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Re: [O] org-dblock-write:count

From: Sebastien Vauban
Subject: Re: [O] org-dblock-write:count
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2014 13:42:54 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (windows-nt)

"Sebastien Vauban" wrote:
> Adam Spiers wrote:
>> I just had an awesome conversation with Sacha about more effective
>> daily/weekly reviewing with org-mode :-)  One of the things we talked
>> about was quantifying the number of tasks (TODO keywords) in any given
>> state, as a means of becoming more aware of your progress over time.
>> I have had some success in the past using the "measure what you want
>> to manage maxim"[1], and wanted to start applying this to my horribly
>> massive TODO.org file.
>>     #+BEGIN:dynamic block
>>     #+BEGIN: count :keywords (\"NEXT\" \"DONE\") :searches (\"@phone\" 
>> \"@home\")
>>     | NEXT       | 522 |
>>     | DONE       |  69 |
>>     | @phone     |  77 |
>>     | @home      | 182 |
>>     #+END:
> To me, the best thing would be to see that count up-to-date with every
> custom agenda view.
> See http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-orgmode/2013-09/msg01075.html
> for a patch I proposed in that direction.
> However, I had some comments of Bernt saying that some edge cases are
> not covered (when the block separator is empty). I still have to fix
> that, and come back with a fully working solution.

An alternative could be `org-effectiveness', and having a hook to
display the count (in the mode line) at each opening of an Org file...

Best regards,

Sebastien Vauban

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