Questions tagged [org-clock]

is for the Org mode feature for clocking work time by specific tasks in a project. Org clock records time spent on tasks, maintains a history time spent on tasks, and computes total time spent.

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Is there a way to get a list of recently clocked tasks from the org-mode clock, on the command line?

I'm trying to make a little script that will allow me to list and clock in on recent tasks from the command line, so that I can put it into an Argos script and have it be basically have it be an org ...
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“Not an Org time string: [2020 09 23 Wed 13:41]” on org-clock-in?

I can't org-clock-in anymore in org-mode. I don't know how I've achieved this. The time the error shows isn't the current time of day when I run org-clock-in. It seems stuck in the past. There are no ...
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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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How to limit exported column view to a filtered subset of your headings?

I have a big org-mode file using tags and TODO keywords and properties. I would like to display a summary of "Effort" estimates on subsets of the headings with sums as we go up in the section ...
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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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org-mode: how to generate clock report for hours worked each day?

org-clock-report is awesome; however, it reports time spent on each task. Is there any custom command that you use to generate a clock report showing hours worked, across tasks, for each day? The ...
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How can I consider an unfinished clock in clock table

I want to use org clocks to clock my time at work, I finish after 7:30 of clocked time every day. I want to know what would be my total clocked time if I stopped the time right now, but the last ...
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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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clocktable report - not display file without clocked time

is-it possible thath clocktable report not display file without clocked time ? For example I have : #+CAPTION: Clock summary at [2020-06-10 mer. 10:53], for mercredi, juin 10, 2020. | File ...
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Sum clock times by tag

I would like to sum clock intervals from tasks by tag. I found this blog post (code below). When I use it, I get the same report, regardless of the tag I request: Time: 4499:28 (4499 hours and 28 ...
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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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Is it possible to show the specific clock interval breakdown 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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Prevent the agenda from being rebuilt upon clocking in/out?

Every time I start/finish a clock, if I have the agenda open in a buffer, the agenda gets rebuilt, which in my case always freezes Emacs for a few seconds and causes some annoyance to my workflow (...
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How to conveniently insert a clock entry?

Sometimes I want to add a clock entry for something I did after it was already done. For example I may want to add an entry CLOCK: [2017-01-28 Sa 09:35]--[2017-01-28 Sa 10:12] => 0:37 at 10:30. ...
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How can I get org-mode clocktables to display (and sum up) appointments, like meetings for example?

Well, it is basically what the title says. I have the need to use clocktables to generate work reports, but I would like my meetings and other appointments to show up in the clocktables as well. I ...
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How to add a note to an active timestamp representing a time interval?

For CLOCK entries, with the variable org-log-note-clock-out, I'll be prompted for a note whenever I clock out, which I can see on my agenda. Example of the entry: CLOCK: [2020-03-26 Thu 15:26]--[...
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Add up all the intervals of logbook in a org task file

I have tasks which are traced with clocked-in and clocked-out * Task One :LOGBOOK:.... => 5:14 * Task Two :LOGBOOK:.... => 6:03 * Task Three :LOGBOOK:.... => 7:02 The intervals of each ...
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specify time of day for org-resolve-clocks, not number of minutes

I can use org-resolve-clocks if I've been away from a task but kept the clock for the task running -- but when I do that and select K ("keeps however many minutes you request and then immediately ...
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persistent org-mode clock-in history

Is there a way to make the list of recently clocked-in tasks in org-mode persistent across Emacs restarts and (more importantly) closed buffers? It's annoying having to find the previous task just ...
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org-clock-report not updating current day values

I am very recently working with time tracking in org-mode. When I make do org-clock-report, it reports well. I edited the top line to display features per date and C-c C-c: #+BEGIN: clocktable :...
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How can i prevent current clocked task from showing in modeline?

Is there any way to disable clocked task from being shown in modeline? I tried searching for variables, but i couldn't find any that turns it off.
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Clocking into separate file

Is it possible to set up an agenda file in org-mode, so that the clocking information is saved at a different location? At work we have a team-global and version-controlled file with a section ...
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What's the recommended way for clocking and archiving with org-mode

I recently started clocking my tasks with org-mode and it's great. I now know how much time I spend on each project I am working on. Each project has multiple subtasks, but by setting "maxlevel:1" I ...
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Any way to display clock time in the modeline for both the current clock and all accumulated clocks simultaneously?

The variable org-clock-mode-line-total controls whether to show the clocked time of only the current clock or of all accumulated clocks of the current task. However, I'd actually like to show both. ...
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How to change to evil-insert mode when there is no hook?

I'm trying to change evil-org to evil-insert-state when I add a note to my org files. I've tried to look it up, but can't figure it out. I've configured org-mode to always query me for a note after ...
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How to clock offline hours quickly?

Sometimes I prefer to do some work offline. I can time it and write it down and avoid starting up my computer. I like to use a table and org-update-all-dblocks to calculate my hours for the day. It's ...
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Org-clock-report sort by time

I've got some org-clock-tables created with the following #+BEGIN: clocktable :maxlevel 2 :block thisweek :link t :formula % :scope agenda-with-archives :step day :fileskip0 | File | ...
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Save an org-mode buffer when I clock in/out of a task

I'm using the clocking functionality quite extensively, and I built a number of tools (outside of Emacs) that will look for clocked-in tasks. The problem is that these tools will parse the file on ...
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org-mode Modeline total for 'today' 'incorrect'?

