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Re: [O] ?? While taking note, capture a note with reciprocal links to/fr
Re: [O] ?? While taking note, capture a note with reciprocal links to/from current location
Sun, 12 Feb 2012 00:50:15 -0600
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
> 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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