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Re: [O] Bug: Feature-request: `org-after-checkbox-statistics-hook' [7.7
Re: [O] Bug: Feature-request: `org-after-checkbox-statistics-hook' [7.7 (release_7.7.370.g8e44ba)]
Mon, 03 Oct 2011 00:15:24 +0200
Dave Abrahams <address@hidden> writes:
> I was using checkboxes for a group of subtasks, and was surprised when
> the following (which I lifted from the manual) wasn't causing the parent
> item to be marked DONE upon checking the last box.
> (defun dwa/org-summary-todo (n-done n-not-done)
> "Switch entry to DONE when all subentries are done, to TODO otherwise."
> (let (org-log-done org-log-states) ; turn off logging
> (org-todo (if (= n-not-done 0) "DONE" "TODO"))))
> (add-hook 'org-after-todo-statistics-hook 'dwa/org-summary-todo)
> So I set some debugger breakpoints and realized that code wasn't even
> getting called. There's a completely separate wad of code in org-list
> that handles checkbox statistics. So naturally, there's a hook, which I
> added my TODO->DONE function to:
> (add-hook 'org-checkbox-statistics-hook 'dwa/org-summary-todo)
> But `org-checkbox-statistics-hook' is a list of nullary functions, so of
> course this broke since my function expects N-DONE and N-NOT-DONE. I
> looked around for an easy way to determine N-DONE and N-NOT-DONE but it
> doesn't seem to exist; it's buried in the logic of
> org-update-checkbox-count... I think. What I need is a hook that acts
> like org-after-todo-statistics-hook, but for checkboxes.
You just have to search for "[ ]" or "[-]" in the current section. If
there is none, and there is at least one "[X]", you can mark your task
Isn't is sufficient for your task?