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From: Dirk-Jan C. Binnema <djcb.bulk@gmail.com>
To: Paul Mead <paul.d.mead@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Recurring dates just on weekdays?
Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2009 14:30:41 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <86my7k65y6.wl%djcb@djcbsoftware.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <871vowog3v.fsf@gmail.com>


Hi Paul,

>>>>> "PM" == Paul Mead <paul.d.mead@gmail.com> writes:

    PM> Is it possible to set recurring dates just for weekdays? I have a number
    PM> of recurring tasks which are only relevant on work days, so I'd like to
    PM> have them only appear on monday to friday. Is there anything I can do to
    PM> accomplish this?

If you only need a reminder (and not a TODO) you can use a diary-sexp:

** Daily meeting
   SCHEDULED: <%%(memq (calendar-day-of-week date) '(1 2 3 4 5))>

However, if you use it as a TODO item that you mark as DONE, your only option
(AFAIK) is to define separate recurring appointments for each of the weekdays.

The problem is that diary-sexp don't really 'recur' in the org-mode sense;
when you mark them as DONE, the whole series is done. I would be a nice
feature, but I can imagine it'd be hard to implement[1].

Best wishes,
Dirk.

[1] hope this challenges someone ;)

  reply	other threads:[~2009-07-04 11:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-07-04 11:13 Paul Mead
2009-07-04 11:30 ` Dirk-Jan C. Binnema [this message]
2009-07-04 13:59   ` Paul Mead

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