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From: Alexander Baier <lexi.baier@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Repeating tasks
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:51:26 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87ehdt8elt.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: CALQvLVpKfi8Bm1_L1T74Dqay=ik_GOObFPAGn_jXxJk1P4QdZw@mail.gmail.com

Hi Marvin,

Marvin Doyley <marvinpas@gmail.com> writes:
> Hi there,
>
> Does anybody knows how to setup org to schedule repeated task between
> a specified range of dates. For example, suppose I plan to work on a
> grant proposal between 10 am - 1 pm every other day from May 1 to
> June 1, how would I do this ?   My current practice is specify the
> start date with a repeater (in this case +2d), and then delete task
> when the deadline has passed. It though it would be more efficient I
> could assign a date range rather than just the start date.
>
>
> Cheers,
> M 

If I understand your situation correctly, you might take a look at
Habits. If you mark them done, they will be rescheduled to the next date
you specified.  Roughly it should look like this:

* TODO Work on proposal
  :SCHEDULED:  <2013-05-01 Wed 22:00 .+2d>
  :PROPERTIES:
  :STYLE: habit
  :END:

But your are probably better off looking at the part of the manual
regarding habits.

Regards,
Alex

  reply	other threads:[~2013-04-29 16:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-04-29 13:45 Repeating tasks Marvin Doyley
2013-04-29 16:51 ` Alexander Baier [this message]
2013-04-29 19:20 Marvin Doyley
2013-04-29 19:56 ` Alexander Baier
2013-04-29 22:20   ` Marvin Doyley

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