From: Samuel Wales <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: Re: idea for capture anywhere in x Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2020 14:11:42 -0700 [thread overview] Message-ID: <CAJcAo8t_g00_T5cgwSygDWJSKg=A+0sxDJbow6=piV7MTEtCfirstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <20200909084002.GE1036@maokai> as some have mentioned keystrokes, i just wanted to point out htat the idea here is select with mouse and run using mouse, with no keyboard at all. firefox org-capture does this for me. in case there was any confusion. On 9/9/20, Russell Adams <RLAdams@adamsinfoserv.com> wrote: > On Mon, Sep 07, 2020 at 10:05:38PM -0700, Samuel Wales wrote: >> well for a non-emacs application, i want to select text and capture >> using wm menu. > > I routinely capture programming and UNIX history. I select text (X11 > clipboard), and then I have a skel/abbrev to insert it into Emacs. I > type "pexa<space>" and it creates an example source block and pastes > the clipboard into it with proper indentation. "pexa" stands for > "paste example". > > This is *so* fast compared to creating a new source block (C-c C-, e), > then entering it (C-c C-'), pasting (C-y), and then exiting (C-c C-'). > > ;; Org mode skeletons instead of yasnippet > (define-skeleton rla-paste-example > "Insert an Org-mode example source block and paste the clipboard into it." > nil > "#+BEGIN_EXAMPLE\n" > ;; indent to match the src block > (concat " " (replace-regexp-in-string "\n" "\n " > (replace-regexp-in-string "\n$" "" (current-kill 0)))) "\n" > "#+END_EXAMPLE\n" > "\n" > -) > > (define-abbrev-table 'org-mode-abbrev-table '(("pexa" "" rla-paste-example > 0))) > > Mind you this is in the current buffer I'm typing in. If I wanted to > add from the CLI, I'd use a capture template with a predefined > location and make sure it includes the clipboard in expansion. > > As some of the other replies have shown, triggering capture externally > isn't too hard. You'll just need to figure out the WM hook. > > ------------------------------------------------------------------ > Russell Adams RLAdams@AdamsInfoServ.com > > PGP Key ID: 0x1160DCB3 http://www.adamsinfoserv.com/ > > Fingerprint: 1723 D8CA 4280 1EC9 557F 66E8 1154 E018 1160 DCB3 > > -- The Kafka Pandemic Please learn what misopathy is. https://thekafkapandemic.blogspot.com/2013/10/why-some-diseases-are-wronged.html
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2020-09-09 21:12 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2020-09-08 4:22 Samuel Wales 2020-09-08 5:01 ` Tim Cross 2020-09-08 5:05 ` Samuel Wales 2020-09-08 5:21 ` Tim Cross 2020-09-08 7:18 ` Maxim Nikulin 2020-09-08 8:03 ` Diego Zamboni 2020-09-08 16:08 ` Maxim Nikulin 2020-09-08 5:39 ` Maxim Nikulin 2020-09-08 22:40 ` Samuel Wales 2020-09-09 4:52 ` Maxim Nikulin 2020-09-10 14:23 ` Maxim Nikulin 2020-09-12 8:48 ` Nick Econopouly 2020-09-09 8:40 ` Russell Adams 2020-09-09 21:11 ` Samuel Wales [this message] 2020-09-09 1:07 ` Ihor Radchenko [not found] <email@example.com> 2020-09-08 23:15 ` No Wayman 2020-09-13 20:29 ` Bastien
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