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From: Ian Barton <lists@wilkesley.net>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Suggestions for progress tracking
Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2012 10:56:09 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <509F8449.4070100@wilkesley.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87bof43il7.fsf@ericabrahamsen.net>

On 11/11/12 03:48, Eric Abrahamsen wrote:
> David Rogers <davidandrewrogers@gmail.com> writes:
>> Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> writes:
>>> I'm starting another novel translation, and want to keep track of
>>> progress in org (I've blown too many deadlines in the past). I've been
>>> looking at the habits functionality, but it doesn't quite match what I
>>> want, and I'm looking for a little advice here. I'd like to:
>>> 1. Set myself a minimum of pages translated per day, on weekdays.
>>> 2. Record how many pages I do each day.
>>> 3. View some habit-style report of how I'm doing relative to my goal.
>>> 4. Project when I will be done with the novel at the current rate of
>>> progress.

I am assuming that the novel is available in plain text. Why not turn it 
into an org file. Divide it up into units, with each unit being a day's 
worth of translation. Make each unit a separate TODO with either a 
SCHEDULED or DEADLINE. The you can use the Agenda to see how far in 
front, or behind, you are.


  reply	other threads:[~2012-11-11 10:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-11-07 14:00 Suggestions for progress tracking Eric Abrahamsen
2012-11-09  7:39 ` David Rogers
2012-11-11  3:48   ` Eric Abrahamsen
2012-11-11 10:56     ` Ian Barton [this message]
2012-11-25 11:29 ` OT: Tracking progress of LaTeX/PDF output pages (was: Suggestions for progress tracking) Karl Voit

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