From: Memnon Anon <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: Org and financial data Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2009 04:54:50 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) Hi! A new year has started and I try to get even more organized. So, I think it is time to keep track of my financial data, and I think orgmode is the way to go. Yet, I am not sure how to keep the structure. I started with something quite simple like using a date structure and tables: *2008 **January ***01 | What | Cost | |-----------------+-------| | Milk | 0.50 | | Apples | 1.50 | | Butter | 0.89 | |-----------------+-------| | Sum | 2.89 | |-----------------+-------| | Library Penalty | 13.50 | | Library Copies | 3.00 | | Power Bill | 35.00 | |-----------------+-------| | Sum Total | xyz | But having a closer look at it, this does not seem that flexible. Using ColumnView to display the sum of a day might be one idea, adding tags like food, bill, wasted (Library Penalty :) etc. is another thing that comes to my mind. Orgmode became so flexible and powerful, and I still have no clue about all its features. I am sure there are people out there doing what I am planning to do. So, what is your setup? How do you use orgmode to keep a record of where your money goes and comes from? I am sorry, this mail is a bit off topic. But, as I said, my org knowledge is still quite limited and it would be a colossal waste of time to enter data for weeks, just to find out that a different format is more feasible and converting everything. Thanks, have a nice day.
next reply other threads:[~2009-01-06 3:55 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2009-01-06 3:54 Memnon Anon [this message] 2009-01-06 5:48 ` Manish 2009-01-06 8:28 ` Memnon Anon 2009-01-06 15:35 ` Matthew Lundin 2009-01-06 15:43 ` Matthew Lundin 2009-01-07 4:09 ` Memnon Anon 2009-01-07 8:20 ` Charles Philip Chan 2009-01-07 13:14 ` Bernt Hansen
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