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From: Bernt Hansen <bernt@norang.ca>
To: lou@dayspringpublisher.com
Cc: Emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Timestamp question
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 21:20:16 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87ocsaxyjz.fsf@gollum.intra.norang.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87skhmxywh.fsf@gollum.intra.norang.ca> (Bernt Hansen's message of "Fri\, 26 Jun 2009 21\:12\:46 -0400")

Bernt Hansen <bernt@norang.ca> writes:

> "Louis A. Turk" <lou@dayspringpublisher.com> writes:
>> I've been using org-mode for several weeks now, and like it very much.
>> Many thanks to the developers!
>> The following doesn't work, but will give you an idea of what I'm trying
>> to do.
>> Meeting <%%(diary-float t 2 1) 13:00>--<%%(diary-float t 2 1) 15:00 +1m
>> +3d>
> * TODO Meeting
>   DEADLINE: <%%(diary-float t 5 4) 21:30>--<%%(diary-float t 2 1) 22:00 +1m -3d>

Sorry that should be

* TODO Meeting
  DEADLINE: <%%(diary-float t 2 1) 13:00>--<%%(diary-float t 2 1) 15:00 +1m -3d>

I was just messing with the times to see if I get a reminder now or not
if the meeting is pending.

You need to use -3d not +3d to state you want a warning 3 days _before_
the due date in the agenda.  But it looks like the early warning days
feature only works for standard deadline dates


* TODO Meeting
  DEADLINE: <2009-06-27 Sat -3d>

so I don't think your 3 day warning will work with the diary-float entry.


  reply	other threads:[~2009-06-27  1:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-06-26 15:10 Louis A. Turk
2009-06-27  1:12 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-06-27  1:20   ` Bernt Hansen [this message]
2009-06-27 11:18     ` Dirk-Jan C. Binnema
2009-06-27 12:34       ` Bernt Hansen
2009-06-27 11:21     ` Dirk-Jan C. Binnema
2009-06-27 10:54 ` Eric S Fraga

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