Re: [bug] args out of range upon meta-return in body of list item

2020-08-04 Thread Samuel Wales
thank you for looking into it.

[bug] args out of range upon meta-return in body of list item

2020-08-04 Thread Samuel Wales
recent maint on emacs 25. i know this is an imperfect bug report with no mce that you can probably repro. but perhaps it can trigger an idea that could lead directly to a fix. my brain and computer limitations cannot do better at this time. when i run m-ret at the caret i get this bt. my

Re: make org-refile auto-recache when needed?

2020-08-02 Thread Samuel Wales
i recall wanting this at some point also, and also did not figure out why one would not want it. perhaps it thinks you will use an alternate to refiling if you know it will be too slow. but it's worth keeping in mind that caching has, or had, bugs. in particular, if refile targets are filtered

FR: allow adding a deadline with warning days [was Re: deadline warning days entry]

2020-07-23 Thread Samuel Wales
i think the following boils down to: i think it would be less error prone if we allowed c-u c-u to work when adding a deadline to an entry. in maint it errors. thank you. On 7/22/20, Samuel Wales wrote: > i tend to want either zero or some number [like 4 or 8] for deadline > warnin

deadline warning days entry

2020-07-23 Thread Samuel Wales
i tend to want either zero or some number [like 4 or 8] for deadline warning days for deadline timestamps [tses]. so i set the deadline warning days variable to a nonzero positive number as a default. and then manually add -0d to individual tses when i want -0d. however, manual editing feels

emphasis spans header and entry text

2020-07-20 Thread Samuel Wales
* look at /root and stuff and see if it is similar to /tuber/ in recent maint this emphasises from /root to eoe. dunno if it is feasible to fix, but there you have it. thanks. -- The Kafka Pandemic What is misopathy?

c-y inserts after entry

2020-07-17 Thread Samuel Wales
in recent maint in emacs 25. * x asd fnjkasn dkfjan ksdjfn kajsdfn ^ajsdf kasdn kfjasnd jkfan ksdfn * kill this whole header line and insert before caret what i expect is that it is inserted above caret what occurs is it gets inserted below * z this is surprising because i expected

Re: org-tempo and

2020-06-29 Thread Samuel Wales
l "n"] 3 nil nil] nil nil) command-execute(#[0 "\300\301\302\"\207" [org-capture nil "n"] 3 nil nil]) so, user error, plus some anomaly. however, if any ignorami like me exist out there, it might be worth documenting int he warning screen that you should null the

Re: org-tempo and

2020-06-29 Thread Samuel Wales
On 6/29/20, Kyle Meyer wrote: > would map to this (untested): > > ("b" . "src sh :results verbatim output") thanks. i tried that too. it gave an error so i assumed it was invalid syntax. should i report it as a bug?

Re: org-tempo and

2020-06-29 Thread Samuel Wales
On 6/29/20, Samuel Wales wrote: > TAB or the new function, would bring up the warning which was not > obviously fixable. is not* -- The Kafka Pandemic What is misopathy? https://thekafkapandemic.blogspot.com/2013/10/why-some-diseases-are-wronged.html

Re: org-tempo and

2020-06-29 Thread Samuel Wales
my understanding is that adding to org-modules and requiring are functionally equivalent, at least in my use case. for me, the problem is that expanding, whether via the familiar < q TAB or the new function, would bring up the warning which was not obviously fixable. -- The Kafka Pandemic What

Re: a related bug Re: Breaking line inside list item

2020-06-29 Thread Samuel Wales
quite frequent for me [most of the time], but i don't know what triggers it. i am not able to narrow it down. On 6/29/20, Nicolas Goaziou wrote: > Hello, > > Samuel Wales writes: > >> i think it is worth pointing out a separate bug in case this code is >> code is modi

org-tempo and

2020-06-29 Thread Samuel Wales
i used to do

a related bug Re: Breaking line inside list item

2020-06-29 Thread Samuel Wales
i think it is worth pointing out a separate bug in case this code is code is modified. with m-x org-insert-item or m-ret: - zsdfasdfas - asdfasdfa. asdfasdfasdf. asdfasdfasdfasdasd ,n ,mn s,dfn ,amsdn f,a. |asdasdf,a sdfasd fsdnjkfanksda d.ssa dkfasn df. what i expect is this: -

Re: [Feature] add a new org-attach dispatcher command to offline save web page

2020-05-28 Thread Samuel Wales
i keep wondering if this is similar to the idea of making all external links cached. or specified ones. using a specified cache dir. for example, you could have various external links in your html-exportable document, and run a command to cache them all.

