  
> nil)
> And a template of:
> "\n\n%(yas/expand-snippet (yas/template-content (yas/get-template-by- 
> uid 'org-mode \"contact\")))"
> fails with:
> condition-case: Capture template `c': The kill is not a (set of)  
> tree(s) - please use <S-insertchar> to yank anyway
> Anyone more familiar with elisp that can give me some insight?
> Thanks.
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- Carsten

      reply	other threads:[~2010-11-15 13:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-11-14 23:53 FR: Tap stops in org-capture templates Russell Adams
2010-11-15  6:51 ` Carsten Dominik
2010-11-15 12:54   ` Russell Adams
2010-11-15 13:01     ` Carsten Dominik [this message]

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