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Re: [O] Sibling visibility when accessing an item from the agenda

From: James Harkins
Subject: Re: [O] Sibling visibility when accessing an item from the agenda
Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2017 09:50:52 +0800
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Sorry, I had meant to attach a screenshot. Here it is.

---- On Sat, 16 Sep 2017 09:47:45 +0800 James Harkins <address@hidden> wrote 
> Hi, 
> What is the setting to control the visibility of the 4th-level siblings here? 
> How I got to this point: 
> - All headings collapsed (only top-level visible) 
> - Go to the agenda week view 
> - Put the cursor on the entry for "Elec. 2a 01" and hit return. 
> The catch is... my school requires me to take notes on every class session. 
> That means I need to type plain text underneath this heading. But, org has 
> "helpfully" marked this area to be invisible. If I put the cursor on the 
> flush-left ellipsis and hit return to open up some space, I don't see the 
> open space. Same if I put the cursor after the ellipsis for the properties 
> drawer. 
> That is, org thinks accessing an item from the agenda is a read-only 
> operation, but I need to write into it -- org's assumption is invalid. 
> So the only way I currently know to enter the text is to go up to the parent 
> level, collapse it, and expand it to show all the siblings... for 14 class 
> sessions every week. That is going to get really old. 
> There must be a way to get org to show the sibling headings of the one that 
> was selected from the agenda. 
> Thanks, 
> hjh 

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