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is the Org mode facility that generates agenda views, handles files for agendas, dispatches keyboard shortcuts for agenda operations, sorts agendas, and performs agenda-related functions in conjunction with other org-mode features. Use additional org-mode tags for questions about interoperation of agenda with other Org features.

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Org mode: Need to create date range with time interval and weekly repeat under a headline

I want a series of appointments to include in the org-mode agenda. I want the first occurrence of appointment to start from <2022-04-26 Tue 12:00-13:00> and ending occurrence on <2022-05-28 ...
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(evil-normal-state) seems to have no effect as part of org-agenda-mode-hook

I'm attempting to move from Doom Emacs to vanilla Emacs. I've gotten quite used to the keybindings of Doom, so would like to replicate my most used ones in Emacs. I've used evil, evil collection, and ...
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Sprint Board and org-super-agenda : problems with DONE tasks

I am constructing a sprint board using a custom agenda view using org-super-agenda. It works really quite well with a couple exceptions, namely: Dates: I want to use variables (or constants) for the ...
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How can I create recurring tasks with org-recur?

I am trying to create recurring tasks using the org-recur package but can’t seem to get it working. As far as I can tell I should be able to have the task * |+1| Take vitamins <2022-04-16> To ...
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Agenda follow mode and window behaviour

I would like agenda follow mode to not use a different frame, but the same frame where the agenda is showing. My agenda buffer is always showing in a frame divided vertically (into two windows, left ...
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Sort org-agenda entries chronologically with grid in the middle

Is it possible to get my items sorted in a chronological manner, such that the grid remains in "today" relative to other entries? Something like this: cat1: sched 5 days ago TODO task 1. ...
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Repeater broken after edits to org-after-todo-state-change-hook

Title is pretty self explanatory. I have implemented the below solution to 'clock in' when I change my org-todo state to IN-PROGRESS and 'clock out' when I leave that state. (add-hook 'org-after-todo-...
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How to Hide Closed Items in org-agenda

How to hide the closed or DONE/CANCELLED items in agenda view like this? By default org-agenda-log-mode-items is set to '(closed clock). So it will show both clocked and closed items in agenda view. ...
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Hide category string in org-agenda-prefix-format for a particular category/filename

My current org-agenda-prefix-format looks like this: (setq org-agenda-prefix-format '((agenda . "%?-2 i%12:c %?-12 t%?12 s ") (todo . "%?-2 i%-12:c") (...
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org-agenda stopped working

So my org-agenda was working perfectly in Spacemacs 0.990.0 on emacs 27.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. But I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and updated all of my Emacs and Spacemacs packages, including org-...
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"non-existent agenda file ~/file.org. [R]emove from list or [A]bort?" when using file-expand-wildcards

As per this example below, I try to customize queries that require searching in different folders that are not agenda files. According to this part of the manual, it should be possible. However, ...
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org-agenda-custom-commands: getting error

I am attempting to create a custom org-agenda menu (Q) with subitems (Qa and Qb) by using add-to-list in my init.el file: (add-to-list 'org-agenda-custom-commands '(("Q" . "...
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Struggling to set org-agenda-files per org-agenda-custom-command

According to the org agenda docs, I should be able to set a custom local option for a given agenda command. In this case, I want to set a custom org-agenda-files variable, which is an explicit example ...
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How can `org-schedule` jump to calendar window?

When I apply org-schedule, the following minibuffer shows up: where the cursor is on the SCHEDULED Date+time [2022-03-12]: .... Here I type o or . but nothing happens, or I cannot use arrows in the ...
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Property search takes too long, a long LOGBOOK is the "problem"?

I have just one headline and do a simple property search (prop1="blah1") for the 'org-agenda', but this takes about 10 seconds! * empty item but with a long logbook :PROPERTIES: :prop1: ...
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org-agenda tag selection buffer is too small to view any tags

when using C-c C-q to run org-set-tags-command on an existing headline, i am unable to see the list of tags because the buffer window is so small. all i see is inherited tags and current tags lines. ...
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org-agenda-custom-commands: how to show only the log

I'm trying to get the agenda to show a list of everything I have worked on the past week, and only that. This is close, but it still shows the items that are scheduled, every day since their scheduled ...
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How to see deadline reminders on days other than "today" in `org-agenda-day-view`?

