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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Jumping to a Heading from Org-Agenda view

I'm trying to jump from Agenda view to a particular Heading in an org file. The Heading has nothing to do with the items currently displayed in the Agenda. If my buffer was an org file, I'd simply ...
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Copy item from Org Agenda

For some reason I cannot explain, org-copy (C-c M-w) does not work from Org Agenda (mini-buffer saying C-c M-w is undefined). org-refile (C-c C-w) does work from the agenda and org-copy as well from ...
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Org: adding category to non-top headers

I use one unique diary.org file for my Org Agenda. My file is structured as :tree-type week, hence is every entry like: * 2019 ** 2019-W21 *** 2019-05-26 **** entry I would like to add category to ...
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How can I prevent org-mode reading agenda files when started?

My org-mode agenda files are on a remote machine, accessed via ssh using tramp. When org-mode starts it always reads this file, which is inconvenient as it makes opening any org file very slow. I ...
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Can't view anything in org-agenda: Wrong number of arguments: (0 . 0), 2

Whenever I try to view my org-agenda, I get a blank buffer with "Wrong number of arguments: (0 . 0), 2" in the minibuffer. I've followed dozens of tutorials and bug reports and nothing applies. Can ...
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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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org-habit : time-dependent habit

For instance, I have the following habit "sleep before 23h" ** TODO sleep before 23h SCHEDULED: <2019-09-07 sam. 23:00 +1d> :PROPERTIES: :STYLE: habit ...
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Agenda-view hiding tabbar

I am currently using Aquamacs 3.4, Emacs 25.3.50.1, and Org mode 9.2.5 and I typically have my frame split vertically into 2 windows. Each window carries 2+ different buffers whose names are in the ...
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org-mode weekly summary with one entry per DONE task and total time to complete

I want my weekly summary to list all the tasks I completed in a given week, ideally with an inline report of the total time each of those tasks took to complete. Furthermore, it would be even more ...
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Drop rows with zero time in org-mode agenda clockreport

I recently found org-agenda-clockreport. Because I keep all my .org files in a single directory (indexed by deft), including files with notes and no tasks, I get a table with tens of rows, with only ...
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Sharing .org file between two users

My secretory creates a daily agenda for me by capturing task to shared org file mytodo.org. When I open the agenda or mark the task done, her ability to capture new task gets limited as the mytodo.org ...
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Is there a way to start org-mode agenda with a custom search?

I would like to start an org-mode agenda with a custom tag search (rather than starting the agenda and then doing the search). The overall goal is to make a work and a personal agenda. I can make ...
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Agenda view with 'logic'

I'd like to set up agenda views with some logic. So example Todo state is NEXT with no schedule date. Can someone point me to some resources to make sense of this ?
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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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Org agenda suddenly broken after installing org-mac-link

Org agenda is suddenly broken Symbol’s value as variable is void: org-tag-group-re. How to fix it? Diagnosis: The problematic code seems to be this: ;; org-mac-link (push (expand-file-name "~/....
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org agenda: show todo entries & todo entries scheduled for today

Is there a way to make agenda show todos that have no timestamp & those that have, but are scheduled for today? It seems like i can do one or the other, but not both.
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Is there any way to hide agenda date header?

If i set (org-agenda-format-date "") it still shows empty line. If i set (org-agenda-overriding-header "") i get org-agenda-list: Args out of range: 0, 1 error.
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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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Org Agenda Shows error

Debugger Shows this error when trying to set agenda Debugger entered--Lisp error: (void-function org-activate-links) org-activate-links(192) org-agenda-finalize() org-agenda-list(nil) ...
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Org file is automatically re-arranged

I have an org-file with a todo list organised by weeks, like the following: * Sunday ** DONE Ask in StackExchange. SCHEDULED: <2019-06-28 Fri 13:00-14:00> * Monday ** TODO Get an answer ** ...
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orgmode - avoid duplicate tags in agenda view (inheritance)

Is there a way to avoid having tags of headlines show up twice in the agenda view, If they are inherited, as well as set for a specific headline? e.g.: * heading 1 :tag1: ** TODO ...
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Org-agenda doesn't find any items with a property search

I'd like to use org-mode to work with JIRA tickets. There's a package for this, org-jira. When I run it, I get a file like this: FOO is my Jira project, and org-jira creates a file ~/.org-jira/FOO.org:...
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Create a “rabbit hole” task stack that can be pushed/popped?

