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Org Mode: exporting agenda with inherited tags

The manual says: C-x C-w (org-agenda-write) Write the agenda view to a file. [...] only the body of original headlines are exported, not subtrees or inherited tags. How to export ...
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org-mode search in headline gives a three dots line

certainly something I misunderstand, but I cannot find an answer. When I search in an org-mode file (with C-s) and find a result in a headline, if I press TAB to expand the headline where I found ...
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Agenda-view hiding tabbar

I am currently using Aquamacs 3.4, Emacs 25.3.50.1, and Org mode 9.2.5 and I typically have my frame split vertically into 2 windows. Each window carries 2+ different buffers whose names are in the ...
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Show inactive timestamps in Agenda

SCHEDULED or DEADLINE TODO items with active timestamps correctly appear in my Agenda View (day/week/fortnight) under Org 9.0.4. After making a timestamp inactive, such entries do not appear in the ...
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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 #+include: — ignore configuration lines from included file

How can I have org #+INCLUDE: ignore configurations from the included files? I'm thinking of cases where I don't want Latex Classes to be messed up. For example, if I have two org files book.org and ...
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How do I have tables side by side?

I'd like to have small tables being shown side by side instead of one under the other, when I export to PDF. Is there an easy way to do that ? Like a break between tables ?
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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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Human readable directory tree with org-attach

By default, org-attach.el names project folders, using a UUID scheme, which is paired with headlines in org-mode, via the :PROPERTIES: drawer. I would love to find a way to make this directory ...
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How can I evaluate elisp in an orgmode file when it is opened?

I have elisp code I'd like to run in orgmode files when they load (different for different files, and defined in the file itself). Is there a way to do this? I didn't see anything in http://orgmode....
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Elisp review, guidance and help [on hold]

I'm new at customizing Emacs, and I need guidance and help on a little something I'm trying to achieve. The plan is to have the possibility to enter in a custom "writting mode" from any org file. If I ...
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Improving org-block-begin-line, splitting in several faces

The face org-block-begin-line allows to customize the first line of the following block #+BEGIN_SRC lang :var arg1=1 arg2=2 ... #+END_SRC However, I would like to customize the faces within the line,...
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Org-ref associate entry with local file

I am a mendeley user trying to sync org-ref with my local biliography (bibtex format). I'm having some trouble to run the function org-ref-open-pdf-at-point. Running this function while the cursor ...
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In org-mode, how to export sparse tree in buffer without unmatched top-level headings

I'm using sparse trees to find tasks I need to work on in my buffer. The matching headlines are shown, without siblings but with their parents. For example, imagine I have the following tree: * A ** ...
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How can I reliably create latex classes in org mode?

I'm trying to modify my .emacs to create my own classes, I tried this article and using org-latex rather than ox. I also tried this different approach. I tried enclosing the above classes with ...
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Org #+INCLUDE: turning what I want to be a 2nd level header into a 1st level header

Test case: a.org * This is a big section I have some content here ** And a second level section And more content here *** And a third level section And more content here b.org ** I ...
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insert cursor postion in org-structure-template-alist

It's easy to insert source code template in org 9.1 by it is configured as ("s" "#+BEGIN_SRC ?\n#+END_SRC") Of them, ? for cursor position, unfortunately, it does not work in 9.2 Custormize ...
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How to limit exported column view to a filtered subset of your headings?

I have a big org-mode file using tags and TODO keywords and properties. I would like to display a summary of "Effort" estimates on subsets of the headings with sums as we go up in the section ...
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org-publish-project fails because of defective org-links - repair links automatically or ignore them?

I'm trying to "quickly" export my notes ans tasks from org-mode to a html-page with org-publish-projects. I had a working setup some years ago and I'm trying to reactivate it, but doing the export ...
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How do I attach a custom function to process org-mode babel shell output?

I have a a function (defun display-ansi-colors () (interactive) (let ((inhibit-read-only t)) (ansi-color-apply-on-region (point-min) (point-max)))) that I got from here: http://stackoverflow....
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See total number of entries in Global TODO list

Would it be possible to list the total number of entries in a global todo agenda view? I would like to have a quick way to estimate progress daily. So instead of: Global list of TODO items of type: ...
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Failed to add wikinodes to ‘org-font-lock-extra-keywords

I want to use org-wikinodes (http://orgmode.org/worg/org-contrib/org-wikinodes.html) Org wikinode is activated : (setq org-modules (quote (org-wikinodes))) I can follow wikinodes links with C-c ...
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Evaluating `org-babel-clojure` blocks returns all form evaluations

I'm trying to set up babel for use with Clojure according to http://orgmode.org/worg/org-contrib/babel/languages/ob-doc-clojure.html#org85bc1ec and I can evaluate code but when I evaluate a block with ...
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How to use org-capture without creating ID property?

