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From: Bastien <bzg@altern.org>
To: Julien Cubizolles <j.cubizolles@free.fr>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Bulk cut in agenda view
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2011 21:50:21 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87sjqcbnr6.fsf@gnu.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87box2fb3i.fsf@free.fr> (Julien Cubizolles's message of "Sun, 10 Jul 2011 16:45:37 +0200")

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Hi Julien,

Julien Cubizolles <j.cubizolles@free.fr> writes:

> I often need to purge DONE items from my org files. I have set up a
> special agenda view for checking those items and cutting some subtrees
> from it using bulk commands. I'm using a function adapted from the
> example in the manual (I've no idea if it's the best way to do it
> however) : 
>
> ,----
> | (defun bulk-cut ()
> |   (interactive "P")
> |   (let* ((marker (or (org-get-at-bol 'org-hd-marker)
> | 		     (org-agenda-error)))
> | 	 (buffer (marker-buffer marker)))
> |     (with-current-buffer buffer
> |       (save-excursion
> | 	(save-restriction
> | 	  (widen)
> | 	  (goto-char marker)
> | 	  (org-back-to-heading t)
> | 	  (org-cut-subtree))))))
> `----
>
> Typing B f bulk-cut RET removes the selected items but it's a lot of
> typing for a very useful action in my opinion.
>
> Could it be added to the list of default bulk actions, with a "X" key
> for example ?

Please test this patch and try to set `org-agenda-bulk-custom-functions'
(see the docstring).  

Thanks for bringing this up!


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From 0c90c476015f4b9e20199df30652bb341fd0d811 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Bastien Guerry <bzg@altern.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2011 21:48:44 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] org-agenda.el: New variable for custom bulk action
 functions.

* org-agenda.el (org-agenda-bulk-custom-functions): New
variable for custom bulk action functions.
(org-agenda-bulk-action): Use it.

Thanks to Julien Cubizolles for triggering this idea.
---
 lisp/org-agenda.el |   25 ++++++++++++++++++++++++-
 1 files changed, 24 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/lisp/org-agenda.el b/lisp/org-agenda.el
index 37f8e84..4209b45 100644
--- a/lisp/org-agenda.el
+++ b/lisp/org-agenda.el
@@ -1695,6 +1695,19 @@ the lower-case version of all tags."
   :group 'org-agenda
   :type 'function)
 
+(defcustom org-agenda-bulk-custom-functions nil
+  "Alist of characters and custom functions for bulk action.
+For example, this value makes those two functions available:
+
+  '((?R set-category)
+    (?C bulk-cut))
+
+With selected entries in an agenda buffer, `B R' will execute
+set-category on the selected entries.  Note that functions in
+this alist don't need to be quoted."
+  :type 'alist
+  :group 'org-agenda)
+
 (eval-when-compile
   (require 'cl))
 (require 'org)
@@ -8149,7 +8162,13 @@ The prefix arg is passed through to the command if possible."
    org-agenda-bulk-marked-entries)
 
   ;; Prompt for the bulk command
-  (message "Bulk: [r]efile [$]arch [A]rch->sib [t]odo [+/-]tag [s]chd [S]catter [d]eadline [f]unction")
+  (message (concat "Bulk: [r]efile [$]arch [A]rch->sib [t]odo"
+		   " [+/-]tag [s]chd [S]catter [d]eadline [f]unction"
+		   (when org-agenda-bulk-custom-functions
+		     (concat " Custom: ["
+			     (mapconcat (lambda(f) (char-to-string (car f)))
+					org-agenda-bulk-custom-functions "")
+			     "]"))))
   (let* ((action (read-char-exclusive))
 	 (org-log-refile (if org-log-refile 'time nil))
 	 (entries (reverse org-agenda-bulk-marked-entries))
@@ -8243,6 +8262,10 @@ The prefix arg is passed through to the command if possible."
 			 (org-agenda-schedule nil time))
 		     (error nil)))))))
 
+     ((assoc action org-agenda-bulk-custom-functions)
+      (setq cmd (list (cadr (assoc action org-agenda-bulk-custom-functions)))
+	    redo-at-end t))
+
      ((equal action ?f)
       (setq cmd (list (intern
 		       (org-icompleting-read "Function: "
-- 
1.7.5.2


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-- 
 Bastien

  reply	other threads:[~2011-07-11 19:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-07-10 14:45 Julien Cubizolles
2011-07-11 19:50 ` Bastien [this message]
2011-07-12  7:19 ` Bastien
2011-07-14 10:59   ` Julien Cubizolles
2011-07-14 15:45     ` Bastien
2011-07-18 12:22 ` Bernt Hansen
2011-07-19 18:52   ` Julien Cubizolles
2011-07-19 18:52     ` Bernt Hansen

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