Re: toggle-truncate-lines outside table and source regions

2021-09-23 Thread Samuel Wales
almost as if truncate line feature should be a text property? good idea to take up with devs if no solution arrives. source blocks have c-c '; idk about tables. perhaps you could at least have ugliness in the outline but correctness in editing. On 9/23/21, Bill Burdick wrote: > Gah, sorry

Re: [PATCH] Improve org-mouse support for checkboxes

2021-09-18 Thread Samuel Wales
thanks for this. if tests are written, might be useful to include the case where half-checked are parents. On 9/18/21, Jim Porter wrote: > While trying out `org-mouse', I noticed two semi-related issues with > checkboxes. First, intermediate-state checkboxes (like [-]) aren't > clickable.

Re: Org table: emphasizing calculated cell

2021-08-27 Thread Samuel Wales
out of curiosity, do common spreadsheets implement the feature of distinguishing calculated results from entered values? i find myself wanting that too, but don't know if that desire is unusual. On 8/27/21, Nick Dokos wrote: > Jarmo Hurri writes: > >> Greetings Norwid. >> >> Norwid Behrnd

Re: recording the refile commands

2021-08-18 Thread Samuel Wales
apropos log and refile: org-log-refile On 8/18/21, Jean-Daniel wrote: > Hello, > > There are many problems that can be represented by a tree, and the org mode > refile UI is actually a good UI to refactor a tree of headings. My idea is > to transform my hierarchical data into an org-mode file,

Re: Org + git branches for derived files

2021-08-13 Thread Samuel Wales
it is an interesting question as many things go into the product: - org file - your .el files - org version - emacs version - os - hw - export commands run so the desire to keep the product is understandable. not only is it effort to find the export commands run, but other stuff might change

Re: archiving speed [was Re: Tips on maintaining history in Org Mode]

2021-08-11 Thread Samuel Wales
gt; > What I tend to do is mark items with the ARCHIVE tag and leave them in the > file and then every few months, move archived data to archive files. It > can still get slow, but I don't do it often, so it isn't too much of a > hassle. > > > On Thu, 12 Aug 2021 at 08:23, S

Re: archiving speed [was Re: Tips on maintaining history in Org Mode]

2021-08-11 Thread Samuel Wales
thank you. i will give up on archiving categories if needed to make archiving be practical. will ahfe to try it as soon as i can. On 8/11/21, Ihor Radchenko wrote: > Samuel Wales writes: > >> thanks for the clarification. are you saying that, for every archived >> entry,

Re: archiving speed [was Re: Tips on maintaining history in Org Mode]

2021-08-11 Thread Samuel Wales
whether append to file would work. i.e. build the single entry in a temporary buffer then write that region to a file on disk. On 8/10/21, Ihor Radchenko wrote: > Samuel Wales writes: > >> i should clarify. bulk archiving slows down even with /nonexistent/ >> (have not tri

Re: archiving speed [was Re: Tips on maintaining history in Org Mode]

2021-08-10 Thread Samuel Wales
a while, but it was something like not killing the original entry for one of the entries. i was unable to figure out what conditions needed to obtain for this to occur. On 8/10/21, Ihor Radchenko wrote: > Samuel Wales writes: > >> [this is the case even with zero-size archive

Re: archiving speed [was Re: Tips on maintaining history in Org Mode]

2021-08-10 Thread Samuel Wales
archive files; after a few entries it slows down.] On 2/28/21, Samuel Wales wrote: > thank you for your detaild reply. > > more below. > > On 2/28/21, Ihor Radchenko wrote: >> details why). So, many org commands tend to lag on large archives. > > that makes sens

Re: Deleting (not archiving) TODO items when done

2021-08-04 Thread Samuel Wales
as peter said, and you can probably collapse and kill the line or kill using an agenda command. the archive is used variously. so is git. so are items like * LOG [ts] header and also there is logbook. so where does one store e.g. records of conversations? something i struggle with. in

Re: org-agenda-do-date-earlier does not work on today

2021-07-22 Thread Samuel Wales
into the past, by one day, per invocation of the command. On 7/22/21, Samuel Wales wrote: > i used to be able to do org-agenda-do-date-earlier (shift left) to put > an item that is scheduled for today into the previously scheduled > tasks. however, that is a no-op, at least recently, in rec

org-agenda-do-date-earlier does not work on today

2021-07-22 Thread Samuel Wales
i used to be able to do org-agenda-do-date-earlier (shift left) to put an item that is scheduled for today into the previously scheduled tasks. however, that is a no-op, at least recently, in recent maint. has anything changed? -- The Kafka Pandemic Please learn what misopathy is.