Whenever I create org-mode entries using org-capture they automatically get an ID property. Is it possible to disable that? I'm using org mode version 9.0.5.
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Preventing parent tasks from switching TODO keywords

I have several parent-level tasks that I manage as projects so I've created TODO keywords to support project management as follows. (setq org-todo-keywords '((sequence "TODO" "NEXT(n)" "DOING(!)" "|...
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How to display intermediate code block results?

Here is an example to let me explain what I would like to achieve: #+NAME: heavy_computation #+BEGIN_SRC shell :results table echo -e "A\t32\nB\t17" #+END_SRC #+BEGIN_SRC python :var data=...
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Problem with org-mode odt exporter for styling exported src code blocks

I try to change the style of src code blocks export with odt exporter but it does not work as expected. I first exported my file to an odt document. Then I changed the style of OrgSrcBlock and saved ...
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org-caldav/oauth2/plstore asking for passphrase many times

I have been struggling to set up org-caldav with (multiple) google calendar(s) for some time. Syncing works, but one remaining annoying problem is that I am asked for the passphrase many (5-many) ...
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Org-mode sitemap not updated after re-publish

It turns out to be that the titles are cached and originally they are not supposed to change frequently. One workaround is to delete all the cache: Cache in ~/.org-timestamps doesn't get updated to ...
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How can I get a custom agenda habits only view with history chart?

I have included in my org-agenda-custom-commands the following: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '( ... ("h" "Habits" tags-todo "STYLE=\"habit\"" ((org-agenda-overriding-header "Habits") ...
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How do I customize the process that gets triggered in org-preview-latex-fragment?

All I could find to configure was org-latex-to-pdf-process and org-latex-create-formulat-image-program. The first one only controls the process, when I want to export the entire document, the second ...
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Checkboxes: change bullet points to letters

I'd like to have an org file with 3 checkboxes listed with letters, instead of bullets, but they should remain fully functional. Instead of: [ ] Foo [ ] Bar [ ] Baz This: A [ ] Foo B [ ] Bar C [ ]...
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Org-mode markup between square brackets

My question concerns org-mode. I'm trying to add the characters [ and ] to the org-emphasis-regexp-components in order to mark up words between square brackets. So I get for example the following ...
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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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Syncing changes on a tangled file back to the original org file

I am using org-mode with fountain mode to write a screenplay. Org for organization and fountain for screenplay formatting. This is the code I use for this purpose : Settings for working with (...
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“Ignoreheading” Beamer Environment doesn't work with :BEAMER_act: Overlay

What I would like to do is the following: I have a beamer frame where I added :BEAMER_act: [<+->]. This works well with all blocks that follow, but not when I set :BEAMER_env: ignoreheading. ...
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How can you set clocktable scope dynamically? Or call it programmatically?

I want to get a clocktable for a list of files defined by a function, and I can't see a way to do that. In theory (according to this answer: Is there a simple way to use all org-files referenced in 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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Editing multiple source blocks in one buffer

I've got multiple source blocks which are all tangled to the same file. When I invoke C-c ' inside one block, only this specific block is shown in a new buffer. Is there a possibility to show all ...
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Does org have any “inverse-tangle” operations e.g. for collaborating with non-org users?

I would like to write my own notes/tests/code in org and then use org-bable-tangle to produce source files. However, all of these files are subject to version control and hence subject to change from ...
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Preview Latex Fragment in org mode : blank square shown

I have an org file, where I put a LaTeX fragment to be rendered in line with C-c C-x C-l. It is a simple formula: \[ e^{i\pi} = -1 \] I have MiKTeX installed, latex and dvi commands work from ...
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org-mode code block parentheses mismatch

Here's some emacs-lisp code in a babel block: #+begin_src emacs-lisp (defun factor (number) (labels ((*factor (divisor number) (if (> (* divisor divisor) number) (list ...
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Can I automatically export org deadlines and scheduled tasks as an iCal file and import it with another calendar app?

I would like to update Google Calendar / iCal automatically by exporting my org deadlines and scheduled tasks in .ics format, then automatically importing them into a cross-platform calendar app. I ...
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Problem inserting timestamps when the year is far removed from the current date

I am editing an old text file that has each entry preceded by a date = 11/23/1983. I would like to reformat this date to a org timestamp. Using the various methods specified in the documentation is ...
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TBLFM insert new row with current time

I want to insert a new row at line 2 in a table (preferably using TBLFM), and I want it to be prefilled with the current date (col 1) and time (col 2). How do I insert a new row (something like #+...
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org-element-parse-buffer usage

I've been struggling with the basic org-element-parse-buffer (see here) usage. Specifically, how do I make it work? It's not interactive, so it has to be called from within an org-mode buffer, I'm ...
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org-edit-special to respect the :lines parameter of `+INCLUDE`s

When one invoke org-edit-special at the line containing an #+INCLUDE, it opens a new buffer with the referenced file. Although, if an #+INCLUDE contains the :lines clause it will not respect what is ...
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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-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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yaml frontmatter in org mode

When exporting and org file in emacs to either html or md for a jekyll-based web page, the yaml front matter gets twisted. As suggested here, I have attempted enclosing it in an html block in the ...