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Re: [O] ?? While taking note, capture a note with reciprocal links to/fr

From: Russell Adams
Subject: Re: [O] ?? While taking note, capture a note with reciprocal links to/from current location
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2012 00:50:15 -0600
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 07:54:03PM -0800, address@hidden wrote:
>   I am studying some text in an org file, some comments from a colleague
>   on a research project.  I need to do a little google search about a
>   term (something that happens quite often).  It would be convenient to
>   produce a note elsewhere, perhaps in a different file, or perhaps
>   under a different top-level heading in the same file, with a note to
>   the term where the cursor is (let's say I've selected it as the
>   region).   I want to capture some notes, perhaps some quite copious
>   notes, and when done I would like reciprocal links to bind these
>   bits.  Then I can take some good notes on the terms or the topic in
>   my colleague's notes, and return, and so forth.
>   I could do this, and it's not too difficult.  However, it would be
>   *very* helpful to do this with one capture event.  Does a facility
>   exist for this?
>   Let me say that I think it does, and it relates to the %a element of a
>   template.  However, I would like permanent links, say of the
>   current region to the note resulting from the capture event, and vise
>   versa.
>   I thought of footnotes, but this footnote could end up being a whole
>   chapter, or a small section, in a report!
>   Thank you for any suggestions.  I apologize in advance, because I'm
>   sure this is no challenge for the gurus on this list.
>   Alan Davis

Org-capture. It's a great feature, press a key and take a note to a
known location and the template can store date, time, and where you
were when the note occurred.

Russell Adams                            address@hidden

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