Questions tagged [org-mode]

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'Finish to start' todo dependency

org-edna (Extensible Dependencies ’N’ Actions for org-mode tasks) is great! The default blocker (:BLOCKER: property) sets condition(s) for preventing a todo status (org-not-done-keywords) becoming ...
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Agenda hiding/removing buffers from tabbar

I typically have my frame split vertically into 2 windows. I use tabbar and each window carries 2+ different buffers whose names are in the tabs above. When I switch to agenda-view (or try to schedule ...
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Control depth level of table of contents with org-mode and beamer

I have the following in my org-mode file that I am exporting to beamer on the basis of this simple template: * Introduction * More ** etc * Still more ** Some a ** Some b ** Some c However, my TOC ...
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Emphasis in org-mode for beamer not translating the `@` correctly

I'm looking at documentation here about a very @important@ point. I understand using @at@ renders strong. However, while my org-mode -> beamer -> PDF otherwise seems to work, @ is rendering as a ...
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Org-mode tasks without many asterisks

How can I introduce hierarchical sections in org-mode without requiring the tasks within those sections to have a large number of asterisks? To context is that I'm looking for a standardized ...
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org-tags-view: display “path” of all headings HOWTO

file.org: * emacs ** programming language :lisp: text how to make org-tags-view for lisp tag display line: file.org: emacs/programning language :lisp: instead of: file.org: ...
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How to get the number of rows between hlines for orgmode table formula?

In my orgmode table formula, i would like to get the number of rows between hlines (for example: @I..@II). Does anyone know how to do it?
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Org-clocking won't show current instance

I'm at a loss here with a little issue that is by no means critical but still quite annoying for lovers of org-mode. Whenever I clock into a task that has already been clocked previously on the same ...
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Org Mode tables: Wrapping lines to match an arbitrary width

In Org tables, I often use M-<RET> to wrap a long line in a column, at whichever place in the sentence I feel it needs to be wrapped. This sets a particular width to the column. Now sometimes I ...
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Insert item after all children (org-mode)

In org-mode, is there a way to insert an item after all of its children? Instead of the default behavior that inserts an item after the current item but before its children? Example Say I am in this ...
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How to capture fields from bibtex by using org-ref

I want to use emacs org-mode to take notes of my bibliography. I am trying to capture some fields from a bibtex file and insert them into an org file with the org-ref-open-bibtex-notes. This is not ...
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org-mode weekly summary with one entry per DONE task and total time to complete

I want my weekly summary to list all the tasks I completed in a given week, ideally with an inline report of the total time each of those tasks took to complete. Furthermore, it would be even more ...
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Why does all but the first `org-lookup-first` returns nil

I have an org file in which I lookup for some values in different tables. The problem is that in two of them, only the first row gets its value, while in the rest of the rows the value returned is ...
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OrgMode table text narrowing issue with links

I have an issue with my GNU Emacs 26.2 (build 1, x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.24.8) of 2019-04-30 in OrgMode. I have a table. One of its collumn is filled with internal links (inside ...
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Evaluate single line of python code from Emacs org-babel

Consider a block of python code in an org-mode document: #+begin_src python num1 = input("Enter a number: ") num2 = input("Enter another number: ") result = float(num1) + float(num2) print(result) #...
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org-protocol not responding

Description I use org-capture extension which had been working great for about 6 months. I have trouble making org-protocol work from Firefox since 8/1/19. When hitting the extension button in FF, ...
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Org capture datetree duplicanting entries (when using other locales)

I started using Emacs on Linux, now I moved to Mac OS and my problems began. When I use org-capture to capture stuff to a datetree, it duplicates the day entry instead of just adding a new node under ...
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Have an org-protocol that opens a file and moves point to it

I would like to have an org-protocol that supports line numbers. For example org-protocol://open-file?file=/foo/ss/subdir/foo.js&line=132 This would open file /foo/ss/subdir/foo.js at line 132. ...
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Org-babel python with session breaks output

If I run the following code block: #+BEGIN_SRC python :results output print(" /|") print(" / |") print(" / |") print("/___|") #+END_SRC I get the result as expected: #+RESULTS: : /|...
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Export only visible entries of sparse tree

I'm trying to export an org file into a file that contains only the visible entries (and parents) of a sparse tree (matching a specific tag). For example, applying this to the following tree * A ...
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Drop rows with zero time in org-mode agenda clockreport

I recently found org-agenda-clockreport. Because I keep all my .org files in a single directory (indexed by deft), including files with notes and no tasks, I get a table with tens of rows, with only ...
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Org mode: how to display tree content only via Elisp

I'm new to Elisp and I'd like to start using Emacs org Mode as my main writing tool. For that to happen I'm trying to set up a good configuration with custom functions. What I'm trying to achieve is "...
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Emacs Windows10 ragged font

I'm having issues with ragged or cutoff fonts in emacs with windows10. It's especially noticeable when looking at the bullets in org-mode bullets which seem pixelated and off center. Specs: Display ...
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Feeding narrowed org subtree contents to a babel block of code?

I have a usecase where I make structured notes under an org heading, and then would like to occasionally perform some little analytics to the contents. Currently I have to navigate to the heading, ...
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org-clock-report not updating current day values

I am very recently working with time tracking in org-mode. When I make do org-clock-report, it reports well. I edited the top line to display features per date and C-c C-c: #+BEGIN: clocktable :...
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org-clock-in returns org-flag-region error

Why do I need to org-clock-in three times? Hit M-x org-clock-in > org-clock-find-position: Symbol’s function definition is void: org-flag-region The drawer is created without timestamp though: * My ...
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How can I include the org source as a text/plain multipart alternative with org-mime-htmlize?

