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From: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
To: Heiko Schmidt <Heiko.Schmidt@webbedtables.de>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: negative values for EFFORT result in error when switching to column view
Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 12:13:09 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87blo4c47e.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <d5f35a71-3f98-b627-61be-bbdeedd7b6f7@webbedtables.de> (Heiko Schmidt's message of "Mon, 6 Apr 2020 07:09:29 +0200")


Heiko Schmidt <Heiko.Schmidt@webbedtables.de> writes:

> When M-x org-columns I'd like to see column view with the balanced sum
> of the hours planned and the hours really worked, but I get an error
> cond: Invalid duration format: "-2 h"
> I know I'm using old versions but this problem is also on newer
> versions.

Effort property accepts a specific, and well defined type of value:
a duration. Such values cannot be negative, as explained in the error

You may, however, use a different property for your use-case, and apply
column view on it.


Nicolas Goaziou

  reply	other threads:[~2020-04-06 10:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-06  5:09 negative values for EFFORT result in error when switching to column view Heiko Schmidt
2020-04-06 10:13 ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2020-04-06 15:03   ` Heiko Schmidt
2020-04-06 16:13     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-04-08 15:18       ` Heiko Schmidt

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