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If I start clock on an item, I can use org-clock-jump-to-current-clock and it always takes me to the current item (from any buffer).

After you clock-out, you cannot jump to current-clock anymore and that makes sense.

But what if I started the timer via org-pomodoro? Then after it clocks out, in order to start another cycle I'd have to:

  • open the .org buffer with the task I'm trying to clock
  • run org-pomodoro while on the task item

this will add a row to the item's CLOCK drawer (or whatever you have set in org-clock-into-drawer variable)

So the question is:

Is there more efficient way to restart the timer on the last (clocked) item?

Without having to find and open the .org buffer?

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C-c C-x C-i (org-clock-in)

Start the clock on the current item (clock-in). ...

When called with a C-u prefix argument, select the task from a list of recently clocked tasks.

info:(org) Clocking commands

  • but that won't start the pomodoro, it would just clock-in. – iLemming Oct 4 '16 at 20:55
  • Oh. Then you'd have to afterwards jump to the running clock and call your pomodoro function. A fun project if you want to try a bit of elisp. – p_wiersig Oct 4 '16 at 22:26
  • actually, I just discovered that if you run M-x org-pomodoro - it will ask you which task you want you to start on. Must be a recent feature. – iLemming Oct 5 '16 at 0:35
  • OMG. I love Emacs. thanks for telling me to RTFM. By going to M-x info and reading "Clocking commands", I have generated a few awesome ideas how to take my usage of pomodoro to the next level. – iLemming Oct 5 '16 at 1:01

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