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From: John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Something like 'org-clock-in-at-time'?
Date: Sat, 9 Apr 2011 12:24:33 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=fR+EzVReA0__v0fkjSNDOan5Yxg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <AANLkTimXSpT8j5rf=KYpi32rLtmppLO9t8TRKA_5MSr9@mail.gmail.com>

Just wanted to bump this as it's almost been a month. Even feedback as
to whether or not this is feasible would be appreciated. If it's not,
or it is but just won't happen, I'll resolve to keep clocking in,
immediately clocking out, and then futzing with the times by hand.


On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 2:48 PM, John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Could someone fill me in on your process for clocking in things after
> the fact? I've been trying to get into to clocking, but, especially at
> home, I don't return to my computer in between every different thing.
> Instead, I stop at it when I get a pause and try to fill in what I've
> been doing. So far, this has been something akin to:
> - create a new sub-headline and call it what I was doing
> - C-c C-c to tag it
> - C-c C-x C-i followed by C-c C-x C-o to create a clocked time stamps
> - Manually edit the times
> - C-c C-c to update the count
> This gets quite tedious when adding several things. I have to expand
> the logbook, and then fiddle with the times.
> Could there be (or is there already) a function that might act like
> the date selection screen for clocking? I looked at the completion
> list for org-clock-* commands and none of them looked promising. I
> could envision something like:
> - M-x org-clock-in-at-time
> - Minibuffer presents date selection, you select date just like for timestamps
> - Minibuffer requests time in form HH:MM and you can type it in
> Same type of function for clocking out. This would *vastly* simplify
> how I end up clocking.
> I'm absolutely open to suggestions from others on how you deal with
> this. Perhaps this is an opportunity to learn about how the *experts*
> access some functionality I'm currently unaware of!
> Thanks,
> John

  parent reply	other threads:[~2011-04-09 17:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-03-12 20:48 Something like 'org-clock-in-at-time'? John Hendy
2011-03-14  1:05 ` Richard Lawrence
2011-04-09 17:24 ` John Hendy [this message]
2011-04-09 18:03   ` Bernt Hansen
2011-04-09 18:05     ` Bernt Hansen
2011-04-10 15:00     ` John Hendy
2011-04-10 16:32       ` Bernt Hansen
2011-04-11  0:59         ` John Hendy
2011-04-11  2:42     ` Nathan Neff

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