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Re: [emacs-humanities] Emacs "Projects" management?

From: Michael Diamond
Subject: Re: [emacs-humanities] Emacs "Projects" management?
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2021 19:58:35 +1100

Hey Alan and Andrea,

I have been using git and projectile the same way as Andrea is describing.
I have a master folder for a project (within many folders nested within
Although, most of the time instead of using projectile, I usually just use
the find-recent command to pop up the minibuffer and then open one of the
recently open files in that project, and then the find-file command to find
the document I want in a nearby folder. That is usually quicker for me.


On Tue, Oct 5, 2021 at 7:21 PM Andrea <andrea-dev@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Alan,
> If you use Git already, then projectile functionality comes for free.
> You may already know: Git is a version control system, so it helps you
> keep track of changes you did in the past. Once you version control some
> files, projectile focuses only on those because considers a Git
> directory a "project".
> I am a programmer and I reuse Git for my writings to keep sure I can go
> back to previous versions in case I mess up things.
> Best,
> Andrea
> On Mon 04 Oct 2021 at 18:24, Alan Davis <alan3davis@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am using Emacs for almost everything, as I have done for decades.  I
> use
> > Org-Mode, though I do not take advantage of too many bells and whistles.
> > Various tools offer to help organize "Projects;" but here's the problem
> for
> > me: they seem to cater to the programmer, for programming projects.
> >
> > The very word "Project" is fuzzy, imprecise in usage: I have seen it used
> > in the sense of a writing project, or without boundaries; yet in the
> > tutorials and guides for, for example, "projectile" project manager
> > package, it seems to focus on programming projects.
> >
> > I would like to ask about how others, in the "emacs-humanities"
> community,
> > use such project managers for various kinds of projects (in the loose
> > sense), and whether such as "projectile" have been useful, and what
> > modifications were useful.
> >
> > I am not a programmer, and my attention span is declining.  I do not wish
> > to embark on a large scale "project" of coding and configuring in elisp
> to
> > get somewhere with this.
> >
> > Thank you for any thoughts about this,
> >
> > Alan Davis

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