From: Samuel Wales <email@example.com> To: Husain Alshehhi <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: Adding Quick Notes in Org-mode Agenda View Inserts then In Drawer in Reverse Order Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 15:15:24 -0700 [thread overview] Message-ID: <CAJcAo8vkY_X3=rVTe7B_ath=bQDMSBxeoLKo2Hd66_Ri3fQj1Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> there is a variable that controls sequence of notes. one trick would be to go to the entry and keep notes as entries below them: * x ** LOG [2021-03-30 Tue 15:13] hi ** some stuff about x On 3/30/21, Husain Alshehhi <email@example.com> wrote: > > Hello. > > I use org-agenda frequently for getting an overview of my work. I > clock-in when I start working on something. I often find myself needing > to add a note to the task I am working on. To do that from the Agenda > view, I run org-agenda-add-note. I add typical notes like what my > findings are, anything I did related to the task, but it is nothing > related to notes about why the task changed status (at least not always). > > However, I do have in my config > > (setq org-log-into-drawer t) > > which should add clocking into my LOGBOOK drawer by default. I > discovered however that org-mode adds my notes in the LOGBOOK drawer. I > am not sure why, but it appears that these notes are considered "status > notes" (?) and thus by org-log-into-drawer documentation are logged into > the drawer. I am not certain if this is correct. > > This setup, works fine except for two cases: > > a. When I want to export my notes to HTML, exporters will ignore the > LOGBOOK, and I would like to export my notes. > b. Notes are ordered in reverse: newer notes are put first. > > Because of this behavior, I suspect that I am hijacking the notion of > "status change notes" and using them as notes. > > My questions are: > > 1. Am I using the notes correctly in org? > 2. If not, what is equivalence of adding quick notes into a task > (ideally, with time stamp of sort)? > 3. If yes, then how can I work around the limitations (a) and (b)? > > -- > Husain Alshehhi > > > -- The Kafka Pandemic Please learn what misopathy is. https://thekafkapandemic.blogspot.com/2013/10/why-some-diseases-are-wronged.html
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-03-30 22:16 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-03-30 22:03 Husain Alshehhi 2021-03-30 22:15 ` Samuel Wales [this message] 2021-03-30 22:16 ` Samuel Wales 2021-03-30 23:28 ` Tim Cross -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below -- 2021-03-29 22:20 Husain Alshehhi
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