I have set the org-clock-mode-line-total to be 'today as shown in the line from my custom.el '(org-clock-mode-line-total (quote today)) When I have a task where I had some spent some time yesterday (...
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Org: including clock-out timestamp in clock table report

I'd like to have a clock table report include the date in which each task was completed. Is it possible to have a column for the last clock-out date? Using :timestamp t only works for the scheduled or ...
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Reminds to clock out or just clock out when there has a clock running

Sometimes when we use "clock in" command in org mode and forget to clock out before exit emacs. When we open emacs again and try to "clock in" with the same entry. There always popup with something ...
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Count down timer whenever file is opened

C-C C-x ; can start count down timer. But I want to start the timer whenever I open any org file. I want to set it default for 10 minute. Kindly help
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Rounding time up to multiple of x in when using org-clock

I use org-mode to do time registration. Is there a way to round time register using clock-in / clock-out up to a multiple of a user defined value for instance 5 mins when generating a org-clock-table ...
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Before first headline at position XX in buffer - Unable to update org-clock-table

I'm using emacs on Windows 7. I have this file called temp.org, where I log all my project information. I have clock entries project wise and I also had the clock table report. After the update that ...
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Add “created” timestamp to LOGBOOK

I would like to change the behavior of C-c C-x i so that it creates a "date created" timestamp i.e. ** TODO New Task :LOGBOOK: CREATED: [2016-03-29 Tue 11:41] :END: I basically want to log ...
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How to get an audible feedback when the current task is overrun?

In org-mode when a task is overrun - when the clocked time is bigger than the effort, there is a visual feedback in the mode-line. I am looking for a way to get an audible one as well. I couldn't ...
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How to clock-out current org-task before exit from Emacs?

How to clock-out current org-task before exit from Emacs? I tried (add-hook 'kill-emacs-hook #'org-clock-out) But if there is no current active tasks, Emacs says "No active clock" instead of exit. ...
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How to track spent time to other task?

Usually when I start to do something, then call org-clock-in on task in Org Mode. Sometimes when changing tasks I forget to call org-clock-in. How can I make org-clock-out for the current task and org-...
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How to write a complex function for binding on a global hotkey?

I would like to set a global hotkey in Emacs to perform a org-clock-in for a defined task in a defined file. This means that I have to open the file ~/org/main.org, then go to the beginning of the ...
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How to create table of time distribution by tags in Org Mode?

My .org-file contains tasks tagged as: a, b, c, d, e, f, g. I want to create table of time distribution by tags a, b, c, d. | Tag | Time Spent | % | |-----+------------+----| | a | ...
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Can I use ido-mode for org-clock-select-task?

Is there a way to use ido to select tasks from the org-clock-select-task list? Having to read through the list to find the right task and then look at the number makes me lose my flow :)
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Merge org-clock entries [duplicate]

I wonder if there's an easy way to merge adjacent clock entries if they are within X minutes range? for example :LOGBOOK: CLOCK: [2015-06-28 Sun 11:54]--[2015-06-28 Sun 12:12] => 0:18 CLOCK: [...
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Remove recent clock entry if it is less than X minutes

I'd like to keep the clock entries simple and clean. I am thinking of defining an function to remove the most recent entry if it is less then 3 minutes when I clock out. There's an similar function ...
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Org: Show Clocked Time hour-by-hour

We have a new manager at work and he wants us to timesheet. No problem, I have org-mode. Except, he wants time reported like this: 0900-1000 Customer Project xMinutes 0900-1000 Customer2 Project2 ...
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Function of org-clock-save.el file and Git related question

I'm asking this question because I'm personally confused on how org-clock works in general. My org-clock-save.el file only has one line, ;; org-persist.el - PCNAMEHERE at <2016-04-24 Sun 11:16&...
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Fulfil task if clocked more than X amount of time

I want to spend 1hr per day, totalling 21hr per week, doing each of my types of homework. (note: +6d/1w is there to give me a day of lee-way a week). Ideally I'd like to use org-clock to record how ...
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Tracking effort and time spent on task for project management

I would like to use org-mode for project management. With the :Effort: property, I can already track estimates of how much time a certain task will take, and displaying an %Effort{:} column is a great ...
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org-pomodoro - extending its function: popup windows and pomo logging

I'm using pomodoro method of focus-enhanced time allocation when I work in my tasks. In Emacs (I'm using Windows 10), here comes the org-pomodoro package for org-mode, where I can 'clock-in' an item ...
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Matching tasks in org-agenda by effort

I have several tasks in an org file, some of which which have an Effort property and some of which which don't. ** Example Task 1, with effort :PROPERTIES: :Effort: 1:30 :END: ** Example ...
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Resuming org-mode clocking

I use org-mode since 2012. I recently adopted the org-mode clocking work time capabilities and thus have created the following org-capture-template: (setq org-capture-templates '("j" "Journal" entry (...