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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Florian Beck <abstraktion@t-online.de>,
Subject: Re: Copy/Search Outline
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 12:10:47 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <A8BC0D04-0C6F-43A6-A550-79A5496D064B@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7123590C-F698-47FD-997E-CC7DEE3F7170@gmail.com>

On Jul 26, 2011, at 11:54 AM, Carsten Dominik wrote:

> 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
> binding.

Ando now there is a key (C-c C-x v) and a menu entry,
and documentation in manual and refcard for it.

Thanks again.

- Carsten

> 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.
> Cheers
> - Carsten

- Carsten

  reply	other threads:[~2011-07-26 10:10 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
2011-07-26 10:10       ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2011-07-26 10:56         ` Bastien
2011-07-26 18:54           ` Christian Moe

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