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From: Chris Wallace <chris.wallace@cimr.cam.ac.uk>
To: Jason Dunsmore <jasondunsmore@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Agenda view: ignoring everything that is DONE
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 16:45:37 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4E931321.8090408@cimr.cam.ac.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87mxd9gdiu.fsf@riotblast.dunsmor.com>

On 10/10/11 14:52, Jason Dunsmore wrote:
> Chris Wallace<chris.wallace@cimr.cam.ac.uk>  writes:
>
>> I want to include in my agenda only things that are TODO, or are
>> scheduled and not marked DONE, or have a deadline and are not marked
>> DONE.  This is how agenda worked a year ago before I went on maternity
>> leave, and now something has changed and I am seeing lots of DONE
>> tasks which had a deadline -780 days ago.
>>
>> I have tried removing all org customisations relating to the agenda
>> and todo list, and have read the agenda part of the manual, but I
>> can't get this to work.
>
> You can use:
>
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
> (setq org-agenda-skip-scheduled-if-done t)
> (setq org-agenda-skip-deadline-if-done t)
> (setq org-agenda-skip-timestamp-if-done t)
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

Jason,

thank you for the quick reply.  I do have those variables set.  I have 
now commented one by one every line in my org setup and customisation 
and found that the problem only occurs when customize includes the line:

'(org-todo-keywords (quote ((sequence "TODO" "DONE" "|" "CANCELLED"))))

This I set from within customize-variable, and appears to follow the 
description given for that variable.  Perhaps it is clashing with 
something else, I will keep searching, but if you know of anything else 
that is possibly responsible I would be grateful.

Chris.


> This is in the FAQ:
> http://orgmode.org/worg/org-faq.html#removing-done-items-from-agenda
>
> Regards,
> Jason

  reply	other threads:[~2011-10-10 15:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-10-10 13:14 Chris Wallace
2011-10-10 13:52 ` Jason Dunsmore
2011-10-10 15:45   ` Chris Wallace [this message]
2011-10-10 15:54     ` Jason Dunsmore
2011-10-10 15:57       ` Chris Wallace
2011-10-10 15:54     ` John Hendy
2011-10-10 15:58     ` Brian van den Broek

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