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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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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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How to create an overview for a GTD implementation in emacs org mode?

I am implementing a GTD system in org-mode. I use tags for headings to signify various levels of "stuff". Primarily, I use "Goal" and "Project" tags to differentiate between a Goal (which is not a ...
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Get org-agenda toggle all agenda and todo below frame (similar to ivy list buffer)

I have this function: (defun org-agenda-show-agenda-and-todo (&optional arg) (interactive "p") (org-agenda arg "n")) When calls, it will toggle a window with all of my current agenda ...
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How do I automatically clock-in for SCHEDULED items with org-capture?

I would like to setup my org-capture template for meetings so that I get automatically clocked into the meeting header on the day and time of the meeting. So given: * Meeting with client SCHEDULED:...
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Show only the real matches in clock table - without their parent headlines

The clock table of org mode has so many great features but I couldn't find this: I'd like to have only the headlines with a specific tag without their parents. Example #+BEGIN: clocktable :scope ...
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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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Auto-generating a fully clocked agenda

Org agenda supports a powerful exporting function (org-agenda-write), which exports your agenda view to pdf, ps, html.. format beautifully. In this post, I hope to make that process automatically. ...
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shortname for complex filter in org agenda

I want to give a shortname to a regular filter I use for agenda. To prepare some meeting, i have a list of task / note with tag. I filter tag in org-agenda and before the meeting, i use org-agenda ...
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How to get to my day page with one key

To get to my day page (agenda), currently I have to type in the following keys C-c a (binded to (org-agenda)) a (Agenda for current week or day) d (to switch from week-view to day-view) C-c C-...
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Text properties overriden in org-agenda header

I do load a sexp entry - as a diary- from one of my agenda files which calls a custom function. Everything works fine except that the propertized text using utf glyphs is overriden in the agenda view ...
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How to start emacs with a custom agenda view?

I can start emacs with my org-mode agenda view by putting the following in my init.el file: (org-agenda-list) (delete-other-windows) Or I can start it with my global todo list: (org-todo-list) (...
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How to prevent agenda view from showing items' creation timestamp? [duplicate]

My agenda view shows duplicated items when they are created and scheduled in the same day, which litters this view: So for instance The item that was created today at 11:33 will show once with its ...
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org agenda: only show immediate subtask for task with dependencies

Let's say I have a project with three subtasks: * TODO project [1/3] :PROPERTIES: :ORDERED: t :END: ** DONE subtask1 CLOSED: [2020-04-05 Sun 15:12] ** TODO subtask2 ** TODO subtask3 I have ...
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Include DONE from TODO items in agenda

I have some recurring tasks for habits that I want to disappear after setting them done, but I also want a special agenda view, showing when items were completed, to see how well I have been keeping ...
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Is it possible to show a breakdown of actual clock intervals in a clock table?

The clock table is great for an overview of what I did over the day/week. But I would also like to see when in the day I performed the specific task. It would be great if I can see the actual clock ...
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Modifying task reveal behavior with state changes in org-agenda

In org-mode 9.3.6 and GNU Emacs 26.3, marking a task as done in org-agenda also reveals the task in its buffer. Only the task subheader itself is shown. Here's an example: Before (buffer left, agenda ...
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How to hide TODO state and Priority in org-agenda-custom-command?

I do not want TODO states ("TODO, DONE") and priorities ("[#A]") for tasks to be displayed in one of my custom agenda views. I have not been able to find any settings that would accomplish this. Is ...
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Archiving DONE tasks in a reverse datetree

I have a todo.org file where I place my tasks as TODO headlines. When a task is DONE, a CLOSED timestamp is created, and I usually archive the task to a file archive.org. So as to organize my archive....
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Exclude org_archive files from agenda

In ~/.emacs/init.el i have: (setq org-agenda-files (list "~/org")) Most of the .org files in that directory have associated .org_archive files with a long history of archived TODO tasks. When I ...
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Invoke a agenda-view integrated with a calendar

Usually, I check the agenda-view with a calendar as: 1. M-x org-agenda 2. invoke calendar by strike "c" at this moment, the focus stay on the calendar How could combine the two process? If C-c a a ...
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When creating an org-agenda-custom-commands command, how can I make the (agenda) portion only display certain tags?

I add custom org-agenda commands to the org-agenda-custom-commands like so (setq w-view `("W" "Work" ( (agenda "" ( ...
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Exclude Cancelled items from Org Mode Agenda

is there a straightforward way to exclude an item starting with * CANCELLED from the agenda? it seems like there is probably an easy way to do this in the docs by setting a variable in init.el but ...
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Check agenda of a particular day from calendar

In calendar-mode to invoke d on a specified day, it will prompt the activitiesof the day from file ~/diary. Is it possible to invoke an agenda view of a particular day from calendar?
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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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Unbind SPC from org-agenda

I would like to unbind the space key in the org-agenda. Currently it is scrolling the org-mode file to the currently selected item in the org-agenda (org-agenda-show-and-scroll-up). I am currently ...
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org-agenda not showing any todos

No items are showing when I load the agenda view. When I press C-c a, the agenda view menu comes up fine. But hitting a brings up an empty list, and so does t. M-x describe-variable RET org-agenda-...
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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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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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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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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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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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