I'm sending email with gnus by putting org-mime-htmlize in 'message-mode-hook. I think it would be nice to include the org source as a "text/plain" multipart alternative. Maybe a way to do this can ...
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org-mode: search by regular expression in file

In org mode there is a way to create a link that will search for text in file./ For example: [[./functions.pl::sub validate][sub validate]] This will search for text "sub validate" in file "...
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Sharing .org file between two users

My secretory creates a daily agenda for me by capturing task to shared org file mytodo.org. When I open the agenda or mark the task done, her ability to capture new task gets limited as the mytodo.org ...
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Cannot add general block header arguments in org mode

While I'm learning javascript following a book, I Like to take notes with org-mode. I use Indium and followed this instructions to handle it working It works well, and I get my work done, interacting ...
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CUSTOM_ID for HTML breaks “next line” in LaTeX

If in Org, I have **** Scancode :PROPERTIES: :CUSTOM_ID: input-types-scancode :END: Representing a Scancode is simple. the ID properly gets set in HTML: <ol class="org-ol"> <li><...
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Superscript number citations in Org?

Is there anyway that I can create citations with superscript numbers?1,2 1: https://guides.lib.uw.edu/c.php?g=99161&p=642357 2: https://example.com And if outputting to a format with multiple ...
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Changing keybinding for org-capture [on hold]

I expect my reception to compile my daily agenda using .org capture. But they find using C-c C; C-c C-s; C-c C-c to capture, schedule and completion respectively difficult. Can a single function keys ...
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How can I make automatic plain lists using the org-list-demote-modify-bullet variable?

I'm trying to achieve this type of automatic plain list formatting in org mode using the org-list-demote-modify-bullet variable A. I want top level things to be like this 1. And then to be this ...
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Customizing org mode variables in Spacemacs

I am a novice at coding in Emacs (and in general), but I have been using Org Mode in Aquamacs with some success. I'd like to to start using Spacemacs. I've got Spacemacs up and running using the ...
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org-mode clock negative time for use in timesheet

I'm currently using org-mode to clock all my work related working time. This #+BEGIN: clocktable :block thisweek :scope agenda :link t :tags t :match "WORK" :step day :stepskip0 1 :fileskip0 1 ...
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UTF-8 error everytime Org-gcal sync entries

I continue to get bogged down with this error every time I sync from gcal, I have this ut8 flag set in my config as well, any direction would be helpful. (prefer-coding-system 'utf-8-unix)
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How to silence *Org Preview LaTeX Output* buffer?

Every time I preview a math segment, this buffer pops up with the following text: This is /path/to/bin/dvipng (dvipng (TeX Live)) 1.15 Copyright 2002-2015 Jan-Ake Larsson [1] Is there a way I can ...
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Is there a way to run a shell command on a previously compiled C org source block?

If i have the following block: #+NAME: my-code #+BEGIN_SRC C #include <stdio.h> int main () { printf("Hello, World!"); return 0; } #+END_SRC How can I use the compiled output in another ...
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How to always hide a subtree in org mode?

Is there a property or command that can help to hide/fold a subtree temporarily even when doing org-cycle?
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Spaces get trimmed when I use org table in (R) code block

Please, help! I use literate programming and I want to use org-mode tables as data for my R code blocks. However, when it comes to cell values that have meaningful leading and trading spaces org-mode ...
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Turn off prompting for executing shell links in org mode

If I add the following to an org-mode file: [[shell:DIR]] It creates a link which will run 'DIR' and show the output in a separate window. Here's the result: Now, right after you open the link, ...
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Is there a way to “end” an org tree so that the text afterwards is at the top level?

Sometimes, I'd like to have a way to indicate that an org tree has an "end" and then be able to return to the top level. I.e. I'd like the document to look like this: * headline some text here ...
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Capture todos to the last Tasks heading

I have such a diary structure *** 2019-07-28 Monday **** Tasks *** 2019-07-29 Tuesday **** Tasks Desire to capture todos under the Tasks of latest day (setq org-capture-templates '(("t" "Todo [...
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org-mode function definition is void

I install org-mode using use-package via the orgmode.org elpa archive. In the past month I've received Symbol’s function definition is void messages such as: org-capture-select-template: Symbol’s ...
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tide-mode in org-edit-src-code

I want to activate tide-mode when using Javascript soruce code blocks, following this it works well with indium: https://orgmode.org/worg/org-contrib/babel/languages/ob-doc-js.html But I want to use ...
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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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‘python-shell-completion-native-enable’ was t and “jupyter” is not part

Upon runing the following codes with ob-ipython #+begin_src ipython :session alinbx :results output num_friends = [100, 49, 41, 40, 25, # ... and lots more ] print('...
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Change the status of task from todo to done after clocking out

After org-clock-out the current todos, I have to manually change its status from todo to done. How could automate the process. If a clocking task was clocked-out, it's status would be changed to ...
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Use custom BibLaTeX fields with Org-ref

I am managing my bibliography with John Kitchin's org-ref package. I want to create an @film entry type with a few custom fields. So in my init.el file, I have: ;; Create fields for Film type (add-to-...