Re: Can I "multi-include" a subtree?

2020-05-02 Thread Samuel Wales
to clarify. On 5/2/20, Samuel Wales wrote: > there are a bunch of existing sort-of solutions, but to me the best is > linking [as you mentioned], using org-id. although that only links to > entries, and it requires following links. one entry becomes > canonical. you have to

Re: Can I "multi-include" a subtree?

2020-05-02 Thread Samuel Wales
. presumably org-id is the best solution for keeping track of which files have or need virtual regions. basically an underneath layer of org-id [but maybe not limited to entries] that the user does not interact with. On 5/2/20, Samuel Wales wrote: > stating the obvious: org typically sto

Re: Can I "multi-include" a subtree?

2020-05-02 Thread Samuel Wales
stating the obvious: org typically stores a forest [files] of trees of nodes. some things you want to put into it are best expressed more generally than with trees. i call it [boring name] the tree problem. there are a bunch of existing sort-of solutions, but to me the best is linking [as you

Re: [PATCH] Show hidden drawers when org-cycle on headlines

2020-04-13 Thread Samuel Wales
i wonder if as a companion to such [perhaps hook-based user] functionality, org-ellipsis could appear e.g. only if there is text content.

Re: Agenda: Default view missing 40th character

2020-03-24 Thread Samuel Wales
i presume you've already tried -Q, but do you have anything like a fill column marker package? yes, it is a long shot. On 3/24/20, Nathan Neff wrote: > Hello all, I have had the 40th character missing > from my agenda view, like this: > > Weeklytodo Expenses - Intern t and Friends >

Re: fill-paragraph fills planning line; blank line possibility

2020-03-16 Thread Samuel Wales
(call-interactively #'fill-region) (fill-paragraph nil))) On 3/16/20, Nicolas Goaziou wrote: > Hello, > > Samuel Wales writes: > >> recent maint -- but i have not got an mwe. i could be doing something >> wrong. >> >> * x >> SCHEDULED: <2020-03-

fill-paragraph fills planning line; blank line possibility

2020-03-16 Thread Samuel Wales
recent maint -- but i have not got an mwe. i could be doing something wrong. * x SCHEDULED: <2020-03-15 Sun> mada wakaranai to omou kedo, ima no meeru wa sono koto asdfa muri ni suru kanosei ga aru. if i fill that using m-x fill-paragraph, it fills the planning line also. perhaps somebody

Re: not an org time string?

2020-03-03 Thread Samuel Wales
never mind. (time-to-days (float-time)) is sufficient. On 3/3/20, Samuel Wales wrote: > seems this used to work but does not now. what's a good replacement? > > (defun alpha-org-daynum-from-ts (ts) > ;; internal time > ;; (org-time-string-to-time "[2000-01-01]"

not an org time string?

2020-03-03 Thread Samuel Wales
seems this used to work but does not now. what's a good replacement? (defun alpha-org-daynum-from-ts (ts) ;; internal time ;; (org-time-string-to-time "[2000-01-01]") ;; (org-time-string-to-time "<2000-01-01>") ;; (org-time-string-to-time "") (time-to-days (org-time-string-to-time

Re: Incident tracking

2020-02-27 Thread Samuel Wales
i have no right to respond as i have 483 scheduleds and 28 deadlines and i get lost even trying to get one thing done per week, but i just wanted to add to the advice so far. there is org-edna for dependencies. org-depend also, but i think it lacks the feature of scheduling a remote org-id

Re: Document backward-incompatible change in ORG-NEWS? (was: [BUG] Recently master branch commit breaks open file: link)

2020-02-24 Thread Samuel Wales
no opinion on anything but a suggestion. i really like these little scripts that update your org files so they are compatible with new org versions. perhaps one can give them an argument or something to work on all agenda files, or a list of files, or somethign liek that? On 2/24/20, Bastien

Re: Regarding collapsing blank lines between headlines

2020-02-19 Thread Samuel Wales
interesting. i have often wanted blank lines between header and entry content, but only if there is meta stuff there like drawers. On 2/19/20, Adam Porter wrote: > Hi Russell, > > This is not exactly what you asked for, but here's some code that > ensures blank lines exist between headings and

