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From: Shelagh Manton <shelagh.manton@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org and taskjuggler
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 03:52:30 +0000 (UTC)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <gi78lt$v7j$1@ger.gmane.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: j21vw9d8rw.fsf@sbszh.ch

On Mon, 15 Dec 2008 11:37:07 +0100, Christian Egli wrote:

> Shelagh Manton <shelagh.manton@gmail.com> writes:
>> One of the set tasks for the project scenario is to produce a Gantt
>> chart.
>> Or perhaps someone knows another way to get a Gantt chart out of
>> org-mode data.
> I'm using a very hackish "works-for-me" python script that converts a
> tsv export from an org-mode file to a taskjuggler file. Probably has
> lots of implizit assumptions which not even I remember.
> The basic work-flow is to create your hierarchy of tasks, add some
> effort estimates and some other properties, export this to a csv and run
> the attached python script on it. This will generate a taskjuggler
> include file (tji) which can be used in a main taskjuggler file (tjp).
> You could use the following Makefile snippet to automate the process:
> projectPlan.csv: projectPlan.org
> 	$(EMACS) -batch \
> 		 -eval "(progn (find-file \"$<\") (re-search-forward \"^| 
> 		 (org-table-export \"$@\"))" -kill
> projectPlan.tji: projectPlan.csv
> 	$(CSV2TASKJUGGLER) < $< > $@
> projectPlan.taskreport.html: projectPlan.tjp projectPlan.tji
> Attached is the python script, an example org file and an example for a
> tjp file. Let me know if this works for you.
> I meant to write a tutorial about this but you know how it is. Maybe you
> could write one as you get this to work :-)
> Hope this helps
> Christian

Oh very interesting. I know it will take me a while but I will look at 
this closely to understand what is happening. 

Another think I'm slowly working through is to understand etask which 
uses LaTeX and pstricks to make a Gantt chart. 



      reply	other threads:[~2008-12-16  3:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-11-16 20:36 org and taskjuggler Shelagh Manton
2008-12-15 10:37 ` Christian Egli
2008-12-16  3:52   ` Shelagh Manton [this message]

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