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Re: [Orgmode] How to copy an agenda buffer into another buffer for editi

From: Carsten Dominik
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] How to copy an agenda buffer into another buffer for editing
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 13:13:19 +0100


Please remove this from your setup when you get 4.62, because it will be built-in then.

- Carsten

On Jan 17, 2007, at 13:04, Pete Phillips wrote:

Hi Carsten

"Carsten" == Carsten Dominik <address@hidden> writes:

    Carsten> Now that is an interesting bug, and it is actually
    Carsten> dangerous.


Carsten> This is, in fact, a dangerous bug, because if, for example,
    Carsten> you press C-k on one of those lines, the corresponding
    Carsten> entry in the org-mode file or in the diary will be
    Carsten> *removed*.  So don't do that, and I hope you have not
    Carsten> destroyed something already.

Nearly. Thank goodness for undo eh ?

    Carsten> A work-around is to use the following function to copy the
    Carsten> region from the agenda buffer.  It does the same thing as
    Carsten> M-w, but does not take along any text properties.

I haven't tried that because I tried:

    Carsten> Hmmmmm, I am just thinking, that a general solution for
    Carsten> this might instead be:

    Carsten> (add-hook 'org-agenda-mode-hook (lambda ()
    Carsten> (make-local-variable 'buffer-substring-filters) (setq
    Carsten> buffer-substring-filters (cons (lambda (x)
    Carsten> (set-text-properties 0 (length x) nil x) x)
    Carsten> buffer-substring-filters))))

and this works (once I killed the *Org Agenda* buffer off and
regenerated it).

Superb. Thanks.

Carsten Dominik
Sterrenkundig Instituut "Anton Pannekoek"
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Kruislaan 403
NL-1098SJ Amsterdam
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