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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Pete Phillips <pete@smtl.co.uk>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: tags-tree question
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2008 08:44:10 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <AF077A34-F3DD-4180-86D8-4F87DE3791F5@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <10913.1225668040@localhost>

Hi Pete,

there is currently no way o say "today plus 1 month" in a query.  The  
rest of it would be possible.

- Carsten

On Nov 3, 2008, at 12:20 AM, Pete Phillips wrote:

> Hi Carsten
>    Carsten> I have now removed the speed-penalty on this syntax.  So
>    Carsten> if, during a tag search, you use property-like expressions
>    Carsten> for TODO, LEVEL, or CATEGORY, there will be no speed
>    Carsten> penalty involved.  If you access any other properties,
>    Carsten> there will be a one-time penalty.  Once you have paid that
>    Carsten> penalty for a single property, it is cheap to test
>    Carsten> additional properties (unless inheritance is involved).
> Many thanks for doing this. I haven't had the chance to try it out yet
> (been too busy actually getting things off my Home list this w/e! -  
> oh -
> and letting fireworks off tonight as well <grin>) but your solution  
> from
> last week using the non-intuitive method worked perfectly for me  
> anyhow.
> On a related question, is it possible to set up an
> org-agenda-custom-command to pick out a set of tags, all of which have
> NEXT as a todo-type, and which either have no scheduled date, OR which
> have a scheduled or deadline date less than or equal to 1 month in the
> future.
> For example, show lines with
>    NEXT and (Home | LaptopH | DIY)
> where either there is no scheduled (or perhaps, deadline) date OR
> 	Scheduled Date <= today + 1 month
> My thinking on this is that sometimes I have next actions (such as
> cutting my pampas grass every january), which would be set up like  
> this:
> *** NEXT Cut pampass grass :DIY:
> SCHEDULED: <2009-01-12 Thu>
> My current setup uses this:
> ("h" "Home Stuff (Next)"
>  ((tags "Home//NEXT" nil)
>   (tags "DIY//NEXT" nil)
>   (tags "LaptopH//NEXT" nil)
>  nil)
> The problem at the moment is that it shows up all year in my Home  
> Stuff
> (Next) list (which searches for Home|LaptopH|DIY with NEXT todotypes),
> but I only want it to start showing up about a month before the date I
> have decided I need to do it. At the moment, NEXT items which I will
> need to do, but which I can't do anything about until nearer the time,
> clutter up my action lists.
> Is there any way to do this ?
> Cheers,
> Pete

      parent reply	other threads:[~2008-11-03  9:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-10-29 14:00 tags-tree question Pete Phillips
2008-10-29 15:52 ` Carsten Dominik
2008-10-29 15:59   ` Carsten Dominik
2008-11-01 12:51   ` Carsten Dominik
2008-11-02 23:20     ` Pete Phillips
2008-11-03  1:51       ` Bernt Hansen
2009-06-21 11:19         ` Pete Phillips
2009-06-21 13:46           ` Bernt Hansen
2009-06-22  9:53             ` Pete Phillips
2009-06-22 11:56               ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-22 22:52                 ` Pete Phillips
2009-06-23 10:07                   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-23  8:26                 ` Pete Phillips
2009-06-22 12:39               ` Bernt Hansen
2008-11-03  7:44       ` Carsten Dominik [this message]

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