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Re: [O] Mark-and-select an item in org-mode

From: Samuel Wales
Subject: Re: [O] Mark-and-select an item in org-mode
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:22:03 -0700

you can select /agenda/ items with m.

you can select /outline/ entries with a tag, then operate in agenda on
items that have that tag.

would be interesting to have a command to collect [org-id links to all
entries that use a tag] and stick them in a central location.  dunno
if capture could do.

On 6/14/18, Steve Quezadas <address@hidden> wrote:
> I'm not sure if there's something incredibly simple I'm missing here,
> but is there a way to just select an org-mode item when a cursor is on
> top of an org-mode item?
> I checked google/org-mode documentation and I can't find anything. So
> I went through the source code and noticed that procedure
> "org-move-item-up" has a function, "point-at-bol", that return the
> position of the line item that the cursor is standing on top of. I
> would imagine it would be trivial to do a "select mark" command for
> that item after that.
> Two questions:
> 1) Is there already an org-mode function that select or delete an
> org-mode line item?
> 2) If not, is it possible to do a "set-mark-command" on an org-mode line
> item (possibly derived from the "point-at-bol" command)?
> I am somewhat new to emacs-lisp, and I plan to "play around with it"
> to get it to do what I want it to do, but I thought I'd through it on
> the maillist to see if I am barking up the right tree. If it's not a
> feature in org-mode, I'm sure I can write my own function for it and,
> in the spirit of emacs, throw a patch to the project if wanted.
> - Steve

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