Commit f1757bdd authored by Oliver Seidel's avatar Oliver Seidel
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Harald Backer <> sent the following:

Added `todo-save-top-priorities' and option to automatically save top
priorities file when saving todo-file.  Changed some default values.
Bug fixes.
parent e05e3850
......@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
;; Author: (was valid on Aug 2, 1997)
;; Created: 2 Aug 1997
;; Version: $Id: todo-mode.el,v 1.23 1997/10/24 17:30:54 os10000 Exp os10000 $
;; Version: $Id: todo-mode.el,v 1.24 1997/10/28 19:41:53 os10000 Exp os10000 $
;; Keywords: Categorised TODO list editor, todo-mode
;; This file is part of GNU Emacs.
......@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@
;; Which version of todo-mode.el does this documentation refer to?
;; $Id: todo-mode.el,v 1.23 1997/10/24 17:30:54 os10000 Exp os10000 $
;; $Id: todo-mode.el,v 1.24 1997/10/28 19:41:53 os10000 Exp os10000 $
;; Pre-Requisites
......@@ -124,7 +124,8 @@
;; q to save the list and exit the buffer
;; r to raise the current entry's priority
;; s to save the list
;; t show top priority items for each category
;; S to save the list of top priorities
;; t show top priority items for each category
;; When you add a new entry, you are asked for the text and then
;; for the category. I for example have categories for things
......@@ -170,6 +171,12 @@
;; even blend in with the EMACS diary package. So anyway, this
;; variable holds the name of the file for the filed todo-items.
;; Variable todo-file-top
;; File storing the top priorities of your TODO list when
;; todo-save-top-priorities is non-nil. Nice to include in your
;; diary instead of the complete TODO list.
;; Variable todo-mode-hook
;; Just like other modes, too, this mode offers to call your
......@@ -202,9 +209,6 @@
;; These originally were my ideas, but now also include all the
;; suggestions that I included before forgetting them:
;; o Automatic save of top-priorities to file, for inclusion in
;; .diary, at save of .todo-do, ref. automatic save of .bbdb
;; in gnus
;; o Fancy fonts for todo/top-priority buffer
;; o Remove todo-prefix option in todo-top-priorities
;; o Rename category
......@@ -245,6 +249,10 @@
;;; Change Log:
;; $Log: todo-mode.el,v $
;; Revision 1.24 1997/10/28 19:41:53 os10000
;; Added fix from Frank Ridderbusch <>,
;; an apostrophe was missing.
;; Revision 1.23 1997/10/24 17:30:54 os10000
;; Added three suggestions from Carsten
;; Dominik <>:
......@@ -412,6 +420,10 @@
(defvar todo-edit-mode-hook nil "*TODO Edit mode hooks.")
(defvar todo-insert-threshold 0 "*TODO mode insertion accuracy.")
(defvar todo-edit-buffer " *TODO Edit*" "TODO Edit buffer name.")
(defvar todo-file-top "~/.todo-top"
"*TODO mode top priorities file.
Not in TODO format, but diary compatible.
Automatically generated when `todo-save-top-priorities' is non-nil.")
(defvar todo-print-function 'ps-print-buffer-with-faces
"*Function to print the current buffer.")
......@@ -424,7 +436,9 @@
(defvar todo-remove-separator t
"*Non-nil removes category separators in
\\[todo-top-priorities] and \\[todo-print].")
(defvar todo-save-top-priorities-too t
"*Non-nil makes todo-save automatically save top-priorities in
;; Thanks for the ISO time stamp format go to Karl Eichwalder <>
;; My format string for the appt.el package is "%3b %2d, %y, %02I:%02M%p".
......@@ -434,12 +448,21 @@
"TODO mode time string format for done entries.
For details see the variable `time-stamp-format'.")
(defvar todo-entry-prefix-function 'todo-entry-timestamp-initials
"*Function producing text to insert at start of todo entry.")
(defvar todo-entry-prefix-function nil
"*Function producing text to insert at start of todo entry.
See `todo-entry-prefix-function' as an example:
(defun todo-entry-timestamp-initials ()
\"Prepend timestamp and your initials to the head of a TODO entry.\"
(let ((time-stamp-format todo-time-string-format))
(concat (time-stamp-string) \" \" todo-initials \": \")))
(defvar todo-initials (or (getenv "INITIALS") (user-login-name))
"*Initials of todo item author.")
(defun todo-entry-timestamp-initials ()
"Prepend timestamp and your initials to the head of a TODO entry."
(let ((time-stamp-format todo-time-string-format))
(concat (time-stamp-string) " " todo-initials ": ")))
......@@ -462,6 +485,7 @@ TODO categories. Use `todo-categories' instead.")
(defvar todo-mode-map nil "TODO mode keymap.")
