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From: Chris Wallace <chris.wallace@cimr.cam.ac.uk>
To: Jason Dunsmore <jason@dunsmor.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Jason Dunsmore <jasondunsmore@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Agenda view: ignoring everything that is DONE
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 16:57:54 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4E931602.6080003@cimr.cam.ac.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87aa98hmg3.fsf@riotblast.dunsmor.com>

On 10/10/11 16:54, Jason Dunsmore wrote:
> Chris Wallace<chris.wallace@cimr.cam.ac.uk>  writes:
>> 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"))))
> I think the vertical bar placement is your problem, from the manual:
> "The vertical bar separates the TODO keywords (states that need action)
> from the DONE states (which need no further action)."
> Try this:
> '((sequence "TODO" "|" "DONE" "CANCELLED"))
> Regards,
> Jason

It works!  Thank you, and John who was almost as quick in his reply :)


  reply	other threads:[~2011-10-10 15:57 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
2011-10-10 15:54     ` Jason Dunsmore
2011-10-10 15:57       ` Chris Wallace [this message]
2011-10-10 15:54     ` John Hendy
2011-10-10 15:58     ` Brian van den Broek

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