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Re: Delete duplicate subtrees?

From: David Rogers
Subject: Re: Delete duplicate subtrees?
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 01:20:52 -0700
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Allen Li <darkfeline@felesatra.moe> writes:

On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 6:16 PM David Rogers <davidandrewrogers@gmail.com> wrote:


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

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.

Thank you - I'm clumsy at best with modifying code, but I'll see what I can do with it.


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