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From: Maxim Nikulin <manikulin@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: idea for capture anywhere in x
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2020 12:39:46 +0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <rj75f3$soh$1@ciao.gmane.io> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJcAo8sb3Wtqpo3+fhBKPZchsyeWZ9A3Ox9tOH_4CdxUg8za+Q@mail.gmail.com>

08.09.2020 12:05, Samuel Wales wrote:
> well for a non-emacs application, i want to select text and capture
> using wm menu.

Do you mean a tiny tool that takes content of X primary selection or 
clipboard and passes it to emacs-client org-protocol argument? 
Implementation should have a few lines of code and should allow you to 
bind it to window manager menu or hotkeys. On the other hand I do not 
see great difference from pasting text directly to emacs. Customization 
glue (primary selection/clipboard, name of template, etc.) is thicker 
than code that do the actual job.

The harder part is extracting of formatted text (that could be 
application specific) and converting it to org markup. I had a look 
into emacs sources and did not find extension points to obtain 
application-specific format, so external tool could provide some benefit 
(e.g. capturing link with description from libreoffice).



  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-09-08  5:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 78+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-08  4:22 idea for capture anywhere in x Samuel Wales
2020-09-08  5:01 ` Tim Cross
2020-09-08  5:05   ` Samuel Wales
2020-09-08  5:21     ` Tim Cross
2020-09-08  7:18       ` Maxim Nikulin
2020-09-08  8:03         ` Diego Zamboni
2020-09-08 16:08           ` Maxim Nikulin
2020-09-08  5:39     ` Maxim Nikulin [this message]
2020-09-08 22:40       ` Samuel Wales
2020-09-09  4:52         ` Maxim Nikulin
2020-09-10 14:23           ` Maxim Nikulin
2020-09-12  8:48             ` Nick Econopouly
2022-06-10  2:35               ` Samuel Wales
2022-06-10  9:59                 ` Charles Philip Chan
2022-06-11  4:11                 ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-06-13  7:46                 ` Max Nikulin
2022-06-13  9:10                 ` Michal Politowski
2022-06-13 10:04                   ` Max Nikulin
2022-06-13 14:02                     ` Michal Politowski
2022-10-12  1:09                       ` Samuel Wales
2022-10-09 14:47                 ` Jean Louis
2022-10-09 16:40                   ` Max Nikulin
2022-10-09 17:08                     ` Jean Louis
2022-10-10 17:16                       ` Max Nikulin
2022-10-10 22:06                         ` Jean Louis
2022-10-11  9:11                           ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-10-12  1:09                             ` Samuel Wales
2022-10-15  3:40                               ` Max Nikulin
2022-10-26  4:40                                 ` Samuel Wales
2022-10-26  4:58                                   ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-10-26  5:05                                     ` Samuel Wales
2022-10-26  6:05                                       ` desktop notifications (Re: idea for capture anywhere in x) Max Nikulin
2022-10-26  6:22                                         ` Samuel Wales
2022-10-26  7:41                                           ` Max Nikulin
2022-10-26  8:07                                             ` Samuel Wales
2022-10-26  8:29                                               ` Max Nikulin
2022-10-27  6:33                                     ` Getting X selection reliably " Max Nikulin
2022-10-28  4:59                                       ` Samuel Wales
2022-10-28  5:16                                         ` Max Nikulin
2022-10-28  8:39                                           ` Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide
2022-10-28 16:38                                             ` Max Nikulin
2022-10-28 23:07                                               ` Samuel Wales
2022-10-29  3:21                                                 ` Max Nikulin
2022-10-29  2:59                                           ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-10-29  3:30                                             ` Max Nikulin
2022-10-29  6:03                                               ` Samuel Wales
2022-10-29  7:33                                                 ` Max Nikulin
2022-10-29 22:33                                                 ` Samuel Wales
2022-10-29  4:50                                             ` Samuel Wales
2022-10-29  4:59                                               ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-10-29  7:44                                                 ` desktop notifications " Max Nikulin
2022-10-29 23:07                                                   ` Samuel Wales
2022-10-30  4:49                                                     ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-11-13  4:54                                       ` Getting X selection reliably " Ihor Radchenko
2022-11-13 11:03                                         ` Max Nikulin
2022-11-14  2:06                                           ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-11-16  4:03                                             ` Samuel Wales
2022-11-16 16:46                                               ` Debugging firefox extension " Max Nikulin
2022-11-17  3:16                                                 ` Samuel Wales
2022-11-17  9:42                                                   ` Jean Louis
2022-11-17 16:12                                                   ` Max Nikulin
2022-11-17  7:18                                               ` Getting X selection reliably " Jean Louis
2022-11-17 15:30                                                 ` Reliability of org-protocol browser extensions Max Nikulin
2022-10-12 17:16                           ` idea for capture anywhere in x Max Nikulin
2022-10-12 20:06                             ` Jean Louis
2020-09-09  8:40     ` Russell Adams
2020-09-09 21:11       ` Samuel Wales
2020-09-09  1:07 ` Ihor Radchenko
     [not found] <mailman.51.1599580808.12104.emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
2020-09-08 23:15 ` No Wayman
2020-09-13 20:29   ` Bastien
2022-10-09 20:15 Ypo
2022-10-12  9:34 ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-10-12 10:43   ` Ypo
2022-10-12 11:37     ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-10-12 16:55       ` Jean Louis
2022-10-12 23:14         ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-10-13 11:16           ` Jean Louis
2022-10-12 14:22     ` Juan Manuel Macías

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