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Re: [Orgmode] Re: Showing todos with inherited tags in agenda views

From: Richard G Riley
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] Re: Showing todos with inherited tags in agenda views
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2008 10:10:56 +0200
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Bernt Hansen <address@hidden> writes:

> Robert Goldman <address@hidden> writes:
>> I hope that this isn't too much of an FAQ, but I searched the mailing
>> list and couldn't find an answer (although I could find the question
>> being asked):
>> Is it possible to tailor the agenda view so that when it displays the
>> TODO items it shows those todo items with their *inherited* tags?
>> My display seems to show only the tags directly applied to the items.
>> This isn't so great for me, since I put my TODO items in multiple files,
>> one for each project, and put at the * Tasks level in those files a tag
>> corresponding to the project.  I'd really like to see those tags in the
>> agenda view, so I know what project the TODOs belong to.
> Hi Robert,
> I use categories for this.  I have multiple org files (normally one per
> project) but some files (like todo.org) are catch-all org files which
> have multiple categories.
> I set the category for a subtree using a property.
> All of my project tasks are level 2 tasks so they have a level 1 parent
> task for organizing things.  Such as
> ,----[ proj1.org ]
> | * Support
> |     :ARCHIVE: %s_archive::* Support
> |     :CATEGORY: PROJ1
> |   :END:
> | ** TODO First Project
> | ** TODO Second Project
> `----
> so all tasks in this project show up in the agenda in the 'PROJ1'
> category.  You're free to set different categories for any subtree and I
> find it very flexible.
> This works great for me.

I use this too. I would ask that the category name in the left column of
the agenda view used its own face though. Is this possible?

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