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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How to org-refile-targets to an file+olp+datetree?

I have an org-capture that writes a timestamp (setq org-capture-templates `(("a" "Agenda" entry (file+olp+datetree "agenda.org" "Calendar Agenda") ,(...
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org-agenda TODO list gives error “trying to switch to non-existent buffer”

I just started emacs with doom-emacs. I open my org-agenda with SPC o A then t to my TODO list. When I try to go to one of the TODO items with a ENTER, sometimes I'm given the following error. Trying ...
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How to look for all active stamps in Agenda?

Sometimes I do not use SCHEDULE or DEADLINE, but a simple active date stamp. With SCHEDULED items, they always show as pending, but not with active date stamps, as they are left behind if you don't ...
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start emacs with org-agenda-list AND todo items

Is there any way to start emacs with both weekly agenda and todo list at startup? Similar to Doom Emacs shortcut <SPACE> - o - a - a - n (Agenda and all TODO's). I can't seem to find a way to do ...
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Error using diary

Currently I try to use diary, but unfortunately there seems to be an error or bug in emacs. Every time I try to create a note in diary through the calendar and then push key i (insert as described in ...
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Beginner: emacs org-agenda view: Beginner-friendly explanation of other answers on Emacs:SE

I am new to using Emacs and org-mode. In my current situation, I am using org-agenda view to overview and later exporting my TODO-tasks. However, when I view my TODOs with org-agenda, all TODO-marked ...
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org-mode file-level agenda scheduling and searching

My current org workflow involves creating a new org file for each meeting I have, which I find very useful for grouping, scheduling and organising my TODOs from any given meeting. I use org-capture to ...
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Behavior of universal-argument (C-u) changed between org 9.1.9 and org 9.4?

Running org version 9.1.9, when invoking C-u C-c C-t (org-agenda-todo) I get a completion list of my status values that I can select from. In org version 9.4 the same call no longer allows me to ...
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See day agenda while scheduling tasks?

Assuming that I have TODO entries, most of which I have set the EFFORT property in a standard way (i.e. one of "0:15 0:30 1:00 2:00 3:00 4:00"), is there a way to schedule these tasks ...
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regexp-filter just searches headlines (org agenda view)

I have a problem with the filtering function org-agenda-filter-by-regexp: It just searches the headlines of the entries not the whole entry text. Example: * title :work: text Searching for the tag '...
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org-agenda-todo-ignore-scheduled set to 'future seems to work for TODOs that have only a date and not a time

I use org-agenda-todo-ignore-scheduled set to 'future to ignore / not show TODOs in the global todo list that are scheduled in the future. org-agenda-todo-ignore-scheduled set to 'future seems to work ...
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Why isn't org-agenda skipping DONE tasks?

I'm trying to set up a planning process for the day (like in http://newartisans.com/2007/08/using-org-mode-as-a-day-planner/), but my org-agenda keeps showing DONE tasks, even though I set org-agenda-...
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Org-mode doesn't load bullet

It seems like org-mode doesn't want to load the bullet character y tried putting pretty characters on and toggling between text and org to make it work but everything seems pointless. Distro emacs: ...
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How do you automatically populate org-agenda-files?

I recently encountered this problem: Emacs org-mode agenda filter doesn't work. :( And sure enough, on macOS, I find that org-agenda-files is nil. The answer suggests setting the variable to a ...
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How do i remove the title of a specific org file in the agenda view?

As it is now, i have my school schedule in an org file. When I use the agenda view, it says "Schedule" (the file name) in front of the schedule entries. I believe that it would look cleaner ...
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Sorting todos by custom todo label when invoking `org-todo-list` with `C-c a t`

I have defined some custom todos keywords with (setq org-todo-keywords '((sequence "TODO" "TODAY" "IN-PROGRESS" "WAITING" "URGENT" "FUTURE&...
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Stuck projects: how to skip timestamps in the future?

I want to have a stuck projects list that shows me headlines that: Do not have a child item that is either NEXT or WAIT Do not have a child item with a timestamp that is in the future The current ...
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Modifying entry display in org-agenda-log-mode agenda view

The day view of my org-agenda in org-agenda-log-mode shows the estimated effort for each entry (e.g., the 1:00, the 0:05, the 0:45, etc)---I'd like to remove that if possible. Is there any way to edit ...
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org-journal sort entries by date at insert time

I want to switch from daily files to monthly (or even yearly). The problem I'm facing is: org-journal-new-entry and org-journal-new-scheduled-entry simply append at the bottom of a file. This can ...
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Is it possible to archive org-mode agenda entries from a given date range?

My emacs org-mode agenda files are steadily growing, and many of my projects span several to many years. In addition, I need to last access the entries after about a year. Hence rather than (or in ...
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Org mode make an inactive todo item active on a specific date

I'm using org mode to keep track of my schoolwork at university right now, a feature I really like is being able to schedule recurring items since many classes have homework be due on the same day of ...
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Defining a time slot in Org Agenda

When in Org Agenda C-S on a task allows to set a date and a time, like for example SCHEDULED: <2020-10-20 mar. 10:00>. I'd like to set a time slot (e.g. from 10:00 to 12:00) instead of an hour (...
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How can I automatically block out “free time” in an org-agenda view?

Was just thinking. I've noticed a lot of people schedule their free time in to their agendas/planners. I think it would be useful to automatically schedule out free time when opening the agenda. For ...
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changing faces for deadlines in org

Using this code (defcustom org-agenda-deadline-faces '((1.0 . org-warning) (0.5 . org-upcoming-deadline) (0.0 . org-upcoming-distant-deadline)) How do you replace "org-warning" ...
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How to see the next few occurences of a repeated task in emacs org mode?

