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From: John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com>
To: Giovanni Ridolfi <giovanni.ridolfi@yahoo.it>
Cc: Bastien <bzg@altern.org>, emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Re: Grouping clock report by tag?
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 16:06:00 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <AANLkTinvaq+3qnQAcdHB6g2Ef6zhLZCZZotbeDdcnBdu@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <83fwqzb5qf.fsf@yahoo.it>

On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 4:11 AM, Giovanni Ridolfi
<giovanni.ridolfi@yahoo.it> wrote:
> John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com> writes:
>> Sorry -- forgot the list...
>> On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 12:06 PM, John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 11:42 AM, Bastien <bzg@altern.org> wrote:
>>>> John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com> writes:
>>>> > How about a clock table with a :tag: column and an option to sort by
>>>> > common tag?
> The idea has been already suggested, with patches, but I think the patches
> got lost during the FSF copyright assignment

Somehow I missed this email!

> 1. by Adam Elliott, see:
>  On Feb 23, 2010, at 8:13 AM, Adam Elliott wrote:
>  http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.orgmode/22526

That looks like the behavior as-is (i.e. a :tags "tagname" option)

Oh, and perhaps the :tags option should be better documented in the
manual. I tried in vain to combine tags and only just now saw the
thread that looks like it inspired the :tags option. The mailing list
posts contains the syntax ("tag1-tag2", "tag1+tag2") but since there
is no example clocktable using the :tags option in the manual:
1) it took me a while even to figure out to put the word in quotations
2) I had no idea whatsoever if multiple tags were possible

> 2. And also by B Grobauer, with a huge patch
>   Sun, 20 Jun 2010 12:24:44 +0200
>   http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-orgmode/2010-06/msg00536.html

Now *this* looks like just what I was loooking for. Yes -- an option
to group by tag or even simply include a column which lists the tags.
I can do several tables, but for me this is more just to show where I
spend my time, not for billing... so it would be great to analyze the
ratios between my various "buckets" (for which I use tags to

> If Bastien is going to implement this feature, I ask again[1]:
> -----------------------------------------------------
>  Is it possible to check also for properies
>  and not only for tag?
>  we can add a special PROPERTY: CLOCKTAG
> Rationale:
> In my setup I have a remember template where I write the task I'm doing.
> with some information e.g.:
> ** reading bibliography
>   CLOCK: [2010-06-21 lun 09:24]
>  :ID: lab
>  :Type:expected
>  :People: Giovanni
>  :Location: computer
>  :Connection: nil
>  :CLOCKTAG:PV Project
>  :Comment:
>  :END:
> If the function checks also the :PROPERTIES: drawer and the existence of
> the special PROPERTY: CLOCKTAG I can keep my setup and exploit this
> marvellous new feature.
> [1] http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-orgmode/2010-06/msg00554.html
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Another method could be to use the clock report from agenda R
> Date:   Wed, 27 Oct 2010 12:29:25 -0400
> (Sebastien Vauban)
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-orgmode/2010-10/msg01494.html
> cheers,
> Giovanni

  reply	other threads:[~2011-03-11 22:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-02-25  0:25 Grouping clock report by tag? John Hendy
2011-03-06 13:20 ` Bastien
2011-03-06 17:02   ` John Hendy
2011-03-06 17:42     ` Bastien
     [not found]       ` <AANLkTim6kxpDVxXw5krSbpDK+x3=wfB2iqN6g9nWujx2@mail.gmail.com>
2011-03-06 18:08         ` John Hendy
2011-03-07 10:11           ` Giovanni Ridolfi
2011-03-11 22:06             ` John Hendy [this message]
2011-05-05 19:33               ` [Orgmode] " John Hendy
2011-05-05 23:08                 ` Bernt Hansen
2011-05-06 20:30                   ` John Hendy
2011-05-06 23:55                     ` Bernt Hansen

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