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From: Nick Dokos <ndokos@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: How to specify birthdays?
Date: Tue, 13 May 2014 13:15:00 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <878uq5eh2j.fsf@alphaville.bos.redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 20140513070751.GC18283@raven.inka.de

Josef Wolf <jw@raven.inka.de> writes:

> On Mo, Mai 12, 2014 at 10:22:02 +0000, Dominic Surano wrote:
>> Make it a deadline instead of a SCHEDULED item and set it to the current 
>> year with the +1y modifier. That way it will only come up a few days before 
>> it's due.
>> * Calendar
>> ** Birthdays
>> *** Somebody
>>     DEADLINE: <2014-05-12 Tue +1y>
> By setting it to the current year, I'd loose track of the original year when
> the event happened.
> I _really_ like the idea of "XXX is %d years old", like it is shown in the
> org-anniversary example!

I don't use the diary at all: I keep anniversaries in BBDB.


  (info "(org) weekly/daily agenda")

for details.


  reply	other threads:[~2014-05-13 17:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-05-12 21:42 How to specify birthdays? Josef Wolf
2014-05-12 22:22 ` Dominic Surano
2014-05-13  1:40   ` Eric Abrahamsen
2014-05-13  7:24     ` Josef Wolf
2014-05-13  9:07       ` Eric Abrahamsen
2014-05-13 11:17         ` Josef Wolf
2014-05-13 13:32           ` Eric Abrahamsen
2014-05-13  7:07   ` Josef Wolf
2014-05-13 17:15     ` Nick Dokos [this message]
2014-05-12 22:54 ` Erik Iverson

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