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From: "Peter Münster" <pmlists@free.fr>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Notifications of appointments in Agenda screen?
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2012 21:17:44 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87zk5c42av.fsf@micropit.couberia.bzh> (raw)
In-Reply-To: CAC=HedBmNwd93XMn+DJamjNHytN2kzm64n0QNE0=NebMwRQBhg@mail.gmail.com

On Thu, Aug 30 2012, Nathan Neff wrote:

> I'm looking all over, and all I can find are posts about how to set
> up org-notify to call some external messaging app.  I'm on OSX and
> don't want to purchase "Growl".


With org-notify.el you don't need an external messaging app, you can do
all in emacs.

> I found org-notify.el,
> (https://github.com/p-m/org-notify/blob/master/org-notify.el)
> but it seems to require a "notify" property on any headline that you
> want to be notified of.

It's also optional. When the "notify" property is missing, a default
value will be used.

> I would like org-mode to automatically notify me (on the status
> bar, etc) for
> any headline that has a time associated with it.

Today, org-notify.el requires a "DEADLINE"-timestamp, but this can
easily be changed in the code.

> I also don't want to rely on an external program because I use org-mode
> on different systems.

See above. There are predefined functions for displaying a message in
the minibuffer or in a new emacs window, and you can define other
functions, that do whatever you want (something with the modeline for


      parent reply	other threads:[~2012-08-30 19:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-08-30 15:26 Notifications of appointments in Agenda screen? Nathan Neff
2012-08-30 15:36 ` Nathan Neff
2012-08-30 15:46   ` Nick Dokos
2012-08-30 15:39 ` Nick Dokos
2012-08-30 19:17 ` Peter Münster [this message]

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