From: Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Pete Phillips <email@example.com>
Cc: Bernt Hansen <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
Subject: Re: tags-tree question
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 12:07:58 +0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <08B5B178-4143-4ED9-B5B7-AED7391B8C05@gmail.com> (raw)
On Jun 23, 2009, at 12:52 AM, Pete Phillips wrote:
> Evening to you all
>>>>>> "Carsten" == Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Carsten> Pete, what exactly do you meam by "custom agenda" here.
> I mean it's one of my org-agenda-custom-commands. This is my (probably
> overly) complex setup to list any of the things I do at home, which
> a TODO="NEXT" action associated with them.
> ("h" "Home Stuff (Next)"
> ((tags-todo "Home//NEXT" nil)
> (tags-todo "DIY//NEXT" nil)
> (tags-todo "Karen//NEXT" nil)
> (tags-todo "PhoneH//NEXT" nil)
> (tags-todo "LaptopH//NEXT" nil)
> (tags-todo "WaitingH//NEXT" nil)
> (tags-todo "SometimeH//NEXT" nil))
> Some of these actions will have SCHEDULED or DEADLINE dates associated
> with them and I only want to see those actions 30 days (or perhaps 60
> days) before the date. Anything without a DEADLine or SCHEDULED date I
> want to see in the list.
> Carsten> It is a tags/property/todo search? In that case you could
> Carsten> try something like
> Carsten> TODO="TODO"+DEADLINE<"<+1m>"
> Carsten> as a search string
> OK - promising - this looks like it may do what I want:
> ("h" "Home Stuff (Next)"
> (tags-todo "TODO=\"NEXT\"+Home+DEADLINE<\"<+1m>\"" nil)
> (tags-todo "TODO=\"NEXT\"+Home+DEADLINE=\"\"" nil)
> (tags-todo "TODO=\"NEXT\"+Home+SCHEDULED<\"<+1m>\"" nil)
> (tags-todo "TODO=\"NEXT\"+Home+SCHEDULED=\"\"" nil)
> I.e., find me NEXT items with the tag of Home, with a deadline within
> the next month, AND find me NEXT items with the Home tag, where
> there is
> no DEADLINE, AND ....
> But that does seem very complex. (it also feels slow).
> Carsten> HTH
> It does. At least i know there is a way to do it. The question now
> is -
> is there an easier way ?
Not currently, no. And yes, it will be slow because of accessing
(DEADLINE counts as a property in this case).
You could construct a faster way by using org-agenda-skip and looking
the deadline yourself. That might actually work quite well and
Let me know if you need help to put this together.
> Carsten> - Carsten
> Carsten> P.S. Nice to know you are still around, still using Org
> Carsten> ... :-)
> I haven't stopped using org-mode - it is the lubricant which oils the
> wheels of my life. I have just reduced the time I can spend reading
> responding to mailing list emails. :-( Still grazing on the list
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2009-06-23 10:08 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2008-10-29 14:00 tags-tree question Pete Phillips
2008-10-29 15:52 ` Carsten Dominik
2008-10-29 15:59 ` Carsten Dominik
2008-11-01 12:51 ` Carsten Dominik
2008-11-02 23:20 ` Pete Phillips
2008-11-03 1:51 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-06-21 11:19 ` Pete Phillips
2009-06-21 13:46 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-06-22 9:53 ` Pete Phillips
2009-06-22 11:56 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-22 22:52 ` Pete Phillips
2009-06-23 10:07 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-06-23 8:26 ` Pete Phillips
2009-06-22 12:39 ` Bernt Hansen
2008-11-03 7:44 ` Carsten Dominik
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