Apr 30 2014

Emacs Org-mode copy visible text

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Emacs Org-mode is a great note taking tool, that stores everything in text, a format you’ll never lose access to. If you use Emacs Org-mode to organize notes, you often end up with a tree of partially collapsed nodes. For instance, you might want to chart out a meeting agenda, with notes under each item.
* Meeting today
** Project alpha...
*** Schedule
Some notes here about the schedule,
*** Deliverables...
** Project beta...

When it’s time to send out the agenda, you only want to email the upper nodes, but normal copy gets all the notes as well. Turns out you can copy only the visible text to the clipboard with C-c C-x v

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