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From: Aankhen <aankhen@gmail.com>
To: Org-mode ml <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Automatically clocking into parent items
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 16:30:39 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=2nknRrMhD3AZThHjm51U83akjUHe-Yi+2xcsA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <AANLkTi=HS-hcPtE5U1s+BWXAEv1P1+77=V0ZsFMR1rcY@mail.gmail.com>

On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 01:30, Aankhen <aankhen@gmail.com> wrote:
> I’ve been working on getting org-mode to automatically clock into an
> item’s ancestor when clocking out of that item.  The way I have it set
> up now, it walks up the tree looking for an item that has a particular
> property set.  If that property is non-nil, it clocks in; if it’s nil,
> it doesn’t.  Either way, it stops looking at that point.  Here’s what
> I have so far:
> [snip]
> So given this structure:
> [snip]
> When I clock out of ‘Frob’, I’m automatically clocked into ‘Quux’, and
> when I clock out of ‘Quux’, I’m automatically clocked into ‘Bar’.
> This works pretty well, except for one problem: it happens *every
> time* I clock out, meaning that if I’m clocked into ‘Quux’ and I then
> hit C-c C-x C-i on ‘Frob’, I end up being clocked into both ‘Bar’ and
> ‘Frob’, because I’m automatically clocked out of ‘Quux’; my code is
> run, clocking me into ‘Bar’; and then the normal clocking mechanism
> clocks me into ‘Frob’ (at least, I *think* the hook runs first).
> I guess what I’m wondering is, what’s a good way to avoid this
> double-clocking?  And while I’m asking for help, can anyone think of
> some less obnoxious names for the functions, variables and property?
> :-)

I think I managed to answer the first question myself.  As
‘org-clock-in’ sets ‘org-clock-clocking-in’ before calling
‘org-clock-out’, checking the value of that variable before clocking
into the parent item seems to have done the trick.


      reply	other threads:[~2011-03-14 11:01 UTC|newest]

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2011-03-12 20:00 Automatically clocking into parent items Aankhen
2011-03-14 11:00 ` Aankhen [this message]

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