The following commands allow you to quickly insert74 a deadline or to schedule an item:
Insert ‘DEADLINE’ keyword along with a stamp. The insertion will happen
in the line directly following the headline. Any CLOSED timestamp will be
removed. When called with a prefix arg, an existing deadline will be removed
from the entry. Depending on the variable
org-log-redeadline75, a note will be taken when changing an existing
Insert ‘SCHEDULED’ keyword along with a stamp. The insertion will
happen in the line directly following the headline. Any CLOSED timestamp
will be removed. When called with a prefix argument, remove the scheduling
date from the entry. Depending on the variable
org-log-reschedule76, a note will be taken when changing an existing
Mark the current entry for agenda action. After you have marked the entry like this, you can open the agenda or the calendar to find an appropriate date. With the cursor on the selected date, press k s or k d to schedule the marked item.
Create a sparse tree with all deadlines that are either past-due, or
which will become due within
With C-u prefix, show all deadlines in the file. With a numeric
prefix, check that many days. For example, C-1 C-c / d shows
all deadlines due tomorrow.
Sparse tree for deadlines and scheduled items before a given date.
Sparse tree for deadlines and scheduled items after a given date.
setting the date by indicating a relative time: e.g., +1d will set
the date to the next day after today, and –1w will set the date
to the previous week before any current timestamp.
The ‘SCHEDULED’ and ‘DEADLINE’ dates are inserted on the line right below the headline. Don’t put any text between this line and the headline.