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From: Samuel Wales <samologist@gmail.com>
To: Husain Alshehhi <husain@alshehhi.io>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Adding Quick Notes in Org-mode Agenda View Inserts then In Drawer in Reverse Order
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 15:15:24 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJcAo8vkY_X3=rVTe7B_ath=bQDMSBxeoLKo2Hd66_Ri3fQj1Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <r50r8fwnto5mgf.fsf@38f9d365627a.ant.amazon.com>

there is a variable that controls sequence of notes.

one trick would be to go to the entry and keep notes as entries below them:

* x
** LOG [2021-03-30 Tue 15:13] hi
** some stuff about x

On 3/30/21, Husain Alshehhi <husain@alshehhi.io> wrote:
>
> Hello.
>
> I use org-agenda frequently for getting an overview of my work. I
> clock-in when I start working on something. I often find myself needing
> to add a note to the task I am working on. To do that from the Agenda
> view, I run org-agenda-add-note. I add typical notes like what my
> findings are, anything I did related to the task, but it is nothing
> related to notes about why the task changed status (at least not always).
>
> However, I do have in my config
>
>   (setq org-log-into-drawer t)
>
> which should add clocking into my LOGBOOK drawer by default. I
> discovered however that org-mode adds my notes in the LOGBOOK drawer. I
> am not sure why, but it appears that these notes are considered "status
> notes" (?) and thus by org-log-into-drawer documentation are logged into
> the drawer. I am not certain if this is correct.
>
> This setup, works fine except for two cases:
>
> a. When I want to export my notes to HTML, exporters will ignore the
>    LOGBOOK, and I would like to export my notes.
> b. Notes are ordered in reverse: newer notes are put first.
>
> Because of this behavior, I suspect that I am hijacking the notion of
> "status change notes" and using them as notes.
>
> My questions are:
>
> 1. Am I using the notes correctly in org?
> 2. If not, what is equivalence of adding quick notes into a task
>    (ideally, with time stamp of sort)?
> 3. If yes, then how can I work around the limitations (a) and (b)?
>
> --
> Husain Alshehhi
>
>
>


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  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-30 22:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-30 22:03 Husain Alshehhi
2021-03-30 22:15 ` Samuel Wales [this message]
2021-03-30 22:16   ` Samuel Wales
2021-03-30 23:28 ` Tim Cross
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2021-03-29 22:20 Husain Alshehhi

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