Re: org-table change time from UTC to other timezones

2020-12-13 Thread Alan E. Davis
Maxim: Both of these links, like your comments, are incredibly useful. Happy New Year (however you may measure that thing) On Sun, Dec 13, 2020 at 9:05 AM Maxim Nikulin wrote: > 2020-12-13 Alan E. Davis wrote: > > > > I think R would not be too unwieldy as a hammer her

Re: org-table change time from UTC to other timezones

2020-12-12 Thread Alan E. Davis
. The day of week is not important; i will have to deal with it. I did imagine a conditional subtraction by adding of subtracting 24:00 as needed. Much thanks for the advice. Alan On Sat, Dec 12, 2020, 15:00 Tim Cross wrote: > > Maxim Nikulin writes: > > > 2020-12-12 Alan

Re: org-table change time from UTC to other timezones

2020-12-11 Thread Alan E. Davis
Maxim: Thank for the clear explanation. My little problem seems to require a super steam hammer. Your insights are most helpful. Alan On Fri, Dec 11, 2020, 07:46 Maxim Nikulin wrote: > 2020-12-11 Alan E. Davis wrote: > > > > I had hoped that subtracting 10 hours from 06:4

Re: org-table change time from UTC to other timezones

2020-12-10 Thread Alan E. Davis
. As it turns out, this is not a straightforward procedure. Also, as you point out, this process is even less convenient due to inconsistencies in the political realm. I appreciate your comments. Alan Davis On Thu, Dec 10, 2020 at 12:17 PM Tim Cross wrote: > > Alan E. Davis writes: >

Re: org-table change time from UTC to other timezones

2020-12-10 Thread Alan E. Davis
DURING the month. Perhaps there is a calc procedure to convert time zones that will take into account the system's knowledge of the timezones as well as changes to/from Daylight Time. For now, On Wed, Dec 9, 2020 at 3:40 AM Tim Cross wrote: > > Alan E. Davis writes: > > > I ha

org-table change time from UTC to other timezones

2020-12-09 Thread Alan E. Davis
I have been pleased to learn that I can add / subtract hours in org-table to shift time zones. I am making tables of lunar/solar parameters relevant to tides. Org-table is a convenient way to enter data in a tabular format that can be printed via LaTeX. So each year, for several time zones, I

Re: Browse Org files through capture mechanism?

2020-07-28 Thread Alan E. Davis
Yes, it seems to do what I have in mind. Very nice! All I have had in mind, up to now, is a way to visit the file directly from Capture, without needing to use org-agenda. Thank you, Alan On Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 2:38 PM Kyle Meyer wrote: > Alan E. Davis writes: > > > It

Browse Org files through capture mechanism?

2020-07-28 Thread Alan E. Davis
It surely must be possible to use the capture mechanism to browse the captured material. I use Org-Mode almost every day, usually in capturing notes to a large number of dedicated files. My capture templates many---too many, perhaps. It would be really useful to be able to browse the files

Re: Publish to PDF on Linux: An impossible task?

2019-11-11 Thread Alan E. Davis
Arch linux has a package, aside from any arch directly installed individualized texlive packages, that just installs the texlive network install script, and directs the user to run the script that is located in /opt . This piece of magic is "texlive-installer", available in the Arch Users

Re: [O] Is there any orgmode ChangeLog workalike (with enhancements)?

2019-09-25 Thread Alan E. Davis
. Alan Davis On Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 6:51 AM Uwe Brauer wrote: > >>> "AED" == Alan E Davis writes: > >> I have come up with something simple that works: >> ("X" "ChangeLog README" entry (file+datetree "./00_README.org&

Re: [O] Is there any orgmode ChangeLog workalike (with enhancements)?

2019-09-24 Thread Alan E. Davis
tly what I needed. Proof of my instinct that 95% of the time, when I reach out for help, I almost immediately find a solution on my own. I apology for wasted space and time. Alan Davis On Tue, Sep 24, 2019 at 11:06 AM Alan E. Davis wrote: > [I posted almost this exact message to emacs-help by

[O] Is there any orgmode ChangeLog workalike (with enhancements)?

