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I have started using Org-Mode and every time I close my file every headline is collapsed when I reopen it. Is there any way to stop that? I want every headline fully expanded.

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    (setq org-startup-folded nil) – lawlist Mar 1 '15 at 17:50
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    Your question heading and body are opposite. Do you want or don't want the full expansion at start-up? – Kaushal Modi Mar 1 '15 at 17:55
  • @kaushalmodi -- If you could please add the alternative approach to your answer -- i.e., (setq org-startup-folded nil) -- that would be greatly appreciated. One answer is sufficient. I added a 1+ as to your request for clarification from the original poster. – lawlist Mar 1 '15 at 17:56
  • @kaushalmodi sorry my bad! I will edit! – Adam Mar 1 '15 at 18:01
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It is possible to set the Initial Visibility per org file. You can make the org file show all the headings expanded at start-up by using

#+STARTUP: showeverything 

As @lawlist mentioned in the comments, you can also set this option to be effective globally by putting the below in your emacs init:

(setq org-startup-folded nil)

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