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From: Uwe Brauer <oub@mat.ucm.es>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org-capture-templates: %date is too long
Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 21:24:03 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87ft1ay8f0.fsf@mat.ucm.es> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 87h7lqu9u4.fsf@gmail.com

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>>> "RP" == Robert Pluim <rpluim@gmail.com> writes:

   >>>>>> On Thu, 04 Mar 2021 15:22:21 +0100, Uwe Brauer <oub@mat.ucm.es> said:
   Uwe> Sorry, you misunderstood me, this time string, inserts the time string,
   Uwe> when I execute the capture, but I want to extract the time string, when
   Uwe> the message was received. This is why I used 
   Uwe> %:date
   Uwe> in my first attempt, that works but inserts 
   Uwe> Tue, 2 Mar 2021 19:35:03 +0100  

   Uwe> Which I find way too long.

   Uwe> Just 
   Uwe> Tue, 2 Mar 2021 

   Uwe> Would be fine or 02.03.2021

   Uwe> But not the hour, seconds etc

   > It looks like the %:date handling respects the
   > 'org-time-stamp-formats' variable, so if you can arrange for that to
   > be let-bound appropriately during the capture process, it might do the
   > right thing.

Hm that variable is set to 

Its value is ("<%Y-%m-%d %a>" . "<%Y-%m-%d %a %H:%M>")

So if I call with a prefix it inserts 
<2021-03-04 jue 21:19>

But nothing like +0100  

I am not acquainted with let-bound (only with let)

So are you saying I should may use defadvice to modify org-capture?

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-04 20:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-04  9:22 org-capture-templates: %date is too long Uwe Brauer
2021-03-04 11:57 ` Alberto AP
2021-03-04 14:22   ` Uwe Brauer
2021-03-04 17:06     ` Robert Pluim
2021-03-04 20:24       ` Uwe Brauer [this message]
2021-03-04 20:37         ` Tim Cross
2021-03-05  7:32           ` Uwe Brauer
2021-03-09 15:21         ` Robert Pluim
2021-03-12 15:58           ` Uwe Brauer
2021-03-12 16:36             ` Robert Pluim

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