Re: Survey: changing a few default settings for Org 9.4

2020-02-19 Thread Samuel Wales
recent org stackoverexchangeflowwhatgever post queries why <* is broken. :) On 2/19/20, Bastien wrote: > Hi Vladimir, > > Vladimir Lomov writes: > >>> I'm tempted to count the number of fingers involved ;) >> >> C-c C-, s --> Ctrl c , s >> < s TAB --> Shift , s TAB >> >> ??? > > I added the

Re: Survey: changing a few default settings for Org 9.4

2020-02-19 Thread Samuel Wales
in my old version at least, pretty entities talks about utf-8 and \name. and the option under discussion does not mention pretty entitities. dunno abou the implementation or any changes since my version, but i am arguing from empiricism. the errors are all over the web. :) On 2/19/20,

Re: Bug or not a bug? dot expansion in ob-shell

2020-02-19 Thread Samuel Wales
to stir the pot: speaking for myself, i only wanted the output, and never the error mechanism, and my attempts to get output reliably ended up in my habitually putting in every shell block this boilerplate: === { the code i actually want } 2>&1 : === -- The Kafka Pandemic What is misopathy?

Re: Survey: changing a few default settings for Org 9.4

2020-02-19 Thread Samuel Wales
just an idea but changing the subscript and superscript export feature to ‘{}’ would reduce accidental invocation. i have seen solecistic subscripts on websites created with org (probably by experts who babelize their .emacs!), and on this ml :). i have seen it used accidentally more than i have

Re: Survey: changing a few default settings for Org 9.4

2020-02-19 Thread Samuel Wales
On 2/19/20, Bastien wrote: > - org-refile-use-cache => t > > This is a speed boost when refiling entries: if org-refile-targets > is big, caching refile targets help refiling faster. i predict this will generate bug reports. in particular pay close attention to restricted refile and whether

Re: Bug: org-refile-get-target offers default candidate in duplicity [9.2.6 (9.2.6-4-ge30905-elpaplus @ /home/gustavo/.emacs.d/elpa/org-plus-contrib-20191007/)]

2020-02-16 Thread Samuel Wales
On 2/16/20, Bastien wrote: > I'm willing to spend as much time as needed on a MCE, but I'm waiting > for this MCE before interpreting comments on code and possible bugs. i see. fyi i was not specifically trying to report a bug or supply an mce. instead, i was hoping only to contribute to

Re: Bug: org-refile-get-target offers default candidate in duplicity [9.2.6 (9.2.6-4-ge30905-elpaplus @ /home/gustavo/.emacs.d/elpa/org-plus-contrib-20191007/)]

2020-02-16 Thread Samuel Wales
i found a note that says that there isa nother disticnitont hat was causing the bugs: a distinction between the current file and non-current file. it wreaks havoc to make that distinction. * REF this works around the bugs =this is in my personal patches vvv Modified

Re: Bug: org-refile-get-target offers default candidate in duplicity [9.2.6 (9.2.6-4-ge30905-elpaplus @ /home/gustavo/.emacs.d/elpa/org-plus-contrib-20191007/)]

2020-02-16 Thread Samuel Wales
your quote is from a many years old report. i was providing it in case it was useful historically. -- The Kafka Pandemic What is misopathy? https://thekafkapandemic.blogspot.com/2013/10/why-some-diseases-are-wronged.html

Re: Bug: org-refile-get-target offers default candidate in duplicity [9.2.6 (9.2.6-4-ge30905-elpaplus @ /home/gustavo/.emacs.d/elpa/org-plus-contrib-20191007/)]

2020-02-16 Thread Samuel Wales
non-leaf olpaths are not usefully considered to be directories in my opinion. all olpaths should be equal in status. On 2/16/20, Samuel Wales wrote: > On 2/14/20, Bastien wrote: >> What was the problem when refiling with ido? > > idk if the following will be useful but here

Re: Bug: org-refile-get-target offers default candidate in duplicity [9.2.6 (9.2.6-4-ge30905-elpaplus @ /home/gustavo/.emacs.d/elpa/org-plus-contrib-20191007/)]

2020-02-16 Thread Samuel Wales
On 2/14/20, Bastien wrote: > What was the problem when refiling with ido? idk if the following will be useful but here goes. bear in mind this was a while back. this is partly from memory. i don't know if the fix fixed all of them, but it definitely seemed to, at least with my ido settings.

