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Re: [O] Org Writer's room

From: Matt Price
Subject: Re: [O] Org Writer's room
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2012 07:09:17 -0500

On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 3:08 AM, Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> wrote:
> Matt Price <address@hidden> writes:
>> On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 7:44 PM, Alan L Tyree <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> On 06/12/12 11:22, Rasmus wrote:
>>>> Andrew Hyatt <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>> This sounds like an interesting project.  My advice is to make a few
>>>>> screenshots that give people an idea what you are working towards.
>>>>> Of course, they could be completely fake, but it would be helpful to
>>>>> understand for people like me who haven't used Scrivener.
>>>> I would also like to see this.  It sounds nice when I read your
>>>> description, but I still don't fully appreciate the idea.
>>>> –Rasmus
>>> I'm also very interested. I haven't used Scrivener -- what features do you
>>> see as making org a *way* better writing environment?
> [...]
>> To start with I would like to just replicate this window structure,
>> because it keeps you focused on writing, while having the larger
>> structure available if you feel the need to flit around a bit.  The
>> third screenshot shows a semi-fake, still very primitive version of
>> what I'd like to have.  (I haven't figured out a good way to do the
>> metadata yet).
> I *really* like the idea of having a right-hand pane available showing
> properties around the current point -- it could include properties from
> the PROPERTIES drawer, from the structure returned by
> `org-element-property', text properties, and maybe properties of the
> current headline parent. I'm sort of envisioning what you get from the
> "inspect element" command in Firefox.
> For the left-hand pane, org-toc and org-panel in the contrib directory
> (or even the org-goto interface) might provide some inspiration.
> Ugh, sounds like a lot of work.
those are 3 powerful tools I hadn't used before.  org-toc not working
for me at the moment though, there might be something wrong with my
.emacs setup...

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