From: Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: David Lord <email@example.com> Cc: emacs org-mode mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: org files and directory hierarchies Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2009 22:33:00 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <D028030B-0D3D-4AD4-AB5F-4C85B94397AD@uva.nl> (raw) In-Reply-To: <1FEB88C0-5145-4D72-A9CA-DF455AEA4548@gmail.com> On Jan 8, 2009, at 9:40 PM, David Lord wrote: > > On 8 Ion 2009, at 17:07, Matthew Lundin wrote: >> >> One caveat. Org attach doesn't work in quite this way. The data >> directory hierarchy isn't really human readable (i.e., it doesn't >> mirror the org outline hierarchy). But that would be a nightmare to >> make work, I imagine, because of constant changes to the org outline >> structure. Rather, directories containing files are attached to >> outline headings via automatically generated IDs. > > Well, why not allow the user to choose a directory, there's no real > reason why the directory structure has to match the org file? > > I started using attachments when the feature came out and really > liked them, especially the simple interface for choosing a file to > attach (even better with ido). But after a while, I found the fact > that I could only reasonably get to attachments through the org file > difficult to work with - what happens when I've finished a task and > archived it off? I've got to go hunting through the archive file to > find the old task before I can find the attachments. So I stopped > using them and decided I'd use normal hyperlinks instead. But then > I found out just how awkward is is to have to either cut-and-paste > the directory path or type it in manually whenever I want to link to > a file. Did you see Matt' answer in the other thread? That will also work for you. - Carsten http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.orgmode/10330/focus=10331 > > > Regards > David Lord > > > _______________________________________________ > Emacs-orgmode mailing list > Remember: use `Reply All' to send replies to the list. > Emacsemail@example.com > http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-orgmode
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2009-01-08 21:33 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2009-01-08 15:58 Dan Davison 2009-01-08 17:07 ` Matthew Lundin 2009-01-08 20:40 ` David Lord 2009-01-08 21:33 ` Carsten Dominik [this message] 2009-01-09 11:04 ` David Lord
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