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From: Xebar Saram <zeltakc@gmail.com>
To: Thorsten Jolitz <tjolitz@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 16:23:28 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAOQHXPrrsLOQ3zUzMcQ8cCTwg+4ZivreCvO5P8V1CdosrQ1nqQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAOQHXPryizyyxX=oNO2pOnofijk8R-HhmZG_eXxHu-vvsuvG_Q@mail.gmail.com>

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PS. Also can anyone think of a way to get a visual cue when the file is in
"view mode"?

thx!

Z


On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 4:22 PM, Xebar Saram <zeltakc@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thx Thorston this looks great
>
> can you recommend a way to open all orgmode notes in view mode by default,
> i guess i would then bind a key to disable view mode to start editing right?
>
> thanks alot again
>
> Z
>
>
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 4:13 PM, Thorsten Jolitz <tjolitz@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Xebar Saram <zeltakc@gmail.com> writes:
>>
>> > hi all
>> >
>> > 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? i have used such
>> > options in previous note taking apps that had that option build in but
>> > i understand that since orgmode notes are just text files its a bit
>> > more complicated
>> >
>> > i would love to hear any suggestions on how you guys deal with
>> > protecting notes/data that still needs to be edited (i do use git ofc
>> > but i dont always know i screwed my notes :))
>>
>> ,----[ C-h f view-mode RET ]
>> | view-mode is an interactive autoloaded compiled Lisp function in
>> | `view.el'.
>> |
>> | (view-mode &optional ARG)
>> |
>> | Toggle View mode, a minor mode for viewing text but not editing it.
>> | With a prefix argument ARG, enable View mode if ARG is positive,
>> | and disable it otherwise.  If called from Lisp, enable View mode
>> | if ARG is omitted or nil.
>> |
>> | When View mode is enabled, commands that do not change the buffer
>> | contents are available as usual.  Kill commands insert text in
>> | kill buffers but do not delete.  Most other commands beep and
>> | tell the user that the buffer is read-only.
>> |
>> |
>> |
>> | The following additional commands are provided.  Most commands
>> | take prefix arguments.  Page commands default to "page size"
>> | lines which is almost a whole window, or number of lines set by
>> | z or w.
>> | Half page commands default to and set "half page size" lines
>> | which initially is half a window full.  Search commands default
>> | to a repeat count of one.
>> |
>> | H, h, ?        This message.
>> | Digits        provide prefix arguments.
>> | -     negative prefix argument.
>> | <     move to the beginning of buffer.
>> | >     move to the end of buffer.
>> | o     scroll so that buffer end is at last line of window.
>> | SPC   scroll forward "page size" lines.
>> |         With prefix scroll forward prefix lines.
>> | DEL   scroll backward "page size" lines.
>> |         With prefix scroll backward prefix lines.
>> | z     like  SPC  but with prefix sets "page size" to prefix.
>> | w     like  DEL  but with prefix sets "page size" to prefix.
>> | d     scroll forward "half page size" lines.  With prefix, sets
>> |         "half page size" to prefix lines and scrolls forward that much.
>> | u     scroll backward "half page size" lines.  With prefix, sets
>> |         "half page size" to prefix lines and scrolls backward that much.
>> | RET, LFD  scroll forward one line.  With prefix scroll forward prefix
>> line(s).
>> | y     scroll backward one line.  With prefix scroll backward prefix
>> line(s).
>> | F     revert-buffer if necessary and scroll forward.
>> |         Use this to view a changing file.
>> | =     prints the current line number.
>> | %     goes prefix argument (default 100) percent into buffer.
>> | g     goes to line given by prefix argument (default first line).
>> | .     set the mark.
>> | x     exchanges point and mark.
>> | @     return to mark and pops mark ring.
>> |         Mark ring is pushed at start of every successful search and when
>> |         jump to line occurs.  The mark is set on jump to buffer start
>> or end.
>> | m     save current position in character register.
>> | '     go to position saved in character register.
>> | s     do forward incremental search.
>> | r     do reverse incremental search.
>> | /     searches forward for regular expression, starting after current
>> page.
>> |         ! and @ have a special meaning at the beginning of the regexp.
>> |         ! means search for a line with no match for regexp.  @ means
>> start
>> |         search at beginning (end for backward search) of buffer.
>> | \     searches backward for regular expression, starting before current
>> page.
>> | n     searches forward for last regular expression.
>> | p     searches backward for last regular expression.
>> | q     quit View mode, restoring this window and buffer to previous
>> state.
>> |         q is the normal way to leave view mode.
>> | e     exit View mode but stay in current buffer.  Use this if you
>> started
>> |         viewing a buffer (file) and find out you want to edit it.
>> |         This command restores the previous read-only status of the
>> buffer.
>> | E     exit View mode, and make the current buffer editable
>> |         even if it was not editable before entry to View mode.
>> | Q     quit View mode, restoring all windows to previous state.
>> | c     quit View mode and maybe switch buffers, but don't kill this
>> buffer.
>> | C     quit View mode, kill current buffer and go back to other buffer.
>> |
>> | The effect of c, q and C depends on how view-mode was entered.  If it
>> was
>> | entered by view-file, view-file-other-window, view-file-other-frame, or
>> | M-x dired-view-file (M-x view-file, M-x view-file-other-window,
>> | M-x view-file-other-frame, or the Dired mode v command),
>> | then q will try to kill the current buffer.
>> | If view-mode was entered from another buffer, by C-c v,
>> | M-x view-buffer-other-window, M-x view-buffer-other frame, M-x
>> view-file,
>> | M-x view-file-other-window, or M-x view-file-other-frame,
>> | then c, q and C will return to that buffer.
>> |
>> | Entry to view-mode runs the normal hook `view-mode-hook'.
>> |
>> | [back]
>> `----
>>
>> --
>> cheers,
>> Thorsten
>>
>>
>>
>

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  reply	other threads:[~2014-07-17 13:23 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 [this message]
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
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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