Re: Bug: org-refile-get-target offers default candidate in duplicity [9.2.6 (9.2.6-4-ge30905-elpaplus @ /home/gustavo/.emacs.d/elpa/org-plus-contrib-20191007/)]

2020-02-13 Thread Samuel Wales
again not sure if relevant and probably not, but it seemed to me that the problem was related to something thinking that unix paths were being completed, and directories were treated differently from non-directories. whatever i did fixed it. took years to find and fix.

Re: Bug: org-refile-get-target offers default candidate in duplicity [9.2.6 (9.2.6-4-ge30905-elpaplus @ /home/gustavo/.emacs.d/elpa/org-plus-contrib-20191007/)]

2020-02-13 Thread Samuel Wales
dunno if this is useful (probably not), but i found the following was necessary to fix ido. i didn't really understand it, but it fixed it. Date: 2014-05-19 19:57:44 -0700 === remove the parens from ido completion of olpaths Modified lisp/org.el diff --git a/lisp/org.el

Re: Feature request: Radio button option for lists of checkboxes

2020-02-12 Thread Samuel Wales
istr an org-choice package that did somthin siilar with entries. On 2/12/20, Bastien wrote: > Hi Matus, > > Matus Goljer writes: > >> Thank you both for following up on this! I'm going to add a note to >> my package that this feature is now built-in and deprecate it. > > You might want to wait

Re: Bug: Org-babel can't capture the output of rg/ag/pt with org-babel on OS X [9.2.6 (9.2.6-4-ge30905-elpaplus @ /Users/maxflander/.emacs.d/elpa/org-plus-contrib-20191014/)]

2020-02-11 Thread Samuel Wales
you probably already tried this to judge from your links but it's worth poinitng out for mailing list readers that shell blocks use the exit code. a user who just wants to run a diff or grep for the stdio results (stderr and stdout) has to stop that mechanism. if you want both stdin and stout,

Re: org-adapt-indentation default should be nil [legibility 3/6]

2020-02-10 Thread Samuel Wales
On 2/10/20, Bastien wrote: > Hi Samuel, > > thanks for your feedback. > > Samuel Wales writes: > >> obviously, as a default not indenting text as you seem to propose is >> good for newcomers. that statement was in the context of accessibility. > > Perha

Re: Fixed vs variable pitch font [legibility 4/6]

2020-02-10 Thread Samuel Wales
i think this is a really good idea. there are subtleties including: - list bullets (fixed is good for aligning succeeding lines) - timestamps (many align these informally or in headers) - numbers (many align these informally -- but .,-+'?) - todo kw (defined by user, would be fantastic

Re: org-adapt-indentation default should be nil [legibility 3/6]

2020-02-10 Thread Samuel Wales
[this is addressed to bastien] hi, if you are thinking of changing the default to indenting meta lines and asking for opinions on that: fwiw, if org /were starting out/, i would propose that meta stuff not be indented at all either. then the regexps everywhere could be reliable. and it

Re: Prose with markup needs more line spacing [legibility 5/6]

2020-02-10 Thread Samuel Wales
hi bastien, i deeply apologize. that statement was not clear. as much as possible i will be more clear in the future. i appreciate your looking into it. nil has always worked for me. i didn't think a new feature was necessary, but i am curious. what does your change do? samuel

local toc automatic?

2020-02-05 Thread Samuel Wales
i have been using toc for an entire blog post and then #+TOC: headlines 1 local for sections. this local idea is brilliant. i can make the main toc non-intimidating, and then provide a toc for sections. is it possible to do this automatically? that is, supply only one main toc, and specify

Re: org-startup-truncated default should be nil [legibility 2/6]

2020-02-04 Thread Samuel Wales
should not have hit send on last email. meant to disengage completely. will do so now. last email was not an invitation to converse.

Re: org-startup-truncated default should be nil [legibility 2/6]

2020-02-04 Thread Samuel Wales
you do not know what every user needs.

Re: Make code elements in prose unobtrusive [legibility 6/6]

2020-02-04 Thread Samuel Wales
On 2/4/20, Matthew Lundin wrote: > and they are best addressed through add-on themes and packages. agreed.

