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From: "Thomas S. Dye" <tsd@tsdye.com>
To: Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Newbie question on sorting TODO items
Date: Sat, 4 Jul 2009 11:14:47 -1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <725FF8DB-C174-41A4-AFC8-9D21334EAF23@tsdye.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87y6r4jlxp.fsf@fastmail.fm>

Aloha Matt,

Thanks for taking the time to look at this.  With C-c ^ o, I get  
"Invalid sorting type `o'".

I'm using org-mode 5.23a with Aquamacs Emacs 1.8.

Tom

On Jul 4, 2009, at 9:19 AM, Matthew Lundin wrote:

> "Thomas S. Dye" <tsd@tsdye.com> writes:
>
>> Aloha all,
>>
>> An article from last year "[PATCH 4/5] Add a new sort option, which
>> sorts items by todo keyword" describes what I'd like to do in my .org
>> files, i.e., sort TODO headlines by the order of the TODO state in  
>> the
>> TODO sequence.   Given:
>> #+SEQ_TODO: TODO(t) STARTED(s) WAITING(w@/!) APPT(a) DELEGATED(l@) |
>> DONE(d!) CANCELLED(c@) DEFERRED(f@)
>> I'd like to see DONE, CANCELLED, and DEFERRED down at the bottom and
>> TODO, STARTED, WAITING, APPT, and DELEGATED up at the top in sorted
>> order.
>>
>> Is this possible?
>
> I believe you are looking for org-sort. If you type C-c ^ o org-mode
> will sort your headlines by todos (in the order in which they appear  
> in
> your settings).
>
> If you are interested in sorting by TODO in the agenda, you can add
> "todo-state-up" to your org-agenda-sorting-strategy.
>
> Best,
> Matt

  reply	other threads:[~2009-07-04 21:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-07-04 18:00 Thomas S. Dye
2009-07-04 19:19 ` Matthew Lundin
2009-07-04 21:14   ` Thomas S. Dye [this message]
2009-07-05 11:34     ` Matthew Lundin

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