From: Matthew Lundin <email@example.com> To: Rustom Mody <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: structure editing in brainstorming mode Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2008 06:51:08 -0600 [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> (Rustom Mody's message of "Mon\, 29 Dec 2008 11\:28\:42 +0530") Hi Rustom, "Rustom Mody" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > 1. Multiple heading demotion > > Lets say I start writing down some points maybe with/without some > additional text > * Cat > * Dog > > And now I decide to put all these into a superheading 'My Pets' > The only way I know is to enter > * My Pets > before Cat and then demote each subtree -- if there were not two but > ten I'd have to do that 10 times > I tried selecting the whole set that I want to demote and doing M-S-right > but I get the message > > This command is active in special contexts like tables headlines or timestamps For this, you can use M-<right> and M-<left>, which promote and demote headlines. (M-S-<right> demotes the entire subtree.) See this section of the manual a list of commands: http://orgmode.org/manual/Structure-editing.html#Structure-editing > 2. Converting heading type > > Sometimes one assumes that the points are 'small' and so are entered > as + points. Thus > * Pets > + Cat > + Dog > > and then at some point it emerges that the +es had better be changed > to headings that is (the requisite number of) *s. Any easy way of > doing that? > C-c - or S-<left>/<right> should do the trick. For more information, see this section of the manual: http://orgmode.org/manual/Plain-lists.html#Plain-lists Best, Matt
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2008-12-29 12:51 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2008-12-29 5:58 Rustom Mody 2008-12-29 12:51 ` Matthew Lundin [this message] 2008-12-30 23:55 ` Carsten Dominik 2008-12-31 6:04 ` Rustom Mody 2008-12-31 8:07 ` Carsten Dominik 2008-12-31 11:36 ` Daniel Clemente 2008-12-31 13:28 ` Carsten Dominik 2008-12-31 13:33 ` Daniel Martins 2009-01-01 6:42 ` Rustom Mody 2009-01-01 8:58 ` Carsten Dominik 2009-01-01 22:53 ` Matthew Lundin 2008-12-29 16:36 ` Bernt Hansen 2008-12-29 17:15 ` Nick Dokos 2008-12-30 0:50 ` Olaf Dietsche 2008-12-30 14:11 ` Rustom Mody 2008-12-31 0:23 ` Carsten Dominik [not found] <200812291702.mBTH2sVD004384@bp34.u.washington.edu> 2008-12-29 19:44 ` Scott Otterson 2008-12-29 20:10 ` Matthew Lundin
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