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From: Russell Adams <RLAdams@AdamsInfoServ.Com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: New Screencast: Setting Up Org-mode for Windows
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 16:34:19 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20101108223419.GC30297@x201> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <9F2954C8B385465A89D9F1C8D0B2631B@PHONON.COM>

On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 05:07:29PM -0500, Raymond Zeitler wrote:
> Thanks for creating this, Russell.  It's great!

I'm glad you enjoyed it!

> I've already set my system up per John Wiegley's tutorial.  I didn't
> appreciate Org until I started to use capture, so I'm glad you introduced it
> early on.  And I like how you pointed out org-capture-templates.  I'm at the
> point where I'm changing some settings, so it's nice to see where things are
> defined.

Capture is a must. Working a project is one thing, but its how to deal
with the nonstop little things that counts.

> Also neat is the idea of notification.  But I wonder if some folks might
> have VBS disabled.  For them, I'd recommend using the Net Send command.  Net
> Send can also broadcast to multiple users on a domain, which may (or may
> not) be a nice thing.  I can imagine an IT person using Org-mode with Net
> Send to notify everyone about a server reboot.

I'm not a Windows guy, so I'm not sure. I used VBS because it appeared
that between Windows 2k, XP, and 2003 that NET SEND may have
changed. I've now had a few people suggest Growl for Mac and Windows.

> Some other things that are new to me:
> 	* AddPM (never used it)
> 	* -f switch to run Lisp and the shortcut to Agenda


> 	* latest version is now 7.3
> 	* Timestamps & Workflow

I love the one touch timestamps, it's been central to all of my work.

> 	* C-c [
> 	* lots more
> Invoking Customize is a nice way to establish the .emacs.  But I would've
> mentioned C-x C-f ~/.e<TAB> after the second customization, though. :)

Yeah that was a bit repetitious. On the other hand I didn't know that
emacs would tab complete ~ on Windows, I was using the "native"
interface. ;]


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  reply	other threads:[~2010-11-08 22:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <201011081706.oA8H65QA021421@hormel5.ieee.org>
2010-11-08 22:07 ` New Screencast: Setting Up Org-mode for Windows Raymond Zeitler
2010-11-08 22:34   ` Russell Adams [this message]
2010-11-11 17:18   ` Ian Barton
2010-11-05 21:52 Russell Adams
2010-11-07 17:08 ` Carsten Dominik
2010-11-07 17:17   ` Russell Adams
2010-11-08  0:12     ` Stefan Vollmar
2010-11-08  1:02       ` Russell Adams
2010-11-08  3:50         ` Sunny Srivastava
2010-11-08 20:28         ` Sébastien Vauban

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