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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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Choose where org-agenda-tree-to-indirect-buffer window opens

If I have an org file open: +----------------------------------------+ | | | | | ...
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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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Org Weekly Agenda filter tags with logical OR

Background information to motivate my question: With the agenda open, I can press "\" then "+" to show only results containing a certain tag, say A. I can then press "\" and "+" again to show ...
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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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org-agenda-file-to-front, when in Literate Configuration

I use a literate configuration, so my init.el file gets overwritten every time I tangle; how does this play together with org-agenda-file-to-front?;) Maybe add a separate file to hold the included org ...
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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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org-agenda stopped working

So my org-agenda was working perfectly in Spacemacs 0.990.0 on emacs 27.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. But I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and updated all of my Emacs and Spacemacs packages, including org-...
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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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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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Org mode tag inheritance in agenda custom commands

I want to create Org Mode agenda views or sparse trees with tag inheritance disabled so that tagged headlines are included but children are not. I do not want to turn off tag inheritance globally. I ...
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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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Org Mode: exporting agenda with inherited tags

The manual says: C-x C-w (org-agenda-write) Write the agenda view to a file. [...] only the body of original headlines are exported, not subtrees or inherited tags. How to export inherited tags ...
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Why is emacs freezing and how can I prevent it? (likely involving org agenda)

What would cause emacs to "mostly" freeze when creating an org agenda? I say "mostly" because when you type C-g, it does show "Quit" in the minibuffer, and the time logging number in the minibuffer ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I automatically export org deadlines and scheduled tasks as an iCal file and import it with another calendar app?

I would like to update Google Calendar / iCal automatically by exporting my org deadlines and scheduled tasks in .ics format, then automatically importing them into a cross-platform calendar app. I ...
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org-agenda-files not setting after update?

I recently upgraded to emacs 25.1.1 and noticed my org setup wasn't working as usual. in my init.el I have: (setq org-directory "~/Dropbox (Personal)/org") (setq org-archive-location "~/Dropbox (...
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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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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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org agenda not loading org-agenda-files funkiness

My config file has the following funkiness: I have the line (setq org-agenda-files '("~/org/tktodos.org" )) followed by the line (org-agenda nil "a"). When my org file loads, I can ...
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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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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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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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How to exclude several tags from view blocks?

I'm building my composite agenda view in org-mode. I want to exclude some entries shown in the lower block from the upper block since they are redundant. This is what I got: (setf org-agenda-custom-...
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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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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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In org-agenda, highlight marked entries

Running Doom Emacs v2.0.9 on Emacs 27.1. I can mark several entries in the agenda buffer and work on all of them together. Is there a way to keep marked entries highlighted? This would give more ...
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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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Doom Emacs start-up problems

Running Doom Emacs 2.0.9 on Emacs 27.1. In my init.el I have org-roam enabled like so: :lang (org +roam +journal) In my config.el I also load org-habits, hide it in initial agenda view and set-up a ...
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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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Org mode don't unfold log entry when changing task to done

I find it quite useful to have the log of when I completed a task in org mode, but get a bit annoyed at the fact that when a TODO is changed to DONE, the log is visible. Is it possible to have it ...
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org-agenda column view: displaying abbreviated FILE property

I would like to display file names in my global TODO list in column view without directories and extensions. (setq org-columns-default-format "%TODO %FILE %ITEM") followed by C-catC-cC-xC-c leads to ...
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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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Switch to custom views in Agenda via org-agenda-view-mode-dispatch

Is ist possible to add custom views to agenda which can be accessed via org-agenda-view-mode-dispatch? Its very convenient to press just "v" and "l" to make agenda show completed tasks. It would be ...
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How do I convert scheduled recurring entries into clocked data?

I use org-mode for scheduling and logging in tasks. I clock in non-recurring tasks, however I find it strenuous to clock in recurring tasks. Is there any way I can mark the recurring task done and the ...
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(orgmode) Rearrange headline with breadcrumbs in agenda todo list?

In Emacs org-mode, I have a set of TODOs in the following format: * H1 ** H2 *** H3 **** TODO [#A] File Taxes If I activate breadcrumbs in org-agenda-prefix-format (i.e., by doing (setf (alist-get '...
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What could cause org agenda to take very long to start up?

In my current Emacs setup the org agenda takes a ridiculous amount of time to start up, up to 2 minutes. It happens both on Ubuntu and MacOS. Version information: Emacs: GNU Emacs 27.0.50 (build 2, ...
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Add custom agenda options instead of replacing the whole set

I use some custom agendas for work and some for personal stuff. At the moment I load a huge set of custom agendas in org-agenda-custom-commands containing all agendas for work and for personal stuff. ...
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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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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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org-agenda-custom-commands, add-to-list

I'm trying to add-to-list org-agenda, but I failboat (setq c-view `( ("c" "High Priority and Low Rewards" ( (tags "PRIORITY=\"A\"" (...
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Emacs org-journal todo items don't show up in org-agenda

I am wondering how you can make todo items from the journal show up in the agenda view. Currently, my org set up is as follows (setq org-directory "~/org/") (setq org-agenda-files (directory-...
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Org-Mode Agenda Open in Left Window by Default

With a vertical split (C-x 3), regardless of which buffer I am in, C-c a opens the agenda on the right window, pushing my org file into the left window. Is it possible to have the agenda open into ...
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Outlook Calendar in org agenda

I would like to integrate the calendar from my outlook into my orgmode agenda. I am looking for a solution with the following features Should be implemented in elisp only, so that I can run this on ...

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