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From: Samuel Loury <konubinix@gmail.com>
To: Samuel Banya <sbanya@fastmail.com>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Question About Nuking The Priority Of A Task After Its Been Marked As 'DONE'
Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2021 13:49:43 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87v8zvs3vc.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3c86bbd6-89d7-46b5-9bb5-60ca414b4516@www.fastmail.com>

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"Samuel Banya" <sbanya@fastmail.com> writes:

> I often change states of my todo list items to 'DONE', 'CANCELLED', etc.
> However, one thing I would want to know is this:
> - Is it possible to automatically delete the '#' priority value of a task after a task has been marked as 'DONE', 'CANCELLED', etc?
> Is this done via a hook function?

To do it globally:

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
(defun my/org-trigger-hook (change-plist)
  (let* ((type (plist-get change-plist :type))
         (pos (plist-get change-plist :position))
         (from (substring-no-properties (or (plist-get change-plist :from) "")))
         (to (substring-no-properties (or (plist-get change-plist :to) "")))
    (when (and
           (eq type 'todo-state-change)
           (member to org-done-keywords)
           (member from org-not-done-keywords)
      (org-priority (string-to-char " "))

(add-hook #'org-trigger-hook
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

But if, like me, you want to define this behavior per task, this is one
of the purposes of org-edna. I suggest you try it.

I your particular example, you would simply set the TRIGGER property of
the task for which you want to delete the priority to this content

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
* NEXT [#B] some task
:TRIGGER: self() set-priority!(" ")
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

Closing it would result in

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
* DONE some task
  CLOSED: [2021-12-11 Sat 13:38]
:TRIGGER: self() set-priority!(" ")
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

Of course, it also work for repeated task or any complicated scenario
I have tried so far.

I hope that helps,
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-12-11 12:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-12-10 18:55 Question About Nuking The Priority Of A Task After Its Been Marked As 'DONE' Samuel Banya
2021-12-10 22:51 ` Peter Hardy
2021-12-11 12:49 ` Samuel Loury [this message]
2021-12-11 17:51   ` Samuel Banya
2021-12-17 18:38     ` Samuel Banya

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