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From: Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
To: Robert Goldman <rpgoldman@sift.info>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Possible to get a subtree agenda view?
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2008 15:29:51 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m2bpvf3gs0.fsf@fastmail.fm> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4943F953.6010109@sift.info> (Robert Goldman's message of "Sat\, 13 Dec 2008 12\:05\:07 -0600")

Hi Robert,

Robert Goldman <rpgoldman@sift.info> writes:

> I have a @car category that I use to keep track of things I might want
> to do when out in the car.  Getting the agenda view *almost* works for
> this.  But often an item here indicates that I should visit some store,
> and underneath the item is a list of things to purchase.  The agenda
> view, of course, suppresses that list.  This means that printing out (or
> pushing to my palm) the agenda view isn't really what I want.  I'd
> really like to have the subtree below the matching items (because I know
> the subtree is always trivial).
> I *think* I should be able to do this with a custom agenda command,
> using sparse trees, but I'm having a couple of problems figuring this out:
> 1.  I don't really want a sparse tree, because I don't want anything
> "upstream" of the selected items.

See the variable org-show-hierarchy-above.

> 2.  I want to force the matches to be expanded.

See the variable org-show-entry-below.

> 3.  I want to match on a tag (@car) *and* on a TODO tag "TODO".  I may
> be missing something, but I don't see any obvious conjunctive matching
> command in the sparse tree or agenda codes.

C-c / T +@car+TODO="TODO"

> Is there any existing way to do this, or should I start rooting around
> in the code?

For a custom agenda command:

(setq org-agenda-custom-commands
      '(("f" tags-tree "+car+TODO=\"TODO\""
	 ((org-show-entry-below t)
	  (org-show-hierarchy-above nil)))
          ;; other commands
I believe all of this is in the manual of the most recent version of


  reply	other threads:[~2008-12-13 21:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-12-13 18:05 Possible to get a subtree agenda view? Robert Goldman
2008-12-13 21:29 ` Matthew Lundin [this message]
2008-12-13 22:35   ` Possible to get a subtree agenda view? --- possible bug? Robert Goldman
2008-12-14  5:34     ` Matthew Lundin
2008-12-14 19:43       ` Robert Goldman
2008-12-13 23:43   ` Possible to get a subtree agenda view? Robert Goldman
2008-12-14 13:46     ` Matthew Lundin
2008-12-14 19:14       ` Robert Goldman
2008-12-15  3:07         ` Matthew Lundin
2008-12-15  3:35           ` Robert Goldman
2008-12-15 10:50       ` Carsten Dominik

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