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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 16:22:40 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAOQHXPryizyyxX=oNO2pOnofijk8R-HhmZG_eXxHu-vvsuvG_Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <874mygxh5r.fsf@gmail.com>

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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 13:22 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 [this message]
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
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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