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How can I change what happens when I click on a pdf-tools link?

I read pdfs with pdf-tools, but I think what I'm asking may apply to more than pdf-tools alone. In any case, as an example, some research paper pdfs have references with clickable links - say a link ...
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How to make implicit link target from timestamp in org-mode?

In org-mode I usually create several notes with timestamps under a headline, for example: * idea [2018-09-26 Wed 09:39] \\ General description of idea. ** idea development [2018-09-26 Wed 09:...
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org-mode links to gnus articles with imap

When using gnus with nnimap (IMAP access to a remote mail server) and linking gnus articles (e-mail messages) in org-mode files. What are the pros and cons of gnus storage methods (for articles) in ...
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How to link to a LaTeX label within align* environment in Orgmode?

I am using org mode to write documents with math, and then exporting to latex. Consider an unnumbered align environment with two equations: \begin{align*} x = 1\\ y = 2 \end{align*} Now, number the ...
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In Org Mode, how do I link to internal documentation?

I want to create a clickable-link in my Org file directly to documentation built into Emacs. Is this possible to do? The documentation I want to link to are: Emacs Lisp Intro The GNU Emacs Lisp ...
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Basic Org-mode: links handling - explanation of `C-c l` (manual unclear)

The compact org-mode guide says C-c l Store a link to the current location. This is a global command (you must create the key binding yourself) which can be used in any buffer to create a link. ...
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Org external link - can I indicate which browser/tab to be used

Suppose I have several browsers running at any given time. Google Chrome Google Chrome Canary Chromium Opera Safari How can I indicate in my org mode links [[https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/][...
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Redirect compilation mode hyperlink to external tool

I have a working compilation error matcher, that contains the path to a file. The compilation buffer correctly adds a hyperlink to that file and I can open it in emacs. However, the file in question ...
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How to (correctly) hex encode a URL so that it becomes a valid address I can paste into my web browser?

Here is a valid URL which loads the intended page when I paste it into my browser: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_(disambiguation) For reasons I will explain later, I want to hex encode the last ...
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org-return-follows-link with footnotes?

I want to follow footnote links in org-mode by positioning the point over the link and hitting the return key. In my init.el file, I have (setq org-return-follows-link t) which works fine for regular ...
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How can I manually set links in org mode?

So I'm trying to make an "autolinks mode" to emulate the functionality of notetaking software like Tomboy Notes or notes.vim, which automatically linkifies any text that happens to be the title of a ...
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Rendering URLs as clickable links

Comments in source code often contain URL's. It would be nice to have these (or links in any plain text context) rendered as clickable links for the convenience factor when navigating a file using ...
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org - hyperlink to external image: Function to download it and adjust link to local location?

I have an org file and buffer named test.org that contains this line: [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emacs#/media/File:Emacs_Dired_buffers.png][myimg]] I want to put my cursor/point somewhere on ...
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how do I capture point in arbitrary file as orgmode external file link?

I had this once upon a time but I have misplaced the bit that did it. In an arbitrary file at point I want to make an external file orgmode link that sticks around long enough to paste elsewhere. I ...
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Set the default link description

I am tryping out org-wiki.el to create a personal wiki in org-mode. The package offers a custom link type wiki:<page> which creates a link like wiki:myPage that matches up with myPage.org. I'm ...
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shorten or control the length of url link in org mode without bitly packages

I have very long url, for example, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGM8KgUXqsS4d8-4rgWRWKg/playlists, how can I tailor it into a shorter form? Like : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC... [here ......
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Org-mode custom intranet links like `intra/desc`

How can I linkify the following intranet links in org-mode? intra/link1-description code/description By linkify, I mean the links should be fontified and clickable in org-mode. I don't want to add ...
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Export without links

When exporting, links are converted to the relevant format. Is it possible to tell org to simply ignore links and only export their text? (that is, completely ignoring the link, not including it as ...
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How to reference source blocks in org text

I want to create source blocks (in any language including LaTeX), then refer to these in the text using internal links, with descriptions as shown below. This similar post is not working for me. I ...
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Adding links to locally stored images with a description to an org file

I am trying to insert images into an org-file using absolute paths (which include spaces) and a description, and then export them to PDF via LaTeX. I am entering the link using C-c C-l, which should ...
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Org-mode external links not working when exported to HTML

