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org-journal Support

Using org-journal on OSX, generates daily/monthly/yearly journal files without  file extension (e.g. 20190101).  The problem is that putting an .org extension (e.g. 20190101.org)  breaks org-journal search function.


In beorg side, since these journal files have no extension, they can't be seen in beorg, hence impossible to create a template for them.


Is it possible in beorg to create a specific settings for  downloading journal files which have no extension?


Best,

Y.


You can set org-journal-file-format to have org-journal include a file extension. I'm not an org-journal user myself (at the moment anyway!) so haven't tried this.

Can you use a script to create link files for all the org-journal files?  Then run the script on (say) a 1 minute timer to check for any new journal files and create the link?

@Matthew, if you check README  of org-journal for spacemacs, there is a warning stating changing org-journal-file-format breaks the search:


> Warning: setting org-journal-file-format to include a file extension like %Y-%m-%d.org would break the calendar search functionality.





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