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From: suvayu ali <fatkasuvayu+linux@gmail.com>
To: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
Cc: Org mode mailing list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Implement history facility for org-occur searches
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 20:46:07 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAMXnza2x_t8tvDxkwT0_c_qHBr0Aags43wch98oaLdjyUVpNsA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4D84CA41-ED23-4107-AD6D-7D1D1B1D0D6C@gmail.com>

On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 8:16 PM, Carsten Dominik
<carsten.dominik@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10.10.2011, at 09:47, suvayu ali wrote:
>> My use case was to easily traverse through a sequence of sparse-tree
>> searches. Something that I thought might be useful when searching in a
>> large file. My implementation is probably very suboptimal. I was
>> hoping to find a way to take a "snapshot" of a sparse tree view, and
>> then "undo" or "redo" a sparse tree view. By undo/redo I mean
>> restoring the visibility states of the trees and the highlighted
>> search text. However I couldn't find a way to get the "snapshot", so I
>> tried repeating the searches to achieve a similar result.
> We do have support for storing and setting outline visibility:
> Take a look at the functions
>   org-outline-overlay-data
>   org-set-outline-overlay-data
> and at the macro
>   org-save-outline-visibility
> which uses the two functions described above.

Thanks a lot for these pointers Carsten!

> OK, I will mark it rejected, feel free to come back when you have
> something convincing (not only for us, but also convincing for you!) :)

Will do. :)

> - Carsten



Open source is the future. It sets us free.

      reply	other threads:[~2011-10-10 18:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-08-23 23:47 [PATCH] Implement history facility for org-occur searches Suvayu Ali
2011-10-06  7:54 ` Carsten Dominik
2011-10-10  7:47   ` suvayu ali
2011-10-10 18:16     ` Carsten Dominik
2011-10-10 18:46       ` suvayu ali [this message]

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