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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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Filter agenda view on the absence of effort property

I'm looking a way to filter tasks in my emacs org agenda on the lack of effort in the property. I've figured out how to filter on the effort when it is detailed but I cannot figure out when there is ...
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How can I list all todos created in the last week

My todos have a CREATED property. How can I list all todos in org-agenda-files that have been created in the last week?
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How to change the formatting of current date in Org agenda

How can I change only the format of current day (using Doom Emacs). What I have: Saturday 20 April 2024 Sunday 21 April 2024 Monday 22 April 2024 W17 Tuesday 23 April 2024 What I want: ...
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desktop-save-mode does not restore org-agenda buffers when running Emacs as daemon

I run Emacs as daemon and have the following to save/restore my buffers/frames. It works fine (need to save-buffers-kill-emacs instead of C-x C-c to get the buffers to be saved then buffers are ...
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How can I find all recent todos with a specific tag?

I want to find all todos which has its CREATED property not more than ten days ago. Also, the todo has to be tagged "family". I'm playing with this, but it's not really working sorting by ...
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Hide repeating tasks in org-agenda's "overdue section"

How would you remove from the "overdue section" (not sure the right name) headings that are scheduled to repeat, e.g. * TODO My task SCHEDULED: <2024-04-02 Fri 16:30 .+1w> this now ...
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How to have timestamp (hour:minute) as prefix to a recurring task started before but recurring in the current day in an agenda view for the current?

The current day is 2024-03-30 . I have the following sample agenda items: * Future ** A meeting non-recurring :meeting: SCHEDULED: <2024-03-30 Sat 11:00> ** Meeting recurring starting today :...
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Is it possible to have autocompletion for properties in org-agenda?

When filtering entries in agenda buffer (including C-c m) I only get auto-completion for tags. But the first thing I want to filter by is always the value of the "Project" property. I set up ...
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How to turn off org-agenda-log-mode once activated?

The description of the function org-agenda-log-mode is Toggle log mode in an agenda buffer. I remember it working like that, the short cut 'l' working like an on/off switch. Currently on my system, ...
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Org agenda log mode does not show DONE items in the org agenda log mode

org-agenda shows the org-agenda log mode. I am a bit surprised about this, because when I change the item to TODO, it will show up. My question is, why this makes sense as a standard configuration and ...
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Emacs org-mode: how to create link to a certain search agenda?

In 'Emacs org-mode' i can create links to headings and other things where I want to jump quickly. How can I create a link in 'Emacs org-mode' which opens a certain search agenda? At the moment I have ...
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Preventing cursor from jumping to org-agenda buffer when marking as DONE from org-agenda

Problem: I am on my org-agenda buffer, and mark a task as DONE (t d). Next, I find myself in the org buffer of that particular task, but I want to prevent the jumping to the that buffer of the task. I ...
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How can I trigger the keyword transitioning code if I use a custom completion to select org keywords?

My list of org keywords is rather long and I would prefer to pick them through completion rather than the usual org-todo shortcut-driven method. Using the shortcut keys is not enough, as there are too ...
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org-agenda-prefix-format change file name

Can you change categories based on their files? For example there is a file todo.org in an orgzly folder and another todo.org in a local folder. Could you change org-agenda-prefix-format (or something ...
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How to synchronize org-agenda in emacs with changes on the file system (org-agenda-files)?

I'm trying to synchronize orgzly on android with org-mode/org-agenda setup in emacs on a linux desktop. They are synchronizing via rclone on desktop and RSAF on android. Right now org-agenda doesn't ...
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What do you call these labels on the left of org-agenda (filenames)?

I'm trying to rename these "entries" on the left in my org-agenda view, but not sure what they are called, so not sure how to search for them. Could anyone nudge me in the right direction? ...
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clocktable or agenda view showing single clock-in/out entries ordered by clock-in time

I don't really have a strict agenda, so I clock-in/out of my tasks as I need to. I would like to see a list of this clocked times in an agenda view, but I need to see them ordered by the clock-in time,...
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customization of org-agenda-custom-commands not seen on next emacs instantiation

GNU Emacs 30.0.50 (build 1, x86_64-apple-darwin20.6.0, NS appkit-2022.70 Version 11.7.6 (Build 20G1231)) of 2023-05-30 Org mode version 9.6.12 ( @ /Users/brucer42/.emacs.d/elpa/org-9.6.12/) I ...
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Org agenda tags-todo items not working

I have some custom agenda views defined like this: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '(("n" "Agenda and all TODOs" ((agenda "" nil) (alltodo "...
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Is there a function like org-agenda-date-later that only affects the scheduled timestamp?

I would like to be able to bulk increase or decrease the :SCHEDULED timestamps by a number of days when in agenda view. I only want to change the date, and retain any existing time ("hh:mm")...
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org-mode custom agenda view with multiple lines per item?

Is it possible to create an agenda view that displays a few lines for each item? I want to get items tagged :project:, by running a search like you do with org-tags-view (the tag and maybe some other ...
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How can I have point on today when running org-agenda?

This is a general problem I'm struggling with, but I have to begin somewhere. This problem didn't happen before. When I run org-agenda, point ends up on the bottom of the entries, instead of todays' ...
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How to make org-agenda time-grid :LOGBOOK: entries appear in the same format as entries logged with CLOSED:

I recently made the following modification to my init.el to show :LOGBOOK: entries in the org-agenda time-grid: (use-package org (setq org-agenda-log-mode-items '(closed clock state))) The only ...
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Agenda view with TODO items sorted by deadline and then by scheduled

I would like to have my TODO items sorted first by deadline and then by scheduled date, while for all the other ones, I honestly don't care. So, let's assume I have the following org file content and ...
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Display now includes inactive timestamps as well

I am using emacs 29.1 When going to org-agenda and then want to change to the next week ], instead of going to the next week, I get the message: Display now includes inactive timestamps as well. Why ...
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Schedule repeating org-agenda TODO entry with diary sexp and time

I have repeating appointments for the next half year and want them to show up in my agenda. I managed to make them show on the correct dates like this: * TODO Example Event SCHEDULED: <%%(and(diary-...
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Build org agenda based on org-roam tags

I need to populate my org-agenda with items collected from org-roam nodes based on their TAGS (i.e. nodes tagged as "project" or "payments"), but I definitely lack the necessary ...
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What is the point of Org-agenda?

