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From: Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos@hp.com>
To: Tassilo Horn <tassilo@member.fsf.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Re: Setting recurring deadlines
Date: Mon, 09 Feb 2009 17:32:04 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <22773.1234218724@alphaville.usa.hp.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Message from Tassilo Horn <tassilo@member.fsf.org> of "Mon, 09 Feb 2009 22:07:39 +0100." <87wsbz5nfo.fsf@thinkpad.tsdh.de>

Tassilo Horn <tassilo@member.fsf.org> wrote:

> Manish <mailtomanish.sharma@gmail.com> writes:
> >> I am having trouble with something pretty basic. I am trying to setup
> >> a recurring deadline on the last day of every month. However, when I
> >> set it as <2009-02-28 +1m>, the next deadline shows up at 2009-03-28,
> >> rather than 31st March.
> >>
> >> I don't use appt/diary. Is there a way to do this in org-mode?
> >
> > Currently not possible to the best of my knowledge.  IMHO, including
> > via diary seems to be a reasonable workaround.
> I was curious how to get that done, but I couldn't find a diary for
> "each last day of a month" in diary, too.  "Each second thursday in a
> month" is on emacswiki, but all those complex dates I found are wired to
> a specific day of the week...

"Bah, how hard can that be?" - famous last words, now eaten (I did choke
on them along the way) ...

Here's my attempt (tested *very* lightly):

&%%(let ((lastday (calendar-last-day-of-month (calendar-extract-month date)
                                              (calendar-extract-year date)))
         (day (calendar-extract-day date)))
        (= day lastday))         last day of month

  parent reply	other threads:[~2009-02-09 22:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-02-09 12:18 Setting recurring deadlines Varnit Suri
2009-02-09 14:33 ` Manish
2009-02-09 21:07   ` Tassilo Horn
2009-02-09 21:37     ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-09 22:32     ` Nick Dokos [this message]
2009-02-10  9:03       ` Tassilo Horn

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