(defvar todo-category-number 0 "TODO category number.")
(defvar todo-tmp-buffer-name "*Tmp*")
(defvar todo-category-sep (make-string 75 ?-)
"Category separator.")
......@@ -496,6 +520,7 @@ TODO categories. Use `todo-categories' instead.")
(define-key map "q" 'todo-quit)
(define-key map "r" 'todo-raise-item)
(define-key map "s" 'todo-save)
(define-key map "S" 'todo-save-top-priorities)
(define-key map "t" 'todo-top-priorities)
(setq todo-mode-map map)))
......@@ -549,13 +574,15 @@ TODO categories. Use `todo-categories' instead.")
(defun todo-save () "Save the TODO list."
(if todo-save-top-priorities-too (todo-save-top-priorities))
(defalias 'todo-cmd-save 'todo-save)
(defun todo-quit () "Done with TODO list for now."
(message "")
(defalias 'todo-cmd-done 'todo-quit)
......@@ -638,7 +665,7 @@ TODO categories. Use `todo-categories' instead.")
(insert new-item "\n")
(message "")))
;;;### autoload
......@@ -649,18 +676,18 @@ TODO categories. Use `todo-categories' instead.")
(let* ((new-item (concat todo-prefix " "
"New TODO entry: "
(if todo-entry-prefix-function
(funcall todo-entry-prefix-function)))))
(if todo-entry-prefix-function
(funcall todo-entry-prefix-function)))))
(categories todo-categories)
(history (cons 'categories (1+ todo-category-number)))
(current-category (nth todo-category-number todo-categories))
(if ARG
(concat "Category ["
current-category "]: ")
(todo-category-alist) nil nil nil history))))
(concat "Category ["
current-category "]: ")
(todo-category-alist) nil nil nil history))))
(todo-add-item-non-interactively new-item category)))
(defalias 'todo-cmd-inst 'todo-insert-item)
......@@ -764,9 +791,7 @@ between each category."
(or nof-priorities (setq nof-priorities todo-show-priorities))
(if (listp nof-priorities) ;universal argument
(setq nof-priorities (car nof-priorities)))
(let ((todo-print-buffer-name "*Tmp*")
;;(todo-print-category-number 0)
(todo-category-break (if category-pr-page " " ""))
(let ((todo-category-break (if category-pr-page " " ""))
(if todo-remove-separator
......@@ -778,8 +803,8 @@ between each category."
(copy-to-buffer todo-print-buffer-name (point-min) (point-max))
(set-buffer todo-print-buffer-name)
(copy-to-buffer todo-tmp-buffer-name (point-min) (point-max))
(set-buffer todo-tmp-buffer-name)
(goto-char (point-min))
(if (re-search-forward (regexp-quote todo-header) nil t)
......@@ -800,17 +825,33 @@ between each category."
(setq beg (point))
(delete-region beg end)
(and (looking-at " ") (replace-match "")) ;Remove trailing form-feed.
(goto-char (point-min)) ;Due to display buffer
;; Could have used switch-to-buffer as it has a norecord argument,
;; which is nice when we are called from e.g. todo-print.
;; Else we could have used pop-to-buffer should be used.
(display-buffer todo-print-buffer-name)
;;(switch-to-buffer todo-print-buffer-name t)
;; Else we could have used pop-to-buffer.
(display-buffer todo-tmp-buffer-name)
(message "Type C-x 1 to remove %s window. M-C-v to scroll the help."
(defun todo-save-top-priorities (&optional nof-priorities)
"Save top priorities for each category in `todo-file-top'.
Number of entries for each category is given by NOF-PRIORITIES which
defaults to `todo-show-priorities'."
(interactive "P")
(todo-top-priorities nof-priorities)
(set-buffer todo-tmp-buffer-name)
(write-file todo-file-top)
(defun todo-print (&optional category-pr-page)
"Print todo summary using \\\[todo-print-function].
......@@ -820,18 +861,20 @@ between each category.
Number of entries for each category is given by
(interactive "P")
(if todo-print-function
(todo-top-priorities todo-print-priorities
(if todo-print-function
(funcall todo-print-function)
(set-buffer todo-tmp-buffer-name)
(and (funcall todo-print-function)
(message "Todo printing done."))
(message "") ; To get rid of message from
; todo-top-priorities.
(message "todo-print-function undefinded")
(defun todo-jump-to-category ()
"Jump to a category. Default is previous category."
......@@ -955,6 +998,7 @@ If SEPARATORS is absent, it defaults to \"[ \\f\\t\\n\\r\\v]+\"."
["Previous item" todo-backward-item t]
["Save" todo-save t]
["Save Top Priorities" todo-save-top-priorities t]
["Quit" todo-quit t]
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