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[Orgmode] Re: Two bugs

From: Leo
Subject: [Orgmode] Re: Two bugs
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 01:26:23 +0100
User-agent: No Gnus v0.7, Emacs/ (2007-05-31), Fedora 6.93 gnu/linux

----- Carsten Dominik (2007-05-30) wrote:-----

> On May 30, 2007, at 16:45, Leo wrote:
>> Dear Carsen,
>> 1. unnecessary point movement
>> When 'S-tab' (visibility cycling), the `point' (cursor) will be moved
>> to the first headline, which will be a surprise to users. I think the
>> movement should be kept as minimal as possible i.e. it should be kept
>> within the tree the `point' is originally in.
>> This annoyance becomes noticeable when the file is big such as when
>> using a single .org file for GTD.
> This is clearly a matter of taste.  Certainly the cursor should be
> moved to a visible location, would you agree? 

Yes, that is convenient.

> The motivation for the current behavior is: If you switch to overview
> mode, you probably want to see as much of the file as possible, so my
> instinct was to put it back to the first heading.  But maybe you are
> right that this is not good if there are many screens full of top
> level headings......

It is also INCONVENIENT when each top level has a lot of level 2
entries. For example when you are looking at a subtree and suddenly want
to see an overview of the document, you often want to get back to the
original subtree after visibility cycling.

>> 2. inconsistent key binding definitions
>> There are only a few places where the key bindings are defined by
>> `define-key' and the rest are done by `org-defkey'.
>> Can those define-key be replaced by org-defkey?
> There are exactly 2 (not counting removing the outline menus...)
>    (define-key org-mode-map (kbd "<backtab>") 'org-shifttab)
>    (define-key org-mode-map "\C-a" 'org-beginning-of-line)
> The second replaces the beginning-of-line comment, my feeling was
> that this one should not go through org-defkey.  The first one I did
> fix now.
> - Carsten

Thank you.

Leo <sdl.web AT gmail.com>                         (GPG Key: 9283AA3F)

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