Richard Sent <> writes:

> It would be nice if there was a way to display the time text property 
> while using org-columns in the agenda by modifying 
> org-local-columns-format (or similar variables). Something like
> ;; in appropriate hook or similar
> (setq org-local-columns-format "%AGENDA_TIME %ITEM ..."
> ...
> a) it's overly wordy compared to the time text property e.g. [2023-11-18 
> Sat 11:30] vs. "11:30 ┄┄┄┄┄ "
> b) repeating timestamps are displayed as  [2023-11-11 Sat 14:30 +2d], 
> meaning you can't tell what time a particular entry is scheduled.
> org-columns does add some unique advantages to org-agenda. For example, 
> I like to add a LOCATION property to my entries and use %LOCATION to 
> display the location in the agenda. It's a shame that there's a tradeoff 
> when doing this.
> I have found an implementation that accomplishes this at 
> and discussion at 
> but this seems to focus on a different problem related to 
> org-agenda-columns-add-appointments-to-effort-sum. It does not look like 
> the implementation discussed ever made its way in.

Providing a way to get some column values from agenda buffer does make
sense. Patches welcome!

Ihor Radchenko // yantar92,
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