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Re: [O] Narrow to sparse tree

From: Christopher Witte
Subject: Re: [O] Narrow to sparse tree
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 17:02:06 +0200

That's great, it gets me part of the way there.  I also keep notes for
each reference under their heading and I'd like to be able to see/edit
them as well.  Is there a way to do this in an agenda buffer?

On 6 September 2012 16:44, François Allisson <address@hidden> wrote:
> Le jeudi 06 sep 2012 à 15:46:42 (+0200), Christopher Witte a écrit :
>> I keep a bibliography in an org file using the excellent org-bibtex
>> functionality.  It has over 100 entries with a first level heading for
>> each item.  I tag each of the items with keywords/topics.  Using
>> sparse trees I can quickly find and navigate to items matching a
>> particular tag, but if only 4 items out of the 100 have that tag the
>> "signal to noise" is pretty bad.  What I would like to do is narrow
>> the buffer to just those entries that match the tag.  I've looked in
>> the manual but I couldn't find a way to do this.  Can this be done
>> with org?
>> Thanks for the help,
>> Chris.
>> ps. using M-g n or M-g M-n (next-error) with sparse trees I expected
>> it to wrap when you reach the end of the file but sadly this is not
>> the case.  Is there a reason for this?
> Hi Chris,
> Have you think of using the agenda views? In four keystrokes, you're
> there with the best signal to noise ratio:
> - `C-c a' (or M-x org-agenda)
> - `<'     (to restrict the agenda view to the current buffer)
> - `m'     (for tags, property and todo keywords)
> - `abc'   (for tag :abc:), or (`YEAR'=2010 for PROPERTY :YEAR: equal
>            to 2010, etc).
> HTH,
> François.
> PS: +1 for the excellent org-bibtex functionality !

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