2019-09-24 Thread Alan E. Davis
[I posted almost this exact message to emacs-help by mistake.] Many times I have envisioned having an org-mode function that works similarly to ChangeLog, to save notes as something like a 00_README.org file in-place, in any directory in which I am working. Maybe my imagination has just escaped

[O] Make up headline from first part of a paragraph, when writing

2019-03-23 Thread Alan E. Davis
I am certain this is a silly thought, one of those I could spend enough hours on to complete several projects! I just realized that my process for making up headlines gets clumsy when I'm actually trying to write a narrative. A related "problem" or issue is the need to extract headlines from a

Re: [O] Solar orbit statistics and your agenda

2018-11-27 Thread Alan E. Davis
help, Alan On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 11:04 AM Alan E. Davis wrote: > Hello, Eric: > > Since I don't need to automate anything or directly pipe the data into any > other processes, I have taken a leap of faith and used the JPL Horizons > Ephemeris Web interface to generate an ephemeris

Re: [O] Solar orbit statistics and your agenda

2018-11-21 Thread Alan E. Davis
acs to get the data I need. Had I time enough, it would be cool to interface that in a more interesting way. Thank you for the advice. Alan On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 2:55 AM Eric S Fraga wrote: > On Wednesday, 21 Nov 2018 at 01:24, Alan E. Davis wrote: > > Meanwhile, I was able to use a

Re: [O] Solar orbit statistics and your agenda

2018-11-21 Thread Alan E. Davis
of declinations through the month. Attached is the test script I used, and it worked even when I could not locate the pages any other way! The same thing for :erigee" did not work. Alan Davis On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 10:41 PM Eric S Fraga wrote: > On Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018 at 11:12, Alan E. Dav

Re: [O] Solar orbit statistics and your agenda

2018-11-20 Thread Alan E. Davis
Eric: This is extremely useful. I found some documentation on the site, re the API. I am way over my head here, but I need (for one) data on Lunar Declination over, say, a year, but really month-by-month. Is there a "for Dummies" to get this data off of this server? A cookbook? Can I do

Re: [O] Key binding popup interface

2017-12-12 Thread Alan E. Davis
I discovered accidentally some years ago, when I had been using a popup help function that I cobbled together myself with a hot key, that -F1 loads a list of bindings under that prefix. It's an awesome feature of GNU/Emacs. Alan Davis On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 10:56 AM, Kaushal Modi

Re: [O] `fill-paragraph' on headings

2017-10-26 Thread Alan E. Davis
I don't know anything about this, but there are certain times when I have liked to use \paragraph{ } in generating a document. The first part of the paragraph is emboldened, but it's still a paragraph. I stumbled over this idea when I first encountered Org-Mode, and never was satisfied with

[O] Enhance changelog with org formatting?

2017-03-18 Thread Alan E. Davis
Changelog is a great tool, but with some org-mode love, it could be even better. Or, perhaps better yet, has anyone implemented something like changelog in org-mode? I've wondered about this for years. Perhaps I'm barking up the wrong tree. Alan Davis -- [I do not] carry such information in

Re: [O] org-annotate/collaboration?

2017-02-10 Thread Alan E. Davis
Im using GNU/Linux, Ubutu and/or Arch. In bot cases I am using Ext4 filesystems, although i do use Fat filesystem(s)for compatibiliy with OS/X, that i infrequently use. On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 1:19 PM Cook, Malcolm wrote: > Alan, just wondering, what operating system and

Re: [O] org-annotate/collaboration?

2017-02-09 Thread Alan E. Davis
net> wrote: > "Alan E. Davis" <lngn...@gmail.com> writes: > > > I am looking for something a little different than this: annotated ls > > listings. I have been searching blindly for years for this. > > > > Back in the 90s was a Dos clone called 4dos, wh

Re: [O] org-annotate/collaboration?

2017-02-08 Thread Alan E. Davis
I am looking for something a little different than this: annotated ls listings. I have been searching blindly for years for this. Back in the 90s was a Dos clone called 4dos, which featured directory listings with annotations, such that typing whatever the command was (dir?), gave a listing with

Re: [O] Yet another question about email and org-mode

2013-11-05 Thread Alan E. Davis
I appreciate the input, but did not understand how to make my case work. Thank you to those who responded so unselfishly. I thought I would now dredge up the thread to redirect this, and a couple of other questions about email. All I want it a copy of my outgoing email and threads thereof (I

[O] Error using capture: Capture abort: (wrong-type-argument stringp |)

2013-10-17 Thread Alan E. Davis
I have made only minor changes to my capture-templates variable, which is admittedly quite convoluted. Recently, this error pops up whenever I run C-cC and any of the keys for templates: Capture abort: (wrong-type-argument stringp |) Does this ring a bell for anyone? Does this mean that | is

