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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
To: "Alan E. Davis" <lngndvs@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode Mailinglist <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: How to pause the relative timer
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2009 12:20:25 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <46CB5C00-5214-4D42-8A17-23443EE9501A@uva.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7bef1f890901040630r333dc928r547d77a195f2dc34@mail.gmail.com>

Hi Alan,

pausing and continuing the timer is now in the latest git release.
The command is `C-c C-x ,', fir both actions.  ALso, the running
timer is now shown in the mode line, use `C-u C-c C-x ,' to really
stop the timer and to remove te display in the mode line.

- Carsten

On Jan 4, 2009, at 3:30 PM, Alan E. Davis wrote:

> I jumped into some elisp, and eventually I might get it, but while I  
> think I'm close, my vacation is over, and I'm going to call "uncle".
>
> Here is some crummy code I started putting together to try to pause  
> the relative timer in org-timer.el.  Can someone give me a nudge,  
> and suggest what's wrong?  (Lot's, I'll wager!).  I get the message  
> "time-to-seconds: Symbol's function definition is void: org-pause- 
> timer-time" when running org-aed-pause-timer-start after setting  
> with org-aed-pause-timer-pause.  I'll bet there are better ways to  
> do this.  I'll figure it out when I have time.
>
>
> -------------------%--------------
> (defvar org-pause-timer-time nil
>   "t=X for stopped timer.")
>
> (defun org-aed-pause-timer-pause ()
>   "Set the time at pause to a variable for later recovery
> in org-aed-pause-timer-start"
>   (interactive)
>   (let (org-pause-timer-time (current-time))))
>
> (defun org-aed-pause-timer-start ()
>   "Recover pause start time, do the math, and restart at the new time"
>   (interactive)
>   (insert (format
>        org-timer-format
>        (org-timer-secs-to-hms
>         (floor
>          (- (time-to-seconds (current-time))
>         (time-to-seconds (org-pause-timer-time))))))))
> ----------------------------X------------
>
>
> I have a plan, beyond the mere and obvious utility of being able to  
> pause the timer.  With some help, I've burgled some code and gotten  
> a function to start vlc asynchronously on  a video file from dired.   
> Eventually, I want to figure out how to pause the vlc process, and  
> pause the org-mode timer at the same time.
>
> It just occurred to me, however, that it would be even more  
> interesting to pause the video player and org-mode's timer would put  
> the pause time into the buffer, to accept a note.  Hmmm...  FOr that  
> I have to figure out how to remotely pause vlc and restart.  Of  
> course, this kind of project could easily get out of hand.  I'm  
> afraid it's beyond my programming ability, but it's already  
> interesting.
>
> Frivolous?  If anyone wants to look at the "dired-vlc.el" code, I'll  
> send it, but I would think it's beyond this list's boundaries of  
> interest (if that's possible).
>
> Thanks for Org-mode, and thanks for being patient.
>
> Alan
>
> -- 
> Alan Davis
>
> "It's never a matter of liking or disliking ..."
>       ---Santa Ynez Chumash Medicine Man
>
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      parent reply	other threads:[~2009-01-08 11:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-04 14:30 Alan E. Davis
2009-01-05 11:23 ` Alan E. Davis
2009-01-05 21:02   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-08 11:20 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]

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