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From: Jambunathan K <kjambunathan@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: [PATCH] Doc update
Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2010 00:56:28 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <81tyn43nyz.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)

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Summary: Update 'The date/time prompt' section of Org Manual with time
range specs.

Comments:

Support for specifying the duration in absolute minutes could be useful
in some cases. (In my case, I was trying to plug in the duration of a
BBC production specified in minutes - for eg 92 min, 116 min, 205 min
etc).

Related bugs:

1. While trying to specify time range as '2:00-3:00' I see the following
   message - 'Error in post-command-hook: (parse-error not an integer
   3:)'. The corresponding calendar entry gets created though.

2. Is there support for agenda to wrap around the day. For example how
   would the following entries be interpreted 23:00+2:00, 3:00+48. Just
   curious.


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From a6936fb1e0f42c953af6f91e78f7f7d2543c2901 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Jambunathan K <kjambunathan@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 8 Aug 2010 22:41:07 +0530
Subject: [PATCH 2/2] Update 'The date/time prompt' section of Org Manual with time range
 specs.

Time-range-specification-at-the-date-time-prompt
---
 doc/org.texi |    9 +++++++++
 1 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/org.texi b/doc/org.texi
index 13af2df..d485ead 100644
--- a/doc/org.texi
+++ b/doc/org.texi
@@ -5206,6 +5206,15 @@ the nth such day.  E.g.
 +2tue         --> second Tuesday from now.
 @end example
 
+You can specify a time range by giving start and end times or by giving a
+start time and a duration (in HH:MM format). Use '+' as the separator in the
+latter case. E.g.
+
+@example
+11am-1:15pm    --> 11:00-13:15
+11am+2:15      --> same as above
+@end example
+
 @vindex parse-time-months
 @vindex parse-time-weekdays
 The function understands English month and weekday abbreviations.  If
-- 
1.7.0.4


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             reply	other threads:[~2010-08-08 19:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-08-08 19:26 Jambunathan K [this message]
2010-08-09 10:02 ` [PATCH] Org Manual: Document time range spec at the date/time prompt Jambunathan K
2010-08-11  7:52   ` [Accepted] " Carsten Dominik

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