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From: John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com>
To: Skip Collins <skip.collins@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-org list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: refile and link
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2012 09:25:44 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CA+M2ft8U0NDSK=9m1mg4e_EzSqtNGMZY8k=Ph12GbDJC56EFYA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CABUh-76AhD3j9azDShmC3AzqLGyK+DJQ+Jcesia4KeZUS=yHkw@mail.gmail.com>

On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 12:49 PM, Skip Collins <skip.collins@gmail.com> wrote:
> I would like to have a quick way to refile subtrees in another file
> while creating a link to the new location. In my use case, I keep a
> comprehensive list of projects in Projects.org. Each top level
> headline is the title of a project. Some projects details (TODOs,
> notes, etc.) may be included under the headline. A project may grow to
> the point that I want to manage it within a separate org file. In this
> case it would be fantastic to have a quick refile command that leaves
> behind the original headline and a link to the new location. Does this
> make sense? Maybe I should be using agendas to accomplish what I want.
> But keeping a canonical list of projects in a single file seems like
> the right thing to do.
>

Makes sense and seems really neat. This could even be used to fulfill
a suggested organization structure from the orgmode FAQ:

,----- (http://orgmode.org/worg/org-faq.html#how-to-organize-org-mode-files):-----
| Should I use one big org file or multiple files?
| [...]
| Here are a few ideas for organizing org-mode files:
| [...]
| - A wiki of hyperlinked files that grows and adapts to meet your needs.
`-----

I hope you get a solution!


John


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> skip collins
>

  reply	other threads:[~2012-02-01 15:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-01-31 18:49 Skip Collins
2012-02-01 15:25 ` John Hendy [this message]
2012-02-01 15:54   ` Skip Collins
2012-02-01 17:58     ` John Hendy

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