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Orgmode: Priorities on list's items

Is it possible to add priority to items of a list using orgmode? Something like: - [#A] first - [#A] also imporstant - [#B] important but a bit less If possible, What about lists with check boxes?
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how to disable autocapitalization for specific words?

I use org-mode, with auto-capitalize-mode turned on. But sometimes, within org-mode, I want to type out some lisp, highlight it, and execute it. I might type something like (setq org-cycle-...
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Org mode flashes indentation of lines with parentheses

I've been having some issues using org-mode with paren matching. Here are a few screenshots of the problem. In short, when my mouse isn't on a line, the line is shown correctly, but when parenthesis ...
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Formulas in plain text export

I am trying to find a way to export an Org document with lots of formulas in plain text, but the results aren't great so far. What I tried: pandoc - basically keeps all math in LaTeX unchanged, ...
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Vertical sum and coordinates relative to separators

In org-mode, I can sum the rows in a column as follows: | | Column 1 | | | | |---+----------| | | 1 | | 2 | 2 | | 3 | 3 | | | 4 | |---+----------| | | ...
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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 walk an org-mode tree?

Background I'm writing a presentation mode for Emacs. I'd like the input to be org files, as org files are great for data. Problem I have to convert the org mode file into a list of "slide" data ...
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How can I turn off numbering for figures?

MWE #+CAPTION: Lisp is a language of timeless elegance. https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/lisp_cycles.png Export as HTML will look something like this (depending on CSS): I just want Lisp is a ...
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How to link to a header that is only an external link?

Say there is a file a.org with the following link as a header: ** [[./projects.html][Software & Services]] How can it be linked to (from another file)? [[file:a.org::*Software & Services]] ...
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`Invalid function: org-with-silent-modifications` when org-export a file

I get Invalid function: org-with-silent-modifications in the minibuffer when I try to do any sort of export (C-c C-e h o or M-x org-html-export-to-html etc.) I'm in emacs 24.3.1 on Ubuntu 14. I have ...
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Org-mode font size changes with formatting

In Windows I've set my default font height to 120 with: (set-face-attribute 'default nil :height 120) This seems to not take effect in org-mode, however, when specially formatting is applied. For ...
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How do I make org-agenda-fortnight-view the default in custom block agenda?

I've got the following configuration set up for displaying my current agenda and tagged todo items: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '(("g" "Plan today" ((agenda "") (...
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Using org-src-preserve-indentation only on specific code blocks (or buffers, or anything beyond the global context, really)

I've been Googling and digging through the org-babel docs, but it's coming out with not a lot. The thing is, one of things I'm working on is using org-babel to tangle Makefile source. In it, the ...
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Inline SVG's in org-mode?

I can see many image formats in orgmode, but not SVG. I get the error Invalid image type 'svg' when I run org-display-inline-images. It should be possible given this question exists: https://www....
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use org-mode to manage latex templates

I currently have a few latex templates stored in a folder. Then I copy and paste to create a new document. I want to streamline this process because, well, I am lazy and I like to play. Preferably, ...
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How to navigate most efficiently to the start or end of the main text of an org headline?

It's easy to navigate quickly from the start of one org-mode headline to another using speed keys. Suppose now I'm at the start of a headline, and I want to add to the main text, in the beginning ...
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org folding: show tags after the “…”, not before?

When parental level node, which contains both child items and tags, is folded by tab, the ... indication for folded child items is associated with the tags rather than the node text. for instance, it ...
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can I have a link to a specific point of an external org file?

Is it possible to have a link to a specific heading (e.g. identified by a CUSTOM_ID property) of an external org file? The only relevant example in the external links section of the manual seems to be ...
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Move org-mode subtree to another subtree using arrows

With this tree structure: * A ** A.1 ** A.2 ** A.3 a3a3a3a3a3a3a3 * B * C ** C.1 *** C.1.1 *** C.1.2 *** C.1.3 ** C.2 ** C.3 … I can move C.1 (with its children) up and down with M-↑ and M-↓. Easy. ...
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Why can't 'org-clock-goto' find most recently clocked task in a fresh session?

If I open emacs and do a C-c C-x C-k I get the message, No active or recent clock task. In such a case, where I have not yet clocked a task since I started emacs, can I instead get org-clock-goto to ...
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How to bind evil-leader keys for org-src-mode?

I want to bind evil leader keys for org-edit-src-save and org-edit-src-exit in org-src-mode. And I have: (evil-leader/set-key-for-mode 'org-src-mode "s" 'org-edit-src-save "'" 'org-edit-src-exit)...
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org-preview-latex-fragment in higher resolution

On a high res display, these latex fragments created by C-c C-x C-l are noticeably blurry compared to the text. I gather that they are processed with imagemagick--how can I tweak it to output higher ...
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Is it possible to include Babel header line when publishing Org-mode files to HTML?

