In orgmode you can move subtrees up and down using org-metaup and org-metadown. I use it all the time to move paragraphs around.

Is it possible to do the same with sentences inside a paragraph?


Don't forget the vanilla sentence commands. The main ones out of the box that might be relevant here are transpose-sentences, mark-end-of-sentence, kill-sentence (M-k), and backward-kill-sentence (C-x <backspace>).

Others include: backward-sentence (M-a), forward-sentence (M-e, repunctuate-sentences.


You can use drag-stuff: https://github.com/rejeep/drag-stuff.el

(require 'drag-stuff)
(drag-stuff-global-mode t)
(add-to-list 'drag-stuff-except-modes 'org-mode) # concurent
(eval-after-load "org"
       (define-key org-mode-map (kbd "M-s-<up>") 'drag-stuff-up)
       (define-key org-mode-map (kbd "M-s-<down>") 'drag-stuff-down)))
  • drag-stuff doesn't seem to have a function to move sentences among other sentences within a paragraph, but it looks like a cool package; thanks for sharing it.
    – user3871
    Mar 10 '16 at 22:51

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