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Re: [O] Bug: Capture template file source variant support in Customize [
Re: [O] Bug: Capture template file source variant support in Customize [8.3.4 (8.3.4-47-gaf853d-elpa @ /home/phil/.emacs.d/elpa/org-20160502/)]
Tue, 10 May 2016 23:12:45 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)
On Tue, 10 May 2016 at 10:21:12 pm BST, Nicolas Goaziou <address@hidden> wrote:
> Phil Hudson <address@hidden> writes:
>> Expected: When using the Customize interface to create/edit an Org
>> capture template, we expect to be able to specify a file to write the
>> captured item into using (according to the documentation) any one of:
>> * a literal filename
>> * a function
>> * a variable
>> * a form
>> But the Customize UI supports only the first of these. The attached
>> patch adds Customize support for the other three variants, in the proper
>> order (increasing generality/decreasing specificity).
>> Note that using Lisp to specify a capture template's target file using a
>> function, variable or sexp *does* work fine and as documented, except
>> that thereafter Customize fails to present the resulting variable
>> correctly; it reverts to showing the alist as one Lisp form. This patch
>> simply "catches up" the Customize UI with what Org can do and is
>> documented as doing.
> Sounds good.
> However, wouldn't it make sense to also add these types to other file
> related target locations, e.g., "File & Headline", "File & Outline
> path"... ?
Thanks for the perceptive feedback. I hadn't even thought about it. Your
suggestion definitely sounds like the right thing to do. I'll be back
with a fuller patch, properly gitted and committed.
Phil Hudson http://hudson-it.ddns.net
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