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Redirect diary to other directory

The Emacs diary is configured in ~/diary as the default. I want separate the configuration and my personal notes. How could redirect the system's diary to other directory?
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Use diary sexp as repeatable TODO's

So what I am looking for is to Schedule repeatable events with TODO keywords where as soon as in org agenda I mark a TODO item as DONE, just that one event be marked as DONE rather than all of the ...
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Insert weekday to the diary date format

The format of diary is Mar 18, 2019 This is my diary I want to append day of the week to it. the color of Monday does not fit to the date, Upon checking the documentation, there is no such ...
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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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Bad sexp error on custom diary function

I've created a diary function to allow me to record cyclic events. So something like (diary-limited-cyclic-weekday 8 '(0 3 6) 01 01 2018) will create an event for every Sunday, Wednesday, and ...
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Can't insert diary block entries

I am having problem with inserting diary block entries into my calendar. In the homepage i read that i b starts a block entry, pressing i b on the calendar mode however i see No mark set in this ...
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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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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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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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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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Appointments not working (not displaying at all)

Emacs 24.5. Here is init: ;; appointments (require 'appt) (appt-activate t) ; I have also tried (appt-activate 1) here as the appt.el documentation says to ; (setq appt-message-warning-time 1) 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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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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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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Change local holiday calendar

Org-mode's agenda view can display local holidays after enabling it in org-agenda-include-diary. This however displays US holidays (such as President's Day). What is the simplest way to configure it ...
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Make Org report: “Bob's 21st birthday” like imported diary entries do

When you have: (setq org-agenda-include-diary t) set, then an entry in the ~/diary file like this: %%(org-anniversary 1950 02 14) Bob's %d%s birthday displays as: Diary: Bob's 65th birthday ...
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How to set proper smtp Gmail settings in Emacs in order to be able to work with `M-x diary-mail-entries`

I tried the following settings in order to work M-x diary-mail-entries but it fails. My question is how to put the correct settings in order to be able to work with M-x diary-mail-entries in Emacs. (...