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Re: [Orgmode] org-remember-handler: Symbol's value as variable is void:

From: Nick Dokos
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] org-remember-handler: Symbol's value as variable is void: org-complex-heading-regexp-format
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 01:01:03 -0500

Raffi R <address@hidden> wrote:

> Dear orgmode,
> This is a terribly odd problem, and I'm not sure how it was prompted
> or how to trace it.
> When  I C-c C-c to save a task to my todo.org from Remember-mode, I am
> prompted with the following error:
> "org-remember-handler: Symbol's value as variable is void:
> org-complex-heading-regexp-format"
> It then dumps me into a remember buffer which is empty save for the
> text I was trying to save.
> This error is accompanied by the following:
> When I try to C-c C-x C-s to archive a task in my todo.org, I am
> presented with the following in my *messages* buffer:
> Loading reftex...done
> Compiling label environment definitions...done
> Scanning entire document...
> Scanning file /Users/rpr/Dropbox/orgfiles/todo.org_archive
> Scanning document... done
> Copied: Subtree(s) with 144 characters
> org-advertized-archive-subtree: Wrong type argument: number-or-marker-p, nil
> My apologies if this is too vague; if it is, please point me toward a
> resource that will tell me how to specify.

Read and follow the instruction in section 1.4 "Feedback" of the Org manual.
You can probably get it locally through Info - if not locally available,
you can get it online:


It will tell you how to get a backtrace. It will also point you to the function
org-submit-bug-report that will gather up all sorts of useful information
to help people diagnose the problem.


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