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Re: [O] How to call org-set-property from a function

From: Rasmus
Subject: Re: [O] How to call org-set-property from a function
Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2016 00:34:19 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Julien Cubizolles <address@hidden> writes:

> Rasmus <address@hidden> writes:
>> Does this do what you want:
>>      (call-interactively 'org-set-property) 
> Thanks, indeed it does, Marcin beat you to it though :-)
>>> Also, I will sometimes need to include several different
>>> properties. What would be the right way to run a loop where a new
>>> property is set until the user answers something like C-return at the
>>> prompt ?
>> Here's naive approach.  Probably you can find a more elegant way.
>>     (condition-case nil
>>         (while t
>>           (call-interactively 'org-set-property))
>>       (quit nil))
> That's working, I'm breaking out of the loop with C-g, is that what you
> intended ?


When you enter no value (C-j when ido is enabled) it insert :: VALUE.

For more fine grained control you probably need to write something akin to
org-set-property and check the actual values (e.g. to signal quit if an
empty quote is returned).


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