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From: Samuel Wales <samologist@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: add automatically a counter to a header/TODO???
Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2021 13:20:27 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJcAo8voEBwsH4mHtEW8AnDKjh4OFaRHzvgPDEogp0MRpgzd9Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87tugtll2m.fsf@mat.ucm.es>

idk if this is useful, but i was thinking of doing something similar,
except, automatically for the purpose of recording progress.

as in, the number of times i did something to the task.  in tags not
properties, thus on the header.  like :n_2:

i tried keywords for progress instead, but that is coarse [cannot
"reward" tiny progress] and requires decision making -- is this
started or progressed?  that can be too much cognitive overhead for
me.  should i really be deciding if it has progressed?

also design decisions --- should i sort up or down by progress kw?
up makes more progressed more visible, but usually one puts more
progressed downward [e.g. doneish is toward bottom].  and
too ugly if they are unsorted, with mixed keywords.

so i thought, what if i could just have, say, started, and then, to
increment the counter, i change the keyword to itself, started.

i don't have the capacity to implement this, and i'm not sure it's
what i want, but maybe the change to itself idea is useful.

On 11/3/21, Uwe Brauer <oub@mat.ucm.es> wrote:
>>>> "ESF" == Eric S Fraga <e.fraga@ucl.ac.uk> writes:
>> On Monday,  1 Nov 2021 at 20:53, Uwe Brauer wrote:
>>> (format "%s" (- 1 (string-to-number
>> Shouldn't this be the other way around, i.e.
>> (- (string-to-number ...) 1)
>> ?
> Oops you are right, thanks

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      reply	other threads:[~2021-11-03 20:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-01 17:58 Uwe Brauer
2021-11-01 19:53 ` Uwe Brauer
2021-11-02 11:23   ` Eric S Fraga
2021-11-03  8:06     ` Uwe Brauer
2021-11-03 20:20       ` Samuel Wales [this message]

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