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From: Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos@hp.com>
To: Memnon Anon <gegendosenfleisch@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org-bbdb: help
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 03:26:26 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6037.1235636786@gamaville.dokosmarshall.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Message from Memnon Anon <gegendosenfleisch@gmail.com> of "Wed, 25 Feb 2009 23:16:21 GMT." <8763iy6rbw.fsf@mean.albasani.net>

Memnon Anon <gegendosenfleisch@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi!
> 
> I like to keep track of birthdays of people I know.
> For the last 6 months, I've been keeping a birthday section
> in my organizer.org, having multiple lines like this one:
> 
>    %%(diary-anniversary 1 1 1111) Geburtstag Foo: %d Jahre.
> 
> But, since I started with emacs, I wanted to get used to the bbdb,
> and since the start my bday section ends like this: %%(org-bbdb-anniversaries)
> 
> I am no lisper, but I spent several days to get this working, lately.
> Try and Error, and I got it! Hooray!! 
> 
> ...
> 
> 2 Days ago, my hd died, my backups are 2 weeks old, it is lost again :((.
> 
> Today, I tried 4 hours to remember how I got it working, but, nothing yet,
> and it starts frustrating me. 
> 
> Could someone *please* post a line of his .bbdb, containing the anniversary 
> field as it works? I am just not strong enought to do it again ;)
> 

I think something like this should work:

      anniversary: 1972-02-26 birthday

Check the documentation for the variable org-bbdb-anniversary-field:

      C-h v org-bbdb-anniversary-field RET

HTH,      
Nick

  reply	other threads:[~2009-02-26  8:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-02-25 23:16 Memnon Anon
2009-02-26  8:26 ` Nick Dokos [this message]
2009-02-26 16:53   ` Memnon Anon
2009-02-26 17:14     ` Nick Dokos
2009-02-26 20:19       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-26 21:38         ` Memnon Anon
2009-02-26 21:38       ` org-bbdb: help (solved, thx!) Memnon Anon

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