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[Orgmode] Re: Request for suggestions about best practices: tracking res
[Orgmode] Re: Request for suggestions about best practices: tracking responses
Wed, 22 Sep 2010 22:08:35 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)
Robert Goldman wrote:
> Often now I have org-mode tasks that I move to WAIT status when I send
> someone an email to get some next step done.
I do that as well. Though, I'm still testing what my own process must be like.
> The problem is that I have a hard time getting back to those tasks when
> I get a response email (or phone call).
> There is nothing salient about these that means that when I get a
> response email, I see the task and can mark it as completed.
> Does anyone have a good solution for this?
> I have a hazy idea that always having a special agenda window open with
> a special agenda display of tasks awaiting responses might do the trick,
> but few ideas about how to accomplish this in practice. Presumably a
> special TODO status for awaiting response, and special agenda view...
> does that sound reasonable? I notice that the manual refers to "THE
> agenda." Is it possible to have multiple agenda windows so that I could
> always have the "waiting for response" agenda up w/o cutting off my
> access to other views?
As far as I fully understand your request, what you need is a custom agenda
todo "WAIT" nil)))