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From: Axel Kielhorn <org-mode@axelkielhorn.de>
To: Org-Mode Mailing List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Updating column view dynamic block does not work with {est+}
Date: Thu, 20 May 2021 19:12:07 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20DC75FD-5757-4F9C-8AD1-3B64FE4ECF3C@axelkielhorn.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CE71677C-0EFA-4490-9AF2-CA24C047561A@axelkielhorn.de>

In columnview mode the estimate is calculated[1] but the dynamic block doesn’t get updated.

I did some bisecting and the last version where both column view and dynamic block were working is:

Merge branch 'maint'	1aeb958e5	Marco Wahl <marcowahlsoft@gmail.com>	12.02.2017, 09:19


Use Org duration library	7e8cf5f4c	Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>	13.02.2017, 14:41

neither column view nor dynamic block is working.

For the column view this was fixed in:

Merge branch 'maint'	2f200f50d	Bastien <bzg@gnu.org>	03.05.2021, 15:59

(But I don’t understand how this fixes the problem.)

For the dynamic block the updating does not work.
Since this was broken for 4 years I think no-one uses it.

[1] The „est+“  function only adds integers and doesn’t work with times like 0:15.
This is to be expected since it is a „+“ function, otherwise it would be „est:“.
One could argue that an „est:“ function would be more appropriate, 
but since no-one seems to use this feature, I’m not the one to argue that.

Maybe a note in the documentation would be sufficient:

Note that this is a =+= function that adds numbers, not a =:= which handles times.

Do you want a patch for that?


  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-20 17:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-16  5:51 Updating column view dynamic block does not work with {est+} Axel Kielhorn
2021-05-20 17:12 ` Axel Kielhorn [this message]
2021-05-20 17:58   ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-05-20 19:10     ` Axel Kielhorn
2021-05-20 20:15       ` Nicolas Goaziou

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