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+;;; org-screen.el --- Integreate Org-mode with screen.
+;; Copyright (c) 2008-2012 Andrew Hyatt
+;; Author: Andrew Hyatt <ahyatt at gmail dot com>
+;; Maintainer: Carsten Dominik <carsten at orgmode dot org>
+;; This file is not yet part of GNU Emacs.
+;; GNU Emacs is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
+;; it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
+;; the Free Software Foundation; either version 3, or (at your option)
+;; any later version.
+;; GNU Emacs is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
+;; but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
+;; MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
+;; GNU General Public License for more details.
+;; You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
+;; along with GNU Emacs; see the file COPYING. If not, write to the
+;; Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor,
+;; Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.
+;; This file contains functionality to integrate screen and org-mode.
+;; When using org-mode, it is often useful to take tasks that have
+;; some command-line work associated with them, and associate them
+;; with a screen session. Screen is used rather than a direct
+;; terminal to facilitate portability of the resulting session.
+;; To use screen in org, in your .emacs file, simply put this file in
+;; a directory in your load-path and write:
+;; (require 'org-screen)
+;; When have a task and want to start some command-line activity
+;; associated with that task, go to the end of your item and type:
+;; M-x org-screen
+;; This will prompt you for a name of a screen session. Type in a
+;; name and it will insert a link into your org file at your current
+;; When you want to visit the link, go to the link and type C-c C-o to
+;; open the link.
+;; You may want to get rid of the constant queries about whether you
+;; really want to execute lisp code. Do so by adding to your .emacs:
+;; (setq org-confirm-elisp-link-function nil)
+(defcustom org-screen-program-name "/usr/bin/screen"
+ "Full location of the screen executable."
+ :group 'org-screen
+ :type 'string)
+(defun org-screen (name)
+ "Start a screen session with name"
+ (interactive "MScreen name: ")
+ (org-screen-helper name "-S"))
+ (insert-string (concat "[[screen:" name "]]")))
+(defun org-screen-buffer-name (name)
+ "Returns the buffer name corresponding to the screen name given."
+ (concat "*screen " name "*"))
+(defun org-screen-helper (name arg)
+ "This method will create a screen session with a specified name
+and taking the specified screen arguments. Much of this function
+is copied from ansi-term method."
+ ;; Pick the name of the new buffer.
+ (let ((term-ansi-buffer-name
+ (org-screen-buffer-name name))))
+ (setq term-ansi-buffer-name
+ term-ansi-buffer-name org-screen-program-name nil arg name))
+ (set-buffer term-ansi-buffer-name)
+ (term-set-escape-char ?\C-x)
+(defun org-screen-goto (name)
+ "Open the screen with the specified name in the window"
+ (interactive "MScreen name: ")
+ (let ((screen-buffer-name (org-screen-buffer-name name)))
+ (if (member screen-buffer-name
+ (mapcar 'buffer-name (buffer-list)))
+ (org-pop-to-buffer-same-window screen-buffer-name)
+ (org-pop-to-buffer-same-window (org-screen-helper name "-dr")))))
+ (add-to-list 'org-link-abbrev-alist
+ '("screen" . "elisp:(org-screen-goto \"%s\")"))
+ (setq org-link-abbrev-alist
+ '(("screen" . "elisp:(org-screen-goto \"%s\")"))))