I have recently started using the timestamp feature of the org-mode and I have few tasks that repeat. For example: * Match <2020-09-09 Wed 07:00 +2w> I am looking for a way to see the next ...
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org-habit consistency graph in new line

I would like to display the consistency graph in a new line below the task. This way I can use it for quite a long time without covering task letters or breaking the layout Example 10:00 ...... TODO ...
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Agenda sort by custom org timestamp property not working

The comparison function below meant to compare headings using custom CREATED property which store org timestamp. The problem is, it doesn't work - the sorting fallback to next sorting strategy which ...
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Custom agenda sorting by CREATED date

I put together the function below but it doesn't work. The problem is get-text-property returns nil for every task. Any idea how to get the CREATED property and fix the entire thing? (defun jarfar/org-...
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get alist of org mode deadlines and times

Hi I would like to use the built-in notifications library in emacs with org mode (requires compiling with d-bus). I am trying to get it setup so that I can open my daily agenda view upon startup and ...
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How to change the way org-alert gives notifications

I noticed that my org-alert and org-wild-notifier both only give notifications down in the bottom buffer which is quite small and hard to see unless I am looking for it. Though on the org-alert GitHub(...
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filtering `sexp` entries in org-agenda

I have an org entry with a sexp and a tag: * test :test_tag: %%(org-anniversary 2000 08 23) test anniversary When I open my agenda "test anniversary" shows up as it should (I'm writing ...
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How to set org-mode category icon on per file basis?

Can you set org-mode category icon on per file basis? If so, then how? It is usually set by adding icons to org-agenda-category-icon-alist globally, like so: (setq org-agenda-category-icon-alist '( ...
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Why do org-journal entries fail to show up in org-agenda unless given schedule or deadline date?

When I create an org todo entry in a weekly journal file under a date heading using org-journal, that todo will not appear in org-agenda unless I specifically assign a deadline or scheduling date to ...
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Org-agenda is building endlessly when org-id-link in header. How to fix?

A strange problem occurs when I add ord-id-links to my org-headers. My org-agenda is building endlessly. As an example, when I try to build an org-agenda for a file with following content, it takes ...
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How to call a custom agenda command?

In org-mode, I have a custom agenda set with: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '(("d" "todo" agenda "" ((org-agenda-span 1) (...
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Restrict agenda to current buffer (with few keystrokes)

I would like to call an agenda which is restricted to the current buffer, even if it is not in the agenda files. I tried to go one way with a custom agenda here, but it feels like maybe peeling the ...
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More than one value for properties (multiple values)

I would like to assign, for example, more then one responsible person to a task. I thought to use properties like :PROPERTIES: :RESPONSIBLE: Kate :RESPONSIBLE+: Aaron :END: But my agenda search for ...
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org agenda stop strike-through repeated tasks in weekly agenda

I noticed that when I mark a repeatable task as DONE on the weekly agenda it disappears from the current day, but it shows us strike-through in the following days. How to set faces to have repeatable ...
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org-agenda-sorting-strategy priority sorting doesn't work

org-agenda-sorting-strategy priority sorting doesn't work in my setup. I have a single file for all the tasks for agenda. Its structure looks similar to this: #+STARTUP: overview #+CATEGORY: Tasks #+...
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Refresh agenda for (dynamic) current buffer

When I use this custom agenda (below) for a current buffer, the agenda builds correctly. But if I try to refresh it or move the date with f or b I get errors like: if: Wrong type argument: stringp, ...
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just todays agenda for just the current buffer

I would like to make a quick access agenda for today and just for the current buffer. So my approach looks like this, but it does not work. (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '( ("o" ...
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org-agenda case-insensitive tag search?

I use C-c a m to search for a tag, but the search is case-sensitive. By example if I enter gnuplot, only section B will be found * section A :Gnuplot: * section B :gnuplot: Question: is it ...
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How to map or iterate over a list of files and set the result to `org-agenda-files`?

looking for a little help with my function. I'm trying to create a loop-while that'll return a list of files back to org-agenda-files. It's just not working though and i keep getting errors. Any ideas ...
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Find clocking errors in org-mode entries: list/edit all clock entries with duration until next day(s)

I discovered the excellent org-analyzer tool and used it to analyze my clock entries in Emacs org-mode. Unfortunately the results are not usable yet, because there are a lot (dozens) of faulty clock ...
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Cannot set the org-agenda to start my week on monday

In org-agenda I am trying to change the start of my week to monday by adding this to my .emacs file: (setq org-agenda-start-on-weekday 1) Without success. The week (in the mini calendar, when I try to ...
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How to bulk mark agenda items based on file name?

my org-agenda todo list looks something like this: inbox: TODO learn how to process the inbox inbox: TODO learn how to create a useful org agenda foo: TODO start the project I ...
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How to display agenda start day / end day in the header-line?

I'm trying to display the org-starting-day in the header line using the code below. It's working when I first display the agenda but it is not updated when I navigate forward / backward in the agenda. ...
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How to remove day grouping header for today's date in Agenda View?

I have following custom agenda command definition. What I would like to achieve is to group all tasks for today without wrapping them in the current date header. (setq org-agenda-custom-commands ...
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Copy the extra information lines from *Org Agenda*

It's somehow strange. In the *Org Agenda* you can get extra information with v c (time gaps) or v E (some entry text). What I want is just to copy the extra information (text lines) with the rest of ...
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Org agenda should show all todos of the current week (not separated by days)

Problem The default agenda-list-view separates the todo items of the current week by days and sort them by time within each day if there are timestamps. Instead, I want to combine all the todo items ...

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