Re: content management in emacs

2021-02-28 Thread Bob Newell
Hangouts. Of course Google is deleting that feature so I will have to figure out how to make it use Google Voice. Admittedly it's an unnecessary feature but I just have fun making calls with Emacs instead of fishing around for my cell phone. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i - Via GNU/Linux/Emacs/Gnus/BBDB

Re: contact management in emacs

2021-02-27 Thread Bob Newell
things set up the way you wish, but that time is well repaid down the road a little. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i - Via GNU/Linux/Emacs/Gnus/BBDB

Re: Possibility to copy text outside EMACS and send it to orgmode document

2021-01-06 Thread Bob Newell
I've done similar sorts of things in Linux with xdotool and xclip. These are very useful tools although a bit fiddly in their usage. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i - Via GNU/Linux/Emacs/Gnus/BBDB

Re: Contact data and sync revisited

2020-05-31 Thread Bob Newell
o a cloud service for two-way sync among eight varied devices (one at a time, of course). It takes a seriously serious amount of up-front work and may not be at all close to what you are seeking, but once it's set up, it's amazingly effective and productive (at least for me). -- Bob Newell Honolulu

Re: issue tracker?

2020-05-20 Thread Bob Newell
t. I'm very pleased with the way things are working and would hate to add another layer of complexity without being sure the upsides were greater than the downsides. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i - Via GNU/Linux/Emacs/Gnus/BBDB

Re: Org mode for meeting minutes

2020-03-25 Thread Bob Newell
I'll second (nth) all the compliments. Your work is not only day to day useful but is a great mini-tutorial on the usage of a previously undocumented org-mode feature that is highly useful. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i - Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux

Re: OrgNV - alternative to deft

2020-03-23 Thread Bob Newell
Juan, You might take a look at my 'scraps' package. I created it a little while back and it does a fair amount of what you mention. I've got over 3,000 files taking up over 64 MB and it's still quite fast. http://www.bobnewell.net/filez/scraps.zip -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i - Via Gnus

Re: [O] MobileOrg and other tools

2020-02-04 Thread Bob Newell
this with an rsync service and I have my working environment on two Linux desktops, three Linux laptops and three Android devices, including my phone. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i Via Linux/Emacs/Gnus/BBDB.

Re: customizing Org for legibility

2020-02-01 Thread Bob Newell
. But I'd hope there would be no "unintended consequences" for terminal users. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i - Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux

Re: Testimony on how to publish a book using Org-mode

2020-01-27 Thread Bob Newell
that will be very welcome. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i - Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux

Re: How to get parsed output of org-eww-copy-for-org-mode ?

2019-12-25 Thread Bob Newell
I don't seem to have any trouble with org-eww-copy-for-org-mode. I capture with a capture template. The code below may be longer or more than you want, but it works for me. My capture template is this: ("w" "Website" plain (function org-website-clipper) "* %a\n%T\n"

Re: Gnus org-mode link problems in org 9.3

2019-12-04 Thread Bob Newell
peared. I didn't see anything in the 'incompatible changes' log for org, but perhaps this is too obscure. Oh well. This occupied a few hours but it wasn't good beach weather today. Aloha, -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i - Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux

Re: Gnus org-mode link problems in org 9.3

2019-12-04 Thread Bob Newell
Just to update, reversion to an earlier org-mode makes these problems go away. That still doesn't parse the question of whether there is something in my own setup that now doesn't work as opposed to a more general problem. Continuing work -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i - Via Gnus/BBDB/Org

Re: Gnus org-mode link problems in org 9.3

2019-12-04 Thread Bob Newell
. Of course, I'll keep researching, but I may temporarily try to revert to the previous org release (if I can figure out how!) mahalo -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i - Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux

Gnus org-mode link problems in org 9.3

2019-12-04 Thread Bob Newell
any of this or just my problem? Any ideas? Mahalo in advance, -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i - Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux

Re: [O] Best practice for providing an Org-based application?

2019-09-08 Thread Bob Newell
Although I don't have an answer to your question, I'm also interested, as it's been suggested to me that I somehow publish my code and workflow for substantially easing the somewhat painful process of taking and inputting registrations for USCF-rated chess tournaments. -- Bob Newell Honolulu

Re: [O] org-drill vocabulary and question about properties

2019-07-31 Thread Bob Newell
:\n:PROPERTIES:\n:END:\n" partone "\n*** A\n" parttwo "\n" "** Word :drill:\n:PROPERTIES:\n:END:\n" parttwo "\n" "*** A\n" partone "\n")) ) ) -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux *

Re: [O] org-links for Gnus in imap with Gmail (for a convenient todo.org list)

2019-07-26 Thread Bob Newell
the mail will always be found. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux *

