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 keyword prompty

I've got a file with a lot of headlines, each of which has the keyword property defined. The basic case is that an entry has multiple keywords. I'd like to define a custom agenda command that asks ...
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Is there a way to start org-mode agenda with a custom search?

I would like to start an org-mode agenda with a custom tag search (rather than starting the agenda and then doing the search). The overall goal is to make a work and a personal agenda. I can make ...
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Agenda view with 'logic'

I'd like to set up agenda views with some logic. So example Todo state is NEXT with no schedule date. Can someone point me to some resources to make sense of this ?
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Text overflow in agenda views

I am not quite sure what the best way to describe what I'm looking for is, so let me start with a picture. This is the result of doing a search for all TODO items in my agenda-files with a certain tag....
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Org agenda suddenly broken after installing org-mac-link

Org agenda is suddenly broken Symbol’s value as variable is void: org-tag-group-re. How to fix it? Diagnosis: The problematic code seems to be this: ;; org-mac-link (push (expand-file-name "~/....
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org agenda: show todo entries & todo entries scheduled for today

Is there a way to make agenda show todos that have no timestamp & those that have, but are scheduled for today? It seems like i can do one or the other, but not both.
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Is there any way to hide agenda date header?

If i set (org-agenda-format-date "") it still shows empty line. If i set (org-agenda-overriding-header "") i get org-agenda-list: Args out of range: 0, 1 error.
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How do I get the date range of the current org-agenda view in elisp?

I'm trying to get org-agenda to behave a bit more like a paper day planner, and have it only show deadlines on the day that they're due, rather than carrying them forward when they're overdue. So far, ...
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Org Agenda Shows error

Debugger Shows this error when trying to set agenda Debugger entered--Lisp error: (void-function org-activate-links) org-activate-links(192) org-agenda-finalize() org-agenda-list(nil) ...
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Org file is automatically re-arranged

I have an org-file with a todo list organised by weeks, like the following: * Sunday ** DONE Ask in StackExchange. SCHEDULED: <2019-06-28 Fri 13:00-14:00> * Monday ** TODO Get an answer ** ...
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orgmode - avoid duplicate tags in agenda view (inheritance)

Is there a way to avoid having tags of headlines show up twice in the agenda view, If they are inherited, as well as set for a specific headline? e.g.: * heading 1 :tag1: ** TODO ...
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Org-agenda doesn't find any items with a property search

I'd like to use org-mode to work with JIRA tickets. There's a package for this, org-jira. When I run it, I get a file like this: FOO is my Jira project, and org-jira creates a file ~/.org-jira/FOO.org:...
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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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Create a “rabbit hole” task stack that can be pushed/popped?

I frequently fall into a sort of working anti-pattern involving “rabbit holes.”¹ Here’s the form it takes (with a concrete e.g. in parentheses): Start working on something (the “real task”) ...
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Setq org-agenda-files in Windows

I'm just looking to add files to my org-agenda-variable. I added a single file successfully but am unable to use multiple. With the code below in my .emacs.el file, the agenda buffer shows 0 TODO's ...
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Org Agenda is looking for agenda file names inside of my todo file

When I try to open a org-agenda view, I am prompted with emacs claiming that the first line of my todo list is not a valid file, with options to remove it from the agenda list, or abort. Removing it ...
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Matching repeating tasks in org-agenda search

I am trying to create an agenda search that matches on the DATE property of certain entries. This works fine for one-off tasks/events; however, when I have a repeating task whose DATE is of the form &...
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org-agenda-write doesn't respect org-agenda-dim-blocked-tasks

Running a fresh Emacs session with emacs -Q, I evaluated the following: (setq org-agenda-files '("~/index.org")) (setq org-enforce-todo-dependencies t) (setq org-agenda-dim-blocked-tasks 'invisible) ...
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Org-Habit Consistency Graph: Increase Visibility/Width of “Today” column

When I display the org-habits consistency graph in org-mode's agenda view, one column/character is used per day. I am finding that it is difficult to visually pick out the current day. I'd like to ...
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Add line to Org Agenda that is [tab]-aware for navigating a link

I have added a line to my Agenda to display how many first-level items my inbox.org has. I put stuff in there from mobile devices quickly, so I needed a reminder to process things once I get back home....
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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)[...