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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
Cc: Bernt Hansen <bernt@norang.ca>,
	Carsten Dominik <carsten@orgmode.org>,
	emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Agenda display of tasks
Date: Sun, 5 Jul 2009 16:34:59 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <AA41337A-FAE8-4F9A-AF1A-4BF104665A5D@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87d48fb4p5.fsf@fastmail.fm>


On Jul 5, 2009, at 4:11 PM, Matthew Lundin wrote:

> Bernt Hansen <bernt@norang.ca> writes:
>
>>> I recently noticed that using SPACE or TAB in the agenda displays  
>>> the
>>> task in the other window but all of the drawers are exposed.  If you
>>> fold the org file with S-TAB to Overview or Contents display and  
>>> then
>>> switch to the agenda and SPACE or TAB on a folded task it unfolds  
>>> the
>>> entire thing including the drawers.
>>>
>>> Expanding the file to SHOW ALL and then using follow mode from the
>>> agenda shows me the view I'm really looking for so that's what I'm  
>>> doing
>>> as a workaround right now.
>>>
>>> While doing my weekly review of tasks I use follow mode to view task
>>> detail and the expanded :LOGBOOK: and :PROPERTIES: drawers hide  
>>> detail
>>> scrolled off the bottom of the window.  My :LOGBOOK: drawer for  
>>> repeated
>>> tasks tends to be l-o-n-g and shoves detail way down the file  
>>> (such as
>>> my weekly review checklist :) ).
>>>
>>> Is it possible to control expansion of the drawers when displaying a
>>> task from the agenda?  The view I'm looking for is the same as  
>>> SHOW ALL
>>> from S-TAB.  It seems that if the task is expanded from the agenda  
>>> it
>>> expands everything including the drawers.
>>>
>> This seems to have been a confused Emacs session on my part.  After
>> restarting it no longer behaves as described above (it doesn't expand
>> tasks past the headline by default -- which is the old behaviour I
>> remember)
>>
>> My Emacs was definitely behaving weird - C-x o would cycle from the
>> agenda, to the org file, to the message window, then back to the  
>> agenda
>> with 2 windows open (and the message buffer).  After restarting  
>> emacs it
>> just cycles between the agenda and the org file (as expected).
>
> Resurrecting an old thread:
>
> Bernt: I'm experiencing the issue you describe above (i.e., drawers
> revealed when following a headline from the agenda) after restarting
> emacs. I have not been able to solve the problem.
>
> I was wondering if you had customized the variables org-show-entry- 
> below
> and org-show-hierarchy-above? I have not customized these variables,
> which makes it even more unusual that the drawers are revealed when
> following a headline from the agenda, since the default for
> org-show-entry-below is nil.

The agenda often exposes the cause for the appearance in
the agenda (exception: properties), so if this is a
scheduled item, the scheduled timestamp is in the entry
text below the headline, which is why the content of the
entry is shown.

- Carsten

  reply	other threads:[~2009-07-05 14:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-06-22 16:54 Bernt Hansen
2009-06-22 20:13 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-06-22 21:56   ` Nick Dokos
2009-06-22 22:45     ` Bernt Hansen
2009-07-05 14:11   ` Matthew Lundin
2009-07-05 14:34     ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-07-05 15:13       ` Matthew Lundin
2009-07-05 14:41     ` Bernt Hansen
2009-07-05 14:31 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-07-05 15:19   ` Matthew Lundin
2009-07-05 18:30     ` Carsten Dominik

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