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Re: create emails from dairy entries


From: reader
Subject: Re: create emails from dairy entries
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 08:07:29 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden wrote:
>> Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>>> address@hidden wrote:
>>>> I find appt-display-format in emacs manual with index search.  One hit
>>>> only...but looking for further descriptions with `M-x apropos
>>>> appt-display-format   or `C-h v appt-display-format'
>>>>
>>>> shows no-match.. perhaps I need to have some specific package loaded?
>
> In retrospect, yes: you need to have appt loaded.
>
>>>> Further the emacs manual at `39.11 Appointments':
>>>>
>>>> Doesn't contain enough information for me to figure out how to do
>>>> this.  I say `for me', that is, it may have plenty enough info for
>>>> someone more knowledgeable.
>>> Do what I did: read the source (calendar/appt.el.gz)
>>
>> You mean what you did after years and years (How mamy? 20 more?)  of
>> learning and using emacs and lisp?
>
> Yep, 25 years.
>
>> Looking thru appt.el at all the hits with appt-display-format does not
>> help in any way.
>
> Sure it does: Its doc string explains that it can be set to 1 of 3
> values (window, echo, nil).  And the appt-display-message function
> runs the function bound to appt-disp-window-function when
> appt-display-message is set to window.
>
>> appt-display-format doesn't even appear in calendar.el
>
> Yes, but `C-h v appt-display TAB TAB' shows appt-display-diary among
> *Completions*, and selecting that displays *Help* with a link to
> appt.el.  Follow that link, then you can `C-s appt-display-format
> C-s C-s C-s ...'.
>
>> But thanks for your input.
>
> You're welcome.

OK, I see this stuff now... but I'm so confused now.. I still have no
idea how to make an email get sent when an appt date rolls around.

Too bone headed by far I'm sure... but throwing in the towel for now.
Again, thanks for the input and patient baby setting.





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