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From: Calvin Young <calvinwyoung@gmail.com>
To: Rasmus <rasmus@gmx.us>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Emulating list functionality from traditional GUI editors
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:48:53 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CANniJEydsEs8gb=NhL38Xu3wTxCGBNNd5q8wBkvj2ciGGumz0g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87vbliynlf.fsf@gmx.us>

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Makes sense! Just wanted to see how others felt about this :)

Anyway thanks for the consideration, and for the tip
about org-element-at-point -- really did make this trivial to implement.


On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 11:48 AM, Rasmus <rasmus@gmx.us> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Calvin Young <calvinwyoung@gmail.com> writes:
>
> >    - If the cursor is at the end of a list item, then "Return" should
> >    insert a new list item (i.e., automatically perform org-meta-return)
>
> Maybe you can use org-element-at-point and advice org-return?
>
> >    - If the cursor is at the beginning of an empty list item, then
> "Return"
> >    should outdent the list item (or remove it if it's already at the
> >    outer-most indentation level)
>
> I don't understand this.  Do you know M-{left,right}?  Again, you could
> advice org-return.
>
> In LO it removes the bullet.  Here you can use C-S-Backspace.  Bonus: it
> works everywhere!
>
> >    - If the cursor is at the beginning of an empty list item, then
> >    "Backspace" should delete the list item and move my cursor to the end
> of
> >    the previous list item
>
> This is like C-S-Backspace C-p C-e.  You could advice org-delete-backward.
>
> >    - It'd be nice of these rules could be applied to checkboxes as well
>
> It should be trivial to support using org-element-at-point.
>
> > What I'm describing is really just the default behavior around bulleted /
> > numbered lists in other GUI editors (e.g., Google Docs, Gmail, OSX Notes,
> > etc.).
>
> OK...
>
> > Are there any options built in to org-mode that'd let me enable this?
>
> No.  And I doubt it should be.  But Emacs is /your/ extensible editor.
>
> --Rasmus
>
> --
> Need more coffee. . .
>
>
>

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  reply	other threads:[~2014-12-12  4:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-12-11  8:14 Emulating list functionality from traditional GUI editors Calvin Young
2014-12-11 19:48 ` Rasmus
2014-12-12  4:48   ` Calvin Young [this message]
2014-12-12  8:37     ` Sebastien Vauban
2014-12-13  9:47       ` Calvin Young
2014-12-11 17:05 Calvin Young
2014-12-11 17:34 ` Jorge A. Alfaro-Murillo
2014-12-11 17:41   ` Jorge A. Alfaro-Murillo
2014-12-11 18:19   ` Calvin Young
2014-12-11 18:44     ` Jorge A. Alfaro-Murillo

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