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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org agenda: only show immediate subtask for task with dependencies

Let's say I have a project with three subtasks: * TODO project [1/3] :PROPERTIES: :ORDERED: t :END: ** DONE subtask1 CLOSED: [2020-04-05 Sun 15:12] ** TODO subtask2 ** TODO subtask3 I have ...
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Include DONE from TODO items in agenda

I have some recurring tasks for habits that I want to disappear after setting them done, but I also want a special agenda view, showing when items were completed, to see how well I have been keeping ...
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Prevent the agenda from being rebuilt upon clocking in/out?

Every time I start/finish a clock, if I have the agenda open in a buffer, the agenda gets rebuilt, which in my case always freezes Emacs for a few seconds and causes some annoyance to my workflow (...
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Is it possible to show the specific clock interval breakdown in a clock table?

The clock table is great for an overview of what I did over the day/week. But I would also like to see when in the day I performed the specific task. It would be great if I can see the actual clock ...
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Modifying task reveal behavior with state changes in org-agenda

In org-mode 9.3.6 and GNU Emacs 26.3, marking a task as done in org-agenda also reveals the task in its buffer. Only the task subheader itself is shown. Here's an example: Before (buffer left, agenda ...
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How to hide TODO state and Priority in org-agenda-custom-command?

I do not want TODO states ("TODO, DONE") and priorities ("[#A]") for tasks to be displayed in one of my custom agenda views. I have not been able to find any settings that would accomplish this. Is ...
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List all empty checkboxes in files

Is there any easy way, including installing a package, to list all waiting checkboxes in all the files in the directory? So far I do the following for the checkboxes in a file: M-x occur - \[ \] ...
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How to add a note to an active timestamp representing a time interval?

For CLOCK entries, with the variable org-log-note-clock-out, I'll be prompted for a note whenever I clock out, which I can see on my agenda. Example of the entry: CLOCK: [2020-03-26 Thu 15:26]--[...
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Archiving DONE tasks in a reverse datetree

I have a todo.org file where I place my tasks as TODO headlines. When a task is DONE, a CLOSED timestamp is created, and I usually archive the task to a file archive.org. So as to organize my archive....
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Exclude org_archive files from agenda

In ~/.emacs/init.el i have: (setq org-agenda-files (list "~/org")) Most of the .org files in that directory have associated .org_archive files with a long history of archived TODO tasks. When I ...
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Org mode: Closing other subtrees when using org-agenda-follow-mode

Is it possible when using org-agenda-follow-mode to automiatically close the subtrees not currently selected? When I go through my todo list with this mode enabled, all subtrees are expanded when a ...
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org-agenda loaded from init.el but not configuration.el (babel)

I structure my configuration with an (org-babel-load-file "~/.emacs.d/configuration.org") so I write my code in the configuration.org and then a configuration.el gets generated. It works with the ...
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Invoke a agenda-view integrated with a calendar

Usually, I check the agenda-view with a calendar as: 1. M-x org-agenda 2. invoke calendar by strike "c" at this moment, the focus stay on the calendar How could combine the two process? If C-c a a ...
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When creating an org-agenda-custom-commands command, how can I make the (agenda) portion only display certain tags?

I add custom org-agenda commands to the org-agenda-custom-commands like so (setq w-view `("W" "Work" ( (agenda "" ( ...
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Exclude Cancelled items from Org Mode Agenda

is there a straightforward way to exclude an item starting with * CANCELLED from the agenda? it seems like there is probably an easy way to do this in the docs by setting a variable in init.el but ...
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Check agenda of a particular day from calendar

In calendar-mode to invoke d on a specified day, it will prompt the activitiesof the day from file ~/diary. Is it possible to invoke an agenda view of a particular day from calendar?
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org agenda empty after org-mac-iCal import

After some struggle I got it to work for a day. I was able to see a combined agenda with todo's and calendar appointments correctly. The next day it stopped working, and the agenda file appears empty....
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Dynamically filter for multiple tags in org agenda

As far as I can see there are no previous questions on here that address my specific need, despite some being fairly similar. In the agenda view, I can use org-agenda-filter-by-tag to filter for/...
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Ivy/Helm to search org agenda tags

Is there a way/function in either helm- ivy to fuzzy search agenda tags, that would also show the full headline? the problem I am facing is when invoking: org-tags-view It shows only one match for ...
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Only show closed items in org-agenda

I would like an org-agenda view that shows the tasks that I have closed this week. I currently have this config: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '(("W" "Weekly review" agenda "" ...
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Unbind SPC from org-agenda

I would like to unbind the space key in the org-agenda. Currently it is scrolling the org-mode file to the currently selected item in the org-agenda (org-agenda-show-and-scroll-up). I am currently ...
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org-agenda not showing any todos

No items are showing when I load the agenda view. When I press C-c a, the agenda view menu comes up fine. But hitting a brings up an empty list, and so does t. M-x describe-variable RET org-agenda-...
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How to show trees from archive files by default (a.k.a. (org-agenda-archives-mode 'files))?

I want my default agenda view to include archived trees from .org_archive files. From the manual we learn: v a (org-agenda-archives-mode) v A (org-agenda-archives-mode 'files) Toggle ...
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line breaks in icalendars exported from org-mode

I have noticed two issues with icalendar files exported from org-mode via org-icalendar-export-agenda-files that might be related. Firstly, when I open my icalendar files in emacs, it seems that ...
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org-agenda not showing missed deadlines

today I have to ask the community for some help. I used my org-agenda for a few years now. But since a few month my missed deadlines wont be shown in weekly agenda. Maybe I miss-configured something ...
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Export org to ical Non-Scheduled TODO tasks as events of startdate of today?

