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From: Christian Zang <christian.zang@wzw.tum.de>
To: Josh Berry <des@condordes.net>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Custom Agenda View for Projects
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2011 09:22:02 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=7ebFROO9kqFxbR2muw3tJPmpN0ubcTJftWx_j@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <AANLkTi=W5TLyJFxT7NN=_15aRzGPb5tkL+f+ieSnT_sT@mail.gmail.com>

2011/3/18 Josh Berry <des@condordes.net>:
> On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 10:57, Jason McBrayer <jmcbray@carcosa.net> wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 6:55 PM, Josh Berry <des@condordes.net> wrote:
>>
>>> I think org considers child tasks to be dependencies of the parent
>>> task -- so if a parent task (such as your PROJ) has children, it won't
>>> be displayed in a tags-todo agenda view, because that takes
>>> dependencies into account.
>>
>> That's a logical explanation, but shouldn't this only be the case if
>> the parent has the :ORDERED: property set?
>
> No, if :ORDERED: is set, then each child is a dependency of the next
> child.  So if you have:
>
> * TODO top
>   ... :ORDERED: t ...
> ** TODO a
> ** TODO b
> ** TODO c
>
> Only "a" will appear in your agenda view.  But if you have:
>
> * TODO top
> ** TODO a
> ** TODO b
> ** TODO c
>
> All children of "top"--that is, "a", "b" and "c"--will appear.
> However, in neither case will "top" appear, because it has children
> that are not yet completed.
>
>>> Have you tried just a "tags" view with a match of "TODO=\"PROJ\""?
>>> IIRC this will do what you want.
>>
>> I gave this a test, and apparently it does not. What's shown is still
>> dependent on the value of org-enforce-todo-dependencies.
>
> I see, it does not, my bad.  I tried experimenting a bit on my own,
> and didn't find an easy way using just agendas.
>
> You might consider experimenting with Stuck Projects though.  If you
> consider all projects to be "stuck", you could probably build an
> agenda view that shows you all projects regardless of what's in them.
> (I don't use stuck projects myself, so YMMV.)
>
> -- Josh
>

Dear Josh, dear Jason,

thanks a lot for evaluating the options! That makes things a lot
clearer for me, and for the moment I'll stick with
org-enforce-todo-dependencies nil.

Cheers,
Christian

      reply	other threads:[~2011-03-19  8:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-03-14 19:24 Christian Zang
2011-03-15  4:26 ` Manish
2011-03-15  6:24   ` Christian Zang
2011-03-15 17:12     ` Manish
2011-03-15 20:56       ` Christian Zang
2011-03-15 21:35         ` Christian Zang
2011-03-16 19:24           ` Jason McBrayer
2011-03-18 15:03             ` Bernt Hansen
2011-03-17 22:55           ` Josh Berry
2011-03-18 17:57             ` Jason McBrayer
2011-03-18 19:31               ` Josh Berry
2011-03-19  8:22                 ` Christian Zang [this message]

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