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is an Emacs major mode for keeping notes, maintaining TODO lists, planning projects, and authoring documents with a fast and effective plain-text system. Because Org mode is a vast subject area, other tags must accompany the `org-mode` tag.

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org-table-copy-down for dates

Suppose I have an org-table like this: | 2018-09-09 | | | | | | 2018-09-10 | | | | | | 2018-09-11 | | | | ...
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exporting .svg images to .pdf in org-mode

I have a set of .svg images that I need to export to pdf by using org-mode. Even though I can see the images inside emacs, I cannot export them to .pdf. On the other hand, if I export my .org file to ...
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Flycheck Emacs Lisp in Org-mode babel source blocks

I want to have Flycheck syntax checking when I am editing Emacs Lisp code in a literal Org-mode file using babel SRC blocks. (Using Org's editing buffers with C-c '). However the flycheck-emacs-lisp ...
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Text substitution only in specific column of org table

I came across this problem today: I had a table with many entries and wanted to perform a text substitution (normal text substitution was sufficient as I hardly ever need regex text substitutions) in ...
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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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Export to PDF with index bookmarks and unnumbered sections

I want to export my .org file to pdf, with a table of contents. But I don't want the table of contents to be printed in the first page of the document. Rather I want the table of contents to be ...
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Choose individual startup visibility of org-mode's source blocks

In org-mode, how could one specify the visibility state of individual SRC_BLOCKs when a file is opened? org-mode provides the variable org-hide-block-startup to specify if all source blocks are shown ...
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How do I ensure org-sbe is consistently passed a string when copying tables

I'm trying to transform the data from one table to another however I can't do it with built in functions so I have to use org-sbe to call some elisp: #+tblname: clues | 02a8 | 0050 | 5012 | 2225 |...
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Ordering Items into a Table (Org-Mode)

Suppose we have a tree with arbitrary ordering (indexed by the :ORDER: property): * Parent ** Child1 :PROPERTIES: :ORDER: 3 :END: *** Sub-Child1 :PROPERTIES: :ORDER: 2 :END: ** Child2 :PROPERTIES: :...
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how to export minted src block with caption that is too long for one page

Writing a document in org-mode and I have several source code blocks each with a caption and an automatically numbered Listing Caption. However I have one SRC block that is 80 lines long and too long ...
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Reference the last column / row in an org-mode table

The Situation: I read the Org Spreadsheet tutorial but couldn't find an answer. Commonly, I want to have the result of a formula in the last row of a table, i.e., have something like #+TBLFM: @LAST$...
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Error adding LaTeX class to org-latex-classes

I am trying to register the jfm LaTeX class (Journal of Fluid Mechanics) with the Org LaTeX export backend. After looking around, I have put the following elisp snippet into my .emacs (with-eval-...
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View todays calls in org mode's agenda

I am using a tag :Anrufe: in my org files to mark calls I have to make. Some are regular calls (each Tuesday for example) and others have a specific date. I have created an org-agenda-custom-commands ...
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Trigger action when countdown timer is consumed

I would like to start the countdown function, (org-timer-set-timer) (C-c C-x ;), and trigger an action once the timer is over. Any hints on how this could be achieved? Shall I just use the run-at-time ...
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find `/lisp` and `./contrib/lisp` dynamically

I work across different operating systems with a single ~/.emacs.d managed through git. I am having trouble finding where MacOS's homebrew installs orgmode's /lisp and /contrib/lisp directories, so ...
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Adding Headers to org-todo-list

Is it possible to set up org-todo-list to group TODOs under headers as they are in my org-mode file? Example org file structure: * Project Name A ** TODOs *** TODO item 1 *** TODO item 2 *** ...
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org collapses with three dots … after helm-org-in-buffer-headings jump

I use helm-org-in-buffer-headings. You can see the three dots ... in the picture. The desired result is: The three dots part is expanded.
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:anchor not working for odt export

I am trying to export images with odt export from org-mode and to change the anchor of the image (default to-paragraph) to "as-char". I tried the following code: #+ATTR_ODT: :anchor "as-char" [[./...
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A way to omit exporting comment headings in org-mode? [duplicate]

I'd like to be able to do the following: * A story about airplanes ** Chapter one *** # Introduce the main character Billy was a nice boy etc ... *** # Set the scene One day Billy stumbled upon a ...
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How to add CSS support for the html-export in org mode for the properties drawer?

My org version is 9.1.14. Background info: I am trying to export my notes in org-mode to html. I would like to have my notes tagged with Category and Tags. I want to apply some CSS beautification ...
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Complete from buffer's tags in org-agenda's org-tags-view (“Match a TAGS/PROP/TODO query”)

org-agenda's tag matching command, org-tags-view shows an agenda of TODO items filtered by tag. It gives me an ivy completion list because I have ivy installed, which sets completing-read-function. ...
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Org mode how to sort entries

In an Org-mode document, let's imagine that my entries are following this pattern: * TODO Note page 2 [0/1] my notes, must be at second position after sorting - [ ] todo 1 * Note page 14 ...
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Org capture templates now take me to org file, not to previous buffer

All of a sudden (after changing computer but keeping same settings) my org capture templates take me to the org file where whatever is being captured will be stored, without the need for C-c C-c to ...
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where's the source code for org mode on the web?