[O] make doc fails at PDF: pdftex exited with bad status

2013-10-17 Thread Alan E. Davis
On my Archlinux box with up to date texlive, and a newly cloned org-mode installation, make doc fails with the following messages: Output written on org.pdf (257 pages, 974386 bytes). Transcript written on org.log. /usr/bin/texi2dvi: pdftex exited with bad status, quitting. make[1]: *** [org.pdf]

[O] Yet another question about email and org-mode

2013-10-02 Thread Alan E. Davis
I am happy to use native emacs mail, for sending email. What I want to be able to do is keep a copy of my email in an org-mode file. This file could be in datebook format, or just a list, especially if I can tag each email using org-mode tags. The solutions I have seen for using org-mode for

Re: [O] Org Tutorials need more structure

2013-10-02 Thread Alan E. Davis
To be brief, the tutorials and other parts of the worg webpages could do with some updating. Org-mode has been through a good amount of evolution. One isolated example is the remember tutorials. These could, at the least, be marked with a paragraph inset at the top of the file: a statement

Re: [O] return does not follow link

2013-02-08 Thread Alan E. Davis
By the way, even C-cC-o returns this same problem on my system. Alan On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 11:03 AM, Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com wrote: My setup is extremely convoluted, I fear, so I will not submit this as a bug report. When I type return at a link to an org-mode link

[O] return does not follow link

2013-02-08 Thread Alan E. Davis
My setup is extremely convoluted, I fear, so I will not submit this as a bug report. When I type return at a link to an org-mode link (it is in another file), the following is seen in the minibuffer: Running less path/filename...done I updated org-mode from git, and reset

Re: [O] return does not follow link

2013-02-08 Thread Alan E. Davis
I did as you suggested, and C-cC-o did go to the link, so the problem is with my setup. Thank you, Bastien, Alan On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 11:10 AM, Bastien b...@altern.org wrote: Hi Alan, Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com writes: By the way, even C-cC-o returns this same problem on my

Re: [O] return does not follow link

2013-02-08 Thread Alan E. Davis
the right thing. Alan On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 11:05 AM, Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com wrote: By the way, even C-cC-o returns this same problem on my system. Alan On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 11:03 AM, Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com wrote: My setup is extremely convoluted, I fear, so

[O] Capture template --- :empty-lines 1 results in error

2012-08-14 Thread Alan E. Davis
This may be a bug? I have this template in my list of templates, to open the file with my templates, so I could edit it: (i Edit ~/org/capture-templates.2.el plain (file ~/org/capture-templates.2.el) :empty-lines 1 :unnarrowed t) I started to get an error when running this template, and

Re: [O] problems with LaTex/BibTex

2012-03-30 Thread Alan E. Davis
I would have a use for this. I am curious, though... Suppose I use this as a standard init-file declaration for org-latex-to-pdf-process . Does that mean that bibtex will always be run, every time, during the generation of PDFs via LaTex export? Alan On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 4:54 AM, Julian

[O] Mail composed using emacs --- saving a copy in an org file.

2012-03-15 Thread Alan E. Davis
I am partial to just opening a mail buffer and writing email in Emacs. Just that. However, it would be great to save a copy in an org file. An emacs FAQ suggests sending a BCC or FCC to oneself. What I want is a copy stored in an org-mode subtree, with a convenient headline indicating the name

[O] Push a dependent TODO item on top of a depending one

2012-03-05 Thread Alan E. Davis
It just occurred to me to try to implement a method of pushing a TODO item on top of another, in the manner of a Stack. The item on top of the stack is a task upon which performance of some other task depends. I need to call someone, so I have a task that appears on my agenda, to call him.

Re: [O] Agenda TODO sorting by date

2012-03-03 Thread Alan E. Davis
I am definitely not a programmer, and for sure not the one who could guide you on writing a sort function. HOWEVER, emacs has a really nice facility for doing so, if you decide you want to try that. I had to write a program to alphabetize a lexical list in Chuukese, in an arbitrary order other

Re: [O] Emacs/Org-mode configs spread over multiple accounts/machines (was: Variable settings in .emacs VS cross device portability.)

2012-02-02 Thread Alan E. Davis
My setup, while far from ideal, is working pretty well. It does require a modicum of manual oversight. I have a directory, ~/WorkBench , in which all of my going work is located. Dozens of subdirectories including every project I have worked on or am working on, with PDFs, etc. In

Re: [O] Emacs/Org-mode configs spread over multiple accounts/machines (was: Variable settings in .emacs VS cross device portability.)

