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Re: [O] [PATCH] Implement history facility for org-occur searches

From: Carsten Dominik
Subject: Re: [O] [PATCH] Implement history facility for org-occur searches
Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2011 09:54:30 +0200

Hi Suvayu,

could you describe your use case for this addition?  When would you need
this above calling org-occur again and using the minibuffer
history to repeat your search?

- Carsten

On Aug 24, 2011, at 1:47 AM, Suvayu Ali wrote:

> Hi Bastien and everyone,
> I wanted to implement a history facility for sparse trees. Since sparse
> trees use org-occur and org-scan-tags any such facility would need to
> be aware of both functions. My lisp foo proved to be too weak to
> understand org-scan-tags, so I implemented this only for org-occur
> searches.
> With this patch one can traverse the sparse tree history for date,
> regular expression and TODO keyword searches with the
> org-occur-history-forward and org-occur-history-backward functions. One
> can also call the org-occur-history-next function interactively to jump
> to the nth history entry. This should also work for any other searches
> that uses org-occur as the backend.
> Please feel free to modify the patch if there are better ways to
> implement this facility. Thank you.
> -- 
> Suvayu
> Open source is the future. It sets us free.
> <0001-Implement-history-facility-for-org-occur-searches.patch>

- Carsten

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