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From: John Sturdy <jcg.sturdy@gmail.com>
To: Mikhail Skorzhinskii <mskorzhinskiy@eml.cc>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Exporting agendas as org-mode files?
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 12:11:58 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAFJf9KPBzOrpiQ+BDFmzyYz5imYohrmFCo3Uiy1gAyQZL4Mppg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87a790uj9m.fsf@eml.cc>

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Thanks, I'll try switching to org-ql for my main queries, and then build on


On Wed, Nov 13, 2019 at 11:07 AM Mikhail Skorzhinskii <mskorzhinskiy@eml.cc>

> Adam Porter <adam@alphapapa.net> writes:
>  > org-ql would make this pretty easy, I think.  Use an org-ql query to
>  > select entries, and for the :action function, use a simple function that
>  > copies the entry or subtree and yanks it into a buffer.  Then save that
>  > buffer to a file.
> Yes, it is.
> Although just picking some entries from huge org-mode base and write
> them into separate file is a base feature of org-mode itself. org-ql
> package just making the process of finding entries of interest much
> easier and faster.
> John Sturdy <jcg.sturdy@gmail.com> writes:
>   > I'd like to be able to export agendas as org-mode files
> If you're looking into the pure org-mode approach, then what you're
> looking for ~org-agenda-write~ function or custom agenda view written
> with exporting in mind. In order to export to org all you need to do is
> to specify .org extension.
>   https://orgmode.org/manual/Exporting-agenda-views.html
> I was using this small snippet to export some of my agenda seacrhes:
> #+begin_src emacs-lisp
>   (org-agenda nil "a")
>   (org-agenda-write "~/example.org" nil t "*Org Agenda*")
> #+end_src
> Be aware that this will regenerate your *Org Agenda* buffer, so either
> use sticky agendas or export agendas in separate emacs process.
> But I would highly recommend using org-ql for these purpouses. Besides
> pretty solid and easy-to-use interface it is noticably faster.
> Here is the snippet I am currently using to export all subtress directly
> tagged with :info: to the separate file. (Sorry for the lack of proper
> parametrisation).
> #+begin_src emacs-lisp
> (defun org-user/store-info ()
>   (let ((file "~/org/cals/info.org")
>         (heading (org-format-outline-path (org-get-outline-path t))))
>     (save-excursion
>       (org-copy-subtree)
>       (find-file file)
>       (end-of-buffer)
>       (org-paste-subtree)
>       (org-edit-headline heading))))
> (defun org-user/export-info ()
>   "Export all information entries into one file."
>   (find-file "~/org/cals/info.org")
>   (erase-buffer)
>   (insert "#+TITLE: Information")
>   (org-ql-select
>     (org-agenda-files)
>     '(tags-local "info")
>     :action #'org-user/store-info)
>   (save-buffer))
> #+end_src
> You need to invoke (org-user/export-info), obviosuly.

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      parent reply	other threads:[~2019-11-18 12:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-12 15:46 John Sturdy
2019-11-13  2:50 ` Adam Porter
2019-11-13 11:07   ` Mikhail Skorzhinskii
2019-11-14 12:03     ` Adam Porter
2019-11-18 12:11     ` John Sturdy [this message]

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