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From: Lawrence Bottorff <borgauf@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode Mailinglist <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Running in-line babel code at auto-insert template file open
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 21:21:27 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAFAhFSUWFEQ7Q88TRMca6DKsHOUwtKpZgCNEj5q0MfLTNxJwPQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAFAhFSXZVOb4vMmoO2xqNZY7U4Q-Dwepu1pqB0dGoSvJ4Ceq8A@mail.gmail.com>

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Got a good answer over at emacs.stackexchange
uses Emacs text-buffer lore. Still, it seems like org-mode should be able
to auto-run in-line code just like the solution does. Alas, someday I hope
to be able to just tackle a problem like this and submit the solution. Hope
springs eternal (which Google-Gmail just auto-completed!)...

On Mon, Feb 24, 2020 at 9:51 PM Lawrence Bottorff <borgauf@gmail.com> wrote:

> Let's say I have a standard org file I want to have created multiple
> times. I've created a template file and told Emacs autoinsert where it is.
> Here's the relevant in my init
> (use-package autoinsert
>   :ensure t
>   ...
>   :config
>   (define-auto-insert "poolchem.org?$" "poolchem.org"))
> So in this template file poolchem.org I have six table skeletons, but I
> also want various customized additions. For example, I would like the table
> names to reflect the current week starting with the coming Sunday's date
> #+tblname: pc1-*src_emacs-lisp[:results raw]{(org-read-date nil nil
> "++sun" nil (org-time-string-to-time "2020-02-24"))}*
> which would hopefully show up in the newly created buffer as
> #+tblname: pc1-2020-03-01
> But then nothing of the sort happens, i.e., the in-line code just comes
> back verbatim when I create a new file, unevaluated. I guess I'm totally
> missing what is going on with in-line code. It seems other methods of
> template creation allow code to be embedded, then to be evaluated. (The
> variable auto-insert-alist has entire templates.) I've experimented with
> eval of org-sbe in # local variables: ... but that was for running code
> blocks upon file open, not individual embedded functions that would
> customize my newly created org file. Any ideas?
> LB

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Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-25  3:51 Running in-line babel code at auto-insert template file open Lawrence Bottorff
2020-02-27  3:21 ` Lawrence Bottorff [this message]

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