I am using org-agenda to see my day (org-agenda-day-view). In the current day, I can see the "deadline-warning-line" with the corresponding n days left for the due date. Good. However, when ...
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"not allowed in tags-type agenda buffer or component"

One of my agenda views shows all past timestamped items (not scheduled or deadlines). I would want to from that view, select them all and move them to the current date. I noticed that I can't do this ...
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Does not `get-text-property` with `'org-habit-p` as PROP argument return the full list of DONE dates?

I'm calling (org-habit-done-dates (get-text-property (point) 'org-habit-p)) from the agenda view to obtain the full list of DONE dates of a heading that has property STYLE set to habit. Notice that (...
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How to show timestamped entries without TODO status

I understand from the manual that the command for doing a search of agenda entries which have a timestamp before today is as follows: TIMESTAMP<"<today>" If I additionally want to ...
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Emacs org-agenda - header

I'am new with emacs. I try using org-agenda. I wonder if we can customize the header with a different color or font. I'am talking about this : org-agenda-overriding-header. Thank.
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Retrieve/list all entries with active timestamps before today

Is there a way to list all agenda entries which have active timestamps state (no DEADLINE or SCHEDULED)? I ask because these get lost in the agenda unlike Deadlines and Scheduled tasks, which keep ...
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agenda files are opened in buffers on startup and have formatting errors

I am not quite sure if this is default behavior, but it seems that when I set org-agenda-files, all these files are opened in buffers on Emacs startup. This would be okay-ish if that's necessary for ...
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How to change the face of only a text segment in org-agenda?

I am trying to do this on my org-agenda. In the example below, I want that the text [MY PROJECT] has a distinct face (nano-strong, for example) than the next line NEXT My next task. If I have a ...
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Can an agenda deadline warning be temporarily dismissed w/o editing org-deadline-warning-days?

I have many repeating tasks with deadline warnings. Sometimes I just want to see the reminder and dismiss it until the next day, i.e. remove it from that day's agenda. Currently, I manually subtract 1 ...
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org-agenda not displaying agenda`org-agenda-skip: Wrong number of arguments: (0 . 1), 2`

I am having trouble using org-agenda with org-journal. Essentially invoking org-agenda and trying to list all todos does not work as intended. I have included the debug trace and associated ...
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How to archive DONE tasks while keeping their tree structure with org-agenda-bulk-action?

I am able to select the tasks that I want to archive by doing: C-c a T DONE|CANCELLED RET * B But then none of the bulk options match my needs. $ remove the selected tasks and put them flatly into ...
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How do I save org-agenda-files customizations in Doom Emacs?

I am currently running Doom Emacs and using org-mode. When I try to move a file to the front of the agenda file list (C-c [), It is updating the custom.el file, rather than the config.el file. In my ...
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Display habits inline with other events of agenda

I like to schedule my habits into the day. What I can't figure out is how to configure the agenda to display habits in line with other events. So the goal would be Day-agenda (W47): Tuesday 23 ...
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How to build an agenda buffer from specific files listed in org-agenda-files?

A being the set of all the .org files I use for schedules, I restrained agenda searches to A like this : (setq org-agenda-files (quote ("../file_1.org" ".....
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How to export the scheduled date to taskjuggler

Having (require 'ox-taskjuggler) in my init.el and hitting org-taskjuggler-export-process-and-open in foo.org renders the current date instead the expected scheduled date. Content of foo.org *** Foo ...
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Cannot change font size in org-agenda in fresh emacs installation

After running this in my shell: $ sudo dnf -y remove emacs $ sudo dnf clean all $ rm -f ~/.emacs $ rm -r ~/.emacs.d $ sudo dnf -y install emacs $ emacs foo.org # existent file Then, within ...
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Hide siblings of first level on sparse tree

By pressing [Enter] on an entry in org-agenda, the sparse tree containing the entry shows up. The variable org-show-context-detail controls how to see such a sparse tree (docs). Pairs "context -&...
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With org-agenda, how can you allow a tag to show in Agenda but disallow it from Tasks?