Re: org-startup-truncated default should be nil [legibility 2/6]

2020-02-04 Thread Samuel Wales
a comfortable paragraph width. It's > unreasonable to expect they will hit M-q constantly to refill > paragraphs. > > On Wed, Feb 5, 2020 at 7:26 AM Samuel Wales wrote: >> >> On 2/4/20, Texas Cyberthal wrote: >> > Prose should wrap at >> > window's edge >&g

Re: org-startup-truncated default should be nil [legibility 2/6]

2020-02-04 Thread Samuel Wales
On 2/4/20, Texas Cyberthal wrote: > Prose should wrap at > window's edge many users need fully maximized emacs while still having legible paragraph width.

Re: Prose with markup needs more line spacing [legibility 5/6]

2020-02-04 Thread Samuel Wales
i get some of your points in these emails. i'd sure like to change physical indentation in org to don't. and i think newcomers and advanced alike might want to have org sub superscript be off by default. one user on this list recently exported a signature that contained a version number that

sub super script export default

2020-02-04 Thread Samuel Wales
did you export your signature? take a look at the version number. i'm thinking /this/ could be a default change if so :). On 2/3/20, Fraga, Eric wrote: > PS -signature out of date in this case. org up to date from 5 minutes > ago now. > – > Eric S Fraga via Emacs 28.0.50, Org

Re: [RFC] C-c C-c in agenda

2020-02-01 Thread Samuel Wales
fwiw i /think/ most of the rest of emacs makes c-c c-c complete/send/do stuff with entered or modified text, while c-c c-k cancels. but we are not talking about cancelling edits so c-c c-k wouldn't be quite right either. i just know newcomers will want something. what is best idk.

Re: customizing Org for legibility [agenda category column]

2020-02-01 Thread Samuel Wales
[continuing from previous email and changing email header per bastien's request to have separate threads/conversations per suggestion.] another useful change imo would be to allow categories to have their own faces, selectable by regexp (so "^m-.*" could be yellow). similar to tags and todo kw.

Re: customizing Org for legibility [agenda]

2020-02-01 Thread Samuel Wales
hi d, On 2/1/20, Diego Zamboni wrote: > I think you can configure most faces as you wish. For this, I have found > the key "C-u C-x =" (which run what-cursor-position with the DETAILED > argument enabled) very useful - among other things, it shows the face which > is applied at the point under

Re: A few changes to test in master

2020-01-31 Thread Samuel Wales
org-table-header-line-mode?

Re: customizing Org for legibility

2020-01-31 Thread Samuel Wales
hi texas, apologies for any attribution errors. headers in the agenda are on the right. so there is nothing to line up except tags, which are also not lined up in the outline. so they can be variable pitch ... ... unless you make headers line up with /one another/? * like this * and

Re: customizing Org for legibility

2020-01-31 Thread Samuel Wales
i get the sense spacemacs has brought a lot of new users to emacs. i don't use it but i have comments on your interesting and welcome beauty tips. i wasn't clear on the difference between beautifying list markers and using org bullets. this is really impressive. does it have a fill column?

Re: [RFC] C-c C-c in agenda

2020-01-28 Thread Samuel Wales
i think it can be confusing to new users to have column mode accidentally activated. what are the things they will try to get out of it? maybe worth considering all the panic commands they'd try, and either deactivate or message what to do to deactivate? if c-c c-c is being weighed, maybe

org id update locations search sequence (was Re: bug report org mode)

2020-01-26 Thread Samuel Wales
i have been wondering about the search sequence for this function. id updating is capable of being quite slow, which can be distracting when you follow a link and emacs hangs for a while, so i was thinking maybe this could be optimized. idk about data structures and searching, but i think the

isearch misses stuff (was: `org-next-link' skips links inside PROPERTIES drawer)

2020-01-21 Thread Samuel Wales
hi, On 1/20/20, Kyle Meyer wrote: >> is isearch intended to be also affected? or just org-next-link? i > > No, isearch isn't affected. thanks, that's a relief. then we have a "your life in plain text" (i.e. matches everything) search inside emacs that will also work with multi-buffer isearch

Re: `org-next-link' skips links inside PROPERTIES drawer

2020-01-20 Thread Samuel Wales
thanks from here too! interesting. is isearch intended to be also affected? or just org-next-link? i suppose isearch is a generic emacs thing, just as lgrep would be generic, and most folk would want it to be generic and would get too confused if it were not, but just want to make sure. i

