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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Oleksandr Gavenko <gavenkoa@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Kill all items with specific tag to kill-ring.
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:36:44 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <F6C96DDA-1E67-4805-B785-A6EDC559C7A0@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <loom.20130425T101814-607@post.gmane.org>

On 25.4.2013, at 10:21, Oleksandr Gavenko <gavenkoa@gmail.com> wrote:

> Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> On 25.4.2013, at 07:32, Oleksandr Gavenko <gavenkoa <at> gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I use tags only on top level items in org-file.
>>> And want move all items marked by specific tag to different org-file.
>>> I expect that this command kill items with selected tag to kill-ring in one
>>> step (so single undo command return original buffer content).
>>> Seems there are no such command build-in command...
>> no, but you could easily make one using the function org-map-entries.
> I finish with very hackie code (based on knowledge of internal
> implementation of org-scan-tags):
> (defun my-org-kill-by-tag (tag)
>  (interactive (list (read-input "Enter tag: ")))
>  (kill-new "")
>  (org-scan-tags
>   (lambda ()
>     (let ( (last-command 'kill-region) )
>       (org-cut-subtree)))
>   '(member tag tags-list)
>   nil) )
> You can replace 'org-cut-subtree' by 'org-copy-subtree' if don't want remove
> org entries...

Yes, this work, nice trick with binding last-command to kill-region.

A less hackie version would probably add the found entries to a
string or list and only put that string into the kill ring at the end.

org-map-entries would allow processing of several files in one go,
but it would be a very similar implementation.

- Carsten

  reply	other threads:[~2013-04-25  8:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-04-25  5:32 Oleksandr Gavenko
2013-04-25  6:37 ` Carsten Dominik
2013-04-25  8:21   ` Oleksandr Gavenko
2013-04-25  8:36     ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2013-04-25  8:56       ` Oleksandr Gavenko
2013-04-25 10:49         ` Carsten Dominik
2013-04-25 11:06           ` Oleksandr Gavenko
2013-04-25 11:48             ` Bernt Hansen
2013-04-29 17:14               ` Oleksandr Gavenko
2013-05-01 20:51                 ` Carsten Dominik

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