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The following is a very common workflow for me
- Open a dired buffer, and place cursor on a file.
- Visit an org file (that's usually in the same directory), and type
C-c C-l RETto insert the link.
This way, org-mode inserts a link like the following:
which displays on the buffer like this:
It seems silly that org would use a relative file name for the link's address, but use a long absolute file name for the human-readable description.
I would like to change this automatically created description, so that
it always shows just the file name (no directories). In the
example above it would look like
some-file.org or perhaps