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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: "Alan E. Davis" <lngndvs@gmail.com>
Cc: Bernt Hansen <bernt@norang.ca>, Matt Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>,
	emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Re: Questions about org-capture templates and usage
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2010 09:20:56 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <DD780C55-6DE7-4836-B443-FCEC8EEF439C@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <AANLkTikNMhzBhuDFVOnQ8pn-vuG7brzMHE86yfThi4Wi@mail.gmail.com>


On Dec 6, 2010, at 6:02 AM, Alan E. Davis wrote:

> I am at much greater ease due to these two messages.  They solve  
> several of my befuddlements about capture.
>
> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 1:59 PM, Bernt Hansen <bernt@norang.ca> wrote:
> I visit newly captured items all the time.  If you capture something  
> (I
> have C-M-r bound to org-capture) and store it with C-c C-c you can  
> visit
> it immediately with a double prefix  C-u C-u C-M-r as stated in the
> org-capture docstring:
>
> This is exactly what I was looking for in the manual.

Wow, I cannot believe I forgot to put these into the manual!  Crazy.
They are in not (git version).


> In fact, I think my comment about the manual was partly a response  
> to being unable to find this item in the   manual, when I know I had  
> seen reference to it somewhere.  Maybe in my request for items to be  
> included in the manual, the docstrings in org-capture.el would be  
> scanned.  I missed this on my cursory search of that file.  I will  
> search for it myself, and work on (believe it or not) org-help.org,  
> that I use as a helpmate.
>
> I have org-capture assigned to C-c, so C-u C-u C-c c goes straight  
> to the last stored item.  Perfect.
>
> |
> | (org-capture &optional GOTO KEYS)
> |
> I THINK I understand that GOTO here refers to the prefix C-u ?  And  
> C-u C-u circumvents this?
>
> | When called interactively with a C-u prefix argument GOTO, don't  
> capture
> | anything, just go to the file/headline where the selected template
> | stores its notes.  With a double prefix argument C-u C-u, go to  
> the last note
>                      
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> | stored.
>  ^^^^^^
>
> This is it! What I was looking for.
>
> I think, thought it may seem crazy, I would like to still have a way  
> to specify in the template that one would remain with the newly  
> captured item in its environment, after finalizing.   Just the same,  
> thinking about that it's an indirect buffer, it makes more sense how  
> it works now...

You can just widen during capture if you wish: C-x n w will show you  
the entire buffer.
You still need to finalize at some point with C-c C-c though.

>
> Awe, heck, these two methods solve my problem well enough...
>
> |
> | When called with a `C-0' (zero) prefix, insert a template at point.
> |
>
> This is a great feature...
>
> | Lisp programs can set KEYS to a string associated with a template in
> | `org-capture-templates'.  In this case, interactive selection will  
> be
> | bypassed.
> `----
>
> This is something I'd like to see an example of.

(defun my-capture-k ()
   (interactive)
   (org-capture nil "k"))

will directly get you into capture template k.

- Carsten

  reply	other threads:[~2010-12-06  8:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 41+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-12-05  6:28 Alan
2010-12-05 11:58 ` Matt Lundin
2010-12-06  3:59   ` Bernt Hansen
2010-12-06  5:02     ` Alan E. Davis
2010-12-06  8:20       ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2010-12-06 14:27         ` Carsten Dominik
2010-12-06  8:33       ` Carsten Dominik
2010-12-06 14:10       ` Bernt Hansen
2010-12-06 14:48       ` Nick Dokos
2010-12-06 16:48         ` Nathan Neff
2010-12-06 17:53         ` Carsten Dominik
     [not found]           ` <9588.1291658230@gamaville.americas.hpqcorp.net>
2010-12-06 18:08             ` Carsten Dominik
2010-12-07  3:14           ` Štěpán Němec
2010-12-07 19:33         ` Nick Dokos
2010-12-06 21:35       ` Alan Davis
     [not found]     ` <lngndvs@gmail.com>
2010-08-30  3:31       ` LaTeX export: Skip headline lines? "Paragraph" sectioning? Alan E. Davis
2010-08-30  4:06         ` Nick Dokos
2010-08-30  5:14           ` Scot Becker
2010-08-30  5:46             ` Nick Dokos
2010-08-30  6:54               ` Thomas S. Dye
2010-08-30 14:22                 ` Scot Becker
2010-08-30 16:20                   ` Thomas S. Dye
2010-08-30 22:05                     ` Scot Becker
2010-08-31  0:04                       ` Alan E. Davis
2010-08-30 16:40                   ` Alan E. Davis
2010-08-30 17:04                     ` Nick Dokos
2010-08-31  1:09             ` Alan E. Davis
2010-08-31  1:43               ` Alan E. Davis
2010-08-31  1:59                 ` Thomas S. Dye
2010-08-31  2:01                 ` Nick Dokos
2012-03-15 17:24       ` Mail composed using emacs --- saving a copy in an org file Alan E. Davis
2012-03-15 17:34         ` Jos'h Fuller
2012-03-15 17:48           ` Peter Salazar
2012-03-15 17:55         ` brian powell
2012-03-15 18:05           ` brian powell
2012-03-15 19:19         ` Nick Dokos
2012-03-15 19:48           ` brian powell
2012-03-16  9:32         ` Karl Voit
2012-03-16 13:46           ` brian powell
2012-03-16 16:07             ` Memacs and Gnowsis (was: Mail composed using emacs --- saving a copy in an org file.) Karl Voit
2010-12-05 21:44 ` Questions about org-capture templates and usage Charles Cave

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