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From: Skip Collins <skip.collins@gmail.com>
To: Ihor Radchenko <yantar92@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-org list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Re: [BUG] folding error during capture
Date: Sun, 1 May 2022 21:36:48 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CABUh-76ZDr+BcEv6Ozx6fSsXeEtp=n3FrUMMjq4aV66NyvX__Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87mtg0vldb.fsf@localhost>

> > ("n" "Note" entry
> >       (file "~/Documents/org/beorg/capture.org")
> >       "* %^{note} :note: %(org-set-property \"Created\"
> > (org-time-stamp-inactive '(16)))" :immediate-finish t)
> ...
> This is quite a hacky capture template...

I'll take that as a compliment.

The general ability to set properties during capture seems very
reasonable. It might be best to have a specific interface as an
alternative to my hack. The use of %(EXP) in capture templates is
intended to insert a string returned by the elisp EXP. I bent the
rules slightly to set the Created property. There already exists a way
to set property values in capture templates via %^{PROP|default}p, but
that results in a user prompt. Perhaps a new template construct like
%^{PROP|value}v could be introduced in order to set a property value
without a prompt. Then I could use %^{Created|%u}v in the template.

  reply	other threads:[~2022-05-02  1:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-05-01 20:51 [BUG] folding error during capture Skip Collins
2022-05-02  0:17 ` [PATCH] " Ihor Radchenko
2022-05-02  1:36   ` Skip Collins [this message]
2022-05-02  2:05     ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-06-09  8:16   ` Ihor Radchenko

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