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Re: Delete duplicate subtrees?

From: Allen Li
Subject: Re: Delete duplicate subtrees?
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2020 21:59:39 +0000

On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 6:16 PM David Rogers <davidandrewrogers@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello
> I've copied text from several different sources into an org
> buffer, and now I find I have a large number of subtrees that are
> exactly the same. All headlines are at the top level, so there are
> no duplicates at different levels from each other - but there
> *are* some where the headline matches but the contents don't
> match. Is there an efficient way to delete all-but-one of the
> exactly duplicate subtrees, but avoid deleting any whose contents
> are different? (When the large number of exact duplicates are
> gone, it will be easy for me to resolve the partial matches one by
> one.)

Maybe this will be useful to you.


You will have to modify the code since IIRC the linked code only
matches by heading and not body.

> --
> Thanks
> David

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