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Re: [Orgmode] Request: Slightly different structure mode

From: Eric S Fraga
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] Request: Slightly different structure mode
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 10:43:06 +0000
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On Tue, 23 Feb 2010 17:24:33 +0900, Torsten Wagner <address@hidden> wrote:
> Dear Eric,
> >> I noticed that I prefer to create outlines like this (stupid example)
> >>
> >> +----------------------start----------------------------------+
> >> * Learn org-mode
> >>    I start to read carefully the manual again. Esp. tables are still
> >> difficult to use for me.
> >> ** Just to remember the most important table commands
> >>     Here I will write down all the table stuff commands a long long
> >> long text and maybe some tables.
> >>
> >>   This text should belong again to outline 1. I just like to continue
> >> writing since I just write in a chronological order. I read the manual
> >> again and found some nice features I wasn't aware of ..more text.. .
> >> +--------------------stop-------------------------------------+
> >> Any idea how to achieve that ?
> >
> > I do something similar but outlines don't allow for what you want.  I
> > use lists instead, particularly description (- XXX :: text) lists.
> > However, you would have to use list items for each paragraph as the
> > same problem of hiding will happen (the last item, when folded, will
> > hide any subsequent paragraphs).
> Thanks for sharing the idea to use lists and thanks for using org-mode
> in a similar way like me ... that let me feel not to bad by abusing
> org-mode for my strange needs ;) . However, as you said it is rather
> the same problem with lists. Subsequent paragraphs always belongs to
> the last list or outline.

Yes but if you ensure that *every* paragraph is actually an item, this
problem disappears.

> As far as I understood org-mode I could maybe use drawers to achieve
> something similar to what I want. 

I have no experience with drawers unfortunately.  Hope you find
something that works well with your intended usage!

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