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Re: [O] Inactive time stamps along with CLOCK: entries?

From: Sebastien Vauban
Subject: Re: [O] Inactive time stamps along with CLOCK: entries?
Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2011 20:27:33 +0100
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Hi Bernt and Tommy,

Bernt Hansen wrote:
> Tommy Kelly <address@hidden> writes:
>> Question for Bernt, but maybe more widely useful.
>> Bernt, in some of your org-capture-templates, you often include a %U
>> timestamp as well as clocking in the item in question. for example:
>> ("j" "Journal" entry (file+datetree "~/git/org/diary.org")
>>                "* %?\n%U\n  %i" :clock-in t :clock-resume t)
>> Why do you do that extra \n%U? Since the timestamp is going to be
>> identical to the first entry in the CLOCK: line, and since you can
>> have/not-have clocking items show up in the agenda, why have both the
>> :CLOCK line and the timestamp? What else do you get from having a
>> timestamp that you don't get from the CLOCK: line alone?
> The reason I have both is I create capture tasks and notes _fast_ and
> remove empty clock lines - so there is no clock line or clock drawer
> when I'm done in that that.
> The %U is to record when I created the task/note.

Could sorting of entries be another reason: possible with inactive timestamp,
not with first clock line?

Best regards,

Sebastien Vauban

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