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From: John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com>
To: Chris Wallace <chris.wallace@cimr.cam.ac.uk>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Jason Dunsmore <jasondunsmore@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Agenda view: ignoring everything that is DONE
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 10:54:21 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CA+M2ft9Q08POv60w+vD4n2XzdDocUQsf2Hze-sgYVP7aPXb5Fg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4E931321.8090408@cimr.cam.ac.uk>

On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 10:45 AM, Chris Wallace
<chris.wallace@cimr.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> On 10/10/11 14:52, Jason Dunsmore wrote:
>>
>> Chris Wallace<chris.wallace@cimr.cam.ac.uk>  writes:
>>
>>> I want to include in my agenda only things that are TODO, or are
>>> scheduled and not marked DONE, or have a deadline and are not marked
>>> DONE.  This is how agenda worked a year ago before I went on maternity
>>> leave, and now something has changed and I am seeing lots of DONE
>>> tasks which had a deadline -780 days ago.
>>>
>>> I have tried removing all org customisations relating to the agenda
>>> and todo list, and have read the agenda part of the manual, but I
>>> can't get this to work.
>>
>> You can use:
>>
>> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
>> (setq org-agenda-skip-scheduled-if-done t)
>> (setq org-agenda-skip-deadline-if-done t)
>> (setq org-agenda-skip-timestamp-if-done t)
>> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
>
> Jason,
>
> thank you for the quick reply.  I do have those variables set.  I have now
> commented one by one every line in my org setup and customisation and found
> that the problem only occurs when customize includes the line:
>
> '(org-todo-keywords (quote ((sequence "TODO" "DONE" "|" "CANCELLED"))))

I think you need "DONE" on the other side of the pipe for your desired
action to work properly.

,--- http://orgmode.org/manual/Workflow-states.html). ---
| The vertical bar separates the TODO keywords (states that need action)
| from the DONE states (which need no further action).
`---


John

>
> This I set from within customize-variable, and appears to follow the
> description given for that variable.  Perhaps it is clashing with something
> else, I will keep searching, but if you know of anything else that is
> possibly responsible I would be grateful.
>
> Chris.
>
>
>> This is in the FAQ:
>> http://orgmode.org/worg/org-faq.html#removing-done-items-from-agenda
>>
>> Regards,
>> Jason
>
>
>

  parent reply	other threads:[~2011-10-10 15:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-10-10 13:14 Chris Wallace
2011-10-10 13:52 ` Jason Dunsmore
2011-10-10 15:45   ` Chris Wallace
2011-10-10 15:54     ` Jason Dunsmore
2011-10-10 15:57       ` Chris Wallace
2011-10-10 15:54     ` John Hendy [this message]
2011-10-10 15:58     ` Brian van den Broek

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