Re: Comments break up a paragraph when writing one-setence-per-line

2021-07-16 Thread Samuel Wales
on the other hand, if it were fixed, it would possibly make par sep blank lines be more controllable in such exporters as ascii. On 7/16/21, Kaushal Modi wrote: > Hello, > > > On Fri, Jul 16, 2021 at 12:35 PM Bruce D'Arcus wrote: > >> On Fri, Jul 16, 2021 at 12:07 PM William Denton wrote: >>

Re: A requires/provides approach to linking source code blocks

2021-07-13 Thread Samuel Wales
one thing about org that i think has been making it complex, in addition to number of features, is non-orthogonality. On 7/13/21, Tim Cross wrote: > > Tom Gillespie writes: > > [snip] > >> >> Once I wrap up the formal grammar for org, one of the next things I >> plan to work on is a clear

Re: org-ctrl-c-minus includes bullet in links

2021-07-09 Thread Samuel Wales
yes, in recent maint. thanks for testing. On 7/9/21, Mark Barton wrote: > > >> On Jul 9, 2021, at 6:12 PM, Samuel Wales wrote: >> >> this might be a bad bug report. it seems intermittent. >> >> recent maint. >> >> create headers each

org-ctrl-c-minus includes bullet in links

2021-07-09 Thread Samuel Wales
this might be a bad bug report. it seems intermittent. recent maint. create headers each with a link on it. mark all. org-ctrl-c-minus. this has incorrectly put - as part of the link descriptions. -- The Kafka Pandemic Please learn what misopathy is.

Re: org-agenda-move-date-from-past-immediately-to-today could work for non-days

2021-07-05 Thread Samuel Wales
son for restricting this variable to controlling only a single day move? On 6/20/21, Samuel Wales wrote: > org-agenda-move-date-from-past-immediately-to-today moves a ts > immediately to today in agenda, but only if you do > org-agenda-do-date-later by one day. if you instead do it by 7

Re: Virtually prefix headlines according to content

2021-06-29 Thread Samuel Wales
along similar lines one possibility is to stick a symbol into the stars. similar code could also indicate that scheduled and deadline. On 6/29/21, John Kitchin wrote: > you could use this alternative to just change the display without adding > the tag: > > (org-map-entries (lambda () >

org-agenda-move-date-from-past-immediately-to-today could work for non-days

2021-06-20 Thread Samuel Wales
org-agenda-move-date-from-past-immediately-to-today moves a ts immediately to today in agenda, but only if you do org-agenda-do-date-later by one day. if you instead do it by 7 days or so, it will check and not do the feature. i keep getting surprised by this, so i thought perhaps newcomers

Re: literate programming, development log -- ideas? (ominbus reply)

2021-06-10 Thread Samuel Wales
undo [or equivalent] in buffer. no saving to disk. emacs auto save to an auto-expiring directory emacs backups every save to an auto-expiring directory git snapshots when i feel like it. search as needed. branching in the text itself, by use of comments above if it is incoming/new and below

Re: Cannot schedule something for 2039?

2021-06-07 Thread Samuel Wales
fwiw i ran this once: ;;(/ (org-time-string-to-seconds "--01-01 00:00") 60.0) 4222846500.0 ;;(/ (org-time-string-to-seconds "-0001-12-31 00:00") 60.0) -1035068671.7 ;; oops ;;(/ (org-time-string-to-seconds "-12-31 00:00") 60.0) -1035594271.7 ;;(/ (org-time-string-to-seconds

Re: source blocks mangled when edited

2021-05-30 Thread Samuel Wales
idk if this will help as you probably know all of it already. butg you asked for any help so here goes. i run maint, not master or any emacs versions. weird that you are missing 3 cols? === here are notes on my workaround which wfm in the meantime if you are willing to do the same thing. i

Re: Custom <> possibility?

2021-05-21 Thread Samuel Wales
tahnk you. that makes sense for validity. still not sure about uniqueness. it's not needed for me to understand, though. of course with across-export link stability then uniqueness would be meaningful. On 5/21/21, Nicolas Goaziou wrote: > Hello, > > Samuel Wales writes: > >&g

Re: Custom <> possibility?

2021-05-20 Thread Samuel Wales
ion although it overlaps.] On 5/20/21, Jean Louis wrote: > * Samuel Wales [2021-05-21 01:19]: >> thanks for pointing us to this variable. >> >> docstring says "This process ensures that these values are unique and >> valid...", so it sounds like you could cr

Re: Custom <> possibility?

