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From: "Oliver Charles" <oliver.g.charles@googlemail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Repeating events within a time range and ics exporting
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 00:47:34 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5641883d0812101647g5dc8fecfob7a41c7d752b491a@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <mksprk2tqzp.fsf@farmer.cs.uiuc.edu>

I asked a similar question myself, here:

Maybe this helps

On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 7:18 PM, Ming-Wei Chang <mchang21@uiuc.edu> wrote:
> Hi all,
>   Currently I am a student and I heavily use orgmode to manage my
>   agenda. I must say that orgmode is very cool! I am using emacs 23
>   from CVS and orgmode 6.14 now.
>   Right now I am looking for a way such that I can schedule a task
>   repeatedly within a time period. For example, I have a class on every
>   Wed in Dec 2008. I hope that I can assign the task in the following way
>   * Class A
>   <2008-12-01 Wed 15:00-17:00 +1w>--<2008-12-31 Wed>
>   However, currently orgmode seems not to support this kind of syntax.
>   I know that I can use the diary sexp. For example, I can have
>   * Class A
>   <%%(and (diary-block 01 12 2008 31 12 2008) (= 3 (calendar-day-of-week date)))>
>   It worked. Unfortunately, there are two problems of this approach.
>   1) It seems that I cannot specify the "hours" using this approach.
>   For example, I try
>   <%%(and (diary-block 01 12 2008 31 12 2008) (= 3 (calendar-day-of-week date))) 15:00-17:00>
>   , and it is not working.
>   2) More importantly, it seems that entry with sexp cannot be exported
>   when I tried to export my org files into a ics file. This is very
>   bad for me, because I constantly upload my org agenda into google
>   calendar. Therefore, this makes it unusable to me.
>   I believe that somebody has already mention something like
>   this. However, I tried to google it and still could not find the
>   answer.
>   Any comment on this?
> Best,
> Ming-Wei
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      reply	other threads:[~2008-12-11  0:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-12-08 19:18 Repeating events within a time range and ics exporting Ming-Wei Chang
2008-12-11  0:47 ` Oliver Charles [this message]

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