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Questions tagged [org-agenda]

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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Insert date using a calendar - where other language rather than english is desired

I am interested in inserting custom dates using the calendar, I found Insert date using a calendar which turned out to be quite useful. Org calendar : change date language? seems to have no effect (I ...
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Fast data entry form something like org-agenda or magit

I would like to use emacs to enter data -- to start with, essentially a set of numeric responses to a list of questions. The questions will usually be the same every day, but will change slowly over ...
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Change org-priority faces when DONE

Is there a way to change the color of org-priority face once the item is marked as DONE? Currently, the entire line aside from the item's priority gets grayed out once the item is marked as DONE.
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Marking sexp diary entries as done in org agenda

I often use sexp diary entries for events in ORG-AGENDA. Is there a way of marking them as "DONE" in agenda-view? E.g. %%(diary-float t 2 3) Send John info for Bulletin E.g. %%(diary-block 12 15 ...
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Problem with the behavior of org-fontify-done-headline

I want entries with the DONE status to be greyed out, so in my init file I have (setq org-fontify-done-headline t) and I have added '(org-headline-done ((((class color) (min-colors 16) (...
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Hiding items in org-agenda view and calendar

When I still used Emacs Diary as my default organizer I valued its ability to mark items on the calendar. One could also make an entry that was NOT so marked by placing an ampersand before the entry. ...
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How to disable the “Press M-x…” title line of org-search-view command's output?

I use GNU Emacs 26.1 and want to remove the following enormous message Press ‘M-x org-agenda-manipulate-query-add’, ‘M-x org-agenda-manipulate-query-subtract’ to add/sub word, ‘M-x org-agenda-...
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grouping tasks in org-agenda

Is there a way to show the tasks in the agenda list grouped by category? I mean in the task list view (when pressing C-c a t) rather than the week-agenda.
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Sort agenda items by link's text and not link's url

I use alpha-up as the org-agenda-sorting-strategy. I have many hyperlinks in my task titles. And these items seem to be sorted by the url first (as a hyperlink is [[url][title]]. How do I change this ...
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Filter agenda for all open TODO items and all DONE items from past 7 days

I would like to use org-mode to facilitate weekly standups at work with people. I would like a workflow whereby I can filter the org agenda TODO list to only contain open all open TODO items in ...
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Custom command in org-mode agenda

I have two files in my agenda: current.org and later.org. My setup has it so that current.org has all active tasks (state TODO) and later.org has all inactive ones (state LATER). Right now, in my ...
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Remapping keys in org mode agenda view

I currently trying to remap my org mode agenda keymap in Spacemacs for org-agenda-next-item and org-agenda-previous-item. In the agenda view I like to map the functions to k for next-line and l for ...
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org-mode: how to print agenda showing only some categories

I'm trying to print today's agenda hiding some categories. I'm using C-u < to hide the categories I don't want, but when I print (either the buffer or by selecting the text and using lpr-region), ...
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org-mode occur-tree multiple tags

I am trying to add an agenda custom command that shows me a sparse tree of items contain either NEXT or TODO using occur-tree. When I run M-x org-occur RET NEXT\|TODO manually, it works fine. ...
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How to make an Org Column View dynamic block for multiple files?

I'm trying to find a way to make a Dynamic Block of columnview for all the files in my agenda. For example: the column view of one file would be like this: #+BEGIN: columnview :hlines 1 :id global ...
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Indirect-buffer from Agenda view to the right, not below

After I create an agenda view with the match command, I'd like to work with the resulting agenda view as a table of contents, using it to trigger indirect buffers for the headlines in the agenda view, ...
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Exclude entries in custom agenda views based on Level

I'm trying to configure a custom agenda view. I'd like to search through an .org file by matching tags, but then only show the top-level headline. I.e., suppose my org-file looks like this. * Heading ...
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Loading new agenda keywords (org-todo-keywords) is broken for me - bug in Emacs?

Objective I decided to add custom agenda keywords (I'm still setting up the environment, don't have any agenda files yet) and I used this example code from some tutorial: (setq org-todo-keywords ...
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Filter tasks on agenda file

I have specified two source Org files for Org-mode to search when creating an agenda. In the agenda view, how do I filter (view) tasks from only one of the files?
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org-agenda-write write unuseful stuff

for instance, when org-agenda-list display : Day-agenda (W09): mardi 26 février 2019 8:00...... ---------------- rendezvous: 10:00-11:00 gym CHU 10:00...... ---------------- 12:00...... ...
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Retrieve all entries with active or inactive timestamp

I wonder if there is a way to find all entries in active / inactive timestamp state (without DEADLINE or SCHEDULED). It seems I have had such entries unacted upon in the past, and the only way I have ...
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Implementing (org-agenda) sort comparison function in terms of presence of list items

I want to implement an org-agenda-cmp-user-defined for use with org-agenda-sorting-strategy and user-defined-up / user-defined-down. In order to do that, I have two lists of tags I need to compare, ...
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How can I show an agenda view with different tags for different days?

I'd like to have an agenda view that showed different tags in different days (eg. :work: Mon-Fri and :fun: on Saturday and Sunday). For scheduled headers in the future (that potentially can show for ...
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Format strings for org-agenda-prefix-format

I want to customize org-agenda-prefix-format but am unable to find something in the reference explaining the syntax and the format strings I can use. The manual simply states: You can also ...
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Save excursion in an Org Agenda buffer?

