I forgot to type :results none in babel and now I have a huge table in my org file. How can I select all of those lines and delete them? When I try the straight forward approach of moving to the end of the buffer, Emacs freezes up and I get a "Timed out waiting for property viewers" message in the minibuffer.

  • Would C-M-s ^$ work?
    – legoscia
    Apr 7, 2015 at 14:01
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    Can you switch to a different mode to delete the table?
    – choroba
    Apr 7, 2015 at 14:18

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Using org-narrow-to-element might help:

  1. In the #+RESULT line call C-x n e to narrow to the result.
  2. Do something like

    M-: (delete-region (point-min) (point-max)) RET

    to clear everything in the narrowed file.

  3. Do C-x n w to widen back to the whole file.

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