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From: Ian Barton <lists@manor-farm.org>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Item ranking system?
Date: Fri, 03 Jul 2009 19:16:10 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4A4E4AEA.70702@manor-farm.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87my7lod79.fsf@rosslaird.info>

Ross A. Laird wrote:
> I'm sure there are many ways in org to accomplish my goal with this
> particular project, which is to create a ranking system for items.
> Here's the situation: I have about 200 items that I am evaluating. I
> need each item to have a title, a tag, a note, and a ranking from 0 to
> 5. Then, I need to be able to sort the items by rank, with items ranked
> 5 at the top. I know that I can do this using tables in org, but I
> prefer the flexibility of headings (some of the items might have long
> notes attached to them, or links, or whatever). Also, I don't think I
> can tag individual cells in a table, or operate on cells the way I can
> with headings in org (move, refile, show and hide, etc.). So, I'm
> looking for something that will allow me to have the best of worlds:
> flexibility as with headings, and numerical sorting as with table cells.
> Suggestions most welcome.

What about making them all TODO items and using the priority filed for 
sorting. I don't use priorities myself, so I am not sure if you can 
change A, B, C, etc to 1, 2, 3.


  reply	other threads:[~2009-07-03 18:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-07-03 18:04 Ross A. Laird
2009-07-03 18:16 ` Ian Barton [this message]
2009-07-03 18:36   ` Matthew Lundin
2009-07-03 19:55     ` Ross A. Laird
2009-07-03 21:57       ` Samuel Wales
2009-07-03 18:21 ` Nick Dokos
2009-07-03 18:46   ` Nick Dokos

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