2021-05-20 Thread Samuel Wales
thanks for pointing us to this variable. docstring says "This process ensures that these values are unique and valid...", so it sounds like you could create non-unique or invalid identifiers without it. does this mean, for example, if the user exports a subtree with two link targets with the

Re: [IMPORTANT] The contrib/ directory now lives outside of Org's repository

2021-05-15 Thread Samuel Wales
thanks. On 5/15/21, Bastien wrote: > Samuel Wales writes: > >> i just noticed that htmlize is not htere. i think it used to be. a >> quick search shows no obvious place where it resides. > > See https://code.orgmode.org/bzg/org-mode/commit/d0ced9894 > > -

Re: [PATCH] org-refile.el: Add org-refile-reverse which toggles org-reverse-note-order

2021-05-15 Thread Samuel Wales
sounds good to decouple those, but i interpret org-refile-reverse to mean "refile in reverse". from a to b -> from b to a. fwiw. thus, you could be on a and goto b and then do a reverse refile. that would be a useful operation. so i suggest org-refile-reverse-order or so. On 5/15/21, Bastien

Re: [IMPORTANT] The contrib/ directory now lives outside of Org's repository

2021-05-15 Thread Samuel Wales
great. thank you. i just noticed that htmlize is not htere. i think it used to be. a quick search shows no obvious place where it resides. On 5/15/21, Bastien wrote: > Bastien writes: > >> The files previously stored in the contrib/ directory of Org's repo >> now lives here:

Re: [bug] archiving creates duplicate entries

2021-05-09 Thread Samuel Wales
as unmodified, maybe it is ok to append? idk. On 5/9/21, Samuel Wales wrote: > when i do a bulk archive, it will sometimes put 2 copies > entries into the archive file. it is more likely to occur > if i am archiving more tasks. at times, it seems certain > entries do this repeatab

[bug] archiving creates duplicate entries

2021-05-09 Thread Samuel Wales
when i do a bulk archive, it will sometimes put 2 copies entries into the archive file. it is more likely to occur if i am archiving more tasks. at times, it seems certain entries do this repeatably, but i am not sure. there are times when i think i have reset everything (git is clean, archives

Re: Bug: First file opened does not colorize (tested with 9.3.7 and 9.4.5)

2021-04-30 Thread Samuel Wales
what if .org? On 4/30/21, Dominick Samperi wrote: > The first org mode file opened (.txt suffix) is not colorized. To force > colorize I use 'org-mode-restart. Subsequently opened txt files are > properly colorized. This happens under Windows 10 using Emacs 27.1 and > 27.2, and org-mode 9.3.7

Re: [WDYT, mini] key h in agenda for quick help

2021-04-29 Thread Samuel Wales
links to the info manual from help pages and vice-versa would be keen. On 4/29/21, TRS-80 wrote: > On 2021-04-28 02:08, Tim Cross wrote: >> I've rarely found describe mode to be terribly useful > > I'm the opposite. I find it a great way to quickly look up (or search > for) some keybinding or

Re: [PATCH] Bug: fragile org refile cache

2021-04-29 Thread Samuel Wales
some users of org might not know that org-refile can go to the location without refiling anything if you pass a c-u arg. thus, org-goto is not the only header-selecting goto mechanism; there is also refile goto. [and imenu, helm, etc.] i use refile-goto and find it satisfying for my purposes.

Re: Programmatically set TODO labels per file?

2021-04-29 Thread Samuel Wales
as you discovered, spaces can work for todo kw for at least some purposes. [i have one, because i prefer space to snake_case and kebab-case might not search well.] but you should check to see if it is guaranteed to work. i vaguely recall spc is not allowable. if it were guaranteed to work,

Re: stability of toc links

2021-04-29 Thread Samuel Wales
ght type of solution to the problem. i have not tried it, however. i hope that clarifies. tec said he originally did not get much interest. then there was interest on this thread. then nothing. On 4/29/21, TRS-80 wrote: > On 2021-04-21 19:30, Samuel Wales wrote: >> as it has been

Re: [PATCH] Bug: fragile org refile cache

2021-04-28 Thread Samuel Wales
thanks for reporting that you use it. would it be more useful if it automaticaly generated the cache instead of telling you to runt he command to do so? if a solid, perhaps unified, cache existed, would org-id use it too? On 4/28/21, Ihor Radchenko wrote: > Samuel Wales writes: > >&

