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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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Do not show deadline if scheduled

Here is a sample entry: *** TODO Some Task SCHEDULED: <2021-07-19 Mon> DEADLINE: <2021-07-01 Thu +1y> As you can see, it is past deadline. But it is still incomplete and it is scheduled ...
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Fontify (italic) text in agenda views

I have some TODO headings with italicized text. These display correctly in Org buffers, but aren't fontified and italicized (slanted) when retrieved as part of an agenda view. Is there a way to ensure ...
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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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Dynamically filter for multiple tags in org agenda

As far as I can see there are no previous questions on here that address my specific need, despite some being fairly similar. In the agenda view, I can use org-agenda-filter-by-tag to filter for/...
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Org agenda sort by clocked time

I want to get a list of recently finished things out of org mode. org-agenda and org-agenda-sorting-strategy seem like the way to go, however none of the options (see describe-variable on this) seem ...
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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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Is there any way to postpone or update all expired deadlines (or scheduled tasks) at once?

Is there any way to postpone or update all expired deadlines (or scheduled tasks) at once in org-agenda mode? I tend to schedule more than I can handle and need a way to quickly either (a) remove old ...
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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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org-agenda-colums deadline time style

I'm using org-mode with C-c C-x C-c (org-agenda-columns) like a organizer, the format which I use for that (setq org-columns-default-format "%TODO %30ITEM %30DEADLINE %15SCHEDULED %...
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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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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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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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Calculate current-column including display properties

I am trying to calculate the width of text within either a buffer or a string after it has been displayed, i.e. after taking into account the width of any display properties, such as embedded images, ...
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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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order agenda so all-day and multi-day duration items appear on top

My problem is with two of my main use-cases for time-stamped items (essentially events). Consider these two org-mode items: * Clojure Dojo at uSwitch <2016-11-14 Mon 19:00> * Trip to Jamaica &...
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Customize text after task in custom org-agenda view

I've been writing my own custom org-agenda views lately, and I've had good luck playing around with org-agenda-prefix-format for customizing the format for my different tasks. I occasionally would ...
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Column view in org-mode custom agenda command

I am trying to define a custom agenda view that includes two agenda commands: The first will list all unscheduled tasks with tag A (using standard view). The second will list all scheduled tasks with ...
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How to view scheduled tasks or deadlines that are late

In agenda view, how can I make a list of all tasks (more than 30 ongoing tasks) that are late? That should included recurring scheduled tasks for the month, were I jumped a day. For example, had to ...
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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 can I automate rescheduling overdue daily tasks?

I have a number of "daily" tasks which repeat daily. If I forget to mark each task as DONE, it is removed from the timeline, and appears as an overdue item at the top of the agenda. For ...
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(evil-normal-state) seems to have no effect as part of org-agenda-mode-hook

I'm attempting to move from Doom Emacs to vanilla Emacs. I've gotten quite used to the keybindings of Doom, so would like to replicate my most used ones in Emacs. I've used evil, evil collection, and ...
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How to archive DONE tasks while keeping their tree structure with org-agenda-bulk-action?

I am able to select the tasks that I want to archive by doing: C-c a T DONE|CANCELLED RET * B But then none of the bulk options match my needs. $ remove the selected tasks and put them flatly into ...
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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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recreating timeline view

In https://www.orgmode.org/Changes_old.html, it is said that Org Timeline This feature has been removed. Use a custom agenda view, possibly narrowed to current buffer to achieve a similar ...
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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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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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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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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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Show deepest todo in sub-tree

Can I configure the org-todo-list to show only the most nested TODOs in a subtree? The reasoning is to always see what's the next step on a project, without cluttering with all the parent items For ...
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org-mode: Duplicate tag groups when filtering agenda

When filtering org-agenda by tags using org-agenda-filter-by-tag, tag groups specified in org-tag-alist show up multiple times. org-agenda-filter-by-tag uses the variable org-tag-alist-for-agenda, ...
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Org agenda - edit the headline itself

From Org Agenda view, I can do several things like reschedule, reprioritize, tag, etc. How do I edit the headline itself from the org agenda view? Or it can not be done?
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'First Sun of the month' TODOs disappear from agenda even when not done

I can schedule a TODO on the first Sun of the month like so: *** TODO Pay bill :Monthly: SCHEDULED: <%%(diary-float t 0 1)> This shows in the Agenda for the ...
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Shift dates in bulk using org-mode

I have a large set of tagged tasks in an org file and I want to shift all their dates by one week. Dates could be scheduled, deadlines, or plain dates. What is the easiest way to do this? I attempted ...
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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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Orgmode : exporting agenda with sexps to ics

This year, I am having classes with complex descriptions, such as "every 1st and 3rd friday between 2016-11-18 and 2017-5-19", so I chose to use org-mode agenda combined with sexps to describe them ...
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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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Org mode: Display only tasks under a specific headline in the agenda

As part of a weekly review, I'd like to have a block agenda that displays only the subtrees under the "Inbox" heading in my inbox.org file (which is part of org-agenda-files). To do that, I believe I ...
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Link to individual Org-mode tag from headline

I frequently want to follow an individual tag on a headline to see all the other headlines with that tag, however currently the entire tag block is bound as an agenda link, not each tag. I've read up ...
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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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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 have a repeating event scheduled in Org Mode during a date and time?

I want to schedule some recurring events in Org Mode at a certain time. I want to have my work show up every week day from 13:00 - 17:00. I am trying to replicate the result from the Worg FAQ section ...
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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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Org Agenda Query

I want to reproduce the result of the in-built Agenda view, yet add some further elements to it (using Org QL). I do not want to use block agendas, since they looks ugly. Instead, I want to return a ...
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(Un-)bind keys for org-agenda in use-package

I want to unbind some keys in the org agenda display with use-package. I did the following: (use-package org :ensure t :pin gnu :config (define-key org-agenda-mode-map (kbd "<C-S-right&...
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How can `org-schedule` jump to calendar window?

When I apply org-schedule, the following minibuffer shows up: where the cursor is on the SCHEDULED Date+time [2022-03-12]: .... Here I type o or . but nothing happens, or I cannot use arrows in the ...
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"not allowed in tags-type agenda buffer or component"

One of my agenda views shows all past timestamped items (not scheduled or deadlines). I would want to from that view, select them all and move them to the current date. I noticed that I can't do this ...
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How do I save org-agenda-files customizations in Doom Emacs?

I am currently running Doom Emacs and using org-mode. When I try to move a file to the front of the agenda file list (C-c [), It is updating the custom.el file, rather than the config.el file. In my ...
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Cannot change font size in org-agenda in fresh emacs installation

After running this in my shell: $ sudo dnf -y remove emacs $ sudo dnf clean all $ rm -f ~/.emacs $ rm -r ~/.emacs.d $ sudo dnf -y install emacs $ emacs foo.org # existent file Then, within ...
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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-projectile agenda view?

I'm trying to create a custom agenda to show todos for the current project logged via org-projectile. Something like this: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '(("p" "Current ...
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