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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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Aggregating clocktables from table, rather than heading, data

I have an archive of org-mode files each containing a clocktable with clock activity for a particular day. These files contain only the tables, without the associated org headings and clock logs from ...
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How Do I Calculate the File Time for a Given Week Number?

I would like to create a table where one column contains a range of week numbers and another contains the clocked file time for each of those weeks. The latter column should be filled automatically ...
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clocktable or agenda view showing single clock-in/out entries ordered by clock-in time

I don't really have a strict agenda, so I clock-in/out of my tasks as I need to. I would like to see a list of this clocked times in an agenda view, but I need to see them ordered by the clock-in time,...
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How to disable Clock Resolution selection prompt?

Each time I do org-clock-in the following prompt appears: Select a Clock Resolution Command: i/q Ignore this question; the same as keeping all the idle time. k/K Keep X minutes of the idle ...
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How to use `org-timestamp-up/down` commands?

I'm playing around with org-mode clock commands to see how things work. These commands org-timestamp-up and org-timestamp-down, don't seem to be working. More likely, I'm not understanding what they ...
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Dynamically generating a clocktable with variable ":block" parameter using ELisp

I want to create a source block with following header in an Org file: #+BEGIN_SRC elisp :var start=2023-01-01 :var end=2023-01-31 When I execute this source block, I want it to create a following ...
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Replacing scattered CLOCK entries with a single "summary" one

Suppose we have a org headline like: * Org headline with clock entries :LOGBOOK: CLOCK: [2022-07-09 Sat 12:25]--[2022-07-09 Sat 12:39] => 0:14 CLOCK: [2022-07-09 Sat 12:54]--[2022-07-09 Sat 13:19] ...
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Is there a way to show the sum of org-clock sprints in a marked region?

I have been using clocking features of org-mode prefixed as org-clock. As shown by the picture below, it is possible to see the total time under a specific heading after executing org-clock-display. ...
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Automatically clock in when I switch task mode to "in progress"

Title is pretty self-explanatory. I apologize for not being able to figure this out myself, I'm new to emacs. When I switch a task from 'todo' to 'in-progress', I would like emacs to automatically ...
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Property search takes too long, a long LOGBOOK is the "problem"?

I have just one headline and do a simple property search (prop1="blah1") for the 'org-agenda', but this takes about 10 seconds! * empty item but with a long logbook :PROPERTIES: :prop1: ...
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Resolving idle time after forced closing (crash)

In this manual page I read that idle time can be resolved both when one got distracted from the task at hand, and when the session unexpectedly crashed. The latter is what happened to me (no hamsters ...
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org-clock-display not working for part of the outline items

I have tried to use org-clock-display (C-c C-x C-d) in order to know how much time I have spent on an activity, which is broken down further. The first three outlines won't have their time spent ...
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How to give caption to clocktables in org-mode when using step?

When I create a clocktable without using :step, like the block given below, the table generated has a #+CAPTION:, that is exactly what I want. Example: #+BEGIN: clocktable :scope agenda-with-archives :...
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Remove old clock entries

I'm clocking the time spent on daily tasks like email and for that I have a "Daily Routine" TODO entry. Clocking in this task adds a new clock line everyday, leading to a very populated ...
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How to set time to AM/PM for Org clocking?

Currently, clocking time format is this: CLOCK: [2021-01-12 Tue 22:45]--[2021-01-12 Tue 23:23] => 0:38 CLOCK: [2021-01-12 Tue 16:29]--[2021-01-12 Tue 17:08] => 0:39 Can I change this ...
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:tstart and :tend not having any effect in org-clock-table output?

I tried to specify :tstart and :tend in my clocktable block according to the official documentation, e.g. #+BEGIN: clocktable :scope agenda :maxlevel 6 :stepskip0 t :fileskip0 t :compact t :link t :...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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