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From: Manish <mailtomanish.sharma@gmail.com>
To: Dennis Groves <dennis.groves@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs org-mode mailing list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: POLL: the 40 variables project
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 09:42:18 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <e7cdbe30901292012w48eccea6ief40db20bea0ac29@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <80BE486A-5336-4EF7-A72F-1E8E902BFE12@gmail.com>

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 9:14 AM, Dennis Groves wrote:
> I am one of those confused 'newbs' -
> I use emacs exclusively for org-mode.  (but it is growing on me)

The first hit is free! ;-)

Org-mode (like Planner) can pull people into using Emacs (however scary
and intimidating it might seem in the beginning.)  And it's only a short
step from bbdb, remember and even mighty gnus. :) I have had almost the
same experience as the author here [1].

1. http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-wiki-discuss/2005-04/msg00011.html

But remember: planning != doing (might seem obvious to you but I still
don't /get/ it. :)

> I don't know where or how to customize it - so I use it just like it is.
> (not that I wouldn't like to tweek stuff.)

There are two components to this:

1. knowing how to put stuff in .emacs (either by hand or by using
Customize interface)
2. knowing what to put in there.

For #1: Seek help from Emacs documentation or on Emacs-help mailing
list.

For #2: Imagine the functionality you would want in your ideal
project/task planner and then look that up in Org-mode manual, FAQ and
list archives.  If you do not find it there (unlikely) then do not
hesitate to ask on the list.  Just do not try to customize everything in
one go.  Keep using and customizing it as you better understand your own
workflows.

-- 
Manish

  reply	other threads:[~2009-01-30  4:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 70+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-29  8:49 Carsten Dominik
2009-01-29 11:13 ` Friedrich Delgado Friedrichs
2009-01-29 13:02   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-29 13:40     ` Dan Griswold
2009-01-29 11:46 ` Womick, Don
2009-01-29 11:59 ` Tassilo Horn
2009-01-29 13:37   ` Sebastian Rose
2009-01-29 13:30 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-01-29 13:46 ` Chris Leyon
2009-01-29 14:10 ` Matthew Lundin
2009-01-29 14:49 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-01-29 14:55 ` srandby
2009-01-29 16:01 ` Eric S Fraga
2009-01-29 16:40 ` Dan Davison
2009-01-29 16:40 ` Michael Ekstrand
2009-01-29 17:24 ` Sivaram Neelakantan
2009-01-29 17:56 ` Manish
2009-01-29 21:02   ` Dan Davison
2009-01-29 23:07   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-30  7:46     ` Manish
2009-01-30  8:18       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-30  8:29         ` Manish
2009-01-30  8:38           ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-30  8:52             ` Manish
2009-01-30  9:16               ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-30 10:35                 ` Scot Becker
     [not found]                 ` <e7cdbe30902011255y680747e8vb8731a775a73dc73@mail.gmail.com>
2009-02-01 22:15                   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-02 10:36                   ` Carsten Dominik
     [not found]       ` <87ljstx71e.fsf@gollum.intra.norang.ca>
2009-01-30 13:50         ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-30 15:27       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-29 18:02 ` William Henney
2009-01-29 19:07 ` Peter Jones
2009-01-29 19:44 ` Hsiu-Khuern Tang
2009-01-29 22:06 ` Steven E. Harris
2009-01-29 22:43 ` Oliver Charles
2009-01-30  3:32 ` Ross Patterson
2009-01-30 12:13   ` Sebastian Rose
2009-01-30  3:44 ` Dennis Groves
2009-01-30  4:12   ` Manish [this message]
2009-01-30  4:46 ` Austin Frank
2009-01-30  8:17 ` Ulf Stegemann
2009-01-30 12:26   ` Sebastian Rose
2009-01-30  8:26 ` Cameron Horsburgh
2009-01-30  8:43 ` R: " Giovanni Ridolfi
2009-01-30  9:21   ` Manish
2009-01-30 11:09 ` Shaun Johnson
2009-01-30 12:08 ` Rainer Stengele
2009-01-30 12:48 ` Mikael Fornius
2009-01-30 15:56 ` William Henney
2009-01-30 16:12 ` Christian Egli
2009-01-30 16:34 ` Manuel Hermenegildo
2009-02-01  0:34   ` Samuel Wales
2009-01-30 16:36 ` Eric Schulte
2009-01-31 13:06 ` Martin Stemplinger
2009-02-01 15:18 ` James TD Smith
2009-02-04 15:29 ` Charles Sebold
2009-02-05 14:55   ` Manish
2009-02-04 21:28 ` Mike Newman
2014-01-17 20:55 ` [Orgmode] " Manish
2014-01-19 15:54   ` Bastien
2014-01-20  2:18     ` M
2014-01-20 11:17       ` Bastien
2014-01-20 11:38         ` Rainer M Krug
2014-01-20 11:47           ` Bastien
2014-01-20 17:07           ` Eric S Fraga
2014-01-20  7:05     ` henry atting
2014-01-20 11:16       ` Bastien
2014-04-30 15:29   ` Sungmin
2014-04-30 15:50     ` Eric S Fraga
     [not found] <20090130091800.B54F32868C@mailhost.cs.tu-berlin.de>
2009-01-30 11:33 ` Stephan Schmitt

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