I have 2 .org files: // a.org contains the anchor <<my_anchor>> // b.org contains the link to my_anchor [[file:a.org::my_anchor][My Link]] When I click on the link in org-mode, it links ...
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Org: linking to heading which contains a link

Like the title says. I like to organize papers/books/etc that I've read, usually with a heading that has the name and a link to a pdf file. Unfortunately, once a link is inserted in a heading it ...
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How to reference named table or code block in Org-mode

In Org-mode buffers, table or code block can have #+NAME: title. But I don't know how to reference them in current buffer or in other files with org-mode hyperlink. (like one link format: [[file:some-...
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Radio targets in external org mode file, for glossary application

I would like to keep a list of terms in an org file, lets say glossary.org: * ABC<<<abc>>> other name for alphabet * foo<<<foo>>> see bar * bar<<<bar&...
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Link to individual Org-mode tag from headline

I frequently want to follow an individual tag on a headline to see all the other headlines with that tag, however currently the entire tag block is bound as an agenda link, not each tag. I've read up ...
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how to get org-mode to recognize markdown-style links?

I'd like to get org-mode to recognize hyperlinks written in Markdown syntax, that is, links in this format: [markdown link syntax](https://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/syntax) How do I add ...
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How can I get all file links in one org-mode file?

There are some local file links existed randomly in my org-mode file. most of them are image links, like (file:images/samples.png) along with some other urls. What I want to do is that parse all these ...
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Add clickable text in read only buffer?

If i have a writable buffer, i can use this to insert hyperlink. (require 'button) (insert-button "foo" 'action (lambda (x) (find-file "~/test.py"))) But i have to add clickable text property to a ...
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Remember visited links in manual

I am going through emacs inbuilt Elisp tutorial. By default emacs fontifies( changes color ) visited links color like this This fontification lasts only for current session. If i restart emacs, all ...
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Mouse click on links does not work

Somehow my left mouse click does not work on links anymore. I can put the cursor, hit Return and get a link opened. But a mouse click gives this on the "Message" buffer: call-interactively: Wrong ...
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How to create list of links to files in a folder and annotate them using org-mode?

I am trying to use org-mode to make a list of files to read, with links to pdfs and write the notes corresponding to it in one file. Using org-fstree, I can get list of all links as headlines #+...
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Create a file link in org-mode that accepts spaces in the text

My org file looks something like this: * Space Radiation ** Gamma Ray Info - file://Library\March 2015\Gamma Ray Radiation Fundamentals.pdf - some notes However the title has spaces so the ...
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Hyperlinked code navigation

I'd like to browse source code in emacs by searching for 'word' or 'tag' hits in a way somewhat similar to etags but: clicking on words to search for matches across a code base (say a directory or ...
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How can I insert a link from one org file into another?

This is probably simple and I've been trying to develop some lisp skills but I'm completely stumped. What I'm trying to do is insert a link in one file every time a TODO state change occurs (probably ...
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Insert entries and link to entries from org-contacts

I am trying to write functions that insert entries, or link to entries of my contacts org-mode file using org-contacts. The functions would work as follows: First prompt for a contact name (maybe ...
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`mouse-1` (button 1) follows links, like `mouse-2` does - how to modify the behavior?

I'm a beginner in Emacs. In dired+, if I query the mouse click on a directory item with C-h k, I get the following: ----------------- up-event (short click) ---------------- <mouse-2> at ...
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How to change faces of org-mode links depending on the link type?

Org-mode offers a variety of different link types ([http], [file], [bibtex], [magit]...). However, they all get the same look defined by the face value for org-link. Is it possible to e.g. change ...
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Format <<<target links>>> in org-mode for printing

Is there a way to format target links created by org-mode when using radio targets such as the following: <<<some text>>> where that some text is linked back When outputting to ...
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Problems with backslashes in hyperlinks in Emacs org-mode on Windows

I'm struggling again with Emacs 24.4 and org-mode (version 8.3beta (release_8.3beta-1013-g187dae`` @ c:/Users/mbec.POLYWBR/Documents/sorga/org-mode/org_current/lisp/) I'm having problem with paths ...