2012-02-02 Thread Alan E. Davis
By the way, all of these are called from .emacs.el . Another point, I have elected not to byte-compile the loaded elisp files in ~/WorkBench/Emacs , so they will load ok on multiple versions of emacs. On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 7:16 AM, Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com wrote: My setup, while far

Re: [O] How do teachers use org-mode

2012-02-01 Thread Alan E. Davis
I recently retired from teaching (perhaps temporarily). I was a high school science teacher, for the most part. I was the odd man out in my school district, perhaps the only one who used GNU/Linux, and on the island where I was working/living the only computer course in the public schools was

[O] elisp: link type isn't working

2012-01-24 Thread Alan E. Davis
I've been using an elisp function to open an encrypted file. I borrowed this setup from, I think, Sacha Chua's blog. It's worked unfailingly for at least a couple of years, until tonight. I keep some sensitive information in a file, junk.org. when encrypted using bcrypt, the file is renamed

Re: [O] How to get numbered lists (1), (2), … ?

2011-10-13 Thread Alan E. Davis
Without diving into how to set it up in org-mode, the paralist package for LaTeX enables inline numbered lists, as in %% In preamble \usepackage{paralist} %% In document \begin{inparaenum} \item first element \item second element \end{inparaenum} As to how to organize this to be an option

Re: [O] Overall organization/setup for org mode: Projects and Tasks

2011-09-18 Thread Alan E. Davis
, Alan E. Davis wrote: I've been using org-mode for a few years. My agenda is cluttered with tasks that are weeks and even months past due. I am this close to declaring orgmode bankruptcy and starting from scratch, except my current setup works so well for other things. Might still do

[O] Overall organization/setup for org mode: Projects and Tasks

2011-09-14 Thread Alan E. Davis
I've been using org-mode for a few years. My agenda is cluttered with tasks that are weeks and even months past due. I am this close to declaring orgmode bankruptcy and starting from scratch, except my current setup works so well for other things. Might still do that, but I want to ask for

[O] Fwd: Commenting a diary sexp line??

2011-07-19 Thread Alan E. Davis
I finally Archived this subheading. I am trying to get org-mobile/mobile-org running on my new Android phone, and org-mobile-push choked on three sexps. Alan On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 2:54 AM, suvayu ali fatkasuvayu+li...@gmail.comwrote: Hi, On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 7:48 AM, Michael Markert

[O] Commenting a diary sexp line??

2011-07-18 Thread Alan E. Davis
The following is in one of my Agenda files, I guess. Is there any way to comment it out, so that it is not evaluated and displayed in the agenda. This seems to be displayed for every day. I wanted to start a list of various functions, but this one seems to be preeminent. Thank you, Alan Davis

Re: [O] Commenting a diary sexp line??

2011-07-18 Thread Alan E. Davis
Daily Scrum :| %%(let ((dayname (calendar-day-of-week date))(day (car (cdr date(memq dayname '(1 2 3 4 5))) :|[2009-07-01 Wed] :` #+END_EXAMPLE On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 10:11 PM, Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com wrote: The following is in one of my Agenda files, I guess. Is there any

Re: [O] Long table, landscape or sideways, LaTeX PDF

2011-06-15 Thread Alan E. Davis
This is what worked TO AN EXTENT (no page breaks in table): (At top of org file:) #+ATTR_LaTeX: longtable align=l|lp{3cm}r|l #+LATEX_HEADER: \usepackage{pdflscape} #+LaTeX: \begin{center} \begin{landscape} #+LaTeX: {}\begin{sidewaystable}\footnotesize [ORG TABLE HERE]

Re: [O] Long table, landscape or sideways, LaTeX PDF

2011-06-15 Thread Alan E. Davis
...@gmail.com Hi Nick and Alan, On Wed, 15 Jun 2011 01:00:11 -0400 Nick Dokos nicholas.do...@hp.com wrote: suvayu ali fatkasuvayu+li...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 7:50 PM, Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com wrote: (I would like to use the \footnotesize feature also

[O] Long table, landscape or sideways, LaTeX PDF

2011-06-14 Thread Alan E. Davis
I have to apologize first, as I had this working at home, to some extent. Not well. I have to submit a printout of grades, today, if possible, and I've been struggling with it. Can't find the cookbook formula! (I would like to use the \footnotesize feature also). So far I've had to go

Re: [O] Audio/video file playback in org mode

2011-06-11 Thread Alan E. Davis
I'll jump in and mention a solution to an at least similar problem I hacked, albeit incompletely, some time ago. I baldly stole code from dired-mplayer at http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/EMMS#toc10 , and have been using the result, dired-vlc ever since. The main point of this was to play

Re: [O] Keeping an advanced dictionary in Org-mode?

