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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Christian Moe <mail@christianmoe.com>
Cc: Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com>, org-mode list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Free up C-c SPC/org-table-blank-field?
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2021 11:44:17 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CADn3Z2+HZn_ByfKtHweZh=GHwGHrP8iDSy4uczvDQr-JH=bNtg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8735ya7sxd.fsf@christianmoe.com>

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On Fri, Feb 5, 2021 at 11:13 AM Christian Moe <mail@christianmoe.com> wrote:

>
> Tim Cross writes:
>
> > Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> writes:
> >
> >>> Does it actually need a key binding? I've never used it and just use
> >>> <tab> to move to the next field, leaving the field blank.
> >>
> >> I assume it's meant for blanking a field you've already typed something
> >> into. But yes, I can't imagine it's a heavily-used command, and I
> >> suspect the C-c <SPC> binding is mostly mnemonic: "make this field
> >> contain only blanks".
> >>
> >
> > I guess that makes sense, but not convinced the use of a valuable key
> > binding is justified given the need. Then again, others probably have
> > vastly different use cases to mine.
>
> One can also blank a field by pressing <SPC> immediately after tabbing
> into it. So C-c <SPC> isn't strictly needed.
>

Hi,

I think there would be minimal impact from releasing this key binding.  So
I think we could remove it.

Carsten


>
> (Though since you typically discover you want to blank a field only when
> you're actually in it, it can help shave a few seconds off your day that
> you'd otherwise use to move out of the field you want to blank and tab
> back in ... which is how I've done this until now, being unaware of C-c
> <SPC>).
>
> Yours,
> Christian
>
>

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-05 10:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-25 18:05 Eric Abrahamsen
2021-02-03  6:16 ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-03  6:26   ` Tim Cross
2021-02-05  3:48   ` Eric Abrahamsen
2021-02-05  4:45     ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-05  5:32     ` Tim Cross
2021-02-05  9:41       ` Christian Moe
2021-02-05 10:44         ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2021-02-05 18:33           ` Eric Abrahamsen
2021-02-11  9:45             ` Carsten Dominik
2021-03-04 19:49               ` Eric Abrahamsen
2021-04-28  3:50                 ` Bastien
2021-05-01 21:09                   ` Eric Abrahamsen

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