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Re: [O] Problems with org-capture

From: Josef Wolf
Subject: Re: [O] Problems with org-capture
Date: Fri, 9 May 2014 09:25:10 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Di, Mai 06, 2014 at 11:57:34 +0200, Josef Wolf wrote:
> I am new to org-mode, and am currently working through
> http://members.optusnet.com.au/~charles57/GTD/gtd_workflow.html and am stuck
> a little bit the the caprure mode.
> My first question is: org-capture seems to come with a pre-confuigured
> template for a "Todo" stanza. I thought, I'd take a closer look at this
> example to learn from it and as a starting point for my own
> customizations. But DESCRIBE-VARIABLE shows that ORG-CAPTURE-TEMPLATES is set
> to NIL. So, where does this pre-configured "Todo" entry come from?
> The I created my own template like this:
>  (setq org-capture-templates
>   '(("t" "Todo" entry (file+headline "/m/s/rep/git/todo/newgtd.org" "Tasks")
>      "* TODO %^{Brief Description} %^g%?\n   Created: %U\n   %i\n   %A\n\n"
>      :kill-buffer :empty-lines 3)))
> With this template, I have two problems:
> - The most annoying problem is that it eats up the newlines behind the newly
>   created entry. I always keep multiple empty lines between top-level
>   headings. But even then, a newly created entry eats up all the newlines and
>   even melts the succeeding heading onto the end of the newly created entry.
>   I guess, this is not how it is meant to work. How would I define 
> - The second problem is that when invoked with content fron an active region
>   (the %i flag), then the %A flag won't ask me for a link description and the
>   %i contents are used as description.

Any ideas on that problem?

Josef Wolf

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