I've been working off of a few blog posts as well as the org-manual, and I can't help but feel like I'm almost there. (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '(("d" "Daily agenda and all ...
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Org mode don't unfold log entry when changing task to done

I find it quite useful to have the log of when I completed a task in org mode, but get a bit annoyed at the fact that when a TODO is changed to DONE, the log is visible. Is it possible to have it ...
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Why does my agenda display the top level entry and not the one followed by "SCHEDULED:"? How can 'I change this?

EDIT: By removing the auto-indent, it looks like this: * Work ** Project A SCHEDULED: <2021-10-04 Mon 10:00-12:00 +1w> * Training ** Sport A *** Exercise X SCHEDULED: <2021-10-04 Mon 08:00-09:...
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How to activate functions on .org files from within agenda view?

From agenda view, is it possible to execute functions on specific .org files? Example setup: foo.org and bar.org are source files for agenda Example working function from : Sort entire hierarchy in an ...
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Org Mode: Sort specific tree and refresh agenda

Trying to create a single key that sorts a specific tree by date and then refreshes the agenda view. (I have other dependent functions such that I want to sort the actual tree and not just the agenda ...
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Orgmode: org-agenda-filter-by-tag working with sub tag

I am looking for a way that when I click on a tag, lets say "G@2018_My_Goal", all tags containing this tag are also found, e.g. headlines with the tag "G@2018_My_Goal_Sub_Goal" ...
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`undo-outer-limit` exceeded in Org-agenda buffer

I'm having this problem when I try to open the TODO items from org-agenda via C-c a t or C-c a n (where C-c a is the keybinding for org-agenda), emacs freezes and I get the following Warning message : ...
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Search for tags in the future

I would like to create a custom agenda view for future entries with a given tag (e.g. LABEL). I've tried something like: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '(("l" tags "+LABEL +...
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always show archived tasks in org-agenda

Good day! I have this line of code in my .emacs: (require 'org-agenda) (setq org-agenda-archives-mode t) Basically I want agenda items to be extracted from archive file. As soon as I start emacs and ...
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Convert diary entries to org-mode

Is it possible to convert an emacs diary file to an org-mode file? I know that I can use (setq org-agenda-include-diary t) to see the diary in org-agenda but I want to have the events in an org file, ...
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org-projectile agenda view?

I'm trying to create a custom agenda to show todos for the current project logged via org-projectile. Something like this: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '(("p" "Current ...
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org-agenda: filter timestamps with interval

I started using the "Getting-Things-Done"-methodology. In my weekly review I want to check if my system is consistent and for that every org-header that is taged with "reminder" ...
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Plotting my timesheet

I am using doom emacs. I try to clock every hour i spent and it is working quite good. After one week i have something like this: | test | test2 | |------+-------| | 1:30 | 10 | | 1:45 | 12 | | ...
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(orgmode) Rearrange headline with breadcrumbs in agenda todo list?

In Emacs org-mode, I have a set of TODOs in the following format: * H1 ** H2 *** H3 **** TODO [#A] File Taxes If I activate breadcrumbs in org-agenda-prefix-format (i.e., by doing (setf (alist-get '...
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How to use thread to work asynchronously in the background?

I've been trying to update this package: https://github.com/leoc/org-time-budgets. It searches your agenda files, sums up clocked time per tags you can specify, and shows a summary at the top of the ...
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Disabling visual-line-mode only in org-agenda-mode

My emacs configuration has global visual line mode enabled via (global-visual-line-mode 1). I want to disable this mode, but only when in org-agenda-mode. When I do this manually, via M-x org-agenda, ...
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