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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Florian Beck <abstraktion@t-online.de>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, mail@christianmoe.com
Subject: Re: Copy/Search Outline
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 11:54:41 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <7123590C-F698-47FD-997E-CC7DEE3F7170@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87y5zlcrtn.fsf@sophokles.streitblatt.de>

On Jul 26, 2011, at 11:30 AM, Florian Beck wrote:

> Christian Moe <mail@christianmoe.com> writes:
>>> Firstly, I want to copy the *visible* text (minus the …, but never mind
>>> that);
>> In other words: Begin exporting only the visible part with `C-c C-e 
>> v', then press space at the prompt for output formats. This leaves you
>> in a second buffer with a copy of the visible part (and yes, you do
>> get rid of the ellipses). Then select all with `C-c h' (alternately,
>> select the region of your choice) and copy. Kill the copy buffer when
>> you're done with it.
> Thanks. Seems like `org-export-visible' does exactly what I want.
> I also wrote a function to copy the visible part of the region. For
> those curious:
> (defun copy-visible (beg end)
>  (interactive "r")
>  (let ((text "") s)
>    (save-excursion
>      (save-restriction
> 	(narrow-to-region beg end)
> 	(setq s (goto-char (point-min)))
> 	(while (not (= (point) (point-max)))
> 	  (goto-char (org-find-invisible))
> 	  (setq text (concat text (buffer-substring s (point))))
> 	  (setq s (goto-char (org-find-visible))))))
>    (kill-new text)))

This is a very useful function, thanks!  I have added it
to org-mode as `org-copy-visible', currently without a key

To speed it up a bit, you made it collect the snippets into
a list and then do the concat in one sweep - this might make a
difference for large buffers.


- Carsten

  reply	other threads:[~2011-07-26  9:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-07-22 20:20 Copy/Search Outline Florian Beck
2011-07-26  0:53 ` Bastien
2011-07-26  6:35 ` Christian Moe
2011-07-26  6:38   ` Christian Moe
2011-07-26  9:30   ` Florian Beck
2011-07-26  9:54     ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2011-07-26 10:10       ` Carsten Dominik
2011-07-26 10:56         ` Bastien
2011-07-26 18:54           ` Christian Moe

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