Re: [RFC PATCH] Changes to pop-up source buffers

2020-01-18 Thread Samuel Wales
On 1/18/20, Jack Kamm wrote: > What setting of org-src-window-setup are you using? If it is > "current-window" or "reorganize-frame", this patch shouldn't affect you > at all, as those implementations are left the same. you're right, i have that set to current-window, as you might expect. and it

Re: [RFC PATCH] Changes to pop-up source buffers

2020-01-18 Thread Samuel Wales
i can't comment on your ideas at all, but just have one concern, which maybe could trip up others like me. namely, pop-to-buffer, as stated in its very docstring, prefers not the same window. if i remember correctly, this is the window management problem i have been struggling with since 2002.

Re: Bug: refiling gobbles a newline and absorbs the next heading [9.1.9 (release_9.1.9-65-g5e4542 @ /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/Resources/lisp/org/)]

2020-01-11 Thread Samuel Wales
dunno if this is useful but i encounter mangled visibility all the time. concatenated headings and ellipsis at top of screen are the two that i can think of that are most common. undo-tree might cause the concatenated headings. On 1/11/20, Nicolas Goaziou wrote: > Hello, > > Miguel Morin

Re: excluding noweb references completely from exports

2020-01-07 Thread Samuel Wales
On 1/6/20, Fraga, Eric wrote: > Tangling is for extracting code(s) from a document; exporting is for > presentation or dissemination of that document. actually i wasn't intending to ask for the difference. :) instead, i was intending to say that i thuoght it was reasonable for a beginner to be

Re: excluding noweb references completely from exports

2020-01-06 Thread Samuel Wales
On 1/5/20, Fraga, Eric wrote: > Export and tangling are orthogonal to each other and are controlled > independently by their respectively keywords in the src header > lines. In other words, I am not sure I understand what one has to do > with the other. [fyi my computer broke some time ago and

Re: Emacs bug 37890; killing capture buffer

2019-12-17 Thread Samuel Wales
i might be completely off on this, but it seems the problem is that there is a corrupted buffer. in particular, there is a missing newline at the end of the narrowed region in the capture buffer. this causes the next header to join the last line in the captured buffer. i encountered this

need to increase contrast in all emacs faces for legibility

2019-12-10 Thread Samuel Wales
at night, i need much more contrast in my emacs faces in order to increase legibility. during the day i want the same faces i currently have. is it possible to programmatically increase foreground contrast against their background in all faces? i already have the background black or close to

filling every item in a list

2019-12-07 Thread Samuel Wales
sometimes i will get long lines pasted in from someplace. all in a long set of lines like this except with longer lines then i make it into a list. but i want each item of the list to be filled. so i make a region and fill and the items do not get filled. sometimes filladapt works, but not

Re: [ANN] C-c C-c to quit column-view

2019-12-05 Thread Samuel Wales
i think the biggest good thing about this is it's likely one of the things users will try, after c-g and esc esc esc, to get out of this really strange mode they accidentally got into. On 12/5/19, Fraga, Eric wrote: > Although I've not tried your enhancement yet, it is very welcome. Thank >

Re: org-custom-id-goto?

2019-12-05 Thread Samuel Wales
to set to current file (let ((org-refile-target-verify-function)) (let ((org-refile-targets '((nil . (:maxlevel . 50) On 12/5/19, Samuel Wales wrote: > for ido, i use ido-hacks which speeds ido and makes it work > everywhere. then i use org-refile with the prefix arg that

Re: org-custom-id-goto?

2019-12-05 Thread Samuel Wales
for ido, i use ido-hacks which speeds ido and makes it work everywhere. then i use org-refile with the prefix arg that makes it do goto. i also set a more restricted set of headers using refile and goto tags, but org-refile probably does not recognize custom id. On 12/4/19, Thibault Marin

Re: [PATCH] Derive non-default start value for ordered list

2019-12-01 Thread Samuel Wales
[note: id markers use org ids.] On 12/1/19, Samuel Wales wrote: > i think it might be partlly a question of whether these numbers are > fixed things that refer to fixed items [like referring to sections in > a law that is not in the document] vs. being used to continue lists. > >

