From: Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Konstantin Antipin <email@example.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: increase effort estimate on the fly.
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 15:57:33 +0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <892BA2CE-13DC-4A6C-B15A-6A5958407FDF@gmail.com> (raw)
I have added this functionality, but without the global key binding.
On Jun 9, 2009, at 11:42 AM, Konstantin Antipin wrote:
> Dear all,
> Recently new feature was added - when you set an estimated effort for
> a task, you can be notified when time is up.
> (sound is controlled with org-clock-sound variable)
> I found that pretty often from the beginning I can not correctly
> estimate what time task will take and I need to give myself an
> additional time.
> To address this issue I wrote couple of functions that helps me with
> What do they do:
> When you have clocked item and want to add time (increase effort
> estimate), you call function org-clock-increase-effort-estimate, which
> will ask you for a time period. It will update update currently
> clocked item in a buffer as well as a mode line.
> I hope this might be helpful to someone
> defun org-clock-increase-effort-estimate (add-effort)
> "Add time to the effort estimate.
> Update Effort property of currently clocked item.
> Update mode line."
> (interactive "sHow much to add? (hh:mm or mm)? ")
> (if (and (org-clock-is-active) org-clock-effort)
> (let ((add-effort-minutes (org-string-to-minutes add-effort)))
> (progn (setq org-clock-effort (org-minutes-to-hh:mm-string
> (+ add-effort-minutes
> (org-hh:mm-string-to-minutes org-clock-effort))))
> (message "about to increase effort.")
> (org-clock-set-effort-estimate-in-buffer org-clock-effort)
> (defun org-clock-set-effort-estimate-in-buffer (effort-string)
> "Increase effort estimate PROPERTY for the currently clocked item.
> Jump to the correct buffer, increace the PROPERTY, jump back."
> (if (org-clock-is-active)
> (let ((back-mark (point-marker)))
> (org-set-property "Effort" effort-string)
> (switch-to-buffer (marker-buffer back-mark))
> (goto-char back-mark)
> (message "Effort was increased.")
> (defun org-string-to-minutes (string)
> "Recognizes two formats:
> 1:30 - converted to minutes
> 30 - interpreted as minutes."
> (case (length (split-string string ":"))
> (2 (org-hh:mm-string-to-minutes string))
> (1 (string-to-int string))
> (defun org-clock-is-active ()
> "Return true if clock is currently running.
> nil otherwise."
> (if (marker-buffer org-clock-marker)
> ;; Suggested bindings
> (org-defkey org-mode-map "\C-c\C-x\C-e" 'org-clock-increase-effort-
> (global-set-key "\C-c\C-x\C-e" 'org-clock-increase-effort-estimate)
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2009-06-09 9:42 increase effort estimate on the fly Konstantin Antipin
2009-06-17 13:57 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
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