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I understand that #+STARTUP: property can control the fold/unfold setting in file level when the org file is loaded. But I need it be more granular.

I wonder if it is possible to set it in node level? for example, *node1 has all subitems unfolded, and *node2, *node3 have all subitems folded?

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xuchunyang is right. Just to complete the answer, you can set the VISIBILITY property to children for the node to develop such as in the following example:

 * Node to be unfolded
 :PROPERTIES:
 :VISIBILITY: children
 :END:
  • Thank you both. Actually I spent sometime to figure out :Properties: is needed before visibility, your answer is clearer for beginners. – Xi Xiao Oct 7 '15 at 7:58
  • I wonder if it is possible to totally hide :PROPERTIES: section in org file. Folding it still displays one line. which is disturbing for other audiences – Xi Xiao Oct 7 '15 at 8:00
  • Look here. – Harald Hanche-Olsen Oct 7 '15 at 15:18
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Yes, it is possible. You can set a VISIBILITY property for that node separately, for example, use M-x org-set-property VISIBILITY ....

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