From: Jude DaShiell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Nick Dokos <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: a repeater doesn't increment
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 23:08:22 -0400 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.NEB.email@example.com> (raw)
What I'm trying to do is more complex than that.
* Reorder pills
** TODO order hctz, lisinipril, metformin, provacol, claritin, Co-q10,
Deadline: <8-2-2021 +4w>
** TODO order Colase
Deadline: <10-13-2021 +14w>
** TODO order Turmerick
Deadline: <8-30-2021 +8w>
On Thu, 22 Jul 2021, Nick Dokos wrote:
> Jude DaShiell <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Does enough material exist on werg tutorials that document how to get a
> > repeater operational? That or maybe I don't understand repeaters. Had
> > the repeater I tried to use worked correctly it would have advanced the
> > original date by 4 weeks when that date got copied down to another cell.
> > I selected the whole line including both verticals and perhaps this works
> > when only a time stamp is copied.
> I may be misunderstanding, but are you trying to fill a column in a table
> with dates that are four weeks apart? If so, repeaters have nothing to do
> with it (AFAIK). You need `org-table-copy-increment' to be set to 28.
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
> | date | foo |
> | <2021-07-22 Thu> | |
> | <2021-08-19 Thu> | |
> | <2021-09-16 Thu> | |
> | <2021-10-14 Thu> | |
> | <2021-11-11 Thu> | |
> | <2021-12-09 Thu> | |
> * Code
> #+begin_src elisp
> (setq-local org-table-copy-increment 28)
> : 28
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
> Then keep pressing `S-RET' to get the next date.
> > On Tue, 20 Jul 2021, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> >> I am likely doing this wrong but will describe what has been done.
> >> I put an agenda time stamp into a field in test.org and add +4w to the end
> >> of the time stamp inside the >.
> >> I get on the left of the field column on the vertical character and type
> >> control-space to set mark.
> >> I move to the end of the field on the > sign and type space and another
> >> vertical to close the column entry for that field.
> >> Next I do control-c+x+v and am told strings are copied to the kill ring.
> >> Next I move down one line and type control-y to yank those strings out of
> >> the kill buffer and paste them on that line.
> >> When this is done, I expected the time stamp to increment by 4 weeks.
> >> What happened was the same information got copied down and it didn't
> >> increment.
> >> What am I doing wrong?
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-07-23 3:09 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2021-07-20 19:41 a repeater doesn't increment Jude DaShiell
2021-07-22 1:47 ` Jude DaShiell
2021-07-22 8:49 ` Henrik Frisk
2021-07-22 12:36 ` Jude DaShiell
2021-07-22 21:12 ` Nick Dokos
2021-07-23 3:08 ` Jude DaShiell [this message]
2021-07-27 15:57 ` Nick Dokos
2021-07-27 16:55 ` Jude DaShiell
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