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Re: [Emacs-orgmode] Categories in tags-TODO agendas

From: Daniel J. Sinder
Subject: Re: [Emacs-orgmode] Categories in tags-TODO agendas
Date: Thu, 25 May 2006 10:56:06 -0700
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The patch did the trick, and I now see the need for the different
inheritance behaviors.


** TODO Learn Emacs Lisp

Carsten Dominik wrote:
> Hi Daniel
> On May 24, 2006, at 22:21, Daniel J. Sinder wrote:
>> I've recently encountered one bug and one inconsistency (I'm up to
>> date with 4.33).
>> Here's the bug:  After generating the first weekly agenda and
>> quitting it, subsequent tag-search agendas result in the same
>> CATEGORY label on all entries regardless of the CATEGORY label on
>> the file that produced the entry.  Subsequent weekly agendas still
>> show the correct categories however.  (It's not obvious to me if
>> there's any consistency as to *which* file's category is selected
>> for the tag searches.)
> I guess this should be the last file in the org-agenda-file-list?
> Please try the following patch which should fix this bug, thank you for
> the report!
> --- org.el.orig    Wed May 24 11:39:48 2006
> +++ org.el    Thu May 25 00:00:30 2006
> @@ -7596,6 +7561,8 @@
>        (with-current-buffer buffer
>          (unless (eq major-mode 'org-mode)
>            (error "Agenda file %s is not in `org-mode'" file))
> +        ;; FIXME: check if adding this solves the category problem
> +        (setq org-category-table (org-get-category-table))
>          (save-excursion
>            (save-restriction
>          (if org-respect-restriction
>> And the inconsistency has to do with how tag inheritance is handled
>> in tag searches.  Suppose I have in one of my org files:
>>   * Projects
>>   ** Resolve inconsistency with org-mode tag searches :OrgMode:
>>   *** TODO Post to emacs-orgmode list :Email:
>>   *** TODO Write a patch for org-mode tag searches :Computer:
>> If I do a tag query for "OrgMode" (C-c a m OrgMode), I get
>>   WORK:     Resolve inconsistency with org-mode tag searches :OrgMode"
>> (that is, the TODO items do not inherit the OrgMode tag).
>> However, if I do a TODO-only tag query for "OrgMode" (C-c a M
>> OrgMode), I get both sub-headlines:
>>   WORK:       ..TODO Post to emacs-orgmode list         :Email:
>>   WORK:       ..TODO Write patch for org-mode tag searches :Computer
>> I think these two should behave more alike with regard to tag
>> inheritance.  I personally prefer the latter approach, wherein
>> inherited tags are included in the results.
> Please take a look at the variable org-tags-match-list-sublevels.
> - Carsten

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