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From: Eric S Fraga <e.fraga@ucl.ac.uk>
To: Stephen Nelson-Smith <sanelson@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Reminders with alarms
Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2011 08:40:53 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <878vq07qbe.fsf@ucl.ac.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CABqtqVTV5=NVmKBGeU46Yqoa-U=-9+DxS_8M=0Od4xfhJC7U_w@mail.gmail.com> (Stephen Nelson-Smith's message of "Wed, 7 Sep 2011 06:39:56 +0100")

Stephen Nelson-Smith <sanelson@gmail.com> writes:

> Hi there,
> I'm just starting to explore orgmode.  I'm an experienced GTD-er (6
> yrs) and have looked with interest at a few articles on using orgmode
> for this.  The one area I can't seem to work out is how to set a
> reminder with an alarm and attach it to an entry.
> Suppose I have an entry like:
> ** My project
> *** My action 1 :home:
> *** My action 2 :follow up:
> I would like to be able to set a reminder that makes a visible (and
> maybe audible) alert - in say 4 hrs, 2 days, at 1530 next wednesday
> etc.  I see that I can set schedules for when to start work, but I've
> been unable to get it to remind me at all.
> Any suggestions?
> S.

Yes, depending on what system you are using...  Assuming Linux, see
below.  For any system, org will interface with Emacs's own appointment
system; again, see below but only some parts will be relevant.

You should use active time stamps and look at the Emacs Wiki for how to
get an on screen display:


(courtesy Richard Riley).  Also look at this email by Nick Dokos from
the mailing list archives:


: Eric S Fraga (GnuPG: 0xC89193D8FFFCF67D) in Emacs
: using Org-mode version 7.7 (release_7.7.257.g0dd1)

  reply	other threads:[~2011-09-07  8:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-09-07  5:39 Reminders with alarms Stephen Nelson-Smith
2011-09-07  7:40 ` Eric S Fraga [this message]
2011-09-07  8:42 ` Eric Abrahamsen
2011-09-07 16:25 ` Bernt Hansen
2011-09-07 19:05 ` Martyn Jago
2011-09-08  3:10   ` Jude DaShiell
2011-09-08 15:42     ` brian powell
2011-10-03 11:45       ` Ivan Vilata i Balaguer

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