One of the very first results on google is this GitHub - jwiegley/org-mode: This is a very old fork of Org-mode, but it's ... https://github.com/jwiegley/org-mode but I don't think that's the one I'...
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Markdown-style block quotes in org-mode

I'm new to org-mode. I'm liking it so far. The one growing pain that I have is missing Markdown-style block quotes: I would like to start a line with > to quote it. How would I go about writing an ...
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Keyboard macros or command for quick refiling using dired or similar

I scan all the mail (not email, but good ol' mail) I receive and have these saved as PDF files into a directory, which we think of as an inbox. I would like to find a workflow to quickly refile these ...
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Don't focus on evince, when compiling pdf from org-mode

I'm using Evince as my Pdf-Viewer (In a split-screen-setup) whenever i write something in org-mode and compile it as a pdf. To achieve this, i've added (add-to-list 'org-file-apps '("pdf" . "evince %...
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Logbook clock entries as active/inactive time stamps in icalendar export

Is there a way to automatically have active/inactive timestamps updated in the body of the org node? My final goal is to have the clock entries included as events in icalendar export. Alternatively ...
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How to properly override a function like org-babel-ruby-evaluate

I'm trying to "override" a function (defun org-babel-ruby-evaluate (buffer body &optional result-type) I think it came with org mode, which came with prelude. As a first step, I paste this ...
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Is there a way to suggest label names in org-mode latex export?

In the org-mode example below, I would like to be able to specify the label name to be used by the latex export back-end. Is there such a way? I have two reasons: To be able to mix org-style ...
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Apply ANSI color escape sequences for Org Babel results

Feature There is a nice built-in Emacs feature to colorize strings with ANSI color escape sequences. So evaluating the following Elisp code, will insert the "Test text" at the point with proper ...
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Bilingual text in .org mode and xelatex

I would like to typeset bilingual (English, Hindi) in emacs .org mode using mangal font available on windows . It has to be exported using xelatex. Kindly explain step by step setup for the same . I ...
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Enable pabbrev with org-mode

I would like to enable pabbrev automatically for .org files. At the moment, I have to manually run M-x pabbrev-mode on the buffer I'm editing. My .emacs regarding pabbrev : (require 'pabbrev) ;; TAB ...
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Void Function Error

The following function is meant to call an arbitrary function at each of the immediate children of an org heading: (defun org-map-shallow-tree (funcarg) "" (save-excursion (org-back-to-...
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Is it possible to have shared #+PROPERTY: between multiple org files?

I'm working with org-mode and org-babel to query a PostgreSQL database. It's pretty cool setup and I love it. At the moment, I have multiple org files with the same database property configuration ...
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Implmentation of org-id-goto but for arbitrary properties?

Does there exist a function similar to org-id-goto, but instead one that can allow you to jump to tasks that have arbitrary property names (other than just "ID")? So for example (org-goto "ID1" "VALUE"...
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How to use org-export to export from a file in emacs

I hava an input file name like /path/to/orgfiles/file.org I have an output file name like /path/to/mdfiles/file.md This two path have been set into two variables: inputfile = "/path/to/orgfiles/...
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Adding due dates to checkbox items

This is my todo.org file: * Personal [/] - [ ] Wash car - [ ] Take out trash * Work - [ ] Call boss - [ ] Email client Which renders on (spacemacs + osx) as: I'd like to add a due date to each ...
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Using org-mode for writing. Would like text in quotes to be highlighted and also character names

I'm using org-mode to write a novel and I would like to have any text between "quotes" to be a different color, just to be able to easily see when a character is talking. Also, if I could have a ...
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Check box counter function applied to todo items in org-mode

In org-mode, is there a function to perform the [x/y] counter function on a list of "todo" items, similar to that feature which exists for checkbox? (That is, to automatically count the number of ...
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Track arbitrary progress in Org-mode

If I'm reading a book, that has 500 pages, and I'm in the page 253. I want to track that progress in Org-mode as %, is there a way to do it that is already built in (or, if is not the case, is there a ...
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Org-capture creates file after cancel

I use a custom function (originally from this post on StackExchange) to create files from org-capture (one file per entry). For some reason, if I cancel the entry with C-c C-k Emacs still creates the ...
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Matching Org Headlines against a Property Function?

How can I use elisp to search for headlines that return true against a predicate function? In particular, I already have an elisp function within-intervalp which checks whether a number num is within ...
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Org-mode sitemap not updated after re-publish

After digging around more, I found a workaround: Cache in ~/.org-timestamps somehow doesn't get updated to reflect the change in page title. Deleting everything under the folder and re-publish then ...
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orgmode - ipython output image not show in results

I use below org code to draw a graph, but the graph not show on results block: #+BEGIN_SRC ipython :results drawer :session py2session %matplotlib inline import numpy as np import matplotlib.pyplot ...
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Org: have multiple TODO sequences that terminate with DONE

So, let’s say I have two different TODO keyword sequences: TODO | DONE RESEARCHING WORKING FINISHING | DONE I want both to cycle to “DONE.” But, the Org manual says not to use duplicate TODO ...
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Apply template to files created from an org-mode link

If you click on a file: link to a document that does not exist, org-mode will create this file for you. How can I get this behavior to work with a org-capture template, so that files created in this ...
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org-latex-export: Name sections according to CUSTOM_ID rather than headline (%s)?

Problem description In org-mode's LaTeX export configuration, the %s operator can be used as a placeholder for the headline string, as can be seen in the examples at https://orgmode.org/worg/org-...
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Batch-export org-mode subtree by headline?

Pretext I am using the emacs batch mode to script the export of .org files to LaTeX via a Makefile, and I am aware of some of the customization options that exist in that regard. For example, I can (...
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Org-mode for TV show information

Let's say I'm recording some information about TV shows in an org-mode document. The properties drawer can be used to store things like season and episode number. What's a good way to represent a ...