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 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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How to capture at an arbitrary date

If I do M-x org-capture, then delete the timestamp next to 'entered on', say 2019-12-09, then replace it with an abitrary one using C-c C !, say 2019-11-29, then C-c C-c to save, here's what happens: ...
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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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Org-mode agenda: Show list of tasks done in the past, and not those clocked

Similar to this thread and this one, I want to show an agenda view with all items marked as "DONE" in the last two weeks, but without the lines Clocked: (1:00) DONE Some task (because for that I only ...
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how to sort tasks in agenda using todo-state-up?

I defined 4 TODO keywords. Two are in the TODO state and two others (DONE and CNCL) belong to the DONE state: (setq org-todo-keywords '((sequence "TODO" "WAIT" "|" "DONE" "CNCL" ))) I defined ...
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Jumping to a Heading from Org-Agenda view

I'm trying to jump from Agenda view to a particular Heading in an org file. The Heading has nothing to do with the items currently displayed in the Agenda. If my buffer was an org file, I'd simply ...
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Copy item from Org Agenda

For some reason I cannot explain, org-copy (C-c M-w) does not work from Org Agenda (mini-buffer saying C-c M-w is undefined). org-refile (C-c C-w) does work from the agenda and org-copy as well from ...
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Org: adding category to non-top headers

I use one unique diary.org file for my Org Agenda. My file is structured as :tree-type week, hence is every entry like: * 2019 ** 2019-W21 *** 2019-05-26 **** entry I would like to add category to ...
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Error with `org-super-agenda` in new machine

I just cloned my emacs.d into a new machine. All works as expected except when trying to run a custom agenda view defined using org-super-agenda. The error I get is this: org-super-agenda--make-...
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How can I prevent org-mode reading agenda files when started?

My org-mode agenda files are on a remote machine, accessed via ssh using tramp. When org-mode starts it always reads this file, which is inconvenient as it makes opening any org file very slow. I ...
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Can't view anything in org-agenda: Wrong number of arguments: (0 . 0), 2

Whenever I try to view my org-agenda, I get a blank buffer with "Wrong number of arguments: (0 . 0), 2" in the minibuffer. I've followed dozens of tutorials and bug reports and nothing applies. Can ...
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Filter Tasks with Certain Tags in Day Agenda View

Objective: In daily agenda, when at office, do not show tasks that can only do at home. That is filter tasks with "@office" tag in daily agenda. Solution 1: Automatically removing context based tasks ...
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customized week label in org-mode agenda view

Is it possible for org-mode agenda view to display a customized label for the week, in addition to the week number included by default? For example, the agenda for the current week shows: Week-agenda ...
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Org-mode - Custom agenda: include subheaders of scheduled headers

I try to use org-mode for scheduling weekly tasks in my university. Say I have this timetable: * Mon: ** Subject A: *** Ex. 50 *** Prepare presentation ** Subject B: **...
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org-habit : time-dependent habit

For instance, I have the following habit "sleep before 23h" ** TODO sleep before 23h SCHEDULED: <2019-09-07 sam. 23:00 +1d> :PROPERTIES: :STYLE: habit ...
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Excorporate using different date style/format

I am currently configuring excorporate as described in this post and stumbled upon a small issue. Basically, I use my calendar in a european style format, where dates are written as 20 Feb 2019 ...
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Agenda-view hiding tabbar

I am currently using Aquamacs 3.4, Emacs 25.3.50.1, and Org mode 9.2.5 and I typically have my frame split vertically into 2 windows. Each window carries 2+ different buffers whose names are in the ...
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org-tags-view: display “path” of all headings HOWTO

file.org: * emacs ** programming language :lisp: text how to make org-tags-view for lisp tag display line: file.org: emacs/programning language :lisp: instead of: file.org: ...
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org-mode weekly summary with one entry per DONE task and total time to complete

I want my weekly summary to list all the tasks I completed in a given week, ideally with an inline report of the total time each of those tasks took to complete. Furthermore, it would be even more ...
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Drop rows with zero time in org-mode agenda clockreport

I recently found org-agenda-clockreport. Because I keep all my .org files in a single directory (indexed by deft), including files with notes and no tasks, I get a table with tens of rows, with only ...
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Sharing .org file between two users

My secretory creates a daily agenda for me by capturing task to shared org file mytodo.org. When I open the agenda or mark the task done, her ability to capture new task gets limited as the mytodo.org ...
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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 ?