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* org-refile using the ID of the target
@ 2021-04-06 19:55 Jack Bauer
  2021-04-07 13:51 ` Christian Moe
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 3+ messages in thread
From: Jack Bauer @ 2021-04-06 19:55 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Emacs-orgmode

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I take a lot of notes using MobileOrg in my phone, and after syncing, they
go into in.org (my gtd "in basket"). From there, I do the capturing process.

Thing is, sometimes there's a *lot* of notes that I just want to refile to
the "Notes" subtree from the corresponding project/context. A quick way to
do that would be nice.

My idea was to use the org-speed-commands-user to have a single key to
press for each category of note. I'd add entries like

("Q" (my/org-refile-to-id <ID of Notes-subtree from project Q> "TODO")

("W" (my/org-refile-to-id <ID of Notes-subtree from project W> "DONE")

("E" (my/org-refile-to-id <ID of Notes-subtree from project E> "")

At first, I tried using org-refile, but couldn't find a way to tell it to
refile to a specific subtree (eg, using its id).

Then I started hackstumbling around. So far, what I could come up with was:

(defun my/org-refile-to-id (id &optional todo)
  "Refile current subtree to subtree with ID."
   (list (read-string "ID: ")))
  (when todo (org-todo todo))
  (let ((anchor (ignore-errors (org-id-get-create))))
    (org-id-goto id)
    (zap-to-char 1 (string-to-char " "))
    (move-beginning-of-line nil)
    (if anchor
        (org-id-goto anchor)
     (message "This was the last one."))))

It feels kinda messy, though.

Any advice would be more than welcome!

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