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@ 2009-04-05  6:59 ` Carsten Dominik
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From: Carsten Dominik @ 2009-04-05  6:59 UTC (permalink / raw)
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> From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
> Date: April 5, 2009 8:56:13 AM GMT+02:00
> To: Tom Shannon <tshanno@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Orgmode] Trouble with Properties and Sparse Trees/ 
> Agenda View
>
>
> On Apr 5, 2009, at 2:41 AM, Tom Shannon wrote:
>
>> On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 7:25 PM, Carsten Dominik
>> <carsten.dominik@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> It would certainly help if you showed us what exactly you
>>> are entering at the prompt.
>>
>> No problem.  Here's the sample file again:
>>
>> * Tasks
>> :PROPERTIES:
>> :TaskStatus_ALL: "Not Started" "In Progress" Waiting
>> :END:
>> ** Shannon, Thomas R.
>> :PROPERTIES:
>> :ContactName: Shannon
>> :TaskStatus: Waiting
>> :END:
>> *** TODO This is a task
>> *** TODO Task 4
>> **** TODO Task 2
>> **** TODO Task  
>> 3                                                       :Tag1:
>>
>> * This is a heading
>> ** TODO This is a task
>> ** TODO Task 4
>> *** TODO Task 2
>> *** TODO Task 3
>>
>> I press the key combination C-c a m.  I am prompted for "Match:"  At
>> that point I'm not real sure what to type.  The name of any tag, for
>> instance "Tag1", certainly gives the expected list of headings in the
>> indirect buffer.  The name of a value, for instance "Waiting" or
>> "Shannon" gives no matches.  Typing in the name of a property, for
>> instance, "TaskStatus" gives no match and, of course, no further
>> prompts for a value.
>
> This description makes me wonder if you really got
> property-based sparse tree to work :-)  Maybe you used `C-c / p'?
> Because `C-c / m' uses the same syntax as `C-c a m'.
>
> The basic syntax would be for C-c a m
>
> TaskStatus="Waiting"
>
> The syntax of tag/property searches is described here:
>
> http://orgmode.org/manual/Matching-tags-and-properties.html#Matching-tags-and-properties
>
>
> HTH
>
> - Carsten

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