Add function to update headline of Org mode item and log note

This allows changing the headline of an item if it's scope changes and record
this change in a note.
Daniel Borchmann 2 years ago
parent d5d6c9ecb2
commit 25a7051c12
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@ -620,6 +620,34 @@ query for it."
(insert body)
(org-update-statistics-cookies nil)))
(defun db/org-update-headline-log-note (new-headline)
"Replace headline of item at point with NEW-HEADLINE.
Interactively query for HEADLINE when not provided."
(interactive "sNew Headline: ")
;; We should check this before asking the user for the new headline, but how?
(unless (derived-mode-p 'org-mode)
(user-error "Not in an Org mode buffer, aborting"))
(when (string-match-p "\n" new-headline)
(user-error "New headline contains newlines, aborting"))
(when (org-before-first-heading-p)
(user-error "Point is before first headline, aborting"))
(let ((old-headline (org-entry-get (point) "ITEM")))
(org-edit-headline new-headline)
;; This simulates adding a note by manually. It may also work by directly
;; using `org-add-note', but this function makes use of `post-command-hook'
;; in a way I do not understand. So let's try it that way.
(move-marker org-log-note-marker (point))
(let ((org-log-note-purpose 'note))
(org-add-log-note nil)
(insert ; This goes into the *Org Note* buffer.
(format "Changed headline from: %s" old-headline))
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