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From: "Loris Bennett" <loris.bennett@fu-berlin.de>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Requesting some help with scheduled repeated tasks
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:59:55 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87zj95edms.fsf@hornfels.zedat.fu-berlin.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: CAAP45exRXUD6+hUy1=dFd=DgxnR1d9Jkb2Bvtf8OSYma-7qjxA@mail.gmail.com

Sagar Shankar <sagar@scubed.in> writes:

> Hi all, been using Org-Mode for just over a month now and have stumbled into
> something that I cannot still figure out how to implement.
> I want to set aside a fixed amount of time each day (say 2 hours) at a specific
> time(18-00-20:00 say) to work on a specific task. I want this task to repeat for
> 7 days and for state changes (from TODO to DONE) to be tracked for those 7 days.
> The latter while ideal, is also optional, as in a base case, I'd be happy to
> just get the task automatically marked TODO 7 times in my Agenda till the 7 days
> are over.
> Right now, I've tried using the following syntax:
> ** TODO Work on XYZ
> SCHEDULED: <2015-01-21 Wed 20:30-21:30>-- <2015-01-28 Wed 20:30-21:30>
> When I mark this as complete for today, all the other occurrences are also
> marked as DONE, which I do not want. Another confusing factor is that instead of
> counting 7 occurrences of this task, Org counts it as 8 (which is another thing
> I'd love to get explained)

Wednesday to Wednesday is 8 days.  I guess you really want Wednesday to

I would set up 7 separate tasks, by creating the first and then using

C-c C-x c

to make 6 clones of the task shifted by a day.



> I know tracking repeated tasks is best suited for Org-Habits but I cannot find
> anywhere in the documentation for that module, a parameter that allows me to
> track habits for only 7 times or 8 times say, and for that habit to be inserted
> into the agenda at a specific time only. 
> Would really appreciate some advice!
> Thanks for your time,
> Sagar

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      parent reply	other threads:[~2015-01-26 16:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-26 13:13 Requesting some help with scheduled repeated tasks Sagar Shankar
2015-01-26 13:19 ` Christopher Witte
2015-01-27  5:56   ` Sagar Shankar
2015-01-27  6:09     ` Andreas Leha
2015-01-27 10:25     ` Samuel Loury
2015-01-26 15:59 ` Loris Bennett [this message]

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