Re: [PATCH] Derive non-default start value for ordered list

2019-12-01 Thread Samuel Wales
i think it might be partlly a question of whether these numbers are fixed things that refer to fixed items [like referring to sections in a law that is not in the document] vs. being used to continue lists. they are both legitimate uses. in the first case, the @ syntax makes sense to me, because

Re: Editting from the agenda view

2019-11-22 Thread Samuel Wales
previous-buffer and next-buffer might be useful. emacs has oddities here, so idk if it will work for you. i find that placing (switch-to-buffer (current-buffer)), which you would think would be a no-op, sometimes fixes those problems. [there is also the emacs global mark ring, but htat has at

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

2019-11-10 Thread Samuel Wales
there is also pandoc, if you know something that you can export to that pandoc can reasonably convert. like, who knows, html or something. this might be useful if you are in a hurry or you don't want to install a non-distribution package or whatever. On 11/10/19, Tim Cross wrote: > This looks

Re: included text

2019-11-04 Thread Samuel Wales
the include route seems brittle to me, as you have to name the file you are in. this would be interesting: #+include: {{{input-file}}}::#yada-quote (i have a bug in org more recent than a pretty old version so idk if this is already possible.) On 11/4/19, Richard Lawrence wrote: > "Fraga,

Re: How to move from inline tasks to drawers? [was: How to change the width of a latex exported inlinetask?]

2019-11-04 Thread Samuel Wales
i use comments, sometimes with self-highlighted /emphasis/ or self-highlighted fixme, or demote to a standard "x" task and use tasks one level above. if it is exportable, then i use non-task entries as the thing to export and do not export any tasks. this works pertty well. on rare occasions i

Re: included text

2019-11-03 Thread Samuel Wales
ah, or do you mean you refer the reader to the text by a regular link instaed of including? that's not what i am lokoing for here as these are separate posts. On 11/3/19, Samuel Wales wrote: > can you give an example of using an internal link? this would work > for me. but i am not g

Re: included text

2019-11-03 Thread Samuel Wales
can you give an example of using an internal link? this would work for me. but i am not getting what you mean. * text to be included <> * blog post 1 twinkle star [syntactic magic] ? On 11/3/19, Fraga, Eric wrote: > I use macros generally for this. For longer bits of text, I reword and, >

included text

2019-11-02 Thread Samuel Wales
org has a bunch of mechanisms for included text, including macros, the include statement, and maybe babel. i want to take some text and stick it in a paragraph in a few subtrees, but have it be in a single entry. so like: === * my insertable text alpha, beta, gamma * one blog post whatever

Re: tags-todo agenda: Show scheduling info

2019-11-02 Thread Samuel Wales
the following will not work for you due to dependencies. has worked for me for many years. puts ! in agenda prefix if schedule or deadline. if it is agenda agenda [timestamp agenda, daily/weekly agenda] it requires closed also. (with-eval-after-load 'org-agenda ;; bangify agenda prefix

Re: Continued lists

2019-11-02 Thread Samuel Wales
continuing one after prev list is a great idea. then you won't get out of sync. dunno if feasible. -- The Kafka Pandemic What is misopathy? https://thekafkapandemic.blogspot.com/2013/10/why-some-diseases-are-wronged.html The disease DOES progress. MANY people have died from it. And ANYBODY

Re: change to mail-list subject line?

2019-10-31 Thread Samuel Wales
not sure if that works in gmail, however. maybe it's possible to add an "o" tag [or whatever gmail calls it], but i'm not sure if there is a complete and reliable header parser. On 10/31/19, adam wrote: > > Thanks.  Just found that now. > > > > > -- The Kafka Pandemic What is misopathy?

Re: Discrepancy between documentation and implementation regarding comments

2019-10-27 Thread Samuel Wales
beware # at eob with no newline. On 10/27/19, Adam Porter wrote: > I agree with Robert that "whitespace" includes newlines in "Emacsland." > For example, with this document (the second "#" has a newline > immediately after, no spaces or tabs): > > #+BEGIN_SRC org > foo > > # comment > > bar > >

[O] cycling entries is inconsistent?