Re: [PATCH] Bug: fragile org refile cache

2021-04-28 Thread Samuel Wales
long ago i used to use the refile cache. i think it is probably not widely used, or maybe even not at all. the reason i stopped was behavior that sounds similar to your description. such as, it would produce a set of results that did not match the calling conditions. i cannot reach the thread

inconsistency: closed-down and friends not allowed in sorting strategy

2021-04-26 Thread Samuel Wales
recent maint. for some reason org agenda sorting strategy allows scheduled and deadline but not closed. seems inconsistent. thanks. -- The Kafka Pandemic Please learn what misopathy is. https://thekafkapandemic.blogspot.com/2013/10/why-some-diseases-are-wronged.html

Re: stability of toc links

2021-04-23 Thread Samuel Wales
i should point out that idk what is allowed in links. if uppercase is not, then script need not be indicated or can just use a prefix. On 4/23/21, Samuel Wales wrote: > python is merely using a different romanization for the second script. > it might consider uppercase [same romani

Re: stability of toc links

2021-04-23 Thread Samuel Wales
[and also that i was merely looking at the examples and maxim's analysis which i agree with, not tec's or others' code.] On 4/23/21, Samuel Wales wrote: > i should point out that idk what is allowed in links. if uppercase is > not, then script need not be indicated or can just use a

Re: stability of toc links

2021-04-23 Thread Samuel Wales
python is merely using a different romanization for the second script. it might consider uppercase [same romanization] for the latter script instead. other than that, the overall approach [using export] is good imo. idk what transliterators exist in emacs. i think the principle of least

Re: stability of toc links

2021-04-21 Thread Samuel Wales
curious. === On 4/21/21, Samuel Wales wrote: > more below. [note the two samuels.] > > On 4/21/21, Samuel Loury wrote: >> advance what heading he will share, so he would have to add CUSTOM_ID >> everywhere, just in case. This sounds like a lot of unnecessary work. >> >

Re: stability of toc links

2021-04-21 Thread Samuel Wales
more below. [note the two samuels.] On 4/21/21, Samuel Loury wrote: > advance what heading he will share, so he would have to add CUSTOM_ID > everywhere, just in case. This sounds like a lot of unnecessary work. > > The solution of tec¹ appears to be a new generation of the html ids based > on

Re: stability of toc links

2021-04-20 Thread Samuel Wales
hi, > I don't know what "tec's fix" is, i was referring to: Message ID<87v9dbelky@gmail.com> in this thread. [and other posts in this thread related to it.] the problem as i see it is link stability in generated output. On 4/20/21, Nicolas Goaziou wrote:

Re: stability of toc links

2021-04-19 Thread Samuel Wales
thank you. i use export. e.g. export a subtree to html and paste into blogger. i don't use publish. for me [and some others on this thread iirc] tec's fix looks good, fwiw. it would not proliferate custom id or id, and would fix both. On 4/18/21, Nicolas Goaziou wrote: > Hello, > &g

Re: stability of toc links

2021-04-18 Thread Samuel Wales
github.io/emacs-config/config.html#nicer-generated-heading). > > I raised this on the list a while ago --- > https://orgmode.org/list/e1jxajq-0004dk...@lists.gnu.org/ but there > didn't seem to be much interest. > > All the best, > Timothy > > Samuel Wales writes: > >

non-brittle granular includes

2021-04-16 Thread Samuel Wales
can body text or paragraphs be included upon export? i have a file like this: * top ** a b [these are paragraphs] c [another paragraph] d [another paragraph] ** e # i'd like to include b and c here redundantly # because i want to export e separately f [paragraph] ** g i'd like to use #+NAME

Re: [Patch] to correctly sort the items with emphasis marks in a list

2021-04-12 Thread Samuel Wales
probably not a relevant non-confirmation but in recent maint, my config: - a - /a/ - b On 4/12/21, Juan Manuel Macías wrote: > Hi Ypo, > > Ypo writes: > >> This is my result after doing "org-sort-list a": >> >> - /a/ >> - /v/ >> - a >> - b >> >> Regards > > Thanks for trying. So it

Re: Starting from 9.5, Org contrib will be distributed as a separate NonGNU ELPA package

2021-04-11 Thread Samuel Wales
presumably at some point this will be https://code.orgmode.org/bzg/org-contrib.git ? On 4/11/21, Bastien wrote: > Hi Samuel, > > Samuel Wales writes: > >> what is the recommendation for those of us who don't use package >> systems? get contrib from some gi

