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Re: [O] org-edit-src-code outside of org

From: Ken Mankoff
Subject: Re: [O] org-edit-src-code outside of org
Date: Tue, 13 May 2014 14:58:57 -0600
User-agent: mu4e; emacs 24.3.1

Hi Jorge,

mu4e has an option to edit mail messages in Org mode. You can insert and
execute code blocks, etc. See example at bottom of this blog post:


On 2014-05-13 at 14:49, Jorge A. Alfaro-Murillo <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi, I would like to use org-edit-src-code outside of org, I think it
> would be very handy in Message mode, to send messages that contain code
> and edit that code in the proper mode.
> I put something like this
>      #+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp
>        (defun mm-org-try-structure-completion ()
>          (interactive)
>          (if (not (org-try-structure-completion))
>              (message-tab)))
>        (eval-after-load "message"
>          '(progn
>             (define-key message-mode-map (kbd "<tab>")
>             'mm-org-try-structure-completion)))
>      #+END_SRC
> which allows me now to do <'a letter' and hit <tab> and get a the proper
> source block just as in org.
> I can enter the editing of the source block without problems with
> org-edit-src-code (which I plan to bind to C-c ', just as in org),
> however when I am want to close the editing and go back to the message
> buffer it fails, specifically the part of org-edit-src-exit that says:
>      #+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp
>        (unless (org-bound-and-true-p org-edit-src-from-org-mode)
>           (error "This is not a sub-editing buffer, something is wrong"))
>      #+END_SRC
> Is there a particular reason why the code has to check to see if it is
> coming from org-mode? Shouldn't it be enough that already the
> org-in-block-p was passed?
> If I evaluate the function definition of org-edit-src-exit without the
> last part everything works as expect, I can exit with C-c ' and the code
> is there. Even doing C-x C-s before exiting works as well.
> Best,
> Jorge.
> PS: What is the alternative when you write messages with code, do you
> guys first write it in org and then copy and yank it?

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