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Re: [O] Journal versus clock tables: Opposing requirements?

From: Carsten Dominik
Subject: Re: [O] Journal versus clock tables: Opposing requirements?
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 09:23:19 +0100

On Nov 8, 2011, at 9:06 AM, Tommy Kelly wrote:

>> ... it depends on how often you require this weekly report...
> Ermm, weekly :-)
>> It should be possible to write code that walks your agenda, visits the
>> tasks, and copies and pastes the details to a temporary org buffer/file
>> just for your chronological report.
> Absolutely. But as I've been thinking about this, I'm realizing that
> in fact a key input requirement (as opposed to my two output
> requirements -- chronology plus clock tables) is ease of entry. As I
> begin some new chunk of work, I don't want to have to hunt around for
> the most appropriate heading to clock into and begin writing notes
> under. As a result, what's happening is two things. First, I'm just
> falling back on your single "Organization" catch-all task; second, I'm
> not writing *any* notes.
> With a chronological journal, there's no decision to be made. You just
> start logging at the end (or start) of the journal. But maybe
> something in the org-capture area is what I need. I've tried it before
> and didn't get very far, but I'll have another look.

Yes, capture you notes into a date tree and turn on the clock whenever
you start a new entry!

- Carsten

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