Re: Starting from 9.5, Org contrib will be distributed as a separate NonGNU ELPA package

2021-04-11 Thread Samuel Wales
what is the recommendation for those of us who don't use package systems? get contrib from some github-like repo someplace or something + get org from git as usual? or...? On 4/11/21, Bastien wrote: > Hi Allen, > > sorry for the late reply. > > Allen Li writes: > >> Will there be an

Re: Idea for handling timezones

2021-04-03 Thread Samuel Wales
the suggestion to change all your tses to utc was not a general suggestion for all org users or a change to org. for op only. but the point about grep and such then breaking is a good one. it is possibly not a useful workaround for the op. On 4/3/21, Greg Minshall wrote: > Russell, > >> I

Re: Idea for handling timezones

2021-04-02 Thread Samuel Wales
what i proposed is this. which uses text properties. it might not suit your needs, but might be a workaround. at least it is a brainstorm. suitable for wrapping fish. 1] convert all your tses to utc [exercise for the reader] 2] make org's idea of time be utc [there /might/ be code] 3] make

Re: Idea for handling timezones

2021-04-02 Thread Samuel Wales
org has capability of overlaying [or similar] tses with user-defined something or other. for locale type purposes. perhaps, in principle, all tses for users who need tz could be in utc or similar, and such overlays could be used to localize on the fly? On 4/2/21, Tim Cross wrote: > > shironeko

[fr] add timestamp to appended archive header

2021-04-02 Thread Samuel Wales
(defcustom org-archive-file-header-format "\nArchived entries from file %s\n\n" perhaps above could include a timestamp, or the ability to add one, so that one need not add archiving ts for every entry. -- The Kafka Pandemic Please learn what misopathy is.

Re: Using backticks for the inline code delimeter?

2021-04-01 Thread Samuel Wales
n.b. everybody knows better in this thread, but the docstring of org-emphasis-alist seemed to me like `test` + reload would fontify.

Re: Using backticks for the inline code delimeter?

2021-03-31 Thread Samuel Wales
just personal opinion but i wouldn't want org's syntax to get more heterogeneous and non-orthogonal/non-factored. i could see room for an orthogonal/factored flexible syntax, like "parsing risk" and "extensible syntax" threads on this ml. this would be the one syntax to rule them all, /vaguely/

Re: Adding Quick Notes in Org-mode Agenda View Inserts then In Drawer in Reverse Order

2021-03-30 Thread Samuel Wales
another possibility is org-export-with-drawers. On 3/30/21, Samuel Wales wrote: > there is a variable that controls sequence of notes. > > one trick would be to go to the entry and keep notes as entries below them: > > * x > ** LOG [2021-03-30 Tue 15:13] hi > ** some stuff a

Re: Adding Quick Notes in Org-mode Agenda View Inserts then In Drawer in Reverse Order

2021-03-30 Thread Samuel Wales
there is a variable that controls sequence of notes. one trick would be to go to the entry and keep notes as entries below them: * x ** LOG [2021-03-30 Tue 15:13] hi ** some stuff about x On 3/30/21, Husain Alshehhi wrote: > > Hello. > > I use org-agenda frequently for getting an overview of

Re: About exporting

2021-03-29 Thread Samuel Wales
is org ootb mma? for those of us who woul dlike to spend, like, zero time exporting, and then, like, less than a half hour fixing htat one thing that is irritating about hte output, with no errors? i can dream. On 3/29/21, autofrettage wrote: > Hi Ypo and the rest of you all, > >> After some

Re: Shutting down Org ELPA: No new release of Org on Org ELPA after Org 9.5

2021-03-28 Thread Samuel Wales
ok so org releases will be [just guesses here] - emacs core - there is a gnu elpa - there is a nongnu elpa - there is an org git correct? On 3/28/21, Bastien wrote: > Hi Tim, > > Tim Cross writes: > >> To clarify, does this mean org 9.6 will be the first version only >> released via GNU elpa

Re: text search and restriction lock bugs

2021-03-27 Thread Samuel Wales
this regression still exists in recent maint. On 2/28/21, Samuel Wales wrote: > On 9/5/17, Samuel Wales wrote: >> is it expected behavior that if you do a restriction lock on >> a subtree, then do a text search, it will include matches >> from org-agenda-text-search-extra-

Re: Syntax Proposal: Multi-line Table Cells/Text Wrapping

2021-03-20 Thread Samuel Wales
i like that. such an org edit special type feature could efven in principle work for a column or a row all at once. On 3/18/21, Juan Manuel Macías wrote: > Tim Cross writes: > >> From watching these discussions in the past, I think the big stumbling >> block is how easily multi-row columns

link syntax fixing bug?

