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[Orgmode] Re: how to add cyclic tasks

From: Ross Patterson
Subject: [Orgmode] Re: how to add cyclic tasks
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 10:54:30 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Ross Patterson <address@hidden> writes:

> Paul R <address@hidden> writes:
>> On Tue, 19 Aug 2008 17:55:00 +0530, "alpesh gajbe" <address@hidden> said:
>> alpesh> * Lecture at Kalina Health center from 9.00 to 10.00
>> alpesh> SCHEDULED: <2008-08-20 Wed +1w>
>> This entry will be push 1 week forward as soon as it gets DONE
> Actually, I think this just means it happens every wednesday.  I think
> the *following* will do the behaviour you describe, pushing it forward
> one week every time the task is marked done:
>     * Lecture at Kalina Health center from 9.00 to 10.00
>     SCHEDULED: <2008-08-20 Wed .+1w>
> From the info pages:
>     With the `+1m' cookie, the date shift will always be exactly one
>     month.  So if you have not payed the rent for three months, marking
>     this entry DONE will still keep it as an overdue deadline.
>     Depending on the task, this may not be the best way to handle it.
>     For example, if you forgot to call you father for 3 weeks, it does
>     not make sense to call him 3 times in a single day to make up for
>     it.  Finally, there are tasks like changing batteries which should
>     always repeat a certain time after the last time you did it.  For
>     these tasks, Org mode has special repeaters markers with `++' and
>     `.+'.  For example:

Nope, I misread it and now I understand it better.  Well I've helped
myself if no one else.  :/


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