Marcel Kapfer


Automatic UUID creation in some Org-mode files


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I am currently exploring the option in Org mode to export a file (or some entries) to an ics-file which I can then in turn import into my calendar. For reliably creating (and most importantly: updating) entries it is necessary that each one has an unique ID. To create a ID for the current entry I could just run M-x org-id-get-create and for an entire file execute the following Emacs Lisp (org-map-entries 'org-id-get-create).

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