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From: Max Nikulin <manikulin@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [BUG] Org 9.5: org-goto UI seems broken
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:53:43 +0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <skk8qp$11jh$1@ciao.gmane.io> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87zgr6y9ak.fsf@ucl.ac.uk>

On 18/10/2021 16:25, Eric S Fraga wrote:
> On Sunday, 17 Oct 2021 at 23:35, Max Nikulin wrote:
>> So
>>
>>     (setq display-buffer-base-action
>>          '((display-buffer-reuse-window display-buffer-pop-up-frame)
>>            (reusable-frames . 0)))
>>
>> should not be considered as shooting a foot.
> 
> I am not sure I understand what you are or are not proposing but org
> should not be setting this variable.  This variable is for the "user",
> not the package, to set.

I was trying to say that even with such *user* setup, behavior of Org 
should be reasonable. In particular, with draft patch I posted, *small* 
org-goto help buffer should not cause appearance of a new frame despite 
of `display-buffer-base-action' setting cited above, that is suitable 
for *regular* buffers. User still has opportunity to request arbitrary 
action for "*Org Help*" buffer through `display-buffer-alist'.

> I actually think that org imposes too much of its own view on how
> buffers should be managed & displayed.  I am constantly annoyed (and
> posted about this recently to the list with no response) that capture
> buffers pop up all over the place and it doesn't seem like I have any
> control at all.

I agree that behavior of `org-add-note' is extremely intrusive. On the 
other hand I have no idea concerning its preferred behavior by default.

I do not think that something like `org-src-window-setup' should be 
introduced for notes and captures. Ideally it should have reasonable 
behavior by default and should be adjustable through `display-buffer-alist'.

Currently I can not suggest a snippet for `display-buffer-alist' to 
exclude zoom or teams windows from candidates for 
`switch-to-buffer-other-window' (that is called from `org-capture').




  reply	other threads:[~2021-10-18 16:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-10-05  6:31 Adam Porter
2021-10-05 11:35 ` Max Nikulin
2021-10-05 12:45   ` [PATCH] " Ihor Radchenko
2021-10-05 12:52     ` Adam Porter
2021-10-05 14:49     ` Max Nikulin
2021-10-05 16:32       ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-10-07 16:14         ` Max Nikulin
2021-10-08 10:22           ` Marco Wahl
2021-10-12 14:59             ` Max Nikulin
2021-10-12 20:58               ` Marco Wahl
2021-10-13  1:35                 ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-10-13  9:44                   ` Marco Wahl
2021-10-13 12:23                     ` Max Nikulin
2021-10-13 12:35                       ` Eric S Fraga
2021-10-14  9:54                         ` Marco Wahl
2021-10-14 10:16                           ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-10-14 15:44                             ` Max Nikulin
2021-10-15 16:37                               ` Max Nikulin
2021-10-16  6:52                                 ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-10-17 16:35                                   ` Max Nikulin
2021-10-18  9:25                                     ` Eric S Fraga
2021-10-18 16:53                                       ` Max Nikulin [this message]
2021-10-19  7:45                                         ` Eric S Fraga
2021-10-05 12:48   ` Adam Porter

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