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From: Brian van den Broek <brian.van.den.broek@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Agenda view: ignoring everything that is DONE
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 17:58:38 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAF6DajLBCWkEvR3XP1Go0iTb21fN87=no08S5iY-jcQQFQC=2A@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4E931321.8090408@cimr.cam.ac.uk>

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On 10 Oct 2011 17:45, "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.


> 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"))))
> Chris.


I believe this is indeed the problem. The pipe chr '|' sperates done from
not done states: todo states on the left of it are considered undone and on
the right, done. So, swap 'DONE' and '|' and I expect you will be sorted.


Brian vdB

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      parent reply	other threads:[~2011-10-10 15:58 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
2011-10-10 15:58     ` Brian van den Broek [this message]

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