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From: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
To: Stephen Eglen <sje30@cam.ac.uk>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Bug: specifying end time of date as +0:20 [9.4.4 (release_9.4.4 @ /usr/local/share/emacs/28.0.50/lisp/org/)]
Date: Sun, 09 May 2021 22:06:18 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87cztzzn7p.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <875yzr4vkd.fsf@cam.ac.uk> (Stephen Eglen's message of "Sun, 09 May 2021 19:21:38 +0100")


Stephen Eglen <sje30@cam.ac.uk> writes:

> I'm trying to understand the syntax (e.g. ‘11am+2:15’) for specifying
> the end time of an event, from (info "(org)The date/time prompt")
> It works okay if I do org-deadline with 11am+2:15
> * test 3
> DEADLINE: <2021-05-09 Sun 11:00-13:15>
> but if I do 11pm+2:15 then it gets confused:
> * test 4 
> DEADLINE: <2021-05-09 Sun 23:00-25:15>
> and when I next call the agenda, I get an error:
> org-duration-to-minutes: Invalid duration format: "+1:15"

I solved this part on maint branch.

> Also, I couldn't see any mention in the documentation of
> org-agenda-default-appointment-duration -- is that worth mentioning in
> the node, e.g. after ‘11am+2:15’      ⇒ same as above
> "If you do not specify an end time, then you can provide a default
> duration by setting org-agenda-default-appointment-duration."

Sure. Patch welcome.

Nicolas Goaziou

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-09 20:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-09 18:21 Stephen Eglen
2021-05-09 20:06 ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2021-05-09 21:45   ` Stephen Eglen
2021-05-10 16:08     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-05-11 15:21       ` Nicolas Goaziou

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