From: Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Robert D. Crawford" <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: generating titles in remember templates from w3 buffers [was:Re: feature request]
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 09:47:38 +0100 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <CFCC7A9F-8413-40D4-B32F-37D5F21BA30C@gmail.com> (raw)
On Mar 24, 2009, at 9:03 PM, Robert D. Crawford wrote:
> As I mentioned below, using the annotation expansion in the template
> does not work when using w3. I did see the error in my template and
> have fixed it (unnecessary brackets). I am wondering if there is some
> other way to get the title or if it can be added as a feature.
Unfortunately I do not know about a variable that does hold the
title of a page in w3. In w3m there is w3m-current-title.
In w3, all I was able to find is the URL via
If anyone knows the magic incantation to extract the page
title in a w3 buffer, I'd be happy to make it the default
for the link description.
> I've changed the post below to reflect the change in my template and
> what it returns.
> Thanks in advance for any help,
> "Robert D. Crawford" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Matthew Lundin <email@example.com> writes:
>>>> I've been trying to make an org-remember template that will grab
>>>> title of the webpage I want to create a link to. This seems to
>>>> not be
>>>> possible, although I could very well be wrong. I was curious as to
>>>> whether a new keyword could be created for w3 and w3m links.
>>>> Seems that
>>>> :title would be very useful.
>>> When I use w3m, the annotation substitution (%a) in the remember
>>> template does the trick. It grabs the url and title of the current
>>> (using org-store-link).
>> Thanks. This does work for w3m but using w3 it returns this:
> * [[http://
> www.gnu.org]] :gnu:
>> from this template:
> '((?b "* %a %^g %!" "~/bookmarks.org" bottom)
>> Later today, if I get the chance, I'll explore the solution
>> proposed by
>> Sebastian Rose.
> As stated in a previous mail, Sebastian's solution works for browsers
> outside of emacs.
> Robert D. Crawford firstname.lastname@example.org
> If your mother knew what you're doing, she'd probably hang her head
> and cry.
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next prev parent reply other threads:[~2009-03-25 8:47 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2009-03-23 2:14 feature request Robert D. Crawford
2009-03-23 2:44 ` Matthew Lundin
2009-03-23 13:56 ` Robert D. Crawford
2009-03-23 14:08 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-03-24 20:03 ` generating titles in remember templates from w3 buffers [was:Re: feature request] Robert D. Crawford
2009-03-25 5:46 ` Charles Philip Chan
2009-03-25 12:36 ` Charles Philip Chan
2009-03-25 8:47 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-03-25 13:06 ` Robert D. Crawford
2009-03-25 19:42 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-03-25 19:58 ` Robert D. Crawford
[not found] ` <email@example.com>
2009-03-25 20:54 ` Nick Dokos
2009-03-23 11:24 ` feature request Sebastian Rose
2009-03-24 16:53 ` Robert D. Crawford
2009-03-24 18:23 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-03-25 13:50 ` Charles Philip Chan
2009-03-25 14:51 ` Robert D. Crawford
2009-03-26 4:09 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-03-26 16:43 ` Robert D. Crawford
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