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Re: [O] How to have a controllable popup?

From: John Kitchin
Subject: Re: [O] How to have a controllable popup?
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:45:30 -0400
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.16; emacs

It sounds like helm could do what you want.

Here is an example of making a simple helm source:

I guess you would run M-x your-helm-command where you want it, and the
information would appear in a helm buffer. you select what you want and
make it get inserted.

Sharon Kimble writes:

> I'm not sure whether this is the right place for this or if I should be
> looking elsewhere for it, so sorry if its the wrong place.
> I'm converting a large latex file of 780 pages when its in a pdf file,
> but I'm converting from latex to org-mode. I'm also taking the
> opportunity of revising it and standardising it. And I'm also rebuilding
> the bibliography database held in a bib file.
> So I have a section in the org-mode file which has the old bibliography
> index number alongside the new number. How can I have a popup just
> showing those numbers which I can look at and then input a certain
> number into the main body of the file, and then close the popup until I
> need to call it again? The popup would need to be scrollable and appear
> in the right third of the page.
> I've tried to set it up with workgroups, and also tabs of the relevant
> files next to each other in tabbar, but neither of these really worked.
> Thanks
> Sharon.

Professor John Kitchin
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Department of Chemical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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