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From: Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt@polytechnique.org>
To: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: org-read-date with pop-up-frames set to t
Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2014 14:37:21 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m2lhmo97n2.fsf@polytechnique.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m2vblw8zc6.fsf@polytechnique.org> (Alan Schmitt's message of "Sun, 30 Nov 2014 16:47:37 +0100")

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On 2014-11-30 16:47, Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt@polytechnique.org> writes:

> Hello,
> I'm experimenting with using frames instead of windows, and I'm seeing
> some strange behavior with `org-read-date'. Here is an ECM starting from
> an emacs -Q (with an emacs 24.4 and the bundled org):
> #+begin_src emacs-lisp
> (setq pop-up-frames t)
> (setq frame-auto-hide-function 'delete-frame)
> (require 'org)
> (org-read-date)
> #+end_src
> When evaluating the `org-read-date' function, a new frame opens (great)
> with two windows, the bottom one being the calendar window.
> Question 1: is it possible just to have the calendar window in the new
> frame?
> When I select a date, I see the selected date echoed in the minibuffer
> (the function has returned a value), but the frame and the two windows
> stay there, and I have to manually delete the frame to get back where
> I was.
> Question 2: is there a way to delete this frame when I'm done selecting
> the date?

As a follow-up, I discussed this with a friend who understand emacs-lisp
much better than I do. Here is what he said about `org-read-date':

> It uses (save-excursion (save-window-excursion...)), but that
> does not save the selected frame (save which frame was selected).
> Also, it does not remove frame *Calendar* because it uses only
> (bury-buffer "*Calendar*").  It should perhaps use something
> like `frame-auto-hide-function' as well.

I can start looking into this. Would a patch around these issues be



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  reply	other threads:[~2014-12-03 13:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-11-30 15:47 org-read-date with pop-up-frames set to t Alan Schmitt
2014-12-03 13:37 ` Alan Schmitt [this message]
2014-12-11 18:13   ` Alan Schmitt
2014-12-12 22:47     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2014-12-17  7:49       ` Alan Schmitt

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