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From: Xebar Saram <zeltakc@gmail.com>
To: "Jorge A. Alfaro-Murillo" <jorge.a.alfaro@gmail.com>
Cc: org mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: a quick way to switch orgmode notes between read-only/editing?
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:15:49 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAOQHXPoSbOOkBxuNCX27HAQsr9a5v26RMo21-XOfPhajs2o15w@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87d2d49h63.fsf@gmail.com>

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Thanks guys. really appreciate all your help

im now using view-mode with hooks as suggested. btw whats the advantages of
viewer-mode over read-only-mode

best

Z


On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 5:46 PM, Jorge A. Alfaro-Murillo <
jorge.a.alfaro@gmail.com> wrote:

> Xebar Saram <zeltakc@gmail.com> writes:
>
> > i keep once and a while screwing up my notes with unintended editing
> > (erroneous key presses etc) and was wondering if any one knew of a way
> > to to switch orgmode notes between read-only/editing?
>
> Hi Xebar. Use C-x C-q. This works for every file, I use it in particular
> for notes that I do not want to edit.
>
> It runs the command read-only-mode which changes whether the current
> buffer is read-only. Actually the command switches the local variable
> buffer-read-only, so you can use that variable as local for every file
> that you do not want to edit by default. At the end of those files add:
>
> #+BEGIN_EXAMPLE
> %%% Local Variables:
> %%% buffer-read-only: t
> %%% End:
> #+END_EXAMPLE
>
> And every time that you want to edit them just do C-x C-q
>
> Best,
>
> Jorge.
>
>
>

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  reply	other threads:[~2014-07-17 15:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-07-17 12:40 Xebar Saram
2014-07-17 13:13 ` Thorsten Jolitz
2014-07-17 13:22   ` Xebar Saram
2014-07-17 13:23     ` Xebar Saram
2014-07-17 13:50       ` Thorsten Jolitz
2014-07-17 13:53       ` Nick Dokos
2014-07-17 13:57     ` Thorsten Jolitz
2014-07-17 14:46 ` Jorge A. Alfaro-Murillo
2014-07-17 15:15   ` Xebar Saram [this message]
2014-07-17 23:42     ` Eric Abrahamsen
2014-07-18  7:50       ` Xebar Saram
2014-07-18  8:54         ` Thorsten Jolitz
2014-07-18 12:14           ` Xebar Saram
2014-07-18 12:35             ` Thorsten Jolitz
2014-07-18 15:31               ` Xebar Saram
2014-07-18 20:37                 ` Thorsten Jolitz

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