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[Orgmode] Re: Problem with archiving

From: J. David Boyd
Subject: [Orgmode] Re: Problem with archiving
Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2007 12:31:47 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.1100000000000003 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (cygwin)

Thanks, because putting DONE in front of CANCEL works just fine for me.  Now
everything works very well.

Thank you for all your efforts in providing what has to be the best support
for a software project that I have ever encountered.

<huzzah> <huzzah> Long live Carsten!


Carsten Dominik <address@hidden> writes:

> On Jul 13, 2007, at 16:18, J. David Boyd wrote:
>> Archiving works almost perfectly in 5.03, thanks.
>> Here's the new problem.
>> Defined in my .emacs, I have
>>  '(org-todo-keywords (quote ("TODO" "REQUIREMENTS" "ACCOMPLISH"
>>  "TEST" "|" "CANCEL" "DONE")))
>> What is happening is that, when I archive an item, it gets moved
>> correctly,
>> the archive stamp is written correctly, but instead of saying DONE,
>> it says
> Org-mode simply picks the first state after "|" for this.
> You could re-order, or we could allow a string value for
> org-archive-mark-done, in order to specify the keyword to be used.
>> Actually, is this a bug?  Or should I just reorder my list to have
>> DONE come
>> before CANCEL.  I thought that I read somewhere that DONE had to be
>> the last
>> item in the line, but I don't seem to see that now that I'm trying
>> to find it.
> If you don't care about the sequence of DONE and CANCEL, you can just
> reorder.
> Since we have the "|" to separate TODO and DONE states, DONE does not
> have to be last.
> Only if you do not specify "|", then the last keyword is used as a state
> meaning that the item is done.
> - Carsten

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