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Code folding is a feature of Emacs that allows one to ‘fold’ (collapse/hide) and ‘unfold’ (expand/reveal) large blocks of code.

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Activate origami folding for python only with using use-package

I want to activate origami folding mode for python only. I do use use-package for loading and configuring my packages. This is what I tried so far (use-package origami) (use-package python :ensure ...
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How to make TeX-fold-mode use the correct font face for folded macro argument when inside a tex environment in a org file?

Enabling TeX-fold-mode while using Org-mode produces great results in general. I do so because I have many folding settings for latex files and would like to see my org document folded in the same way ...
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Is there a way to display the number of lines in a fold?

I have tons of nested headings in Org-mode files, usually collapsed, and I'd like to have a quick look at how many lines are under each of collapsed headings (mostly top-level but sometimes not). ...
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How to fold Org-mode files in VS-Code based on chapters, which do not have a closing tag?

Using Visual Studio Code with the Explicit Folding extension, I am trying to configure it so that the text is folded according to chapters, subchapters, ... in Org-mode files. The Org-mode syntax for ...
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How can I prevent TeX-fold-buffer to run for `table`?

I am using TeX-fold-mode along with tabular-magic. (add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook (lambda () (TeX-fold-mode 1))) (add-hook 'find-file-hook 'TeX-fold-buffer t) (defun tabular-...
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How to copy displayed ellipsis when buffer content is folded?

I have JSON files in which I am folding away some subnodes with the hideshow mode. This works reasonably well. Now I want to create a new file or buffer with the folded content. For example, my ...
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Automatically fold LaTeX environments with TeX-fold-buffer

I would like to automatically fold all LaTeX environments when I open a .tex file, so I added (add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook (lambda () (TeX-fold-mode 1))) (add-hook 'find-...
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evil/elpy: Auto-fold when opening a file

I am using Emacs 27.1 (build 1, x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.24.24, cairo version 1.16.0) of 2021-03-28, modified by Debian with elpy and evil-mode. When I open a py-file I want everything ...
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How to dive into the code-folding topic [duplicate]

I am sorry for such a broad question but I have no other idea. I am using Emacs with evil-mode and elpy (for Python files). Not all keyboard shortcuts known from vim are working. When I ask the search ...
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Hide / fold settings above an image

Is there way to "fold" settings, similar to how I can fold drawers? I have these properties associated with an image: #+NAME: fig:figure name #+CAPTION: figure name #+ATTR_ORG: :width 200 #+...
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Custom folding citations in AUCTeX

By default, only \cite is folded by AUCTeX. If you want other citation commands to be folded as well, you have to add them to LaTeX-fold-macro-spec-list manually. For example, with (push '("[nc]&...
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Automatically TeX-fold paragraph after "}" + SPC

I have defined the following smartparens pair: (sp-pair "\\textit\{" "\}" :trigger "ital " :wrap "C-S-k") Now, when I write &...
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Close only code folds using evil

How do I close all code folds (but not comments) with evil's code folding? For now I'm using evil-close-folds and evil-open-folds, but it closes all folds, including comments. I'm using spacemacs 0....
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How to fold nested list items in markdown-mode

I would like to be able to fold nested list items in markdown-mode in the same way that it is possible to do in org-mode, so that, for example, the first sub-item in the following list can be easily ...
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Folding mode with YAML?

When working with YAML (using yaml-mode), is there a way to fold a hierarchical tree in a DWIM manner (i.e., without manually adding the {{{ ... }}} markers of folding-mode manually)? yaml-mode itself ...
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Fold second-level (all methods) when opening a py-file (with hs-minor-mode)

I use hs-minor-mode currently. When point is on class Foo... a M-x hs-hide-level will fold all methods of that class. This is exactly the state I need for all *.py files when I open them. Is it ...
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How is folding setup in org-mode?

I'm trying to setup folding for Abaqus/Calculix inp files. The format is basically as follows: keywords are represented as * and it's contents are what follows. This is quite like org-mode. So far I'...
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Unable to fold code in Elpy

I am trying to get code folding to work in Elpy. I have turned the folding module on already. However, I still seem to be unable to fold code. When I click on the first line of a while loop, I get the ...
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outshine mode changes outline-regexp from markdown's

patient StackExchange, I am learning org-mode and liking its header-folding capacities, which seem much easier than outline-minor-mode. Most of my work is done in markdown mode, though, so I am ...
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Emacs + visual line numbers + folding + visual fill column mode

Relative line numbers for me it's a little bit painful topic. I'm using evil (spacemacs) and I want to jump between lines by in vim style like 10j, 4k etc. Is it possible to get line numbers behavior ...
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How to move point to an invisible line (to access an org property when heading is folded)?

I wrote some code to reschedule all headings under a subtree, but it was failing to get the scheduled date of heading in invisible lines, even though it could access other properties such as the name ...
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Code Folding in ELPY Not Working

Gents, I used several IDEs for Python. I like Spyder, but I have have been a pretty obsessive Emacs user for a LONG time. I install ELPY. It works very well for my needs. However, I cannot get ...
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Fold all regexp matches

I'm working on email templates using web-mode, which – alas – requires inline styling galore… many of my opening tags won't fit on a single line even on a 4K-Display due to the massive amount of ...
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Add code block line in emacs

In visual studio, there is a very convenient line with + and - to show the code which blocks it belongs to. I was wondering if there was the same function in emacs. ,
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Folding custom regular expressions in emacs?