I frequently fall into a sort of working anti-pattern involving “rabbit holes.”¹ Here’s the form it takes (with a concrete e.g. in parentheses): Start working on something (the “real task”) ...
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Setq org-agenda-files in Windows

I'm just looking to add files to my org-agenda-variable. I added a single file successfully but am unable to use multiple. With the code below in my .emacs.el file, the agenda buffer shows 0 TODO's ...
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Org Agenda is looking for agenda file names inside of my todo file

When I try to open a org-agenda view, I am prompted with emacs claiming that the first line of my todo list is not a valid file, with options to remove it from the agenda list, or abort. Removing it ...
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Matching repeating tasks in org-agenda search

I am trying to create an agenda search that matches on the DATE property of certain entries. This works fine for one-off tasks/events; however, when I have a repeating task whose DATE is of the form &...
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org-agenda-write doesn't respect org-agenda-dim-blocked-tasks

Running a fresh Emacs session with emacs -Q, I evaluated the following: (setq org-agenda-files '("~/index.org")) (setq org-enforce-todo-dependencies t) (setq org-agenda-dim-blocked-tasks 'invisible) ...
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Insert date using a calendar - where other language rather than english is desired

I am interested in inserting custom dates using the calendar, I found Insert date using a calendar which turned out to be quite useful. Org calendar : change date language? seems to have no effect (I ...
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Fast data entry form something like org-agenda or magit

I would like to use emacs to enter data -- to start with, essentially a set of numeric responses to a list of questions. The questions will usually be the same every day, but will change slowly over ...
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Change org-priority faces when DONE

Is there a way to change the color of org-priority face once the item is marked as DONE? Currently, the entire line aside from the item's priority gets grayed out once the item is marked as DONE.
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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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Problem with the behavior of org-fontify-done-headline

I want entries with the DONE status to be greyed out, so in my init file I have (setq org-fontify-done-headline t) and I have added '(org-headline-done ((((class color) (min-colors 16) (...
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Hiding items in org-agenda view and calendar

When I still used Emacs Diary as my default organizer I valued its ability to mark items on the calendar. One could also make an entry that was NOT so marked by placing an ampersand before the entry. ...
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How to disable the "Press M-x..." title line of org-search-view command's output?

I use GNU Emacs 26.1 and want to remove the following enormous message Press ‘M-x org-agenda-manipulate-query-add’, ‘M-x org-agenda-manipulate-query-subtract’ to add/sub word, ‘M-x org-agenda-...
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grouping tasks in org-agenda

Is there a way to show the tasks in the agenda list grouped by category? I mean in the task list view (when pressing C-c a t) rather than the week-agenda.
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Sort agenda items by link's text and not link's url

I use alpha-up as the org-agenda-sorting-strategy. I have many hyperlinks in my task titles. And these items seem to be sorted by the url first (as a hyperlink is [[url][title]]. How do I change this ...
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Filter agenda for all open TODO items and all DONE items from past 7 days

I would like to use org-mode to facilitate weekly standups at work with people. I would like a workflow whereby I can filter the org agenda TODO list to only contain open all open TODO items in ...
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Custom command in org-mode agenda

I have two files in my agenda: current.org and later.org. My setup has it so that current.org has all active tasks (state TODO) and later.org has all inactive ones (state LATER). Right now, in my ...
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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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org-mode: how to print agenda showing only some categories

I'm trying to print today's agenda hiding some categories. I'm using C-u < to hide the categories I don't want, but when I print (either the buffer or by selecting the text and using lpr-region), ...
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org-mode occur-tree multiple tags

I am trying to add an agenda custom command that shows me a sparse tree of items contain either NEXT or TODO using occur-tree. When I run M-x org-occur RET NEXT\|TODO manually, it works fine. ...
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Exclude entries in custom agenda views based on Level

I'm trying to configure a custom agenda view. I'd like to search through an .org file by matching tags, but then only show the top-level headline. I.e., suppose my org-file looks like this. * Heading ...
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Loading new agenda keywords (org-todo-keywords) is broken for me - bug in Emacs?

Objective I decided to add custom agenda keywords (I'm still setting up the environment, don't have any agenda files yet) and I used this example code from some tutorial: (setq org-todo-keywords ...
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Filter tasks on agenda file

I have specified two source Org files for Org-mode to search when creating an agenda. In the agenda view, how do I filter (view) tasks from only one of the files?
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Retrieve all entries with active or inactive timestamp

I wonder if there is a way to find all entries in active / inactive timestamp state (without DEADLINE or SCHEDULED). It seems I have had such entries unacted upon in the past, and the only way I have ...
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Implementing (org-agenda) sort comparison function in terms of presence of list items

I want to implement an org-agenda-cmp-user-defined for use with org-agenda-sorting-strategy and user-defined-up / user-defined-down. In order to do that, I have two lists of tags I need to compare, ...
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Format strings for org-agenda-prefix-format

I want to customize org-agenda-prefix-format but am unable to find something in the reference explaining the syntax and the format strings I can use. The manual simply states: You can also ...
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Save excursion in an Org Agenda buffer?

I have a function that executes save-excursion from within an Org Agenda buffer, but it doesn't return the point to the agenda buffer once the body of the excursion finishes executing. Here is the ...
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Interactive 'TAGS/PROP/TODO' query limited to particular level of tree?

I want to do a search where I interactively specify a tag (ideally with counsel-org-tag-style tag completion) and get an agenda buffer listing matching items at a particular level of the hierarchy (...
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Mark vacation days

I'm looking for a way to mark vacation days in my agenda view. This would probably be triggered best by category (so when a header is marked as a vacation). I found this post which is getting quite ...

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