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From: Xebar Saram <zeltakc@gmail.com>
To: Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net>
Cc: org mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
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: <8761ivsgb2.fsf@ericabrahamsen.net>

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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 <eric@ericabrahamsen.net>
wrote:

> Xebar Saram <zeltakc@gmail.com> 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 <
> > 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:[~2014-07-18  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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