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From: Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt@polytechnique.org>
To: Bastien <bzg@altern.org>
Cc: "emacs-orgmode@gnu.org" <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: open file link in dired?
Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2013 17:12:32 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m2a9spyljj.fsf@top.irisa.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87vcbdlz75.fsf@bzg.ath.cx>

Bastien writes:

> Hi Alan,
>
> Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt@polytechnique.org> writes:
>
>> My google-fu has failed me, and
>> http://orgmode.org/manual/Handling-links.html does not seem to have the
>> answer: is it possible to open a file link in dired (i.e., a dired
>> buffer in the enclosing directory with the cursor on the file)?
>
> I'd do something like this:
>
> (org-add-link-type "file+emacs+dired" 'org-open-file-with-emacs-dired)
>
> (defun org-open-file-with-emacs-dired (path)
>   "Open in dired."
>   (let ((d (file-name-directory path))
> 	(f (file-name-nondirectory path)))
>     (dired d)
>     (goto-char (point-min))
>     (search-forward f nil t)))
>
> which will work for a new link type file+emacs+dired.

Thank you, this would work nicely. However I don't know how to specify,
when I open the file, which link-type to use. Would I need to modify the
link itself from "file" to "file+emacs+dired" before opening it?

Alan

  reply	other threads:[~2013-01-04 16:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-01-04 14:36 Alan Schmitt
2013-01-04 15:55 ` Bastien
2013-01-04 16:12   ` Alan Schmitt [this message]
2013-01-04 16:33     ` Bastien
2014-07-28  7:09       ` Alan Schmitt
2014-07-28 13:57         ` Bastien
2014-12-10  3:05         ` Steven Arntson
2014-12-10  7:48           ` Alan Schmitt
2014-12-10  9:51             ` Marcin Borkowski
2014-12-10 10:25               ` Alan Schmitt
2014-12-10 19:07                 ` Steven Arntson
2014-12-11  7:36                   ` Alan Schmitt
2014-12-11 20:22                     ` Haider Rizvi
2014-12-12  8:02                       ` Alan Schmitt
2014-12-12 15:22                         ` Haider Rizvi

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