2011-06-07 Thread Alan E. Davis
Thank you for the link. On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 4:08 AM, Christian Moe m...@christianmoe.com wrote: Hi, Thanks, these pointers were really helpful -- whether I end up doing something similar, or using them to work out how I want to do this in Org, or using other tools I was able to discover

Re: [O] Keeping an advanced dictionary in Org-mode?

2011-06-06 Thread Alan E. Davis
FWIW: I won't get into it much for now, but I have used a band format for lexical data. There are other names for this type of free form database. I wrote a crude elisp routine to recover entries into LaTeX formatted files. A band is a record, so to speak. I am not very well qualified in

Re: [O] [ANN] org-bibtex.el --- convert between Org headings and bibtex entries

2011-04-24 Thread Alan E. Davis
On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 12:29 AM, Eric Schulte schulte.e...@gmail.comwrote: It sounds like asking the cb2bib developers to either automatically copy completed entries to the clipboard, or to add a button implementing this behavior would be ideal. Indeed, this is about what cb2Bib does, to a

Re: [O] [ANN] org-bibtex.el --- convert between Org headings and bibtex entries

2011-04-23 Thread Alan E. Davis
Comments below On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 10:52 AM, Eric Schulte schulte.e...@gmail.comwrote: Is there a more natural way that this could integrate with external tools like cb2bib? I've just now installed cb2bib, and I'm not sure I fully grasp its usage. I also found cb2Bib pretty opaque

Re: [O] Re: zotero (or mendeley) integration with org

2011-04-02 Thread Alan E. Davis
I have been enlightened. This closes a loop for my handling of literature. Thank you both. alan

Re: [O] Re: zotero (or mendeley) integration with org

2011-04-01 Thread Alan E. Davis
Is it possible to use org babel to extract bibtex entries from file of notes to a *.bib file? The stumbling point for me in saving bibtex sources is I don't see a way to use the file as a bibtex *.bib file so as to use that as the direct source for the publication. Perhaps this could be

Re: [O] Re: zotero (or mendeley) integration with org

2011-03-29 Thread Alan E. Davis
It's in my mind to find a way to use orgmode for organizing pdfs and BibTex data. I haven't untangled storage of PDFs and linking to BibTeX, and I haven't found a solution to organizing it all through orgmode. An important piece of the puzzle, though, needs mention: cb2bib helps semi-automate

Re: [O] Defining capture-templates: custom and init file

2011-03-08 Thread Alan E. Davis
: Hi Alan, On Tue, 8 Mar 2011 16:13:34 +1000 Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com wrote: I have noticed the message from within the customization interface that some variable or another was set outside of customization, and there may be unpredictable results. Wonder what that really means

[O] Defining capture-templates: custom and init file

2011-03-07 Thread Alan E. Davis
I would like to request advice, on how can I set up so most of my capture templates are loaded from a file (~/org/capture-templates.el in my case) and still retain the ability to define new capture templates on the fly. I want the best of both worlds: - capture-templates.el is easier for me

Re: [O] Defining capture-templates: custom and init file

2011-03-07 Thread Alan E. Davis
...@gmail.comwrote: On Tue, 8 Mar 2011 12:17:58 +1000 Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com wrote: I would like to request advice, on how can I set up so most of my capture templates are loaded from a file (~/org/capture-templates.el in my case) and still retain the ability to define new capture

Re: [Orgmode] Easily go to some frequently accessed heading (narrowed to region)

2011-02-02 Thread Alan E. Davis
I adapted something from Sacha Chua: a file with links to my most frequently accessed links. I too have been seeking some way to make this automatic, but even as it is, it works great. I call the file Pointers.org. It is just an org-mode file, each headline is a link. Then, in my init file

[Orgmode] Re: Feature Request: Assort a subtree randomly ?

2011-01-30 Thread Alan E. Davis
That is excellent. Not too late, at all. This ability to sort by a function is excellent: presumably one could use a soundex algorithm! Thank you, Alan ___ Emacs-orgmode mailing list Please use `Reply All' to send replies to the list.

