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Re: update date in diary


From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: update date in diary
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 16:51:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.3.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

address@hidden (Edward M. Reingold) writes:

>>>>>> "RZ" == Randy Zelick <address@hidden> writes:
>
>     RZ> I was wondering if there is a way to replace a typed-in date in my
>     RZ> diary file with a variable that is the current date.
>
> There is no such function, but you can do it with a diary sexp:
>
>     %%(equal date (calendar-current-date)) Blah blah blah

In fact recent Emacsen come with a package todo-mode.el which does
just this.  It allows you to manage your todo items and then arranges
for them to be displayed in the Calendar.  (But you need to use the
fancy display, not the simple display.)

kai
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