I am trying to sync org file with google calendar. As VTODO item is not supported in google calendar, I have to set org-icalendar-use-todo to nil. The thing is I want a level of customization where ...
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Yearly calendar view of agenda (with colored background)

I would like to have a yearly calendar view of my agenda. The code from https://stackoverflow.com/questions/9547912/emacs-calendar-show-more-than-3-months shows how to display a calendar for the whole ...
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Filter todo's and group by category

I am using org-super-agenda to filter tasks by certain criteria (e.g., :todo "NEXT"). Now, I want the results to display grouped by category. I tried to use :auto-category t, but I can't seem to get ...
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How to stop org-batch-store-agenda-views from writing to kill-ring

I have the following in my config: (defun export-agenda () "custom export of agenda for mobile use" (eval '(org-batch-store-agenda-views ;; w/o diary org-agenda-include-diary ...
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Display only not-DONE-yet items in agenda

I have several agenda commands set up, one of which gives me a block agenda, others give me specific searches. Since many of my TODOs are hanging around inside of projects, where I only archive the ...
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viewing Parents only, no Children, in agenda

I would like to use agenda to generate a list of currently active projects. An active project (for me) is an entry tagged with wip and is not a TODO entry. I would like the list to have only the top-...
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Enable org-agenda-clockreport-mode in TODO agenda view

Is there any way to enable clockreport-mode in a TODO-agenda view? I mainly use this view because I don't really set dates for my tasks so the agenda-view is not really helpful for me (I'm using ...
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What are the key bindings relevant to week-genda view?

Reminder: one enters the week-agenda view by typing C-c a a. Only serendipitously did I find out that ! toggles "deadline inclusion". How would I find the description of similar key bindings from ...
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Editing and viewing timestamps in Global TODO in Org Agenda

When viewing alltodo's (M-x org-agenda RET t), is it possible to see and edit Scheduled/Due dates? I understand that the list of TODOs can be very long and therefore seeing timestamps could clutter ...
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What happened to org-habits from 8.2 to 9.1?

Orgmode's org-habits appear broken following the upgrade of emacs from version 25 to 26 and orgmode from 8.2 to 9.1 along the way. Specifically, all of my habits don't show as habits in the org-...
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Defining Agenda Time Frame

Org-agenda has been working well all week. Now that it is Sunday, C-c a a produces an agenda that displays Monday 18 November through Saturday 23 of November. I've changed some of the relevant ...
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How can I format the orgmode clocktable in the agenda view?

In the org-mode Agenda view, I can add a clocktable by pressing R. However, in this table I would like to hide non-contributing files. In any other dynamic clocktable block, I would specify :...
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Org-mode add a property (e.g. effort) on the same row as my task (similar to priority and tags)

I'd like to show an additional property (e.g. EFFORT) on the same line as my tasks, so that it is always visible in both org-mode and agenda view. An example is below. Current display: TODO [#A] ...
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Custom sorting of agenda (by tag)

Is there a way to customize how tags get sorted in org-agenda weekly view? I don't like the default which is sorting alphabetically (within tasks of the same date/priority). It would be more useful ...
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Help with basic diary/calendar features

I have created two diary entries, I can't see them in the week agenda. Why is that? Also I would have expected 11/15 to be highlighted, or something like that, to indicate an event was planned that ...
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Choose where org-agenda-tree-to-indirect-buffer window opens

If I have an org file open: +----------------------------------------+ | | | | | ...
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Do not show created timestamps in agenda

I'm using a package that automatically adds a CREATED property with a current time stamp to every item I create. I would like these timestamps not to appear in my agenda. To demonstrate, here is a ...
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org-mode list DONE tasks with parent level two task as context?

I'd like to list tasks done with their parent org hierarchy (projects/purposes). In my setup, the level 2 tasks are the projects. Under each project, I have org subheadings as tasks for the project. ...
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Org agenda opens 2 windows with headline source buffer when i run todo command

This only happens when i run agenda-todo command on scheduled headlines, and only when i have 2 (or more) frames opened - agenda in 1 frame and some other buffer in another. Is this a bug? Or i need ...
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Color for important entry in global TODO list

In Org Agenda, I use Org priorities to know when I should get on something (A=now, B=soon or C=later). I use :STYLE: property with a custom important value for some entries (no matter when I need to ...
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Automatic periodic reload of all orgmode agenda files

I use about 15 orgmode agenda files, and a number of them I use passively only. Examples are my wife's agenda converted from Google calendar, a work agenda from Outlook and a list of git commits (...
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Ignore a repeated diary entry, just this once, in Org Agenda?

In a nutshell: I'm looking for a way to selectively hide one instance of a repeated diary entry so it doesn't show up in my org-agenda. I have many repeating diary entries for things like weekly ...
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Customising the increments in an org-mode timestamp

When I create an appointment in org-agenda I make use of timestamps. The item is created with today's date and time and I then place my cursor on the date and time respectively and use S-up or S-down ...
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org-tags-view vs. org-agenda, M

My goal is a shortcut for an oft-used command. The oft-used command: An agenda view of all unfinished tasks matching a given tag: 1. M-x org-agenda 2. Prompts for the type of agenda 3. I enter "M"...
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how to show only time-grid without TODO items in Org-Agenda?

I'd like to show only the time-grid and not show any tasks/todos below the time-grid. I noticed a question similar to this here, but the answer seemed to be about formatting the prefix of each item ...

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