w2text(1) a plain text exporter for w2do


w2text [-bS] [-o file] [-s file] [-w width] [-f|-u] [-d date] [-g group] [-p priority] [-t task]

w2text -h | -v


w2text is a plain text exporter for w2do, a simple to use yet efficient command-line todo manager written in Perl. All tasks are listed by default, but desired subset can be easily selected via specifying options.


General Options

-h, --help
Display help message and exit.
-v, --version
Display version information and exit.

Specifying Options

-t task, --task task
Specify the task name.
-g group, --group group
Specify the group name. The group name should be a single word with maximum of 10 characters, but longer names are shortened automatically.
-d date, --date date
Specify the due date. Available options are anytime, today, yesterday, tomorrow, month, year, or an exact date in the YYYY-MM-DD format, e.g. 2008-06-17 for 17 June 2008.
-p priority, --priority priority
Specify the priority. Available options are integers between 1 and 5, where 1 represents the highest priority.
-f, --finished
Specify the finished task.
-u, --unfinished
Specify the unfinished task.

Additional Options

-o file, --output file
Use selected file instead of the standard output.
-s file, --savefile file
Use selected file instead of the default "~/.w2do" as a save file.
-w width, --width width
Use selected line width; the minimal value is 75.
-b, --bare
Organise tasks as a single list instead of listing them by groups they belong to.
-B, --no-bare
Organise tasks to the separate groups; the default option.
-S, --no-state
Do not display state information in the listing.
Display state information in the listing; the default option.


Use selected file instead of the default "~/.w2do" as a save file.
Use selected line width; the minimal value is 75.


Default save file.


To report bugs or even send patches, you can either add new issue to the project bugtracker at <http://code.google.com/p/w2do/issues/>, visit the discussion group at <http://groups.google.com/group/w2do/>, or you can contact the author directly via e-mail.


Written by Jaromir Hradilek <[email protected]>.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts.

A copy of the license is included as a file called FDL in the main directory of the w2do source package.


Copyright (C) 2008, 2009, 2010 Jaromir Hradilek

This program is free software; see the source for copying conditions. It is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.