[Orgmode] Feature Request: Assort a subtree randomly ?

2011-01-16 Thread Alan E. Davis
Let's say I have a subtree, of review materials, for example. I would like to randomize the order of the elements. I would like to have the option to randomize the subtree in some different ways: 1. sort the members of one subtree that is a list, randomly. 2. sort all the headlines,

Re: [Orgmode] Re: Worg needs some reorganizing

2011-01-15 Thread Alan E. Davis
I would like to add a comment about the sidebar concept. If I understand correctly, there is something like a sidebar already, or an index. There are links, but they jump to the SAME PAGE. It would be helpful, at least to me, were these links to point to the pages already pointed to at their

[Orgmode] Re: Page numbering in manual

2010-12-22 Thread Alan E. Davis
is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value. --- R. Buckminster Fuller On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 6:54 AM, Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com wrote: Is it possible to tweak page numbering in the manual, with each

[Orgmode] Page numbering in manual

2010-12-21 Thread Alan E. Davis
Is it possible to tweak page numbering in the manual, with each chapter having it's separate sequence? The manual is fairly extensive. If a chapter has changed even in a minor way, the numbering of subsequent chapters is also affected. With chapter-by-chapter page numbering, once could keep the

[Orgmode] Cryptic error message(s)

2010-12-16 Thread Alan E. Davis
I have stumbled over error messages in org mode a few times. The following message, or permutations thereof, comes up frequently, but each time I am confused about what it means (albeit I have solved it again today): The kill is not a (set of) tree(s) - please use S-insertchar to yank anyway.

Re: [Orgmode] Cryptic error message(s)

2010-12-16 Thread Alan E. Davis
Thank you again, Carsten. On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 1:53 AM, Carsten Dominik carsten.domi...@gmail.comwrote: S-insertkey is an unfortunate result of a key lookup for the command yank, which is normally bound to `C-y', but in your setup also to a key S-insertkey. This doesn't look like any

[Orgmode] Re: Questions about org-capture templates and usage

2010-12-05 Thread Alan E. Davis
I am at much greater ease due to these two messages. They solve several of my befuddlements about capture. On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 1:59 PM, Bernt Hansen be...@norang.ca wrote: I visit newly captured items all the time. If you capture something (I have C-M-r bound to org-capture) and store it

Re: [Orgmode] Re: Bastien is going to become the maintainer of Org mode in January

2010-11-18 Thread Alan E. Davis
I am a keen user of org-mode, whose uses for which seem never to become well defined: as soon as I think I understand it, it morphs, or the horizons of my understanding recede from view. No amount of praise can adequately pay tribute to the massively ingenious organic entity that is org-mode.

[Orgmode] How to handle titles for latex export, multiple subtrees in a single file?

2010-10-20 Thread Alan E. Davis
I am keeping large files, with multiple subtrees, in accordance with recommendations/suggestions. A common roadblock for he has been that a #+TITLE directive in a file is not local to a subtree, at least so far as I have figured out. What is a best practice for keeping multiple subtrees with

[Orgmode] How to use capture to start relative timer? And some other capture issues...

2010-10-07 Thread Alan E. Davis
Org Capture is better than remember in almost all respects. I have made some notes on confusing differences, and other issues, for later. Today, I'll be more specific about something I'd like to do: it seems to me that the capture interface would be useful for starting a relative timer,

Re: [Orgmode] LaTeX export: Skip headline lines? Paragraph sectioning?

2010-08-30 Thread Alan E. Davis
Yes, I want (in some cases) to use headlines for purposes of organization. I want at least some of them to disappear in the output. I could turn in a request for a feature, here: #+OPTIONS: H:1 lower:nil Or something else that would give the option that instead of automatically converting all

Re: [Orgmode] LaTeX export: Skip headline lines? Paragraph sectioning?

2010-08-30 Thread Alan E. Davis
C-h v org-export-latex-low-levels Cool. Especially it's configurable on a case by case basis. I looked at customization of export/latex, but overlooked this. Thank you. Alan ___ Emacs-orgmode mailing list Please use `Reply All' to send replies to

Re: [Orgmode] LaTeX export: Skip headline lines? Paragraph sectioning?

