Whenever viewing the Org agenda, you can add new “columns” to the view with the help of the
If you do a simple
C-h v org-agenda-prefix-format in emacs, you should get a nice description of what it does and how to use it.
Here is an example on how to extend it
;; Originally from here: https://stackoverflow.com/a/59001859/2178312 (defun gopar/get-schedule-or-deadline-if-available () "Return an calendar emoji if current item doens't have a schedule or deadline. Otherwise return an empty string." (let ((scheduled (org-get-scheduled-time (point))) (deadline (org-get-deadline-time (point)))) (if (not (or scheduled deadline)) (format " ") " "))) (org-agenda-prefix-format '((agenda . " %i %-12:c%?-12t% s") (todo . " %i %-10:c %-5e %(gopar/get-schedule-or-deadline-if-available)") (tags . " %i %-12:c") (search . " %i %-12:c")))
In a nutshell, if I have a
TODO item that doesn’t have a schedule or deadline, then I’ll add a display a simple calendar emoji, otherwise I’ll just leave some space (To emulate it being empty, otherwise the spacing gets out of sync)
I also made it so that it displays the effort.
Heres a screenshot of how it looks (I use a black/white theme):
As you can see, I have 2 thigs that don’t have a schedule/deadline and 2 of them show the estimated time it would take to complete them.