Re: [O] Error handling in org-make-link-string

2018-04-14 Thread Bob Newell
wrote: > Hello, > > Bob Newell <bobnew...@bobnewell.net> writes: > >> The problem? When org-make-link-string encounters an empty link (it >> doesn't happen often but it does happen), it uses the 'error' function >> to say that the link is empty. This means that the e

[O] Error handling in org-make-link-string

2018-04-13 Thread Bob Newell
returned as nil and ignored. (I suppose I could add an error message.) Any thoughts on (a) is the 'error' return the right thing, and (b) this workaround? Mahalo, -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux *

Re: [O] Uninstall bbdb

2018-01-12 Thread Bob Newell
I didn't catch this at first but if continued this should be moved to the BBDB mailing list. On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 9:36 PM, Eric S Fraga <esfli...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 at 13:48, Bob Newell wrote: >> But the real question is /why/ would you want to delet

Re: [O] Uninstall bbdb

2018-01-11 Thread Bob Newell
another mail reader and make use of great features like autocompletion, auto-addition of addresses, etc. It takes time and effort but it becomes an indispensable tool. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux *

Re: [O] orgmode for many continuous tasks?

2017-09-27 Thread Bob Newell
is already an org-mode adjunct for this), some coding could turn this into a Task Juggler input file. There is already a project management adjunct for Emacs, but it doesn't do scheduling. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux *

Re: [O] org-publish-all unknown sitemap style

2017-09-15 Thread Bob Newell
Bob Newell <bobnew...@bobnewell.net> writes: > I have :sitemap-style "tree" in all projects. And the problem turns out to be that "tree" cannot be in quotes, instead it has to be :sitemap-style tree Previously, this error would not be flagged and the default, which

[O] org-publish-all unknown sitemap style

2017-09-15 Thread Bob Newell
that style was passed as "tree" but it seems to not be parsed as such. Is there a new bug or is it an old flaw in my setup now exposed? Mahalo, -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux *

Re: [O] Tracking Interruptions -- Work Flow Question

2017-08-13 Thread Bob Newell
from the length of your workday, to get the same depressing result as if you had logged all interruptions. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux *

Re: [O] org-publish an org-mode outline

2017-08-13 Thread Bob Newell
Bob Newell <bobnew...@bobnewell.net> writes: > #+BEGIN_EXAMPLE > * top > ** level 2 > *** level 3 > #+END_EXAMPLE Question answered in another thread, just to confirm: ",* top" etc. works as advertised. I missed that footnote about using a leading comma but the

[O] org-publish an org-mode outline

2017-08-12 Thread Bob Newell
mples so far haven't included org-mode headlines. Mahalo in advance. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux *

Re: [O] Scatter-gather idea

2017-04-06 Thread Bob Newell
n arbitrary org-mode buffer; it must be an agenda buffer, and you can only mark certain entries. The tag idea may be the best way. Thanks to all for the replies. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux *

Re: [O] Scatter-gather idea

2017-04-02 Thread Bob Newell
a faster method--- just mark them and relocate them all at once to the top or bottom of the buffer. > for me, i have long wanted to mark a set of tasks with a tag in the > outline or agenda, then have /links/ to them gathered in one place, at > a uniform level. This sounds quite useful,

Re: [O] Scatter-gather idea

2017-04-01 Thread Bob Newell
to a headline (of course, so does a tag). I'll certainly look at the suggested alternatives, especially helm. In any case I'll think this through quite a bit more before developing a prototype. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux *

[O] Scatter-gather idea

2017-04-01 Thread Bob Newell
evels, the resulting gathered outline will not be sensible and will require manual fixing. Comments welcome. This doesn't look especially difficult to code, but does it make sense and is it of any use? -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux *

Re: [O] How do you store web pages for reference?

2017-03-16 Thread Bob Newell
t it here if it's of any interest to anyone. It's pretty much a prototype but I use it daily. Emacs 25 required. http://www.bobnewell.net/publish/35years/webclipper.html -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux *

Re: [O] org-publish issue

2017-03-13 Thread Bob Newell
ound because of a misspelling. But there is no error message and processing stops silently, with "generalorg" being skipped. Perhaps there should at least be an error or warning here? -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux *

[O] org-publish issue

2017-03-13 Thread Bob Newell
ion org-html-publish-to-html :style-include-default nil :section-numbers t :table-of-contents t :author-info "Bob Newell" :creator-info nil) ("35yearstother" :base-directory "~/organize/pub

[O] IMAP Gmail and org-mode links

2017-03-03 Thread Bob Newell
) lookup. (setq gnus-refer-article-method '(current (nnregistry))) -- Perhaps this is redundant, but as I've got it working and doing what I need, I'm reluctant to mess it up :) -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Via Gnus/BBDB/Org/Emacs/Linux *

Re: [O] Dr Wozniak’s tasklist implementation

2017-02-01 Thread Bob Newell
through tasks. Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Sent via Ma Gnus 0.14-Emacs 24.3-Linux Mint 17.3 * ;; Implement supermemo style task list processing via org-mode tables. ;; Usage: M-x org-tasklist-add and follow the prompts. If you use it a ;; lot, tie it to a function key or something fast

Re: [O] Dr Wozniak’s tasklist implementation

2017-01-29 Thread Bob Newell
If you don't care about integrating into the agenda, this could be quite easily implemented in an org table.

