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 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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Heading of higher level in agenda view?

I often collect several meetings under one heading in my org files, e.g.: * Interdisciplinary studies ** Paracelsus reading group *** Meeting <2020-01-07> ... *** Meeting <2020-01-14> ...
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Getting rid of plain text timestamp entry in agenda export

I am trying to create a weekly agenda that I can print out and use without having to be at the computer To best explain my problem I will use some screenshots This is the normal org file that I will ...
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How Shall I Understand org-mode Habits Graph Colors?

The org-mode documentation has following to say about the colors in the habits graph: Blue: If the task was not to be done yet on that day. Green: If the task could have been done on that day. Yellow:...
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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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Is there a more convenient way to find out what keys do in org-agenda than looking it up or just pressing them?

Sometimes just pressing keys until one does what I want works, but this feels rather unelegant. Is there an easier way of finding out what keys do what?
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Custom agenda view based on effort estimates

I have currently a very simple custom agenda view, which displays a daily view, important tasks (those tasks with priority A), and pending tasks (those tasks whose todo keyword is WAITING). I would ...
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How to show remaining task effort in org-mode's column view

I use the column view to show my estimated effort for my tasks, and work. It is very useful to schedule the tasks of the day. But I would like to see the remaining effort of each task, i.e., (...
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"Symbol’s value as variable is void: org-priority-highest" using org-agenda

While I'm trying to access any of the org-agenda options or commands! I always get this error Symbol’s value as variable is void: org-priority-highest and the list shows nothing even though I've set ...
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Current week in org agenda (starting today and ending next Sunday)

I want my agenda to show the current week starting from today until the end of the week, Sunday. How do I go about achieving this? The code (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '(("w" "Current week" ...
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Misaligned chart in the habits agenda mode in orgmode

After upgrade from Ubuntu 18 to 20 my agenda habits chart now is broken. Any ideas in how to fix that?
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How do I add appointments to effort sum?

I have set up my appointments as below in my work.org. * Work :work: ** Client 1 Work <2020-06-03 Wed 09:00-10:00> ** Client 2 Work <2020-06-03 Wed 18:...
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Can I show the time spent in the currently active task in my orgmode clocktable?

When I press R in my orgmode agenda to view the clocktable (or v R for clockReport), I get a list of clock times for finished tasks. Is it possible to also show the time so far spent on the currently ...
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Color calendar day according to number of event in org-agenda

I would like to color the background of each day in calendar according to the number of events in my org-agenda. The idea is to have a quick and visual idea of what are the busiest days. The code from ...
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How to make org agenda `follow-mode` show heading (not timestamp line)?

I like to browse history of org file with follow-mode. With old Emacs version 24.5.1 (org version 8.2.10), it showed timestamp line in highlight status when I browse. But with recent Emacs version ...
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Custom agenda search with user-input

Original Question I am trying to use org-mode to remind me of whom I will have to follow up with, and when in a conversation with someone which topics I need to discuss with them. My current plan is ...
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org-mode how to trace back invalid-duration-format

I might be having the same problem as Upgrading to org-mode 9.1.6 error: org-duration-to-minutes: Invalid duration format: "val" . I really am lost. I also get Invalid duration format: "+0:...
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showing lunar and solar ephemerides in Emacs agenda

Is there a way to show the calendar functions for phases of the moon? I know it's an inbuilt function of Emacs, but I have never seen it pop up in my agenda. Thank you, EG
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How to schedule todo in org for every even day, and similar for every odd day?

I would like to schedule a todo item every Monday, Wednesday, Friday. I followed this one: Org-mode schedule 1 event for multiple days? and get something like this: * stuff to do SCHEDULED: <...
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How to open the agenda overview when open an orgmode file automatically?

I have a personal orgmode file where I organize my life. Always when I open it I have to press: C-c a a That opens my agenda and shows to me my habits, the scheduled and deadline tasks. But it's ...
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Org mode not working as expected

Running Doom Emacs 2.0.9 on Emacs 26.3. I have a test.org as follows: * h1 :tag1:tag2: * h2 ...
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assign priorities to todo items based on position in directory

I'm very new to extending Emacs. I just started using org-agenda and I'm loving it so far. My approach to todos is probably more granular than most: I have my major goals as separate org files and ...
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orgmode agenda view: use not only org-agenda-files, but also predefined buffers

The org-agenda-list function produces a view from the files returned by org-agenda-files. Is it possible to include additional active buffer(s), not files? My idea is that I use an external tool, ...

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