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From: pietru@caramail.com
To: TRS-80 <lists.trs-80@isnotmyreal.name>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Org Capture Menu cannot be fully viewed
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2020 00:30:09 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <trinity-e878e596-42a8-4a84-9a3c-510e15b277e4-1607815809704@3c-app-mailcom-bs06> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <f661c1ef0a4d0a7025c1b614abefa0f2@isnotmyreal.name>

> Sent: Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 12:13 AM
> From: "TRS-80" <lists.trs-80@isnotmyreal.name>
> To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
> Subject: Re: Org Capture Menu cannot be fully viewed
>
> On 2020-12-12 17:46, pietru@caramail.com wrote:
> >> From: "TRS-80" <lists.trs-80@isnotmyreal.name>
> >
> > The problem also exists when making capture templates.  The solution
> > could be additional functionality coded in elisp that can then be used
> > for handling longer template entries.  As the problem is dependent on
> > screen size, the problem is likely to occur, requiring the patch.  It
> > then becomes natural that the fix is introduced without the template
> > developer having to call the fix explicitely.
>
> All true!
>
> > I assume it would involve some elisp and would be willing to word
> > towards
> > a solution.  But it would be even better that the solution would be
> > incorporated in the official version of emacs.
>
> What gets into Org / Emacs is up to maintainer(s?) and pending list
> discussion.  Which might take some time, but in many cases (I imagine
> even including this one) is probably The Right Thing to do.

That is understood.

> If you can wait for that, it will end up improving Org and likely
> helping a lot of people, including yourself (eventually).
>
> I guess some times I just prefer my own local "quick and dirty" solution
> which can be "good enough" or a workaround pending a more proper
> solution.  Although, to be fair, the ability to maintain such solutions
> (long term) is sort of dependent on knowing a bit of Elisp.  So it's a
> bit of a trade-off.

> > I can send a long capture template.  And any additional information
> > people
> > require.
>
> Well, it's up to you.  If you want we can pursue either option, or both
> (one potentially as a temporary workaround).  Or we can wait for more
> list replies and see what others think.  As I said there may also be a
> better way I am not aware of.  If I'm being honest, I have plenty other
> things to work on, too.  ;)  But since I open my big mouth now, I can't
> very well leave you hanging, now can I?  :D  It also depends on how
> complicated stuff we are talking...

Very good of you.  If you let me give a basic long template (perhaps
"Investigation Site").  I can do both, get a fix, and work for an Emacs
incorporation .

> Actually, another option just occurred to me.  I don't know where you
> are sending results of the capture template, but if you are just
> appending to file(s) perhaps you could break the one big template up
> into some number of smaller ones?

One problem with that is that new entries are appended in vertical (newline)
and cannot put options in a table.

> Cheers,
> TRS-80
>
>


  reply	other threads:[~2020-12-12 23:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 53+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-12 18:02 pietru
2020-12-12 22:09 ` TRS-80
2020-12-12 22:46   ` pietru
2020-12-12 23:13     ` TRS-80
2020-12-12 23:30       ` pietru [this message]
2020-12-13  0:00         ` TRS-80
2020-12-13  0:10           ` pietru
2020-12-13 11:06   ` Jean Louis
2020-12-13 18:28     ` pietru
2020-12-13 20:37       ` Jean Louis
2020-12-13 20:52         ` TRS-80
2020-12-13 21:02         ` pietru
2020-12-13 21:48           ` Jean Louis
2020-12-13 22:08             ` pietru
2020-12-13 22:20             ` pietru
2020-12-13 22:00           ` TRS-80
2020-12-13 22:36             ` pietru
2020-12-13 20:32     ` TEC
2020-12-13 21:43       ` Jean Louis
2020-12-13  0:46 ` Tim Cross
2020-12-13  1:32   ` pietru
2020-12-13  2:08     ` pietru
2020-12-13  3:16       ` TRS-80
2020-12-13  3:49         ` pietru
2020-12-13  4:30           ` TRS-80
2020-12-13  9:58             ` pietru
2020-12-13 16:52             ` Jean Louis
2020-12-13 10:24           ` Jean Louis
2020-12-13 18:41             ` pietru
2020-12-13 20:48               ` TRS-80
2020-12-13  4:57         ` pietru
2020-12-13  9:24           ` Christopher Dimech
2020-12-13 23:08           ` TRS-80
2020-12-14  0:04             ` pietru
2020-12-13  9:44       ` Jean Louis
2020-12-13 18:46         ` Christopher Dimech
2020-12-16 18:46         ` No Wayman
2020-12-16 16:58       ` No Wayman
2020-12-13 15:12   ` Jean Louis
2020-12-13 18:08     ` pietru
2020-12-13 20:06     ` Tim Cross
2020-12-13 21:37       ` pietru
2020-12-13 21:57       ` Bastien
2020-12-13 22:31         ` pietru
2020-12-13 23:30         ` Jean Louis
2020-12-13 23:52           ` Bastien
2020-12-13 22:34       ` Jean Louis
2020-12-14 12:41 ` Marco Wahl
2020-12-14 13:00   ` pietru
2020-12-14 13:18     ` Marco Wahl
2020-12-14 20:02   ` Org Capture Menu cannot be fully viewed - Results of testing C-n, C-p, C-v pietru
2020-12-16 21:46     ` Marco Wahl
2020-12-16 23:25       ` pietru

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