2021-03-20 Thread Samuel Wales
in recent maint, i am trying the code included with the maint release to update org link escaping syntax. the issue is that when i click on google, the space before "hi" does not show up in the earch box. ergo, different results. *** should be orig

Re: How to jump from one spelling mistake to the next?

2021-03-19 Thread Samuel Wales
i wonder why the generic next-error is not used. On 3/19/21, Kyle Meyer wrote: > Sharon Kimble writes: > >> When I'm writing in org-mode I very often make spelling mistakes which I >> can go back to later to correct. So how can I jump from one mistake to >> the next please? > > If you have

Re: [FR] Add eldoc support to show cell contents in shrunk table

2021-03-19 Thread Samuel Wales
just a note about what you are getting yourself into. there be dragons. emacs actually provides several mechanisms for help text. idk the complete list. perhaps some have done it de novo with timers. they have different actual [i've seen them] or possible characteristics: - some being

[BUG] priority regexp too lax. google is not an org priority cookie.

2021-03-15 Thread Samuel Wales
recent maint. (org-entry-get (point) "PRIORITY") on the following produces google. i expected B. > *** REF 21:31 -ChanServ- [#google] bug perhaps the regexp is too lax. perhaps was intended for performance. also, mere opinion as user, i would propose the cookie just after the todo kw

Re: Culling org files (notion of Types, many small vs few big files)

2021-03-05 Thread Samuel Wales
cks and so on. this mailing list in the old days used to talk about such things. like, what's a project, what does next mean, "is gtd for me", "at some point you have to actually /do/ a task", and will the org system get bloated and slow for users in the future. On 3/5/21, Samuel Wal

Re: Culling org files (notion of Types, many small vs few big files)

2021-03-05 Thread Samuel Wales
4] hi" usefully. not sure if relevant. On 3/5/21, TRS-80 wrote: > On 2021-03-04 16:11, Samuel Wales wrote: >>> tim> naming convention ... to determine what is included >> >> this is also what i do. org-agenda-files is just set at startup >> according to basen

Re: org-refile failed due to default option stored by org-goto

2021-03-04 Thread Samuel Wales
if you are willing to try something as a complete stab in the dark, here is something i have had from many years ago that fixed issues possibly including a defaulting issue. the issues include other stuff too, but i do not understand the code now for health reasons to rule this out as a solution

Re: Culling org files

2021-03-04 Thread Samuel Wales
st set at startup according to basename pattern. On 3/4/21, Tim Cross wrote: > > TRS-80 writes: > >> On 2021-03-03 16:59, Samuel Wales wrote: >> I have come to similar conclusion about "don't let org files get too >> big." Besides agenda speed, I think it is just

Re: org-refile-use-cache and jumps using org-refile or org-goto

2021-03-04 Thread Samuel Wales
can keep a running olpath as you search. On 3/4/21, Maxim Nikulin wrote: > On 03/03/2021 09:34, Samuel Wales wrote: >> >> until recently in maint, ido and ido hacks with both refile and refile >> goto [note: org-refile with a goto arg, not org-goto] has worked >> perf

Culling org files

2021-03-03 Thread Samuel Wales
along lines of reducing logbook entries, i often want to reduce org files, and i wonder if anybody already had the same desire. here are some random ideas. my org files are so large i might have written this list a few times 1) list links to duplicate headlines 2) list links to

Re: org-refile-use-cache and jumps using org-refile or org-goto

2021-03-02 Thread Samuel Wales
idk if thi will help buit a fwe not3es. just in case they are relevant to your case. fwiw i have not heard of interactions between org-goto and the refile mechanism and the cache. i hafve not heard that the latter used a cache but i do not use it. refile with and withoyut the goto prefix

archiving speed [was Re: Tips on maintaining history in Org Mode]

2021-02-28 Thread Samuel Wales
thank you for your detaild reply. more below. On 2/28/21, Ihor Radchenko wrote: > details why). So, many org commands tend to lag on large archives. that makes sense. but why would appending to an archive as the result of bulk archiving lag? if the problem is large archive files, which i'd

Re: Tips on maintaining history in Org Mode

2021-02-28 Thread Samuel Wales
Hi Ihor, it never occurred to me that bulk archiving could be sped up by changing anything about the archive files. i assumed that archiving worked by appending to those files, so once the initial find-file was performed, there should be no additional slowness. yet i tried a new file with no

