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Re: [O] [Exporter] How to extract timestamp from headline's title?

From: Thorsten Jolitz
Subject: Re: [O] [Exporter] How to extract timestamp from headline's title?
Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2013 01:15:58 +0100
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Nicolas Goaziou <address@hidden> writes:


> Thorsten Jolitz <address@hidden> writes:
>> when writing an exporter backend, I wonder what is the canonical way to
>> extract the (optional) timestamp element from a headline's :title
>> attribute (which holds a secondary string)?
>> I could do something like this to extract the timestamp from the headline
>> #+begin_src emacs-lisp
>>   (let ((ttl (org-element-property :title headline)))
>>     (and (> (length ttl) 1)
>>          (car (last ttl))))
>> #+end_src
>> but I hope there is a more straight-forward and reliable way to do
>> this?
> You can map over a secondary string. E.g.:
>  (org-element-map (org-element-property :title headline) 'timestamp
>  'identity)

I knew there must be a better way to do this - thanks for the tip!


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