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Org-Mode can automatically track TODO state changes as described in the docs. It also allows the option todo: nil option, as mentioned here, so that TODO keywords will not appear in an export.

It seems rather intuitive to me that if I set todo: nil then I don't want messages like • State “NEXT” from "" [2015-04-23 Thu 18:44] to appear when I export. But they do appear, at least for me they do, in Org-Mode version 8.2.10.

If there is another option to do what I want, I'm not seeing it. Does anyone have a good fix for this?

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    Looks like you can put todo-items into drawers: org-log-into-drawer and control which drawers you export. See export-option :with-drawers org-export-with-drawers (orgmode.org/org.html). Note, that I did not try that. Therefore, it is only a comment and not an answer. – Tobias Apr 25 '15 at 6:56
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    Maybe, the right way to hide drawers is (require 'org-exp) and customization of org-export-with-drawers or just evaluating (setq org-export-with-drawers nil). – Tobias Apr 25 '15 at 7:10
  • I gave this a quick test and drawers are apparently hidden by default. Thanks for the hint! – Brian Z Apr 25 '15 at 7:18
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Setting the variable org-log-into-drawer will put new logs inside a drawer, one called :LOGBOOK: by default. Logs inside drawers are not exported by default.

This does not solve the problem of existing logs which are not already in drawers, but it certainly helps.

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