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Re: [O] how to make relative file links?

From: David Belohrad
Subject: Re: [O] how to make relative file links?
Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2013 08:57:49 +0100
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ups, second test. it really works. I have messed up settings on two
computers, one had adaptive and one absolute setting of this variable. 

sorry for the mess.


Nick Dokos <address@hidden> writes:

> David Belohrad <address@hidden> writes:
>> Dear all,
>> i've just noticed one annoying thing. When I specify the relative file
>> link by org-insert-link, then I specify 'file:' <enter>, then i specify
>> filename with relative path, the function converts the relative path to
>> absolute path. so when i move my org files into another location,
>> well...
>> is there any way how to tell to org-store-link (and as well to %a in
>> org-capture templates) to specify link path relative to the file the
>> link is stored in?
>> respectively: if file contains many links, how can i assure file: links
>> portability when entire org tree changes location?
>> many thanks
>> david
> Does this help?
> ,----
> | org-link-file-path-type is a variable defined in `org.el'.
> | Its value is adaptive
> | 
> | Documentation:
> | How the path name in file links should be stored.
> | Valid values are:
> | 
> | relative  Relative to the current directory, i.e. the directory of the file
> |           into which the link is being inserted.
> | absolute  Absolute path, if possible with ~ for home directory.
> | noabbrev  Absolute path, no abbreviation of home directory.
> | adaptive  Use relative path for files in the current directory and sub-
> |           directories of it.  For other files, use an absolute path.
> | 
> | You can customize this variable.
> | 
> | [back]
> `----
> Nick

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