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Re: [Orgmode] suggestion: automatically recording entry creation date

From: Jason Dunsmore
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] suggestion: automatically recording entry creation date
Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2009 14:01:50 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Ilya Shlyakhter <address@hidden> writes:

> A frequently-needed task is to find recently created entries.  Right
> now I do this by manually pasting a date into each entry,
> and using the timeline agenda.
> Maybe, there are better ways?  E.g. have the option to automatically
> record a property, "Creation-date", when an entry is created.
> There would be much clutter if every entry had a :PROPERTIES: line.
> But maybe there could be an option to hide the :PROPERTIES:
> lines completely, unless it contained some user-defined properties.
> Or, creation date could be stored as a text property, to avoid
> clutter, for long-running emacs sessions.   But it would be lost when
> the file is closed.
> Maybe at file-closing time it could be converted to a normal property
> in the :PROPERTIES: drawer.
> Or maybe there are other options?

If you keep your org files in a git repo, you can use "git blame <file>"
to see when an entry was created.

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