When I press R in my orgmode agenda to view the clocktable (or v R for clockReport), I get a list of clock times for finished tasks. Is it possible to also show the time so far spent on the currently active task (i.e., the time shown in the modeline), and include it in the total work time today? If so, how can I do that?

Currently, if I want to see how many hours I have worked so far today, I have to clock out of and into my current task and then refresh the clocktable.

  • it doesn't appear on modeline?
    – Muihlinn
    Commented May 26, 2020 at 10:01
  • @Muihlinn Yes, but not in the clocktable. I could add the time to the total it myself, but that's what the clocktable is supposed to do :-)
    – AstroFloyd
    Commented May 26, 2020 at 14:16
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    oh, that was enough - and better - to me. I've submitted a response to include it in the clock report.
    – Muihlinn
    Commented May 26, 2020 at 15:57

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You shoud set org-clock-report-include-clocking-task to non-nil for that.

It's a defcustom so just using setq might not work. It didn't for me.

  • Exactly what I was looking for! And setq does seem to work for me.
    – AstroFloyd
    Commented May 27, 2020 at 18:40
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    I meant that either use customize interface, custom-set-variables or use-package's :custom to set it, that's the safe way, just in case that it has a setter, something I haven't checked for.
    – Muihlinn
    Commented May 27, 2020 at 19:19

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