From: Xebar Saram <email@example.com> To: Eric Abrahamsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: org mode <email@example.com> Subject: Re: a quick way to switch orgmode notes between read-only/editing? Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:50:12 +0300 [thread overview] Message-ID: <CAOQHXPqtuWCT8p1sQFMxVsXg2ZxnPdJdsKLgP5ZqwNsFZ72FDg@mail.gmail.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> [-- Attachment #1: Type: text/plain, Size: 1796 bytes --] Thx again all, really cool. one last question. anyone mind pasting code to revert an open buffer to read only when idle for lets say 5 minutes? thx alot! Z On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 2:42 AM, Eric Abrahamsen <email@example.com> wrote: > Xebar Saram <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > > 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 > > Mostly that you get more convenient navigation commands. Scrolling and > searching etc don't require control modifiers, and it becomes a bit > easier to move around files. > > > best > > > > Z > > > > > > On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 5:46 PM, Jorge A. Alfaro-Murillo < > > email@example.com> wrote: > > > > Xebar Saram <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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. > > > > > > > [-- Attachment #2: Type: text/html, Size: 2754 bytes --]
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2014-07-18 7:50 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 2014-07-17 23:42 ` Eric Abrahamsen 2014-07-18 7:50 ` Xebar Saram [this message] 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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