Re: text search and restriction lock bugs

2021-02-28 Thread Samuel Wales
On 9/5/17, Samuel Wales wrote: > is it expected behavior that if you do a restriction lock on > a subtree, then do a text search, it will include matches > from org-agenda-text-search-extra-files? imo it should not. this was fixed, but i am starting to see it in maint again. if i cre

Re: Tips on maintaining history in Org Mode

2021-02-26 Thread Samuel Wales
note that there is an issue when you try to name your archive files using years like computer-2000.org_archive. it can take seconds to find-file big files so it is understandable to want to name files like that. however, if you change the name of an archive file, it will not be found by org when

Re: [bug] org-yank in stars corrupts outline

2021-02-26 Thread Samuel Wales
*** kill any header (with newline) then try yanking in various places in the stars of any indented header that has things above it. you should get multiple demotions that do not conform to outline. On 2/26/21, Samuel Wales wrote: > it is neither raw yank behavior nor org syntax > >

[bug] org-yank in stars corrupts outline

2021-02-26 Thread Samuel Wales
it is neither raw yank behavior nor org syntax in recent maint i have org-yank-adjusted-subtrees t * org-yank is funny *** kill this line (with newline) then try yanking at ^ places (remove the ^ first) the fault lies in the stars insertion above and arbitrary demotion *** x asdfnaksdj fnkadsn

Re: Tips on maintaining history in Org Mode

2021-02-26 Thread Samuel Wales
org does indeed have a lot of related features, maybe too many even. here is some of what i do. - if i doneify, it means i will likely not need to search for it. archived to a file. [currently the archiver is so slow i can't use it] CLOSED: [2012-11-08 Thu 19:40] - state logging for repeaters

Re: Using lexical-binding

2021-02-23 Thread Samuel Wales
just a thanks to maintainers of emacs and org including those of you fixing this and those who wrote the tests. i had no idea org wasn't fully lexical yet. i look forward to whatever good that brings. On 2/23/21, Kyle Meyer wrote: > Kyle Meyer writes: > >> Stefan Monnier writes: > [...] >>

Re: 'false' list item

2021-02-21 Thread Samuel Wales
perhaps if there is no blank line above or below, then it could be not a list. On 2/21/21, Diego Zamboni wrote: > Juan Manuel, > > YMMV depending on your needs and habits, but another workaround for this > problem would be to use visual-line-mode instead of filling paragraphs. > > --Diego > > >

filling quoted email in org does not infer a fill prefix

2021-02-19 Thread Samuel Wales
i'd like to fill things like this > asdfka sdfnl akjs dnflkajs ndfkjasdn kfj ansdkj nfaksjdfn > sadj nflakjs ndfklaj ndsfkjans dkfjna skdjfn aklsjd nfkajdnsf in org. i always had no problem with it, and when i did, i could use filladapt, with a little alist change from long ago. but

Re: Org failing to format a link with verbatim text

2021-02-17 Thread Samuel Wales
in maint for regular emacs i get link face for the link.: The link [[phrase with =verbatim text 1=][a phrase with =verbatim text 2=]] face (org-link org-verbatim org-link) followed by a phrase in =verbatim text 3= followed by normal text. face (org-verbatim

Re: [bug] org-do-emphasis-faces breaks with incomplete emphasis

2021-02-16 Thread Samuel Wales
still not what i am saying. nefver mind. thanks. On 2/16/21, Tim Cross wrote: > > Samuel Wales writes: > >> hi tim, >> >> tanks for your replies. >> >> 1. the same problem occurs without any * in the buffer. > > It will occur

Re: [bug] org-do-emphasis-faces breaks with incomplete emphasis

2021-02-16 Thread Samuel Wales
to understant, perahsp try to look at the op and remove the line that says *hi*? On 2/16/21, Samuel Wales wrote: > hi tim, > > tanks for your replies. > > 1. the same problem occurs without any * in the buffer. > > 2. the emphasis regexps are supposed to be limited

Re: [bug] org-do-emphasis-faces breaks with incomplete emphasis

2021-02-16 Thread Samuel Wales
to stop. tahnks for your replies. On 2/16/21, Tim Cross wrote: > > Samuel Wales writes: > >> to answer your question: i expected it to just skip the non-emphasis. >> not emphasizing the rest of the buffer seemed quite unusual. >> > > I guess the problem is

