|Subject:||[O] bug#5753: something, something, org-mode, shift-select, something|
|Date:||Sun, 9 Feb 2014 12:05:38 +0100|
The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
that has been posted to gnu.emacs.bug as well.
Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:
> Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> writes:
>> Shift-select in cua-mode does not work in org-mode although
>> org-replace-disputed-keys is t, org-disputed-keys are set for shift
>> arrow keys and org-support-shift-select is always
> Is this problem still present in Emacs 24.3?
Naturally I can't answer for the OP (and I don't know about disputed
keys) but I can report that in general this problem persists in Emacs
On GNU Emacs 24.3.1 , shift select does not work in org mode. I'm not
certain this is a bug, as my understanding is that the org authors did
not design it to work with shift select?
In any case, I use a very simple workaround which makes shift select
work just fine in org mode; I've never had any problems with it. It
looks like this (Note: It is of unknown provenance, aside from the
attribution in the comment.):
;; This snippit from jisang-yoo on reddit to enable shift select in org
;; mode when cua-mode is on.
(defadvice org-call-for-shift-select (before
(if (and cua-mode
org-support-shift-select (not (use-region-p)))
;; End jisang-yoo snippit
With this in my org settings, I have no problems with shift select
except that you cannot start a selection on a timestamp (because shift
with cursor keys adjusts timestamps), but I've learnt to automatically
start my selection from the end of the line above the timestamp so I
don't have any problems.
I hope this information is of some use.
 GNU Emacs 24.3.1 (x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.8.2) of
2013-08-14 on buildvm-15.phx2.fedoraproject.org
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