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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Max Mikhanosha <max@openchat.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Multiple agenda buffers at git@github.com:7max/org-mode.git
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2012 11:35:05 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <500FE03E-B59F-4742-B042-353D892F9561@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <878vkuzp9i.wl%max@openchat.com>


On 26.1.2012, at 11:17, Max Mikhanosha wrote:

> I realize that I may have too many, my initial approach was to start
> with some obvious one, then test and keep adding to the list.
> 
> But the bugs that shows up are hard to reproduce, and subtle, and it
> was slow going, and I was sure I'm missing some.
> 
> So I went the other direction, and made a list of vars by grepping
> org-agenda.el for "(defvar ....", and tested again, and it was easier
> to eliminate the variables from the list, since any variables that
> caused problems usually throw error (due to global value being NIL),
> instead of doing something subtly wrong that is hard to notice.

OK, I will go through that list...

- Carsten

> 
> At Thu, 26 Jan 2012 09:50:22 +0000, Carsten Dominik wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Max,
>> 
>> how did you select the variables that should become buffer-local?
>> You might have too many in your list, for example org-last-heading-marker...
>> 
>> Cheers
>> 
>> - Carsten
>> 
>> On 25.1.2012, at 21:45, Max Mikhanosha wrote:
>> 
>>> I had put my initial implementation of multiple agenda buffers and
>>> sticky agenda support on git@github.com:7max/org-mode.git branch
>>> multiple-agenda-buffers.
>>> 
>>> To enable, use M-x org-toggle-sticky-agenda
>>> 
>>> In order to take full advantage of the sticky agenda, you need to give
>>> your various agendas different buffer names, you can do it by
>>> including `org-agenda-buffer-name' into the list of bound variables in
>>> `org-agenda-custom-commands'
>>> 
>>> For example:
>>> 
>>> (setq org-agenda-custom-commands
>>>     '(("a" "Agenda and NEXT (priority)"
>>>        ((agenda ""
>>>                 ((org-agenda-span 'day)))
>>>         (tags-todo "/!NEXT"
>>>                    ((org-agenda-overriding-header "Next Tasks")
>>>                     (org-agenda-tags-todo-honor-ignore-options t)
>>>                     (org-agenda-todo-ignore-scheduled t)
>>>                     (org-agenda-todo-ignore-deadlines t)
>>>                     (org-tags-match-list-sublevels t)
>>>                     (org-agenda-sorting-strategy
>>>                      '(priority-down category-keep)))))
>>>        ((org-agenda-buffer-name "*Agenda*")))
>>>       ("t" "TODO entries"
>>>        todo ""
>>>        ((org-agenda-buffer-name "*Todo List*")))))
>>> 
>>> 
>>> When sticky agenda is enabled, most of org-agenda Emacs variables
>>> become buffer local, and org-agenda-quit is changed to bury the buffer
>>> instead of killing it. Correspondingly org-agenda will show previously
>>> buried buffer if it exists, instead of re-generating it.
>>> 
>>> This allows user to have many "mini-agendas" and switch between them
>>> rapidly
>>> 
>>> I would appreciate any bug-reports about things not working, and of
>>> course patches or fixes for them. The most likely cause of any
>>> breakage is that `org-agenda-local-vars' list needs adjusting and/or
>>> fixing.
>>> 
>>> Regards
>>> Max
>> 
> 

  reply	other threads:[~2012-01-26 11:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-01-25 21:45 Max Mikhanosha
2012-01-26  9:50 ` Carsten Dominik
2012-01-26 11:17   ` Max Mikhanosha
2012-01-26 11:35     ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2012-01-26 11:39     ` Max Mikhanosha
2012-01-26 15:10       ` Max Mikhanosha

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