Re: [bug] org-do-emphasis-faces breaks with incomplete emphasis

2021-02-16 Thread Samuel Wales
to answer your question: i expected it to just skip the non-emphasis. not emphasizing the rest of the buffer seemed quite unusual. On 2/16/21, Samuel Wales wrote: > hi tim, > > it isn't malformed, so definitely not looking to be told it's > malformed. it is just text that is

Re: [bug] org-do-emphasis-faces breaks with incomplete emphasis

2021-02-16 Thread Samuel Wales
that is used to fontify the agenda is going to break. so nm. On 2/16/21, Tim Cross wrote: > > Samuel Wales writes: > >> in fundamental mode [to eliminate any extra stuff]: >> >> === >> hi >> /hi/ >> hi =test >> hi >> hi >> hi >> /hi/ &g

[bug] org-do-emphasis-faces breaks with incomplete emphasis

2021-02-16 Thread Samuel Wales
in fundamental mode [to eliminate any extra stuff]: === hi /hi/ hi =test hi hi hi /hi/ hi *hi* hi hi hi === m-: (org-do-emphasis-faces nil) RET everything after =test does not get emphasized. there is code floating around that calls hte function directly instead of via font lock. so even if

Re: Typing latency

2021-02-10 Thread Samuel Wales
i have a note that in org 8.0+ they have to be after the todo kw. however, i /always/ interpret this to mean after the todo kw position i.e. after where the todo kw would go if it is not there. thus "* #[A] take out garbage" is legit. "* #[A] NEXT take out garbage" is wrong. "* NEXT take out

Re: [WDYT, mini] key h in agenda for quick help

2021-02-05 Thread Samuel Wales
: > Samuel Wales writes: > >> are there precedents? calc? h in dired does c-h m. > > Looks to me like calc shines brightest with its help system which btw > one enters with key h. > > Up to now I see the precedents > > - dired > - help-mode > - view-mode &

Re: [WDYT, mini] key h in agenda for quick help

2021-02-05 Thread Samuel Wales
are there precedents? calc? h in dired does c-h m. just a brainstorm but maybe c-h m and c-h b can be more friendly for all modes? On 2/5/21, Marco Wahl wrote: > Robert Pluim writes: > >>> On Fri, 05 Feb 2021 11:34:41 +0100, Marco Wahl >>> said: >> >> Marco> Hi all! >>

batch archiving is too slow for my computer ... is it really intensive?

2021-02-02 Thread Samuel Wales
maint. i have an old computer, which usually has no problems if i am careful, except org is recently somewhat slower. with agenda batch archiving, however, even for just a few entries, the cpu overheats. the cpu never gets above 28% in a dual core in gkrellm, meaning that only 1/4 of total

[bug] erratic behavior of org refile

2021-02-02 Thread Samuel Wales
in recent maint [past few weeks perhaps?]. when i refile a task or goto a task using org-refile, sometimes refile is quite slow. then it sometimes sends me to an impossible location. by "impossible" i mean that either my refile targets variable is not respected or my refile verify function is

Re: Refile Targets Custom Function Support

2021-01-29 Thread Samuel Wales
oops, i meant org-refile-target-verify-function variable. On 1/29/21, Samuel Wales wrote: > alpha-org-refile-target-verify-function is all i know of. > > On 1/29/21, Kevin Foley wrote: >> I'd like to use an `org-ql' query in order to get eligible targets when >>

Re: Refile Targets Custom Function Support

2021-01-29 Thread Samuel Wales
alpha-org-refile-target-verify-function is all i know of. On 1/29/21, Kevin Foley wrote: > I'd like to use an `org-ql' query in order to get eligible targets when > calling `org-refile'. > > It doesn't seem `org-refile-targets' supports something like passing a > function that returns the

Re: How can I keep Org-id links from breaking when moving files?

2021-01-19 Thread Samuel Wales
(defvar org-id-locations nil "List of files with IDs in those files.") (defvar org-id-files nil "List of files that contain IDs.") you are in a maze of twisty little passages. you are in a twisty maze of little passages. On 1/19/21, doltes wrote: > > aroz...@gmail.com writes: > >> This

bug#42484: 26.1: org-mode should display value of links in mini-buffer

2021-01-14 Thread Samuel Wales
by activate i mean display, in echo area, whatever it is i want to display. i think help-echo is a text property, and i might or might not want to display it, depending. and i might want to display the other stuff even if there is no help-echo. i use [and adore] org-link-minor mode in elisp

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