I would like to jump to the next parent heading from a lower level directly. Is there a shortcut for that in org mode?

* a
** b
** c
* d

So to jump, say, from b to d.

  • 2
    C-c C-u to go up to the a headline and C-c C-f to go to the b headline. Or you can do a macro, or you can define your own function and bind it to whatever key(s) you want.
    – NickD
    May 24 at 21:09
  • 1
    i did a macro, it makes more sense, thanks
    – David
    May 25 at 14:29
  • I meant to say "...C-c C-f to go to the d headline" - I wonder why I only see my typos months later :-)
    – NickD
    Jun 25 at 16:59

You can do C-c C-u to go to parent then C-c C-f to go to next heading of the same level (i.e., sibling)

  • The out-of-the-box keybinding for org-forward-heading-same-level is C-c C-f, not C-c C-n: the latter is bound to org-next-visible-heading, so it will only go to d if the a tree is folded.
    – NickD
    May 25 at 16:42

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.