Carsten Dominik wrote:
On Apr 1, 2008, at 8:14 PM, Jose Robins wrote:
Before I was aware of org-mode, I developed
this small superkaramba timer application which would display which
task I was working on, when I started it, how much time was left, and
also the current time. I've attached a snapshot of that app to this
Now I'm using org-mode extensively which has reignited my love for
emacs. I know org-mode displays the current task and the elapsed time
on the emacs modeline which is good. I was wondering if it would be
possible to generate a separate automatic emacs frame (which is compact
and for all intents and purposes looks like a simple xwindow) with the
task name, the elapsed time etc. from org-mode as soon as you clock in
... This would allow for this timer window to be on all desktops for e.g
without being intrusive.
Right now, I basically manually enter this info into my custom timer
when I clock in and out of a task in org-mode.
Not sure whether others using org-mode feel a similar need or whether
they use any other methods...
Hmmm, I don't really see the need/use for this, so I am not going to
implement it. Maybe I can provide you with a hook and you write a
to use this hook?
That would be good! I'll see if I can do something around that. Now
that you've said that "you don't really see the need" for this, I
suppose, everyone else would agree with you!! :-) After all, you
managed to make an april fool's joke and everyone jumped on your
bandwagon not realizing it was a joke! Such is your moral power, my