Is it possible to include Babel header lines when publishing Org-mode files to HTML with org-html-publish-to-html? I would like to have the org-mode keywords exported in addition to the code. Ideally ...
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Org-export to lisp comments

I like using org-mode in my packages' Readme files, but I also like writing instructions under the ;;; Commentary: header that goes in the source file. Whenever I change some part of the ...
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Org Numbered Lists Break with Src Block

I want a numbered list of instructions where one or more steps show commands to be typed in. I use BEGIN_SRC blocks and when exported to LaTeX the numbering has started over. Even using [@4] doesn'...
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AceJump key bindings not working in org-mode

My ace-jump-mode bindings don't seem to work when I'm editing in org-mode. This is how I define them in my .emacs. (progn (require 'ace-jump-mode) ...
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emacs: What is a subtree in org mode? and how do you create one

I searched Google for "emacs org subtree" but couldn't find any introductory information on this particular aspect of org mode. My questions are What is it? How do I create one? If possible, can I ...
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Colors for different priorities in Org mode

I have configured Org mode with a face attribute for priorities with these lines in my init.el: (set-face-attribute 'org-priority nil :foreground "aquamarine1" ...
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Use command other than \item to render lists in LaTeX export

I am trying to come up with a template for moderncv package. I would like to be able to render org-mode lists using \cvitem for example. Better yet, if I could choose the LaTeX command for rendering ...
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Org clock quarterly report doesn't work anymore

In order to summarise my work for certain projects I use Org's clock tables: #+BEGIN: clocktable :maxlevel 2 :scope agenda-with-archives :block 2015-Q1 :tags "ProjectA" :fileskip0 #+END: This ...
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Org-mode hide tags in agenda

Maybe this is weird, but I don't like how much my tags fill up the side of my org-agenda. This is especially true after I use org-agenda-filter-by-tag to filter down to a specific tag. For example, ...
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Display Random String in Org-Mode?

I'm looking into figuring out if it would be possible to display a random quote on the top of my agenda that changes daily or whenever I check out the agenda. I have a Quotes.org file that I capture ...
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Org link search fallback, if no matching headlines?

With the variable org-link-search-must-match-exact-headline you can only choose between various search options but I would like to have the following behaviour: First try to match against headlines ...
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How do I get org icalendar export to *not* include the date in the calendar item summary?

I write my org-mode entries like this: *** Some Event <2015-10-11 Sun 18:30-19:30> Some description icalendar export used to automatically use "Some Event" as the icalendar item's SUMMARY,...
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Is there a way to make org-mode count repetitive tasks done certain hours past midnight as done in the previous day?

A lot of times we sleep after 12 o'clock, and some of the tasks that are done before we sleep will be counted as being done in the second day, which causes the repetition schedule to be a bit messed ...
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Profiling org-mode init file

My initialization file is organized in org-mode with src snippets. Is there a way I can profile it to see which snippets take the most time to evaluate? When my initialization file was in Elisp, I was ...
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Adding tilde to electric pairs in org mode

I am trying to add the verbatim character ~ (tilde) as an electric-pair character in org-mode. Here is my attempt: (with-eval-after-load 'org (modify-syntax-entry ?/ "(/" org-mode-syntax-table) (...
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Is it possible to get prettified symbols in Org-mode source blocks?

I have a few symbols in prettify-symbols-alist that improve the appearance of elisp code in my configuration file. I am migrating my configuration file from Elisp to Org-mode and I would like to keep ...
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org mode logbook note entry without logbook drawer?

Is there a way to make a logbook-like note without it always being stuck in a :LOGBOOK drawer? For example: - [2015-09-02 Wed 18:03] \\ * 12.3 Export settings :om:htmlexport: - ...
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Truncate only certain lines and use continuation lines elsewhere?

Q: how can I use truncate-lines in only part of a buffer? As a general rule, I prefer continuation lines to truncating lines. However, it would be nice to truncate only certain kinds of lines in a ...
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How to use org-refile with helm to create a new node?

I'm trying to use Helm with org-refile. It looks like everyting is working properly except one thing. For example, I have the following tree in my org file: * Top level 1 ** Example heading * Top ...
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How do I automatically start a new journal entry at emacs start up)

Putting (org-journal-new-entry) in the init file doesn't work, neither does setting the scratch buffer mode to journal-mode. Kurt Hesselbart's answer works only halfway if there already is an entry ...
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in org-mode, how to move point to next checkbox when it's marked completed?

I work with org-mode checkboxes, marking them as completed as I go. * TODO clean kitchen - [X] sink - [ ] stove - [ ] floors I want org to move point to the next checkbox when when it gets marked - ...
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in org-mode, how to move point to next TODO heading upon DONE state change?

I work with org-mode TODO lists not in org-agenda mode, but within the actual .org files, marking TODO headings DONE as I go. * DONE buy milk * TODO fix car * STARTED call mom I want org to move ...
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Org-mode list with a mix of unordered and description list items?

It seems that all items in plain text unordered list have to contain descriptions, otherwise the HTML export is incorrect. Example: - item1 :: item1 description bla bla bla - item2 - item3 then I ...
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org-babel evaluation of code block always creates new window

Running org-ctrl-c-ctrl-c to evaluate a src block in an org file behaves strangely with windows. With a single window in the frame, it spawns a new window looking at the same buffer in a split and ...
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How to view scheduled tasks or deadlines that are late

In agenda view, how can I make a list of all tasks (more than 30 ongoing tasks) that are late? That should included recurring scheduled tasks for the month, were I jumped a day. For example, had to ...
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Working with SCHEDULED items (recurring task), org mode

When I schedule an item, I want to get something like: ** TODO Lift weights SCHEDULED: <2009-01-22 Thu +2d> - State "DONE" [2009-01-16 Fri 23:14] - State "DONE" [2009-01-...
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How do I import __future__ in org-mode babel

Attempting to eval a babel source block that contains a __future__ import and also uses a :var causes Python to spit out File "<stdin>", line 2 SyntaxError: from __future__ imports must occur ...
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Select which nodes are folded in org mode files when opened

I understand that #+STARTUP: property can control the fold/unfold setting in file level when the org file is loaded. But I need it be more granular. I wonder if it is possible to set it in node ...