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Re: [Orgmode] Using orgstruct-mode to structure source code

From: Tassilo Horn
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] Using orgstruct-mode to structure source code
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2008 10:02:33 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Carsten Dominik <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Carsten,

> I though a little bit about this, and using org-struct-mode in a
> commented block of text is going to be bumpy.  No easy path.

Too bad.  I thought that it would be easy (at least for headlines) by
simply allowing `comment-start' before the headline.

> What I do in such cases:
> I put tow markers into the buffer hat delimit the text I want to edit
> in orgstruct-mode.  And then I have custom function that toggles the
> comment starters on an off, like so:
> ;; * heading 1
> ;;   with text
> ;; * heading 2
> ;; ** subheading

The problem with this is, that "with text" will be commented, too.  But
in my case this would be source code, which should not be commented.

So now I think I'll stay with outline-minor-mode.  The thing which is
much better with orgstruct-mode is that TAB has a special meaning
depending on the context point is on.  So I'll use that feature to make
outline-minor-mode do what I want.  IMO this facility could be of use in
may other places, too.  I think it would be nice to rip that out of
org-mode into something more generic, like

  (define-context-key some-keymap (kbd "TAB")

I played a bit with the code and tried to elicit how you get the command
that normally would have been invoked if the stealing function wasn't
there, but I failed.  Could you please enlighten me?

All the best,

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