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Re: [O] Simple copy/paste of an agenda TODO list

From: Nick Dokos
Subject: Re: [O] Simple copy/paste of an agenda TODO list
Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2016 17:09:12 -0500
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Martin Leduc <address@hidden> writes:

> On 2016-01-08 10:40 AM, Nick Dokos wrote:
>> Martin Leduc <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Hello orgers,
>>> I'm wondering how to do a simple copy/paste of a todo list from
>>> org-mode. For instance, when I'm producing the list of all my TODOs
>>> with C-c a t, and then filtering it using a given tag, how can I
>>> simply copy and paste the resulting TODO list from the "Org Agenda"
>>> buffer into another one (e.g. scratch) ? I tried to simply select and
>>> copy, but then yanking into another buffer results in an un-filtered
>>> list of many TODOs (which is nearly the same as the first one
>>> constructed from C-c a t, but excludes all TODOs that appear before
>>> the first entry retained by the filter). I also tried with
>>> org-copy-visible, but still no success.
>>> Anybody could explain me how to do this simple task ?
>> C-x C-w (bound to org-agenda-write).
>> --
>> Nick
> Thanks for your response Nick, with the new org 8.3.3,
> org-agenda-write does nearly the what I want: it selects the right
> filtered list of TODOs. However, it exports all TODO's subtrees, while
> I want to copy only the list of TODOs as it appears in the agenda
> view. Any other ideas ?

C-h f org-agenda-write RET says:

| If the extension is .org, collect all subtrees
| corresponding to the agenda entries and add them in an .org file.

so IIUC, all you have to do is use a file name that does not have
a .org extension.


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