I would like to fontify headlines with the same color/weight as their TODO keywords. So for example, the default is like this:

TODO Headline

And I want it to look like this:

TODO Headline

Any ideas?


You can find out what face is applied to the text under point (the cursor) with the command M-x describe-face.

By doing this, I learned that the face applied to TODO keywords is called org-todo. The Face for top-level headings is org-level-1.

You can customize faces using via M-x customize-face. You can set attributes individually, or you can apply the attributes from one face directly to another using the Inherit attribute. In your case, set the Inherit attribute for org-level-1 to org-todo.

When you're done, C-c C-c in the customize buffer will set your changes temporarily, and C-c C-s will save them permanently.

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