I have a function that executes save-excursion from within an Org Agenda buffer, but it doesn't return the point to the agenda buffer once the body of the excursion finishes executing. Here is the ...
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Interactive 'TAGS/PROP/TODO' query limited to particular level of tree?

I want to do a search where I interactively specify a tag (ideally with counsel-org-tag-style tag completion) and get an agenda buffer listing matching items at a particular level of the hierarchy (...
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Mark vacation days

I'm looking for a way to mark vacation days in my agenda view. This would probably be triggered best by category (so when a header is marked as a vacation). I found this post which is getting quite ...
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Org agenda - show items that are in any of a list of categories

I have an org-mode file separated into multiple categories. I know I can create an agenda command that will show only items from one given category, like so: ("a" "Category A items" agenda "" ((...
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How do I sync org-mode with Google Calendar?

When setting up org-gcal within spacemacs I am getting an error. I have setup my google api and have put my client id and secret key into spacemacs but when attempting to sync the calender I merely ...
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Orgmode custom agenda view - remove unecessary info and align tags

I can't seem to find a way to get the "default" (t) agenda view so I can edit it an comment out stuff. Basically what I have now is: Global list of TODO items of type: ALL Available with `N r': (0)[...
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custom agenda view in org mode grouping per month

Using org mode agenda I've been able to customize a view to have all tasks no matter if finished or not this way: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '(("w" "Whole Agenda no matter status" ...
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Is there any way to add a line or vertical sparation before the next date in org-agenda-view

I would like to add a line to separate the current block of tasks from the next date, so the last task of the date is not just above the next date. I know I can use :box with set-face-attribute 'org-...
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Sort org-agenda items by category

When using the agenda in org-mode to show my daily tasks, there's a bunch of tasks scheduled for that day (or with past deadlines) that appear at the bottom. I'd like these tasks, and only these, to ...
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Time in Org heading is read as timestamp by Org agenda

Suppose I'd like to set a task for tomorrow for me to check if a cron job of mine ran at the proper time. So, I add to my org file: ** TODO check if cronjob has run at 5:00 SCHEDULED: <2018-12-03 ...
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Display done org-habit habits in a different face

I'm experimenting with org-habit and currently have org-habit-show-all-today set to t so I can see a habit even when I've done it for that day. I'm doing that because I want to get the little reward ...
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Org agenda - alias for file name in weekly view

Some of the org files I use have long filenames (at least longer than 11 characters ;)), this breaks the default weekly view: elastic-oncall is longer than the space for filename and therefore breaks ...
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Change keyword of Org item without triggering repeat

I have a BLOCKED keyword that I want to be able to temporarily set on repeating tasks in Org mode. However, if I set this up with (org-todo "BLOCKED"), this triggers a repeat. I don't want to trigger ...
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Listing the TODOs from the current file

I was wondering whether there is a command that allows to list the TODOs (in a similar way than C-c+a+t) but for the current buffer... a buffer which might not even be within the list of agenda files.
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Org agenda filter by property value

How can I create an agenda view that filters items based on the property FOO? TODO Test :PROPERTIES: :FOO: <2018-11-09 Fri 12:43> :END: I would use org-agenda-skip-entry-if for this but the ...
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Show deepest todo in sub-tree

Can I configure the org-todo-list to show only the most nested TODOs in a subtree? The reasoning is to always see what's the next step on a project, without cluttering with all the parent items For ...
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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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agenda weekend and holidays red font face in org mode

I'm trying to show weekend days in agenda org-mode in red font-face Followed this instructions to no avail https://julien.danjou.info/org-mode-and-holidays/ Testing the link above the mentioned ...
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Make org-habit work with org-scheduled-past-days?

org-habit habits are TODO items SCHEDULED for some particular time/date. If that date happens to be outside of the range of org-scheduled-past-days, the habit is not displayed in the agenda view for ...
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Why do my org DEADLINEs appear with no warning?

I have org-deadline-warning-days set to 14. Here is a deadline in my agenda file: ** TODO Do thing DEADLINE: <2018-11-20 Wed> In the agenda view for that date (20th Nov), I see: next: ...
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GTD inactive projects next review dates

I have a long list of inactive projects in my org agenda file. I want to give each inactive project a date for next review, so I can spend less time on them, on average, in my weekly review. I don't ...
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Avoid having a repeating task clutter the top of the agenda

Here is what I have: My event is being repeated every week, however if I don't update the "original" date (2018-10-08) manually the event will stay on top of the agenda (12 d. ago: EVENT weekly event)...
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Copy agenda item

Running emacs 25.2.2, spacemacs 0.200.13. In an agenda view, org-agenda-refile will let me refile the item to a different location. How do I copy the item to a different location?
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Strategy for using Emacs as an event log?

I'd like to be able to use Emacs to track various events in my day-to-day life, such as paying a bill, going to an appointment, replacing oil, etc. The goal would be to be able to view this event in ...
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View todays calls in org mode's agenda

I am using a tag :Anrufe: in my org files to mark calls I have to make. Some are regular calls (each Tuesday for example) and others have a specific date. I have created an org-agenda-custom-commands ...
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UK holidays definitions?

Is there a set of holidays.el definitions for United Kingdom holidays? I don't want to maintain the list of holidays myself. I would like to use them in org-agenda, but that's not the focus of the ...