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  • Schedule Into Org Mode

    August 25th, 2011
    emacs, org_mode, tech  [html]
    I keep a public schedule on sccs, which I maintain with a script. To get this available in org-mode in the agenda view, I needed to:
    • modify the schedule script to create schedule.org in addition to schedule.ical.
    • set up cron on my laptop to automatically download it every 5min
    • tell org-mode about it:
              (setq org-agenda-files (list "~/todo.org"
                                           "~/schedule.org"))
              
    • tell emacs to automatically refresh files from disk when they update if I've made no changes to them within emacs (which I already wanted):
              (global-auto-revert-mode 1)
              
    Now I see scheduled tasks in agenda-view:
    Week-agenda (W34):
    Monday     22 August 2011 W34
    Tuesday    23 August 2011
    Wednesday  24 August 2011
      todo:       Scheduled:  poke sound commitee
    Thursday   25 August 2011
      todo:       Sched. 2x:  poke sound commitee
      todo:       In   3 d.:  TODO pick dances for 9/5
      todo:       In   6 d.:  TODO aug reconcile
    Friday     26 August 2011
      schedule:   19:30...... dave and miranda's going away party (399B #4 broadway cambridge)
    Saturday   27 August 2011
      schedule:   20:00...... free raisins play kingston (kingston nh)
    -UUU:%*--F1  *Org Agenda*   All L15    (Org-Agenda Week Ddl Grid Filladapt Fill)--[0:25 (org-mode)]-----
    Reverting buffer `schedule.org'.
    (they're the ones labeled 'schedule' instead of 'todo')

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