> Leon <sdl.web@gmai...> writes:
>> Does anyone know of an alarm clock that runs in emacs?
See Appointments in the Emacs info Calendar/Diary node.
> There is now! :) See below:
> (defvar alarm-clock-timer nil
> "Keep timer so that the user can cancel the alarm")
> (defun alarm-clock-message (text)
> "The actual alarm action"
> (message-box text))
> (defun alarm-clock ()
> "Set an alarm.
> The time format is the same accepted by `run-at-time'. For
> example \"11:30am\"."
> (let ((time (read-string "Time: "))
> (text (read-string "Alarm message: ")))
> (setq alarm-clock-timer (run-at-time time nil 'alarm-clock-message text))))
> (defun alarm-clock-cancel ()
> "Cancel the alarm clock"
> (cancel-timer alarm-clock-timer))
Nice to see how this can be done.
> It is very simple. It does not, for example, keep track of multiple
> alarms so that you can cancel them individually.