Questions tagged [calendar]

is for the desk calendar in Emacs, which also provides a diary for events that can be used for managing projects and appointments. `M-x calendar` displays an interactive calendar for picking dates in a `calendar-mode` buffer.

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Org-mode Integration with Google Calendar?

It seems that the various methods of calendar integration have not been working well. The tutorial on worg is outdated and the function is now called org-icalender-export-to-ics. However running this ...
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Org-mode calendar integration?

Calendar (invoked by M-x calendar) has diary integration feature. By this, one can view any special date on the calendar buffer (the day will be colored if there is diary entry for that day), and view ...
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How to use the calendar

I know that there is a calendar in Emacs and I want to use it. After a lot of Google searches, and also after reading Emacs' manual, I still have no idea how to use it. The only thing I have succeeded ...
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Org calendar : change date language?

I am able to set the date language with (setq system-time-locale "LOCALE") but it doesn't affect the calendar. How can I change the language of calendar?
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Programmatically add birthdays/holidays to agenda view in org-mode

org-mode offers a few built-in options to add birthdays/holidays to the agenda view in org-mode; however, there is no built-in support to add those dates entirely programmatically -- without manually ...
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Outlook Calendar in org agenda

I would like to integrate the calendar from my outlook into my orgmode agenda. I am looking for a solution with the following features Should be implemented in elisp only, so that I can run this on ...
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Easiest way to customize holidays that appear in org-agenda

This may have an obvious solution, which would explain why I cannot find it anywhere online, but I would like to customize the holidays that show up in my org-agenda--as easily as possible. Instead of ...
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How to schedule exclusively with the keyboard?

If you look a the screenshot the cursor is locked in the echo area. If want to select the date, I have to click on one with the mouse. Do I, or there is a way to do with the keyboard? EDIT: Also the ...
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Change the time when picking a date?

I am using a %^T element in my org-capture-template. This prompts me this need calendar buffer, where I can pick a date. I can move around by using SHIFT+<arrow>. It maps to calendar-forward-...
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Change diary location?

The diary file is located by default at ~/diary. I'd rather it wasn't. I've looked quite a bit through the reference over the past couple of days, I haven't seen anything generated in the .emacs that ...
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How to create calendar entry for last weekday of every month?

At the last weekday of the month I want to be reminded to prepare invoice/expenses so I get them filed by the first. It's no use just getting reminded on the last day of the month, if this is a ...
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Viewing org-journal entries

I have installed org-journal and it seems to work well to create entries. However, I can't find and view them again. The documentation on EmacsWiki says to view the entry: In calendar view: ...
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How can I find the date ten business days into the past from today?

I'm open to suggestions relating to: org-mode calendar calc I recently learned that the calculator seems to have a basic way of doing it with a list of excluded days (by default Saturday and Sunday),...
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Is there a list of Russian holidays?

I want to add Russian holidays to variable holiday-local-holidays formatted like: ((holiday-fixed 1 1 "New Year's Day") (holiday-float 1 1 3 "Martin Luther King Day")) Is there any list I can use ...
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Can I automatically export org deadlines and scheduled tasks as an iCal file and import it with another calendar app?

I would like to update Google Calendar / iCal automatically by exporting my org deadlines and scheduled tasks in .ics format, then automatically importing them into a cross-platform calendar app. I ...
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Dismiss diary appointment alert

I have set Emacs to alert me via a window 30 minutes before an appointment. This is working as expected. However, every three minutes thereafter, Emacs continues to alert me to the same appointment. ...
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How to change key bindings for Calendar mode?

How to change key-bindings for Calendar Mode only? I'm trying to do something like this: ; original bindings require pressing alt and shift simultaneously ; alt+shift change keyboard layout, so I ...
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Orgmode - scheduling recurring events without using sexp or +-syntax

I'm trying to use my Orgmode calendar via MobileOrg on my Android devices, to push events to the Google calendar, and neither sexp-formatted events nor recurring events (set up with +) seem to appear ...
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Emacs: `cal-tex-cursor-month-landscape` is texing as portrait

Emacs has a buit-in library to generate a landscape calendar with the function cal-tex-cursor-month-landscape. I am using TexLive 2012 on a OSX. The calendar image gets truncated on portrait ...
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Adding diary entries in chronological order rather than appending to the file

I am using the diary both to save my calendar appointments and to write notes. Consequently I always read and write my diary file (on the same window, which means I open the real diary file), and I ...
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Show tasks during orgmode scheduling

I am using OrgMode to schedule appointments and tasks. For a simple scheduled event like a phone call, I usually add a simple timestamp by CTRL+.. Then the cursor is moved to the minibuffer and a ...
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Replace welcome screen (aka “splash” screen) with calendar?

I want to replace the welcome screen with the calendar. I've tried adding (calendar) to my .emacs but it opens calendar in addition to the welcome screen not instead of it. EDIT: I'm trying what is ...
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Is there a natural language date parser in Elisp/Emacs?

