Bastien Guerry

Computers and freedom

  • Web and Education: What Really Matters?

  • OLPC: Feedback from Haiti in 2008

  • OLPC: Communities and Collaboration

  • Emacs Org's plain lists

    Playing with lists in Org-mode Org is great at handling plain lists - see the section about plain lists in the manual. This small screencast demonstrates a few things you can do with them. This is with GNU Emacs and Org 6.27trans. Here is the list of features I demonstrate: convert a plain list from itemize to numbered re-order the items in this list show how numbers are automagically updated add a checkbox to some items of the list add a [ ] cookie to the headline above and update it replace the [ ] cookie with a [%] and update it export the list contained in the region into HTML The good news is that all these features are also available in other mode like message-mode, thanks to the orgstruct-mode minor mode (see the manual about orgstruct-mode.

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  • Emacs Org's Column View (tutorial)

    A short introduction to Org's column view. Introduction: the default column view First press C-c C-x C-c to show the default column view. It turns each outline item into a table row displaying some of its properties. You can switch the column view off and return to the normal view by pressing `q' while the cursor is on the highlighted entry – but you can turn the column view on from any location in the buffer.

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