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From: Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
To: Peter Jones <mlists@pmade.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Re: time tracking common activities
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 10:01:48 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87tz6p5c7n.fsf@fastmail.fm> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <86prhd2jtn.fsf@pmade.com> (Peter Jones's message of "Fri, 20 Feb 2009 08:45:40 -0700")

Hi Peter, 

Peter Jones <mlists@pmade.com> writes:

> David Bremner <bremner@unb.ca> writes:
>> J Aaron Farr wrote:
>>>I'm using org-mode to track my time on projects and todo items, but
>>>I'd also like to start tracking time I spend on things such as my
>>>email, reading rss feeds, etc.  I'd prefer to continue to use
>>>org-mode for that so that all my time tracking is in one place with
>>>one system.
>> I guess you would still have to think about comfortable ways to find
>> the right file/buffer and clock in there.
> I think this is probably the key to making this successful.  If it takes
> you too long to locate the headings, you won't bother clocking in.
> What's the best way to quickly get to a heading?

The easiest way to do this is via the agenda. Simply type "I" and you
will clock into the task. Type "X" to clock out. If you set the variable
org-clock-in-switch-to-state you can automatically clock in when
switching to a particular todo.

> What are other people doing to quickly get to a specific heading?

Again, the agenda and org-follow is the easiest way to get to headings.



  reply	other threads:[~2009-02-20 16:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-02-20 12:20 time tracking common activities J Aaron Farr
2009-02-20 12:35 ` David Bremner
2009-02-20 15:01   ` Bernt Hansen
2009-02-20 15:49     ` Bernt Hansen
2009-02-20 15:45   ` Peter Jones
2009-02-20 16:01     ` Matthew Lundin [this message]
2009-02-20 20:30       ` Sebastian Rose
2009-02-21  3:51       ` J Aaron Farr
2009-02-20 14:40 ` Jason F. McBrayer

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