2010-08-30 Thread Alan E. Davis
On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 5:06 AM, Nick Dokos nicholas.do...@hp.com wrote: Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com wrote: Sometimes, I have used outliners, like ThinkTank, to organize my thoughts, and reorganize the structure of a document of whatever kind. I don't need headings or sectioning in some

Re: [Orgmode] LaTeX export: Skip headline lines? Paragraph sectioning?

2010-08-30 Thread Alan E. Davis
this is not a silly question. MY head feels dense today, Alan On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 11:09 AM, Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com wrote: Scot: I see what you mean On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 3:14 PM, Scot Becker scot.bec...@gmail.comwrote: As you'll see org-mode's latex export is currently

[Orgmode] LaTeX export: Skip headline lines? Paragraph sectioning?

2010-08-29 Thread Alan E. Davis
Sometimes, I have used outliners, like ThinkTank, to organize my thoughts, and reorganize the structure of a document of whatever kind. I don't need headings or sectioning in some cases. I have not found a way to exclude heading lines from LaTeX output in Orgmode, nor have I found a tag to say,

[Orgmode] Re: LaTeX calendar from org-mode agenda?

2010-07-08 Thread Alan E. Davis
hardcopy checklist from org-agenda would make a world of difference. Alan Davis On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 8:59 AM, Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com wrote: I wonder whether anyone has worked up a solution to printing LaTeX monthly or weekly calendars from an org-mode setup? LaTeX calendars can get

[Orgmode] LaTeX calendar from org-mode agenda?

2010-07-01 Thread Alan E. Davis
I wonder whether anyone has worked up a solution to printing LaTeX monthly or weekly calendars from an org-mode setup? LaTeX calendars can get pretty cluttered up when printed from a diary file, but perhaps tags would help. I was able at some point to print a LaTeX monthly calendar with entries

Re: [babel] Re: [Orgmode] Re: [OT] gnuplot quality

2010-06-16 Thread Alan E. Davis
Hello Eric: On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 1:35 PM, Eric S Fraga ucec...@ucl.ac.uk wrote: I am surprised, however, at this comment: Gnuplot was ok when I didn't need quailty graphs. in what way does gnuplot fall short in terms of quality?  (but keep this part of the conversatino off-list please

Re: [Orgmode] Re: [OT] gnuplot quality

2010-06-12 Thread Alan E. Davis
I use the gri plotting language to make plots. Does anyone here use this? I am over my head in trying to use babel as a literate programming tool; yet that's exactly what I need to do, else at least have a method for coordinating better comments / notes with the code. Gnuplot was ok when I

[Orgmode] Relative timer: failure to reset times in active region

2010-04-28 Thread Alan E. Davis
I took some notes on a video this morning, using a relative timer. I wasn't able to start until several minutes into the video. Then, later, I went back and started from the beginning, starting the timer pretty much on time. Now I have to reset all the times in the original notes from this

Re: [Orgmode] Re: possible bug: TAB after elipsis

2010-03-28 Thread Alan E. Davis
Not sure whether I'm talking about the same phenomenon, but I have started almost routinely adding a tag at the end of every headline inserted by my remember templates. Without the tag, it'seems it's hard to move past the end of the line cleanly to edit the contents. With a tag, using the custom

Re: [Orgmode] Re: possible bug: TAB after elipsis

2010-03-28 Thread Alan E. Davis
, Alan On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 9:58 PM, Carsten Dominik carsten.domi...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Alan, On Mar 28, 2010, at 1:45 PM, Alan E. Davis wrote: Not sure whether I'm talking about the same phenomenon, but I have started almost routinely adding a tag at the end of every headline inserted

[Orgmode] Scheduling an event of uncertain date within a month

2010-02-22 Thread Alan E. Davis
I am beginning to understand how to use scheduling. However I ran across a problem I didn't know how to solve: I know that in early March an event will take place on a Friday, but I don't remember the date. Can anyone make a suggestion how to handle this? Thank you, again and again, for

Re: [Orgmode] Re: How to combine the analogue (Moleskine) world with digital (org-mode) world ?

2010-01-25 Thread Alan E. Davis
On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 4:39 AM, Austin Frank austin.fr...@gmail.comwrote: On Sun, Jan 24 2010, Torsten Wagner wrote: notebook as I process them. Nowadays I keep a cheaper flimsier notebook in my back pocket at all times [1]. In addition to letting me guiltlessly destroy the thing, it's

[Orgmode] Isolate export parameters in file from currently exporting subtree

2010-01-19 Thread Alan E. Davis
In one large file, I would like to keep a large number of individual subtrees, each for independent export to LaTeX. Is it possible to isolate the extra parameters needed for a subtree isolated from the rest of the file? For example: * Handouts ** Plants #+TITLE: 125 General Principles of Plant

[Orgmode] Request for guidance: Export ONLY headlines matching occur search?

