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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
To: Ilya Shlyakhter <ilya_shl@alum.mit.edu>
Cc: Bernt Hansen <bernt@norang.ca>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Re: filtering timeline view
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 00:31:02 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3D51725E-08A2-492F-9D27-991F67FF8C5B@uva.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4b11f87e0901291203n74842a48sa414a942b6f388f9@mail.gmail.com>

On Jan 29, 2009, at 9:03 PM, Ilya Shlyakhter wrote:

> Thanks!
> Is there a way to include this secondary filter into a custom agenda  
> view?
> Also, a couple of suggestions for the agenda view:
>    - C-h C-m should display the available commands, like in other  
> Emacs modes
>    - there should be a command to remotely visibility-cycle the
> currently highlighted node in the original org buffer
>    - days on which there are no agenda entries after secondary
> filtering should be removed from the timeline list
>    - would be good to be able to do a secondary filter on the
> contents of the entries (like with keyword search), rather than just
> on the tags.
> In general, the number of commands to remember seems very large.
> It would be good if there was, in addition, a simple general way to
> select a subset of the entries,
> specifying:
>   - whether to search just this file or all agenda files
>   - what regexp the entry header and/or the entry text must match,  
> or not match
>   - what tags the entry must have or not have
>   - what date range the entry must be labelled with
> then specifying how to sort the results: by date, (then) by tag;
> ascending/descending; etc.
>  It would also be good if some of these conditions could be entered
> dynamically at the prompt, where they would be lisp-compiled and
> applied to generate the needed agenda.

Hi Ilya,

start with the manual, and the FAQ, and then see what remains
of your questions/requests.

- Carsten

> ilya
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 8:18 AM, Bernt Hansen <bernt@norang.ca> wrote:
>> Ilya Shlyakhter <ilya_shl@alum.mit.edu> writes:
>>> Is it possible to filter the timeline view (agenda) by tag and/or by
>>> headline regexp?
>>> I use orgmode for a research notebook, where the outline organizes
>>> ideas on various projects and sub-projects.
>>> I put timestamps into entries when I work on them, so that I can use
>>> the Timeline agenda view to quickly find recently
>>> worked-on items.  But I want to be able to find only the _important_
>>> recently worked-on items, skipping things like
>>> temporary brainstorming notes.   I can tag the important items (or  
>>> the
>>> unimportant items) with particular tags,
>>> or with particular strings in the headlines; but is there a way to
>>> restrict the timeline view based on that info?
>> Filtering by tags is easy - in the agenda use / and then one of your
>> quick keys for tags or TAB to specify any tag to filter on.
>> -Bernt
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  reply	other threads:[~2009-01-29 23:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-29  4:03 Ilya Shlyakhter
2009-01-29 13:18 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-01-29 20:03   ` Ilya Shlyakhter
2009-01-29 23:31     ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-02-08 19:27       ` Carsten Dominik

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