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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
To: Bart Parliman <bartp@lanl.gov>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Problem searching CLOSED and DEADLINE properties
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2009 18:06:34 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <65D1ACB6-E5C9-4311-887A-45F9DB36F179@uva.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.OSX.2.00.0901090953470.2533@aniakchak.lanl.gov>


On Jan 9, 2009, at 5:58 PM, Bart Parliman wrote:

> On Fri, 9 Jan 2009, Carsten Dominik wrote:
>
>>
>> On Jan 7, 2009, at 9:24 PM, Bart Parliman wrote:
>>
>>> When the example file below is added to the agenda file list, and  
>>> I perform an agenda property search (C-c C-a m), I can't seem to  
>>> locate any CLOSED items if I use the date matching format, for  
>>> example these don't work...
>>> CLOSED>="<2009-01-01>"
>>
>> This one works fine for me.
>>
>>> CLOSED="<2009-01-07>"
>>
>> This one does not, because the CLOSED time stamp
>> in the example also contains a time, while you comparison value is  
>> taken to be at midnight.
>>
>>> ... but a regexp search like this...
>>> CLOSED={2009}
>>> ... works fine.  For DEADLINE, an exact date matches fails...
>>> DEADLINE="<2009-01-28>"
>>
>> For me it works fine.
>>
>> - Carsten
>>
>>> ... but an inequality match succeeds...
>>> DEADLINE>="<2009-01-28>"
>>> FWIW I'm using version 6.17b.  Am I just using this format  
>>> incorrectly?
>
> My apologies.  I recently installed 6.17b, but to the wrong lisp  
> target directory (i.e. so I was effectively using an older version  
> of the code, 6.12b I think).  After installing it in the proper  
> directory this works fine.

:-)  Yes, many problems come from running one version and reading the  
manual of another version :-)

I am glad it works.  Even though, looking at your post, I am wondering  
if it would be useful
to limit the comparison to "date-only" if the comparison value is a  
date without a time.......

- Carsten

>
>
> Bart
>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Bart
>>> -------- file start --------
>>> #+SEQ_TODO: NEXT WAITING | DONE
>>> #+STARTUP: overview
>>> * DONE Test1
>>> CLOSED: [2009-01-07 Wed 12:26]
>>> * NEXT Test2
>>> DEADLINE: <2009-01-28 Wed>
>>> * Test3
>>> --------  file end  --------
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  reply	other threads:[~2009-01-09 17:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-07 20:24 Bart Parliman
2009-01-09  7:48 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-09 16:58   ` Bart Parliman
2009-01-09 17:06     ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-01-09 19:00       ` Bart Parliman

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