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From: Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
To: "Thomas S. Dye" <tsd@tsdye.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Newbie question on sorting TODO items
Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2009 14:19:14 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87y6r4jlxp.fsf@fastmail.fm> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2212CE18-A3F3-4B36-8734-81176640B286@tsdye.com> (Thomas S. Dye's message of "Sat, 4 Jul 2009 08:00:03 -1000")

"Thomas S. Dye" <tsd@tsdye.com> writes:

> Aloha all,
>
> An article from last year "[PATCH 4/5] Add a new sort option, which
> sorts items by todo keyword" describes what I'd like to do in my .org
> files, i.e., sort TODO headlines by the order of the TODO state in the
> TODO sequence.   Given:
> #+SEQ_TODO: TODO(t) STARTED(s) WAITING(w@/!) APPT(a) DELEGATED(l@) |
> DONE(d!) CANCELLED(c@) DEFERRED(f@)
> I'd like to see DONE, CANCELLED, and DEFERRED down at the bottom and
> TODO, STARTED, WAITING, APPT, and DELEGATED up at the top in sorted
> order.
>
> Is this possible?

I believe you are looking for org-sort. If you type C-c ^ o org-mode
will sort your headlines by todos (in the order in which they appear in
your settings).

If you are interested in sorting by TODO in the agenda, you can add
"todo-state-up" to your org-agenda-sorting-strategy.

Best,
Matt

  reply	other threads:[~2009-07-04 19:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-07-04 18:00 Thomas S. Dye
2009-07-04 19:19 ` Matthew Lundin [this message]
2009-07-04 21:14   ` Thomas S. Dye
2009-07-05 11:34     ` Matthew Lundin

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