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From: Brian van den Broek <brian.van.den.broek@gmail.com>
To: Rick Hanson <cryptorick@gmail.com>
Cc: Org-mode Mailing List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Repeated tasks, but only for a limited period (of time)
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2013 12:58:58 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAF6Daj+79YK5Y8ELPK_NYAj8pUv_S1QmTE3QjGpvrEfoK_0Obg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAC10T-n8F+Evxf7vGcMT48R5ovoDy030AV1Cj3XyX02piF0tEQ@mail.gmail.com>

On 12 March 2013 11:06, Rick Hanson <cryptorick@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I've already RTFMed for this, but I still don't see how to do the following.
> Fact: I can add a repeater to a time stamp (like "+1d") in org-mode so that
> a task shows up in my agenda as an every day item.
> Question: Can I restrict this repetition to, say, 1 week?
> For instance, I have a task I have to perform every day this week, /but only
> for this week/.  So if I were to pull up my agenda for this week, I should
> see the task posted every day of this week, but if I then hit the "f" key to
> go forward a week, I should *not* see that task in this (the following)
> week.
> This is a not deal-breaker if not possible.  I can just get rid if the task
> at the end of the week (but it's state, of course, that I have to keep in my
> mind, instead of committing it to the magic of org-mode).
> Thanks a lot of any help!  (My apologies if it's in the manual and I missed
> it.)
> Best, --Rick

Hi Rick,

I know of no way to do exactly what you are after. But, for things
like that, I make one headline task and then apply M-x
org-clone-subtree-with-time-shift to get the desired number of
distinct tasks. Perhaps that will suit your needs.


Brian vdB

  reply	other threads:[~2013-03-12 17:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-03-12 15:06 Repeated tasks, but only for a limited period (of time) Rick Hanson
2013-03-12 16:58 ` Brian van den Broek [this message]
2013-03-12 17:01 ` Darlan Cavalcante Moreira
2013-03-12 19:54   ` Rick Hanson
2013-03-13  8:59     ` Bastien
2013-03-13 14:42       ` Rick Hanson

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