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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: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 08:32:05 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87y2f2vyx6.fsf@mat.ucm.es> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 87zgzizm2d.fsf@gmail.com

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> Uwe Brauer <oub@mat.ucm.es> writes:

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

> Capture templates allow inclusion of an arbitrary elisp expression with
> %(EXP). You could try defining an elisp function which accepts %:date as
> an argument (i.e. a string arg) and formats it using normal elisp date/time functions and
> returns the result as a string and then call that function within your
> template?

Ah, ok now I see I will give it a try at the weekend.

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-05  7:33 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
2021-03-04 20:37         ` Tim Cross
2021-03-05  7:32           ` Uwe Brauer [this message]
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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