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[Orgmode] Re: miscellaneous prefix keywords like "TODO"

From: Alan E. Davis
Subject: [Orgmode] Re: miscellaneous prefix keywords like "TODO"
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 12:50:18 +1000
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Alan E. Davis wrote:
On the orgmode web site there's a todo page. There are a bunch of prefix words: TODO, IDEA, WISH, QUESTION, DECLINED, DONE

I hope I'm not asking the obvious: how can I implement that aside from a list of alternative states? Then have them show up in agendas?

Maybe I have asked the obvious.
I found a note in the org manual about this variable:

(setq org-todo-keywords '((type "Fred" "Sara" "Lucy" "|" "DONE")))

Also, I have found and installed the following in a file:


How can I use both? Does the file variable override the variable in .emacs.el? Perhaps I should have done more research, but I still would very much appreciate comments. I admit I am somewhat confused, and my implementation is not well developed.

Thank you,


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