Questions tagged [time-date]

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Increment days / months / dates, etc. within buffer

In a text document, while editing, I often need to increment/ decrement calendar data. So, Friday will need to become Monday, December will need to become March, etc. Or 28 Apr after adding 5 will ...
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How to get the (localized) day of the week lowercased in time-stamp-format?

The %:a allows to get the full weekday in the Time-stamp. My system-time-locale is fr_FR.UTF-8. I am using the Time-stamp in a Markdown file, inside a pandoc title block, which I export to html, so I ...
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How to display atime, ctime and mtime of a file in the modeline?

The modeline at the bottom already displays valuable information about the current buffer, like the EOL type (LF), the encoding (UTF-8)… Now when I open a file, I would find it very handy to also ...
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Twilight times in addition to sunrise/sunset?

The sunrise-sunset function from solar.el computes sunrise and sunset. I would also like to have a function that computes the end/beginning of civil twilight (center of sun 6 deg below horizon) ...
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Org-mode adding statistic cookie to date-tree lines in capture

In this video(timestamped to relevant section), I see this guy's org file in a date-tree with the [/] statistic cookie next to each YYYY-MM-DD headline. https://youtu.be/-2RXhPV_zgc?t=12m51s I'd ...
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TODO item for paying credit card bill 3 weeks after statement date

My credit card bill is due 3 weeks after the statement date. The statement date is always the 20th of the month. Due to the variable lengths of months, the due date is not always on the same day. I'd ...
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World time converter under emacs and/or orgmode

Is there a World time converter under emacs and/or orgmode? As everything moves online, it occurs more often than before that I want to schedule in orgmode an online event which occurs in some other ...
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Setting (setq system-time-locale "C") in daemon ineffective

I try to set the time locale to "C" in my config via (setq system-time-locale "C"). However, when using the emacs --daemon, it is not set properly and I end up with non-english ...
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Get current time zone in IANA time zone format (a.k.a. Olson format)?

I know that current-time-zone can be called to obtain the current time zone. On my system, this returns (-25200 "PDT"). However, I would like to get the current time zone in IANA format, ...
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Sorting org files in Emacs Dired on the basis of the org time stamp in the file itself

Is there a way of sorting org files (.org) in Emacs Dired on the basis of the org time stamp in the file itself. With every org file I create, I insert an org time stamp near the top of the file. This ...
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Let org-timestamp-up/down work on non-timestamp

So in org-mode, shift-up and shift-down works on timestamps. Is there a way to let it work on arbitrary dates in the text that is not a timestamp? For example if I write The date is 2019-01-01. ...
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Strategy for using Emacs as an event log?

I'd like to be able to use Emacs to track various events in my day-to-day life, such as paying a bill, going to an appointment, replacing oil, etc. The goal would be to be able to view this event in ...
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How to make implicit link target from timestamp in org-mode?

In org-mode I usually create several notes with timestamps under a headline, for example: * idea [2018-09-26 Wed 09:39] \\ General description of idea. ** idea development [2018-09-26 Wed 09:...
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Logbook clock entries as active/inactive time stamps in icalendar export

Is there a way to automatically have active/inactive timestamps updated in the body of the org node? My final goal is to have the clock entries included as events in icalendar export. Alternatively ...
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mode line time not updating

I'm using powerline for my modeline and I have placed a clock within the modeline. This clock is only updating when I'm within that buffer, if I have another buffer up the clock freezes until that ...
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Insert Current Date and Time with Custom Timestamp

I am trying to get org-mode to insert a custom timestamp with the current time. Something along these lines: 20160824 34|3 163000 (UTC) Which I believe should be the following: ("%Y%m%d %W|%u %H%M%...
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Isearch-forward org-timestamp in german time format

In org mode I use a german time format for timestamps (setq org-time-stamp-custom-formats '("<%a. %d.%m.%Y>" . "<%a. %d.%m.%Y %H:%M>")) For example <Fr. 25.06.2021&...
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org-agenda: How to use alternative calendars (e.g., the Persian calendar)?

E.g., I have #+TITLE: agenda/gen * test ** TODO cats DEADLINE: <2021-06-29 Tue> I want to make the deadline to be in the Persian calendar. What do I do?
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Current timestamp. Incorrect time

Linux, Emacs 27.2 I want in org file to insert current data and time. Now in my machine is 02 June 10:56 AM. So I use command C-u C-c . Here result: Why time is incorrect?
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add date to org-export filename

Is there any way to add the date specified with #+DATE to #+export_file_name? for example my buffer is named buffer and I want the result to be named 0401_buffer.pdf, so something like #+...
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Strange sorting behavior for missing deadline and scheduled dates in org-agenda-sorting-strategy?

Running fresh (emacs -q), with the following org-mode items: * TODO item 1 DEADLINE: <2021-03-01 Mon> SCHEDULED: <2021-02-27 Sat> * TODO item 2 SCHEDULED: <2021-02-28 Sun> * TODO ...
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Extract year from different date strings in alist

I have a function that tries to extract the year from date strings stored in an alist below: (setq entry '(("date" . "1998/03") ("origdate" . "1930"))) (...
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Time-formatted output from org-table date- and time calculation?

I have an org-table for my timesheets. Part of it looks this: | Start | End | End - Start | | <2020-03-05 10:00> | <2020-03-05 Thu 14:30> | 0.1875 | #+...
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Human-readable time interval function for Elfeed

Is there some built-in or third-party function I can use for the following? The function (elfeed-entry-date entry) returns the timestamp for an RSS feed entry, e.g. 1518282912.0. I would like to ...
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Problem inserting timestamps when the year is far removed from the current date

I am editing an old text file that has each entry preceded by a date = 11/23/1983. I would like to reformat this date to a org timestamp. Using the various methods specified in the documentation is ...
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how to detect selection in date mode?

I want to write a mode for ledger. The first thing I want to do is to be able to insert date stamps. There is a very nice mode in Emacs called calendar. I want to be able to select a date within it. ...