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Filter org-file using tags

I've this org-file: * Headline a :tag1: Text for my Headline a * Headline b :tag2: ...
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How to show timestamped entries without TODO status

I understand from the manual that the command for doing a search of agenda entries which have a timestamp before today is as follows: TIMESTAMP<"<today>" If I additionally want to ...
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Using sed to filter/modify make output

I have to live with a build system that moves pieces of source around before running make. I have a function that pipes output of make through a sed to remap file references back to the source tree. (...
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mapcar but return non-nil element only

Is there a function that applies a transformation to a sequence and returns only the non-nil values? Right now I am using the following (as an example): (seq-filter #'identity (mapcar (lambda (x) ...
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Saving filter list for Bookmark+ package

I've recently started using the BookmarkPlus package and I've been loving it. However there is one thing that I can't seem to figure out. I want, from my big list of bookmarks, to create a set of ...
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regexp-filter just searches headlines (org agenda view)

I have a problem with the filtering function org-agenda-filter-by-regexp: It just searches the headlines of the entries not the whole entry text. Example: * title :work: text Searching for the tag '...
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How to filter the package list by package name part or regex

Via M-x list-packages I can view a list of installable and installed packages. Great! But how can I filter this list by a portion of the package name? PS: I know about package-menu-filter, but for me ...
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emacs grep eliminate suspects

Typically, at the beginning of a coding/maintenance task, I usually start with a carefully worded grep, such as M-x grep git --no-pager grep -n -e 'collect' -- ':!*spec*' ':!*.yml'<enter> and ...
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Filter list by regexps

How can I get all elements of a list which don't match multiple patterns? The patterns are given as a list. For instance, I want all files without '("no" "nix") in them. (setq se-...
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Filter the content read from file

(This follows the answer to the question: Completion of sentences stored in a file.) Suppose I have a file, the content of which being organized thanks to org-mode: * Dreams ≠ reality Please, don'...
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shortname for complex filter in org agenda

I want to give a shortname to a regular filter I use for agenda. To prepare some meeting, i have a list of task / note with tag. I filter tag in org-agenda and before the meeting, i use org-agenda ...
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Hide org-table rows outside certain date ranges?

Excel tables lets us show just the rows that have "July 2018" in a specific column, and hide the rest. Or to show "21st August 2017-30th August 2017, and also July 2018, and also all of 2019", and ...
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How to filter a dynamic block column view by tags with a :match selector?

I'm trying to filter an org mode heading by tag in a dynamic block, but the match syntax is not quite working out. Example: #+COLUMNS: %25ITEM %TAGS * Something ...
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How keep only duplicate lines?

Emacs 26.1. Windows 10 In buffer I has text like this: 3333333 1111111 $PAC_LTC 1337_BTC 1337_LTC 404_BTC 42_BTC 222222 42_LTC 808_ETH 8BIT_BTC ...
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org-mode: Duplicate tag groups when filtering agenda

When filtering org-agenda by tags using org-agenda-filter-by-tag, tag groups specified in org-tag-alist show up multiple times. org-agenda-filter-by-tag uses the variable org-tag-alist-for-agenda, ...
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Error in process filter

I am trying to play with the make-process function and get information from it. I am getting some errors in my process filter that I am having trouble understanding. When I run my ceedling-version ...
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isearch-forward, call-interactively, and isearch-filter-predicate

Here are two use cases where I call isearch-forward with some filter predicate. (let ((isearch-filter-predicate (lambda (a b) nil))) (funcall 'isearch-forward)) (let ((isearch-filter-predicate (...
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ibuffer hide beginning of lines

When I press C-x C-b I get ibuffer (installed as part of prelude I think) I like to press backtick and get the Filename/Process displayed. Another SE answer helped me with that. (ibuffer hide columns)...
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Spacemacs+magit+helm checkout hide branches

Due to my workflow I have a lot of branches that I don't want to see in the magit helm checkout window. Is there a way to hide some branches here, preferably with a regexp?
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How do I filter an alist to just the properties I care about?

To effectively use a service's API, I'm leveraging json-read to turn the JSON response into an understandable data structure: (let ((json-object-type 'alist) (json-array-type 'list) (...
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Org-Agenda day agenda filtered by tags OR'ed

A custom Agenda view can be filtered by tags AND'ed, e.g. show entries having both play AND read tags, like this: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '(("p" "play AND read" agenda "" ((org-agenda-...
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Builtin Filter Algorithm

In 25.1 there is (still) no builtin algorithm named filter. Why? What should I use instead? I think I've read somewhere that a standardized filter algorithm should be added to Emacs.
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Standard emacs lisp function for "collect-if"

Is there a standard emacs-lisp function replacement for (defun collect-if (PREDICATE LIST) (loop for el in LIST if (funcall PREDICATE el) collect el)) Example toy application: Extract the odd ...
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