Re: [O] Agenda TODO sorting by date

2012-03-03 Thread James Harkins
At Fri, 02 Mar 2012 21:48:42 -0500, Bernt Hansen wrote: You could write a custom sorting function that parses out the date from the heading and compares them. There may be a better way to do this that I'm not aware of for this. Set this function up in org-agenda-cmp-user-defined and

Re: [O] Agenda TODO sorting by date

2012-03-03 Thread Alan E. Davis
I am definitely not a programmer, and for sure not the one who could guide you on writing a sort function. HOWEVER, emacs has a really nice facility for doing so, if you decide you want to try that. I had to write a program to alphabetize a lexical list in Chuukese, in an arbitrary order other

Re: [O] Agenda TODO sorting by date

2012-03-03 Thread Bernt Hansen
James Harkins jamshar...@gmail.com writes: At Fri, 02 Mar 2012 21:48:42 -0500, Bernt Hansen wrote: You could write a custom sorting function that parses out the date from the heading and compares them. There may be a better way to do this that I'm not aware of for this. Set this function

Re: [O] Agenda TODO sorting by date

2012-03-03 Thread James Harkins
At Sat, 3 Mar 2012 08:38:32 -0800, Alan E. Davis wrote: I am definitely not a programmer, and for sure not the one who could guide you on writing a sort function.  HOWEVER, emacs has a really nice facility for doing so, if you decide you want to try that.  I had to write a program to

Re: [O] Agenda TODO sorting by date

2012-03-03 Thread James Harkins
At Sat, 03 Mar 2012 14:03:05 -0500, Bernt Hansen wrote: I think this works --8---cut here---start-8--- (defun bh/agenda-sort-by-heading-date (a b) Sorting strategy for agenda items. Late deadlines first, then scheduled, then non-late deadlines .

Re: [O] Agenda TODO sorting by date

2012-03-03 Thread Bernt Hansen
James Harkins jamshar...@gmail.com writes: At Sat, 03 Mar 2012 14:03:05 -0500, Bernt Hansen wrote: I think this works --8---cut here---start-8--- (defun bh/agenda-sort-by-heading-date (a b) Sorting strategy for agenda items. Late deadlines first,

Re: [O] Agenda TODO sorting by date

2012-03-03 Thread James Harkins
At Sat, 03 Mar 2012 23:31:47 -0500, Bernt Hansen wrote: (defun bh/agenda-sort-by-heading-date (a b) Sorting strategy for agenda items. Late deadlines first, then scheduled, then non-late deadlines Oops... this description is all wrong - since I gutted my existing sorting function to

[O] Agenda TODO sorting by date

2012-03-02 Thread James Harkins
Given this: * Category 1 ** TODO First todo in file 2012-03-30 Fri :Tag: ** TODO Second todo in file 2012-03-29 Thu:Tag: * Category 2 ** TODO Third todo in file 2012-03-28 Wed :Tag: ** TODO Fourth todo in file

Re: [O] Agenda TODO sorting by date

2012-03-02 Thread Bernt Hansen
James Harkins jamshar...@gmail.com writes: Given this: * Category 1 ** TODO First todo in file 2012-03-30 Fri :Tag: ** TODO Second todo in file 2012-03-29 Thu :Tag: * Category 2 ** TODO Third todo in file 2012-03-28 Wed

[O] Agenda TODO sorting by date

2012-03-01 Thread James Harkins
I'm still poking around, trying to figure out how to sort my TODO tag search the way that I want. Initially I thought org-agenda-sorting-strategy would do it, but only just found the variable's documentation: Sorting structure for the agenda items of a single day. Since I want to sort the