Org Indent mode also sets
wrap-prefix correctly for indenting and wrapping long lines of headlines or text. This minor mode also handles
Visual Line mode and directly applied settings through
Org Ind in your
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org-indent-mode is an autoloaded interactive Lisp function in
(org-indent-mode &optional ARG)
When active, indent text according to outline structure.
Internally this works by adding
properties, after each buffer modification, on the modified zone.
The process is synchronous. Though, initial indentation of buffer, which can take a few seconds on large buffers, is done during idle time.
This is a minor mode. If called interactively, toggle the
Org-Indent mode mode. If the prefix argument is positive, enable the mode, and if it is zero or negative, disable the mode.
If called from Lisp, toggle the mode if
toggle. Enable the mode if
ARG is nil, omitted, or is a positive number. Disable the mode if
ARG is a negative number.
To check whether the minor mode is enabled in the current buffer, evaluate
The mode`s hook is called both when the mode is enabled and when it is disabled.
(info "(org) Org Indent Mode")
16.4.1 Org Indent Mode | Emacs Docs
17.4.1 Org Indent Mode
To display the buffer in the indented view, activate Org Indent minor mode, using ``M
-x org-indent-mode. Text lines that are not headlines are prefixed with virtual spaces to vertically align with the headline text(1).
(1) Org Indent mode also sets
wrap-prefix correctly for indenting and wrapping long lines of headlines or text. This minor mode also handles Visual Line mode and directly applied settings through
To make more horizontal space, the headlines are shifted by two characters. Configure
org-indent-indentation-per-level variable for a different number.
By default, Org Indent mode turns off
org-adapt-indentation and does hide leading stars by locally setting
t: only one star on each headline is visible, the rest are masked with the same font color as the background. If you want to customize this default behavior, see
To globally turn on Org Indent mode for all files, customize the variable
org-startup-indented. To control it for individual files, use
STARTUP keyword as follows: