This is the official manual for the latest Org-mode release.
Any headline becomes a TODO item when it starts with the word ‘TODO’, for example:
*** TODO Write letter to Sam Fortune
The most important commands to work with TODO entries are:
,-> (unmarked) -> TODO -> DONE --. '--------------------------------'
If TODO keywords have fast access keys (see Fast access to TODO states), you will be prompted for a TODO keyword through the fast selection
interface; this is the default behavior when
org-use-fast-todo-selection is non-
The same rotation can also be done “remotely” from the timeline and agenda buffers with the t command key (see Agenda commands).
org-use-fast-todo-selectionis set to
prefix, use the fast selection interface.
shift-selection-mode. See also the variable
KWD1|KWD2|...to list entries that match any one of these keywords. With a numeric prefix argument N, show the tree for the Nth keyword in the option
org-todo-keywords. With two prefix arguments, find all TODO states, both un-done and done.
agenda-mode, which provides commands to examine and manipulate the TODO entries from the new buffer (see Agenda commands). See Global TODO list, for more information.
Changing a TODO state can also trigger tag changes. See the docstring of the
org-todo-state-tags-triggers for details.