Welcome to the second generation of etm. This application provides a simple, intuitive format for using plain text files to store data and a cross-platfrom, Qt-based GUI for creating and modifying items as well as viewing them in a variety of convenient ways. Supported alarms include display, sound, email, text message and process. Repetition is supported in a powerful and flexible manner.
Installation instructions are in INSTALL.
Documentation is in the help folder.
The sample folder contains data files with illustrative entries.
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A sales meeting (an event) a week from today from 9:00am until 10:00am with a 5 minute early warning alert:
* sales meeting @s +7 9a @e 1h @a 5
Prepare a report (a task) for the meeting beginning 3 days early:
- prepare report @s +7 @b 3
A 35 minute period (an action) spent working on the report yesterday:
~ report preparation @s -1 @e 35
Get a haircut (a task) on the 24th of the current month and then [r]epeatedly at (d)aily [i]ntervals of (14) days and, [o]n completion, (r)estart from the completion date:
- get haircut @s 24 @r d &i 14 @o r
Do the following jobs in 'q' order to finish the dog house project:
+ dog house @j pickup lumber and paint &q 1 @j cut pieces &q 2 @j assemble &q 3 @j paint &q 4
Payday (an occassion) on the last week day of each month. The
&s -1 part of the entry extracts the last date which is both a weekday and falls within the last three days of the month.):
^ payday @s 1/1 @r m &w (MO, TU, WE, TH, FR) &m (-1, -2, -3) &s -1
Take a prescribed medication daily (a reminder) for the next three days at 10am, 2pm, 6pm and 10pm and trigger the default alert zero minutes before each event:
* take Rx @s +0 @r d &h 10, 14, 18, 22 &u +4 @a 0
Presidential election day (an occassion) every four years on the first Tuesday after a Monday in November:
^ Presidential Election Day @s 2012-11-06 @r y &i 4 &M 11 &m range(2,9) &w TU
Join the etm discussion group (a task). Because of the @g (goto) link, pressing Ctrl-G when the details of this item are displayed in the gui would open the link using the system default application:
- join the etm discussion group @g http://groups.google.com/group/eventandtaskmanager/topics
Please share your ideas in the discussion group at GoogleGroups.
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This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.