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Re: [Orgmode] [ANN] org-icons.el

From: Richard Riley
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] [ANN] org-icons.el
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 13:04:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Could someone provide a little more detail on how to use this please? I
can see one has to clone the git repo, but then what? The readme just
says to "patch the org mode code". Which version of the org code? What
is the org.el in the org-icons lisp dir? How does one patch?

Thanks for any help,


Carsten Dominik <address@hidden> writes:

> On Jun 25, 2009, at 1:28 AM, Daniel Clemente wrote:
>>> So, what do you think ? Is this a direction you'd want org-mode
>>> to go ? Please, share your feedback & suggestions !
>>  I think that the main interest of this will not only be to make a
>> buffer pretty, but to show information in ways which are easier or
>> more comfortable to understand.
>>  For instance:
>> - showing completion status of a task: icons could form a progress
>> bar, like [XXXX..], green if >50%, red elsewhere
> Nice.
>> - marking the tasks with a color from a gradient which represents
>> something; for instance: the more recently you have clocked a task,
>> the redder (hotter) it is
> Well, not so useful, I think.
>> - the amount of children/text a collapsed tree has (a big lack I have
>> noticed in org-mode). The icon could try to offer a
>> mini-representation of whether the tree has little content, some
>> content, or much content
> Very useful, but expensive to implement.
>> - in agenda view, an „only icons“ view would be able to show much
>> information in little space. For instance, the distribution of
>> projects/categories/tags in a month
>> Just some ideas.
> I am beginning to see that this could in fact be useful,
> thanks for your post.
> - Carsten
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