2009-12-21 Thread Alan E. Davis
I am keeping notes in a single file about several topics. I can isolate headlines about these topics/products, by an agenda occur search: C-a a / key phrase . I have made a template to print a memo about these products, but it seems I must copy the headlines by hand to a register

[Orgmode] Re: Request for guidance: Export ONLY headlines matching occur search?

2009-12-21 Thread Alan E. Davis
:48 PM, Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com wrote: I am keeping notes in a single file about several topics. I can isolate headlines about these topics/products, by an agenda occur search: C-a a / key phrase . I have made a template to print a memo about these products, but it seems

[Orgmode] Re: Request for guidance: Export ONLY headlines matching occur search?

2009-12-21 Thread Alan E. Davis
, Dec 22, 2009 at 9:39 AM, Alan E. Davis lngn...@gmail.com wrote: For what it's worth, I forgot to attach one of the files. In case this is of interest to others, it is attached herewith. All I really need to know is how to export ONLY the headlines that are returned by an agenda occur search

[Orgmode] Different behavior of elipses depends on whether file is open

2009-11-12 Thread Alan E. Davis
I just inserted a headline using this template: (System ?s * %U %(system-name):: %?% ~/org/System.Journal.org Incoming) I typed a long headline, and thought Oh, well, I'll just go to the end of the line with my special Ctl-e (stops before

Re: [Orgmode] How to add entries to an org file, not diary

2009-11-09 Thread Alan E. Davis
At Mon, 9 Nov 2009 22:09:23 +0100, Carsten Dominik carsten.domi...@gmail.com wrote: Right now I have implemented i d for day entries, i b for blocks, i a for anniversaries (which will be collected under a special heading Anniversaries in your `diary.org' i j To

[Orgmode] Best way to implement Keywords feature

2009-11-05 Thread Alan E. Davis
In some cases, a single headword entry can relate to a large number of topics. I have tried dealing with longer tag lists: automatic adjustment of tags column (on this list a little utility was posted: org-adjust-tags-column-reset-tags. I THINK that a keyword list may allow more freedom to

Re: [Orgmode] Best way to implement Keywords feature

2009-11-05 Thread Alan E. Davis
On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 10:58 PM, Samuel Wales samolog...@gmail.com wrote: One such solution is to use header-line-format to display olpath. I don't understand this. In scientific/academic publications, one often sees a list of Keywords in the topmatter. That being said, I am not certain

Re: [Orgmode] Re: contact management in org-mode?

2009-10-29 Thread Alan E. Davis
I'll mention EDB, emacs data base, here, even though I haven't used it for several years. http://gnuvola.org/software/edb/ It's available on many GNU/Linux distros, as a package. It is for Gentoo, and perhaps for Debian/Ubuntu as well. It is extensible/programmable, so that various interfaces

[Orgmode] How to Strip TODO headword and refile as a note

2009-10-24 Thread Alan E. Davis
I had a TODO item to go to the bank. At the bank I had some issues to discuss with a representative. Now I'm home, I am going over my agenda todo listing, and see this item, with a priority of A. I stumbled momentarily, realizing I not only want to archive this, get it out of my agenda and todo

[Orgmode] Source Code blocks in arbitrary languages?

2009-10-20 Thread Alan E. Davis
I am interested in the graphing language gri, for which there does exist a gri-mode.el. Is it possible to use Source Code blocks in Org-Mode with arbitrary languages for which there is an emacs mode? For example, postscript? Profuse thanks for this great package. Alan

Re: [Orgmode] Re: A simpler remember architecture

2009-10-05 Thread Alan E. Davis
I've been watching this thread closely. At this point I want to jump in. I like the ideas that have been posted here so far, about a different way of organizing remember in org. I'm not completely certain, but it seems that part of what was asked for earlier is included in org-remember already,

[Orgmode] Editing LaTeX code in org-mode

2009-09-27 Thread Alan E. Davis
I am using the LaTeX class examdesign to write exams. It seems I can pretty nicely get the header included into org for purposes of exporting. So far, I haven't figured out how to convert plain text exams to a form that examdesign can use, so I need to edit latex surrounded by #+BEGIN_LaTeX

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