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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
To: Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Refile as top-level headlines?
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2009 13:37:53 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <C5BBAF90-469F-4064-A036-ACE2718B189E@uva.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m2hc41hor3.fsf@fastmail.fm>

On Jan 14, 2009, at 4:49 PM, Matthew Lundin wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I have a lot of org-files and use org-refile all the time as part of
> my normal workflow. My basic approach is to remember things to an
> inbox.org file and then to process the inbox GTD-style.
> One thing I'm having a hard time figuring out is how to refile headers
> as top level headlines in a target file. I've customized org-refile
> with the following settings:
> ,----
> | (setq org-refile-use-outline-path 'file)
> | (setq org-refile-targets '((org-agenda-files :maxlevel . 1)
> | 			     (nil :maxlevel . 3)))
> `----
> (Note: the second setting in org-refile-targets gives me additional,
> deeper targets in whatever file I'm visiting.)
> What I'd like to see is for maxlevel to include the possibility of
> filing an item as a top-level headline (at the bottom of the file).

Hmmm, how would you like the interface to work?  Just have an entry
in the list that is only the file name?  And if it is only a single  
just replying with the empty string?

- Carsten

> This would make it easier to create new top-level projects directly
> from my inbox. Otherwise, if the item I'm refiling doesn't naturally
> fit under any of the existing top level headlines in the target file,
> I have to (1) copy it by hand or (2) create a inbox heading in the
> target file, which I then have to empty again as part of a separate
> process (tedious with many org files).
> Perhaps this desired behavior is already possible. Any advice would be
> greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Matt
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  reply	other threads:[~2009-01-17 12:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-14 15:49 Refile as top-level headlines? Matthew Lundin
2009-01-17 12:37 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-01-18 16:31   ` Matthew Lundin
2009-04-04  3:04     ` Carsten Dominik

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