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[Orgmode] Re: headline entries order.

From: Bernt Hansen
Subject: [Orgmode] Re: headline entries order.
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 19:17:35 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Nick Dokos <address@hidden> writes:

> dericbytes <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I want to reverse the entries of my logs. So the newest is at the top. I know
>> there is the C-c ^ sort function, but I'm not sure if any are applicable. 
>> (Not
>> all of my entries are dated)
> o If you are trying to rearrange headings and there is no "natural"
> order, then the best I can offer is to number them by hand, use org-sort
> and then strip the numbers out again. For simple cases (e.g. to reverse
> the order of the entries), the numbering can be done by a program, but
> you will have to write that program (I'd use an awk script.) Or you can
> add dates to the entries that are missing them (interpolating between
> the closest entries that *are* date-marked) - and you won't even have to
> strip them out again.
> o If what you are trying to do is enter your entries with org-remember and
> you want to set up the template so that the new ones go at the top, this
> portion of the Org manual should help:
> ,----
> | 9.1.2 Remember templates
> | ------------------------
> | 
> | In combination with Org, you can use templates to generate different
> | types of remember notes.  For example, if you would like to use one
> | template to create general TODO entries, another one for journal
> | entries, and a third one for collecting random ideas, you could use:
> | 
> |      (setq org-remember-templates
> |       '(("Todo" ?t "* TODO %?\n  %i\n  %a" "~/org/TODO.org" "Tasks")
> |         ("Journal" ?j "* %U %?\n\n  %i\n  %a" "~/org/JOURNAL.org")
> |         ("Idea" ?i "* %^{Title}\n  %i\n  %a" "~/org/JOURNAL.org" "New 
> Ideas")))
> | 
> | In these entries, the first string is just a name, and the character
> | specifies how to select the template.  It is useful if the character is
> | also the first letter of the name.  The next string specifies the
> | template.  Two more (optional) strings give the file in which, and the
> | headline under which the new note should be stored.  The file (if not
> | present or `nil') defaults to `org-default-notes-file', the heading to
> | `org-remember-default-headline'.  If the file name is not an absolute
> | path, it will be interpreted relative to `org-directory'.  The heading
> | can also be the symbols `top' or `bottom' to send note as level 1
> | entries to the beginning or end of the file, respectively.
> `----

Also look at the variables 'org-reverse-note-order' and
'org-log-states-order-reversed' for inserting future notes and logs in
the right order.


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