I use Emacs (Spacemacs) for email, and one of the most common tasks I have is converting an email containing a date and time to an item in my schedule. I noticed that calendar mode can convert certain ...
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How to retrieve the date under the cursor in emacs calendar as the format day.month.year like 15.07.2018

Is there a way to retrieve the date under the cursor in emacs calendar as the format day.month.year like 05.07.2018 as a clipboard content?
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highlight calender holiday with background color

In org-mode, when I press C-c C-d to add agenda, I got below screen: It's perfect to see current day has been marked with red background, how can I mark the holidays (say 12/25) with some background ...
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Dismissing Calendar window

In Emacs 24.5.50.1, dismissing the calendar window with calendar-exit works fine when there is a single window. However, when the window is split, the calendar buffer disappears, but the window ...
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Insert tasks at agenda/calendar view

I am thinking about mimicking Outlook interface on this. Let say I am planning my week, and I see that on Tuesday next week I don't see any todo there. So, I move the cursor to the date and hit some ...
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Disable evil-mode in calendar

On the following setup: GNU Emacs 24.4.1 (i586-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.14.5) of 2015-03-07 on binet, modified by Debian Evil version 1.1.6 If I enter M-x calendar, I find that several of the ...
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Calfw - How to integrate with Google calendar?

From the man page I read to insert theese statements into init.el (require 'calfw-ical) (cfw:open-ical-calendar "http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/.../basic.ics") What I don't undertand is what I ...
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Modify emacs calendar starting week number

I want to change emacs default calendar week number so that it starts at a manually preset date. Normally the year is broken into 52 weeks and week 1 is the one that contains the 1st of January. I'd ...
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Avoid scheduling tasks in vacation in orgmode

I recently started using orgmode and I wonder if there is any way to avoid scheduling (or deadlineing) tasks during my week of vacation. I already found a way to highlight regional holidays (followed ...
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how to disable trailing spaces in emacs calender buffer

how to remove the red area that i think related to trailing spaces
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Monospace font for calendar buffer and tables (in org-mode), proportional font in main buffer for text paragraphs

I like having a proportional font in main buffer for writing plain text paragraphs (e.g. Georgia), but calendar buffer (M-x calendar) in org-mode looks funny (not properly aligned) if the font isn't ...
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Calendar with just 1 month?

I am new to emacs. I have a visual impairment which necessitates the use of very large font: (set-face-attribute 'default nil :height 700). When I open calendar, the third month flows to the next set ...
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mark a second type of holidays in calendar

Emacs calendar can show holidays, so I know when I'm required to stay at home. ;) (lets say: these are marked with red background, and this feature is already working) But what if I'm a teacher ...
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Twilight times in addition to sunrise/sunset?

The sunrise-sunset function from solar.el computes sunrise and sunset. I would also like to have a function that computes the end/beginning of civil twilight (center of sun 6 deg below horizon) ...
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recurring event on weekend day or bank holiday, change to next working day

If there is a recurring event on weekend day or bank holiday, if there a way to change it to next working day?
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How to parse calendar date or timestamp at cursor from elisp?

Is there a function to parse the text around the cursor and return the date if found? E.g., if I'm in a buffer with the cursor in the middle of this text: 2015-12-01 First day of new exercise ...
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Insert date using a calendar

How can I do the following in emacs: Suppose the cursor is at position A in my text. Then open a calendar chooses the date by clicking with the mouse or navigating with the keyboard insert the ...
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Display all the months from M-x calendar

M-x calendar would display a three-month calendar and C-u M-x calendar could select the center of the three month. How could display an arbitrary numbers of months, for instance view all the month in ...
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european-calendar-style not working

I have the following in my init.el file: (setq org-agenda-span 36) (setq org-agenda-start-on-weekday 1) (setq european-calendar-style t) However, diary blocks are still interpreted as month first, ...
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Calendar in Org Mode

I am using Emacs Org Mode to manage a todo list. Is it possible to use Emacs to manage my calendar? I will need it to integrate with my Nextcloud calendar. And it would be great if it can integrate ...
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How to display date in Julian in the mode line?

The following setting display the date in Gregorian calendar in the mode line. (setq display-time-day-and-date t) (display-time) My question is how to change the above settings for date to be shown ...
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org-date-from-calendar returns yesterday's date: how to initialize and refresh Calendar Buffer

From where is the current date as known by org-mode taken? Do I need to perhaps adjust some TimeZone settings? Or is the date determined by the date my Emacs session was started. I close emacs pretty ...
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On exporting Org-agenda to Google Calender via online ics file

I would like to apply the steps in: http://orgmode.org/worg/org-tutorials/org-google-sync.html I am starting with updating my Org-mode entries in my Google calender. However, to have an ics file ...
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org-agenda week view right-to-left Hebrew support (S-F-R-W-T-M-Sun) ordering

How can I view my week in org-agenda with the Days Backwards (Hebrew style) | March | 7 | 6 | 5 | 4 | 3 | 2 | 1 | | Shabbat | Friday | ...
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How to show the three months calendar of non-Gregorian calendars?

Running M-x calendar shows three months calendar of Gregorian calendar like below: Emacs has also other calendars (Chinese, Hebrew, Julian, Mayan, ... ). How to show the three month calendar of these ...
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Conflict on the meaning of * when including Org mode files in a calendar diary

I want to include org-mode files into the default diary file of calendar mode, but there is a problem: the * symbol is used to match unspecific day. for example, ** 2nd heading in the ~/diary file ...
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How can I see entries of more than one day in Emacs calendar?

I want to use the built in calender. In the Manual i found many key bindings for moving around in the calendar. But for showing the entries / dates in my calender i found only "d", which shows me the ...
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How to add event to google calendar?

I would like to have a function to add an event to my google calendar, and I don't want to sync or download the calendar. What's the most simple solution to that?