Re: [O] syncing my life (orgmode :)) to a mobile (android) device..cant find a holistic reliable way..how do you guys manage to do it?

2015-12-06 Thread Bob Newell
) and carry that whenever possible. Overall I sync to and from a master at strongspace.com, which supports use of rsync. I suppose some day I should get away from diary, but it works really well. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Sent via Ma Gnus 0.14-Emacs 24.3-Linux Mint 17.2 *

Re: [O] Capture-like browser plugin?

2015-07-28 Thread Bob Newell
cutting and pasting--- with any browser, on any system. Yes, ideally we would have a web-clipper (similar to Evernote). -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Sent via Ma Gnus 0.12-Emacs 24.3-Linux Mint 17 *

Re: [O] Organizing and taming hectic Academia work (faculty viewpoint)? Tips or a good guides sought after :)

2015-06-15 Thread Bob Newell
in the process. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Sent via Ma Gnus 0.12-Emacs 24.3-Linux Mint 17 *

Re: [O] A Microsoftesque detail in org

2015-05-15 Thread Bob Newell
Pressing enter in a headline to make a new headline is consistent with the way many other text-mode outliners have worked in the past. Ctrl-O to open a line is an Emacs standard keybinding. I don't really have an issue with the way this works. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Sent via Ma Gnus

Re: [O] Source code evaluation problem

2015-04-25 Thread Bob Newell
. #+name: balance #+begin_src ledger :cmdline -s bal :noweb yes hcfgeneralledger #+end_src -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i Sent via Linux Mint 17.

Re: [O] Making 'mailto' org links use gnus styles

2015-03-05 Thread Bob Newell
Rasmus ras...@gmx.us writes: Have you configured mail-user-agent? mail-user-agent was set to message-user-agent. Changing it to gnus-user-agent solved the problem within org-mode, so for the purposes of this mailing list, your idea is excellent. Thanks! -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Sent

[O] Making 'mailto' org links use gnus styles

2015-03-04 Thread Bob Newell
-regexp-in-string ?subject= rjn-mail-subject)) (setq rjn-mail-addr (replace-regexp-in-string ?subject=.* rjn-mail-addr)) (gnus-msg-mail rjn-mail-addr rjn-mail-subject) ) Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Sent via Ma Gnus 0.12-Emacs 24.3-Linux Mint 17 *

Re: [O] Efficiency of Org v. LaTeX v. Word

2014-12-28 Thread Bob Newell
of long-term storage in a non-proprietary format. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Sent via Ma Gnus 0.12-Emacs 24.3-Linux Mint 17 *

Re: [O] Drawers and visibility cycling

2014-12-28 Thread Bob Newell
the drawer title in a line with all the drawer names like this: #+DRAWERS: EXPANSION PROPERTIES CLOCK LOGBOOK TESTDRAWER -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Sent via Ma Gnus 0.12-Emacs 24.3-Linux Mint 17 *

[O] Writing Challenge

2013-10-19 Thread Bob Newell
there are other writers and WriMos out there. It probably has bugs. No, it surely has bugs. Comments welcomed. I'm kind of attachment-challenged so if it doesn't appear below, get it at http://www.bobnewell.net/filez/newchallenge.org -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Sent via Ma Gnus 0.8-Emacs

[O] Per-window visibility cycling

2013-07-07 Thread Bob Newell
to sort of make an index. On the right side, I want to open/close various tree branches without affecting the left side. But the two always seem to stay in sync with respect to visibility. Any ideas appreciated. -- Bob Newell Honolulu, Hawai`i * Sent via NoGnus 0.18-Emacs 23.3-Linux Mint 13 *

[O] Distinguish between blank and zero in org-mode spreadsheet

2012-12-10 Thread Bob Newell
Can't find out about this anywhere. My apologies if I missed something simple or something already posted. I want a calculation to appear in column 9 if and only if column 2 is non-blank. If there is an explicit 0 in column 2, I want the calculation to appear in column 9. But if column 2 is

Re: [O] Distinguish between blank and zero in org-mode spreadsheet

2012-12-10 Thread Bob Newell
I'm making it work, and using L rather than S turns out to be better, as in this revision of my example above: $9 = '(if (eq $2 ) (* @2$8 $1));L But when I want different actions when there is an explicit number (including 0) vs. a blank cell, and if my action is at all complex, I end up