Consider a pattern/regular expression I will call reg which matches multiple times in an emacs buffer. I want emacs to recognize all matches for reg and replace (temporarily, like folding) each ...
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Can I hide the part of long lines that exceeds the visual line?

Is it possible to hide the part of long lines that exceeds the visual line rather than wrapping it into further visual lines?
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How to align latex tables when using macro folding

I have a latex table which contains some long commands like includegraphics or href which makes the table very nasty to read. To get a better view I fold all macros in the table and want to use ...
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Fold all methods in a Python class with Evil

How can I fold all the methods in a Python class? I use Evil and would prefer a pure Evil solution, if possible. I'm looking for a quick way to take something like this: class LongClassIDidNotWrite(...
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deeply nested loops and conditionals

I am refactoring legacy code. Looks like: for (int i = 0; i < something.length; i++) { .... .... lots of code here .... if (a.good != b.bad) { .... .... .... ...
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Folding headers containing source code blocks in an org file?

I always refer to org mode when I want to document anything, but what I am struggling with right now is how to make folding mechanism work when my headers contain source code blocks under a list ...
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Auctex: Fold all environments of a specific type in a buffer

With auctex I can run TeX-fold-env the environment on which point currently is located. How can I fold all environments foo (\begin{foo}... \end{foo}) in my buffer at once? And how to unfold all ...
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Unfold/expand tree when undoing

When I hit the wrong key in a folded org-mode buffer and I hit undo, the cursor normally jumps to some folded location and it's pretty hard to understand what is going on. Expanding the parents of ...
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vimish-fold fold overlay highlight colour

Is there a way to change vimish-fold's fold highlight colour? I tried customize-group but didn't see an option to change it.
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Verilog mode to navigate from begin to end

I am using verilog mode for Emacs. I am trying to find which begin is paired with which end. Is there any way to do this in Emacs?
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JSON file folding and step-by-step unfolding

I need to look at larger, quite deeply nested JSON files in Emacs. Similar to the terminal tool json-view I would like to start with the JSON file completely folded and then open each level step-by-...
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How to fold / collapse the first comment block on file load?

Is there a way to fold the first comment of a file on load? While I don't like code folding in general, it can be handy in this one instance when every file has a boiler plate header which isn't ...
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outline minor mode folding enhancements wanted

This query is two questions both related to latex major mode (not Auctex), outline minor mode, code folding. I eventually solved these questions myself. My "answers are given below the ========== ...
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ESS folding for R6 classes

What is the proper way to install, configure and activate folding of R script files? I followed emacswiki.org/emacs/FoldingMode but it doesn't seems to work. I installed folding.el to .emacs/lisp/. ...
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collapse input cell in ein

I am using ein with emacs 25-3. As some of the cells I am writing contain classes definitions, I would like to be able to collapse them to show only the first line. I know output cells can be toggled ...
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Fold code using headlines inside org-mode elisp source code block

To manage my config I use org-mode. To manage packages inside this I use use-package. Problem is that there are packages that require a lot of configuration like ibuffer and org-mode. Now I'm looking ...
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Please help understanding following elisp code of origami package

In file origami.el of package origami from MELPA is the function origami-fold-node and there is the following piece of code, which I do not understand: (when (-some? (lambda (pair) (...
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how do you fold/unfold complex ruby code blocks

I found a snippet that let's me fold bad(large) blocks of code (add-hook 'ruby-mode-hook (lambda () (hs-minor-mode))) (eval-after-load "hideshow" '(add-to-list 'hs-special-modes-alist ...
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Folding code between a literal "begin"/"end" block using Hideshow

A formatted input file (*.alm) often contains a large section of columned data. To fold this and improve navigation, I've tried to implement a hs-special-mode-alist entry from hideshow.el. (setq hs-...
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How to disable code folding for coq?

When I do isearch on the buffer having coq mode it somehow executes code folding, something like (... *)... I have tried to use (setq company-coq-disabled-features '(code-folding)) for disabling code ...
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Vim Triple Braces Code Folding in Emacs?

I am migrating from Vim to Emacs because I can't get Org mode to work in Vim. In Emacs is there a way to replicate Vim's marker folding so that # Foo {{{ foo # }}} Turns into +-- 1 lines: # ...
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outline mode: Fold everything when loading file (specifically LaTeX mode)

I am using outline minor mode for LaTeX mode and would like emacs to automatically hide all section environments when opening a .tex file. How could I do that?
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Making relative line numbers behave well with folds?

Context: I have relative line numbers displayed in emacs. If there is a fold (for example: in org-mode), these relative numbers appear to "jump". For example if I'm on line 0 over a fold, emacs could ...
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In Auctex, how could I fold acronyms?

Auctex comes with a folding mode that already folds most of the uninteresting things. However, acronym macros are not folded. How can I instruct Auctex to fold acronym macros (e.g., \ac, \acp, \acf, ...
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Fold entire preamble in AUCTeX

Can AUCTeX be configured to fold the entire LaTeX preamble (i.e., hide everything before \begin{document})? For example, it would be nice if the the following document: \documentclass[letter,11pt]{...
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How to fold the highest headline which I am currently in?

I often do the following sequence in my org-mode file: Go to the root headline from current position Fold the whole subtree Is there a way to this sequence with a shortcut?
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