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From: Gez <suleika@gmail.com>
To: mail@christianmoe.com
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Idea: insert "current sort order" property
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 12:35:21 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAPQe_Uog=+rKqRtF_YgB3xAvWgfLau5vWFM4TvwdVwrxnd8VXg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4E949D13.6060505@christianmoe.com>

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Thanks, Christian.  Please forgive my ignorance but what should I do with
the code?  I've not done anything more advanced than org-customize before.


On 11 October 2011 20:46, Christian Moe <mail@christianmoe.com> wrote:

> Hi, Gez,
> On 10/7/11 5:02 PM, Gez wrote:
>> What I'm imagining is a command executed on a headline to insert a
>> property into each of its children "fixing" the current order;
>> something like ":sorted:01", ":sorted:02"  etc.
> I think this is a neat idea, and can see some uses for it for my own stuff.
> I've made a first pass below. Please test it and let me know how it works
> for you (and please *don't* test it on anything valuable without backing up
> first!).
> <snip>

> Code follows.

> Christian
> #+begin_src emacs-lisp
>  (defun cm/org-store-outline-order (arg prop)
>    "Store the outline of the subtree of the entry at point by
>  setting the property PROP of each direct child entry to its
>  current position in the tree. With prefix ARG, store the position
>  of the whole subtree. The tree can be restored to the stored
>  outline by sorting on the property with `C-c ^ r'. Note that this
>  will only work properly on the order of each subtree; if headings
>  are demoted, promoted, or moved into different subtrees, the
>  result may or may not be nonsense, but it will be impossible to
>  restore the original order by sorting."
>    (interactive "P\nsProperty key (default OutlineIndex): ")
>    (if (string= prop "") (setq prop "OutlineIndex"))
>    (if (or (not (org-map-entries t (concat prop "={.}") 'tree))
>            (y-or-n-p "Property exists; overwrite? "))
>        (let* ((match (format "LEVEL%s%s"
>                              (if arg ">=" "=")
>                              (1+ (org-current-level))))
>               (counter 1)
>               (width (1+ (floor (log10 (length (org-map-entries t match
> 'tree))))))
>               (fstr (concat "%0" (number-to-string width) "d")))
>          (org-map-entries
>           '(progn
>              (org-set-property prop
>                                (format fstr counter))
>              (setq counter (1+ counter)))
>           match 'tree)
>          (message ""))))
> #+end_src

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  reply	other threads:[~2011-10-12 11:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-10-07 15:02 Idea: insert "current sort order" property Gez
2011-10-11 19:46 ` Christian Moe
2011-10-12 11:35   ` Gez [this message]
2011-10-12 12:16     ` Christian Moe
2011-10-12 15:59       ` Gez
2011-10-12 19:51         ` Christian Moe
2011-10-13 11:40           ` Gez
2011-10-13 12:39             ` Christian Moe
2011-10-13 18:34               ` Gez

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