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Planner

Planner

Planner is an organizer and day planner which extends Emacs Muse. It helps you keep track of completed and pending tasks, daily schedule, notes, and other information, such as inspirations, in a collection of semi-structured plain text files. It is a powerful tool not only for managing your time and productivity, but also for keeping within easy keystroke reach all of the information you need to be productive.

The software can even automatically publish reports charting your work for your personal web page, your conscience, or your soon-to-be-impressed boss.

It puts all of the Emacs PIM pieces together: BbdbMode (addresses), EmacsMuse (linking of notes and publishing), etc. This allows you to easily write notes, link to other notes, link to dates, link to addresses, link to everything.

 Planner 3.4.2

Price
Free to download

Size
0.4MB
License

GNU GPL v3

Developer
John Sullivan, John Wiegley, and other maintainers / contributors

Website
www.emacswiki.org

System Requirements
Emacs 22 or XEmacs
Emacs Muse 3.03
xaw3dg

Support:
Wiki, Quickstart, FAQ, John Sullivan Personal Page, Mailing Lists

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • Task management: Maintain a list of tasks cross-linked between Daily pages and Project pages
  • Note taking: Create a note in a temporary buffer while in any other emacs buffer. Choose a Project for the note and it will appear on the Project page and the Daily page
  • Diary integration: Diary entries can be displayed in the Daily pages
  • Context aware: All the above actions can be made context aware, with hyperlinks back to the context. Thus a note taken while visiting a gnus email message will have a link back to that message. A task composed while visiting a buffer will have a link to the file in the buffer. PlannerMode helps take the drudgery out of leaving an annotated trail of crumbs for work that you have done.
  • EmacsMuse: All notes can have links to other notes, Project pages, Daily pages, mail messages, bbdb entries, web pages, files on your harddrive. You can include images. All the power and simplicity of a wiki language is there as part of your planning package

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