2019-10-20 Thread Samuel Wales
i have an outdated version of org, so this might have been fixed, but it is an old bug. cycling a trivial entry with text in it seems to have 2 states. cycling the entry with a list in it seems to have 3 states. i expect both to have 2 states, unless a variable is set to cycle lists or it is a

Re: [O] [PATCH] org: org-get-priority: reduce `not`, deduplicate magic `(* 1000 ..)` operation

2019-10-09 Thread Samuel Wales
i don't use the priority stuff, but i think it could perhaps be useful to use terminology to distinguish the priority stuff from the priority stuff. i.e. 1] the stuff i don't use that you are talking about 2] [#A] and all that when i was a beginner i got confused by that. :) On 10/9/19, Adam

Re: [O] blogging wih org-mode

2019-09-30 Thread Samuel Wales
i keep each blog entry in a subtree. then i export to html. then i paste into blogger. done. maybe not helpful, but maybe somebody will chuckle? -- The Kafka Pandemic What is misopathy? https://thekafkapandemic.blogspot.com/2013/10/why-some-diseases-are-wronged.html The disease DOES

Re: [O] ANN: org-ql agenda block support

2019-09-07 Thread Samuel Wales
thanks for your clarification. i had thought that it did the daily/weekly agenda also. that's the one that is slow for me. On 9/7/19, Adam Porter wrote: > Samuel Wales writes: > >> i was merely trying to get a sense of the degree to which it is a >> drop-in replacement

Re: [O] ANN: org-ql agenda block support

2019-09-06 Thread Samuel Wales
On 8/30/19, Adam Porter wrote: >> also, does it support all the usual variables for leaders and faces and so >> on? > > I'm not sure exactly what you mean. Formatting of entries is not i was merely trying to get a sense of the degree to which it is a drop-in replacement (which i think you have

Re: [O] ANN: org-ql agenda block support

2019-08-30 Thread Samuel Wales
and precise details if needed, but i wanted to know if you think your work can support this. also, does it support all the usual variables for leaders and faces and so on? it all sounds promising. more speed and beautiful sexps! what more could we ask for? :) On 8/30/19, Adam Porter w

Re: [O] ANN: org-ql agenda block support

2019-08-25 Thread Samuel Wales
i have been watching these developments with interest. i want a faster 2-day agenda, and really like the idea of a lisp syntax for querying, perhaps one that can combine text search with structured. so just so it's known that there is otherwise silent interest. limited in computer use so cannot

Re: [O] Custom function: Detect agenda mode

2019-08-20 Thread Samuel Wales
good point. On 8/20/19, Adam Porter wrote: > Samuel Wales writes: > >> i do (eq major-mode 'org-agenda-mode) > > That works, but you should probably use: > > (derived-mode-p 'org-agenda-mode) > > > > -- The Kafka Pandemic What is misopathy? https://t

Re: [O] Custom function: Detect agenda mode

2019-08-20 Thread Samuel Wales
i do (eq major-mode 'org-agenda-mode) On 8/20/19, Nathan Neff wrote: > Hello all, > > I would like to map the same key to different functions in evil mode. > > For example, ",s" should be a shortcut to the schedule command. > > I'd like to have one function that I would map the command to, which

Re: [O] NLS/Augment

2019-08-19 Thread Samuel Wales
a playwright once had a line like "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man". there are not many unreasonable men of the right kind (englebart perhaps), too many of

Re: [O] NLS/Augment

2019-08-14 Thread Samuel Wales
org-mouse works well for me and i depend on it frequently. the main thing i am missing in it is the ability to select a todo kw for a header. i use require. i never understood modules or their purpose. -- The Kafka Pandemic What is misopathy?

Re: [O] ANN: org-auto-expand: Automatically expand certain headings

2019-08-12 Thread Samuel Wales
i thought the visibility property already did this. On 8/12/19, Adam Porter wrote: > Hi friends, > > I just pushed a new package, org-auto-expand, that makes it easy to > automatically expand certain headings when a file is visited, or > on-demand. This is a feature that I've seen asked for

Re: [O] Bug: Saving and killing buffers with org-capture-refile and multiple agenda files [9.2.4 (9.2.4-11-g1c3eae-elpaplus @ /home/gustavo/.emacs.d/elpa/org-plus-contrib-20190722/)]

2019-07-28 Thread Samuel Wales
for ehalth reasons unable to comprehend this, but incase it is useful will point out that i do o9nt need teh refile feature. i always refile, and then finalizet he acpture. which is a no-op. -- The Kafka Pandemic What is misopathy?

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