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From: Christopher Miles <numbchild@gmail.com>
To: Ihor Radchenko <yantar92@gmail.com>
Cc: "emacs-orgmode@gnu.org" <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [feature request] A new cookie type [!] showing the last note taken
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2021 15:38:06 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <VI1PR1001MB107001BF34D2657C8F8DAEF7A3A50@VI1PR1001MB1070.EURPRD10.PROD.OUTLOOK.COM> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87zh6eymxs.fsf@localhost>

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I think this is possible through read last note text in logbook, then display it
in headline through text-property overlay.

That's what I did in this package [[https://github.com/stardiviner/org-link-beautify]]

Should not be that hard to implement it.

Ihor Radchenko <yantar92@gmail.com> writes:

> Over the years of using Org I often have a need to add a short note
> about how to proceed with some task:
>
> ***** REVIEW check again, subscribe | sindresorhus/awesome: 😎 Awesome lists about all kinds of interesting topics :BOOKMARK:
> :PROPERTIES:
> :CREATED: [2020-03-15 Sun 18:59]
> :Source: https://github.com/sindresorhus/awesome
> :END:
> :LOGBOOK:
> CLOCK: [2020-03-17 Tue 16:18]--[2020-03-17 Tue 17:46] =>  1:28
> CLOCK: [2020-03-17 Tue 16:03]--[2020-03-17 Tue 16:18] =>  0:15
> - Refiled on [2020-03-16 Mon 23:59]
> :END:
>
> In the above example, the short note is "check again, subscribe".
> The note is not fixed, but changes as I progress with completing the
> task.
>
> This is even more useful for delegated or HOLD tasks where I often need
> to add a short note why the task is delegated or put on hold:
>
> ** HOLD Finish the text prop org-mode | make babel support org file links in header args (:file or :dir) [[id:468e0645-68aa-4e14-86de-e5ce153538e3][[2017-09-22 Fri] CuNbARBshearstrength]] :HOLD:
> :PROPERTIES:
> :CREATED: [2020-07-20 Mon 16:53]
> :SHOWFROMDATE: 2020-08-15
> :END:
> :LOGBOOK:
> - State "HOLD"       from "NEXT"          [2020-08-10 Mon 15:16] \\
>   Finish the text prop org-mode
> - Refiled on [2020-07-20 Mon 17:15]
> CLOCK: [2020-07-20 Mon 16:53]--[2020-07-20 Mon 16:54] =>  0:01
> :END:
>
> Seeing this note directly in the headline without a need to dig into the
> task body / LOGBOOK drawer is really handy.
>
> In this last example, I had to duplicate the note taken using built-in
> note mechanism into headline, which was inconvenient. It would be handy
> if I could simply add a [!] cookie (similar to [/] or [%] cookies) to
> the headline to show the last note taken for this task. Then, I could
> easily see the reason why the task is blocked or what I am supposed to
> do with the task right in agenda view or in the folded headline.
> Something like the following
>
> ** HOLD [!] make babel support org... :HOLD:
> :LOGBOOK:
> - State "HOLD"       from "NEXT"          [2020-08-10 Mon 15:16] \\
>   Finish the text prop org-mode
> - Refiled on [2020-07-20 Mon 17:15]
> CLOCK: [2020-07-20 Mon 16:53]--[2020-07-20 Mon 16:54] =>  0:01
> :END:
>
> The cookie would be replaced by the last note text, according to
> user-defined format (say, "[%s] |"):
>
> ** HOLD [Finish the text prop org-mode] | make babel support org... :HOLD:
> :LOGBOOK:
> - State "HOLD"       from "NEXT"          [2020-08-10 Mon 15:16] \\
>   Finish the text prop org-mode
> - Refiled on [2020-07-20 Mon 17:15]
> CLOCK: [2020-07-20 Mon 16:53]--[2020-07-20 Mon 16:54] =>  0:01
> :END:
>
> What do you think?
>
> Best,
> Ihor


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  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-01-17 15:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-29  6:40 Ihor Radchenko
2020-08-30  8:50 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-08-30 10:40   ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-08-30 11:03     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-08-30 12:18       ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-08-30 12:57         ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-08-30 14:58           ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-08-31  2:26           ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-08-31  8:42             ` Julius Müller
2020-08-31 11:55               ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-08-31 14:58             ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-09-02  2:02               ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-09-03  9:16                 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-09-05  5:52                   ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-09-09 14:00                     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-09-10  9:24                       ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-09-13 13:09                         ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-09-14 19:49                           ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-09-05 22:14 ` Allen Li
2020-09-06  1:23   ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-09-06 18:16     ` Eric Abrahamsen
2021-01-17 15:38 ` Christopher Miles [this message]
2021-01-18  2:07   ` Ihor Radchenko

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