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From: Achim Gratz <Stromeko@nexgo.de>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Feature idea: show last log entry
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 19:59:06 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87zkh6ytud.fsf@Rainer.invalid> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m2pqi2tffg.fsf@boostpro.com>

Dave Abrahams <dave@boostpro.com> writes:
> Generally I'm interested in keeping log entries for my Org items for
> historical purposes only (so I like to stash them away in a :LOGBOOK:
> drawer), but on a day-to-day basis I'm interested in the very latest log
> entry; it tells me about the status of the item.  For example, if I've
> made a task DELEGATED, the latest log entry usually has the person I've
> delegated it to and often a link to the mail message in which I did the
> delegation.  So I'd like a feature that would leave the latest log entry
> outside the drawer, and always file the previous log entry into the
> drawer when I make a new one.

I'm currently using something similar with two drawers back-to-back:

:LOGBOOK:
shiny
:END:
:CLOSED:
old cruft
:END:

That means I have to move old stuff by hand from LOGBOOK to CLOSED (what
I really do is move the :END:/:CLOSED: markers normally), but the way
I'm using this it hasn't been too much trouble.

That said, I've been thinking of extending drawers to have "stops", that
is each visibility cycle on a drawer would just pull it out to the next
stop.  Specifically for timestamps there should be some function to
auto-move the stop (current+last week for instance).  Presumably if that
was made into a more general function one could also just keep a certain
number of lines before the stop.


Regards,
Achim.
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  reply	other threads:[~2011-10-12 17:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-10-12 15:09 Dave Abrahams
2011-10-12 17:59 ` Achim Gratz [this message]
2011-10-23 19:44   ` Dave Abrahams
2011-10-13  0:55 ` Bernt Hansen
2011-10-13  6:56   ` John Wiegley
2011-10-13 11:49     ` Bernt Hansen
2011-10-13 12:02       ` Sebastien Vauban
2011-10-23 19:59   ` Dave Abrahams
2011-10-23 20:37     ` Bernt Hansen
2011-10-23 22:18       ` Dave Abrahams
2011-10-23 22:45         ` Bernt Hansen

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