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From: Nathan Neff <nathan.neff@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Notifications of appointments in Agenda screen?
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2012 08:36:01 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAC=HedB6jGoMuTG80GJ5guszB5Ajur1zFjm7BTCKCG3gWU0F1g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAC=HedBmNwd93XMn+DJamjNHytN2kzm64n0QNE0=NebMwRQBhg@mail.gmail.com>

On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 8:26 AM, Nathan Neff <nathan.neff@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I seem to recall a feature in org-mode that would show
> notifications for upcoming appointments, scheduled items,
> deadlines, etc. in Emacs itself.  For example the status bar
> would have a red notification saying "Dr Appointment in 15 minutes".

Nevermind -- I got it.

I found the appt-activate and org-agenda-to-appt.  I'll put a simple
"how-to" on Worg  if I find time :-)

>
> I'm looking all over, and all I can find are posts about how to set
> up org-notify to call some external messaging app.  I'm on OSX and
> don't want to purchase "Growl".
>
> I found org-notify.el,
> (https://github.com/p-m/org-notify/blob/master/org-notify.el)
> but it seems to require a "notify" property on any headline that you
> want to be notified
> of.  I would like org-mode to automatically notify me (on the status
> bar, etc) for
> any headline that has a time associated with it.
>
> I also don't want to rely on an external program because I use org-mode
> on different systems.
>
> Any ideas for a simple notification system that would "pop up" a
> message in Emacs itself, or
> on the status line?
>
> Thanks,
> --Nate

  reply	other threads:[~2012-08-30 15:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-08-30 15:26 Nathan Neff
2012-08-30 15:36 ` Nathan Neff [this message]
2012-08-30 15:46   ` Nick Dokos
2012-08-30 15:39 ` Nick Dokos
2012-08-30 19:17 ` Peter Münster

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