I'm very new to GNU Emacs. The first thing I need is to schedule deadlines for events. As far as I understand, Org is at the core an outliner, so why come up with an Org agenda rather than implement, ...
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??? showing in Agenda instead of file name

I have several .org file and typically have them all open in Emacs at the same time. Recently, my agenda started showing one of those file names as "???" instead of the actual filename--...
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How to export all overdue TODOs as if they are scheduled for today

What I'm trying to do is to export an .ics file daily that can be imported to Google Calendar so that I can view all unfinished TODOs on my phone. In Emacs, I have org-agenda show the unfinished TODOs ...
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How to add a timestamp directly from the 'todo'-type agenda buffer

My typical agenda view is a global todo agenda. I would like to add timestamps directly to a header from this view. It is possible with deadline and schedule but not for timestamps. I have tried the ...
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color org-agenda entries by level

My org agenda (I use it as a todo-list without dates with the alltodo type, generating a list of all todo entries for each file) has many entries with many subheadings (which can again have multiple ...
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How can I sort by numerical properties in org-agenda?

I have defined a property "SWAY", which can be numbers between 0 and 1000 * TODO Task 20 :hukarz: :PROPERTIES: :CREATED: [2020-05-01 Fri]...
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How can I treat org-agenda-custom-commands as an associative array?

Every time I run this, it gets added to the list, but I want to replace the entry "ab" with any new definition I come up with. (setq hukarz `("ab" "foo bar" ...
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Bulk rescheduling agenda items without altering time of day or DEADLINE?

I currently bulk reschedule agenda items using: (setq org-agenda-bulk-custom-functions '((?D (lambda () (call-interactively 'org-agenda-date-later))))) This command can be used without a prefix ...
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When using prefix with org-agenda-custom-commands, how can I rename the help text?

Right now the name "Prefix" is standing next to all my prefix keys, in org-agenda. Is there any way to rename this "help text"? EDIT: if you have entries with e.g. two-letter keys ...
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Repeat an hourly task in org-agenda grid

Why an hourly scheduled (repeating) task would appear only once in org-agenda grid? I assumed that this entry should appear again (at 17:09, 18:09, 19:09...). This org-agenda is generated with: (...
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Show repeated tasks in org-agenda grid?

Is there any way to get repeated tasks to appear in org-agenda grid? Right now they are always shown at the bottom. In this example the tasks was scheduled to repeat every day at 12:00.
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Timestamp ranges not showing in Org Agenda: org-duration-to-minutes defined as void

Version: GNU Emacs 28.2 I'm having trouble displaying timestamp ranges on the Org Agenda. For example, if I have * Event <2023-07-29 Sat 08:00> The Week-agenda correctly displays the event as ...
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org-notifications doesn't work

There has been many reports of org-notifications failing to work. Has anyone managed to set it up in the latest emacs?
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How can I hide todos which are scheduled in the past from org-agenda?

In my org-agenda view I have some todos which are way past their scheduled time, but I have not had the chance to get to them. Is there any way to hide such todos, which have past their sceduled time, ...
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Export any entry as "Busy"

I would like to export my org-agenda to ical, showing any entry as "BUSY" in the export. Since I do not want to add the SUMMARY property to each entry, I'm looking for a way to do it ...
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Org mode: Scheduling irregular, yet rigid procedures

The Problem What's the best way to schedule complicated time-based procedures that are repeated on irregular dates? E.g., say I signed up to do night watch on a set of arbitrary dates. The night watch ...
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In org-agenda, what is an easy way to search for headlines only?

In C-c a s, I can search the headlines using this regex: {^\*+.*mykeyword} This is a bit tedious to write every time, so is there any other, easier way? Even a wrapper for a partial search to just ...
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How to make agenda bulk tag actions respect exclusive tag groups?

For example, suppose I have the following tags in an exclusive group: (setq org-tag-alist '((:startgroup) ("work" . ?w) ("home" . ?h) ...
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How to hide later siblings of TODO items in Agenda TODO list view

In my global TODO list (M-x org-agenda t), items are grayed out when a parent is marked as ordered and they have a previous sibling that is not DONE. For example: * TODO Bake Cookies :PROPERTIES: :...
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how to set a text length for org agenda items?

Because the items in my agenda come directly from the header lines of org items, they can get long or uneven. I see this especially when I am bringing the items in from an email subject line. How can ...
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Is it possible to create an org-link to a custom agenda view?

I'd like to add links to custom agenda commands within org files and other agenda views. I think the answer would likely use org-add-link-type. I also know that you can call a custom agenda view with ...
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How to bind org-agenda-undo to C-z when cua-mode is enabled?

By default, C-_ runs the command undo (found in global-map). It also runs org-agenda-undo when in Agenda view. As I use cua-mode, I undo changes with C-z. My issue is that it doesn't work in Agenda ...
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Create an org-agenda-custom-commands using org-agenda-filter

Org-mode newbie here. I use the org-agenda-filter pretty heavily as part of my daily agenda workflow. I have a tag for "Work" related TODO items and repeat this operation several times a day:...
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