Questions tagged [org-mode]

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 mode with clojure - can't get export to work

I'm a relative emacs newbie and have set up my emacs (24.4.1) to work with clojure. The gist of it is that I am now using the latest org-mode from git and loading it in my init.el (I am using prelude ...
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Relative dates in org template

I organize a technical user group and as part of that I use org-mode to schedule the same task tree every month so I remember to do everything for our meetings (food, speakers, projector, etc.) This, ...
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How to return to previous point after `org-clock-goto`?

In org-mode, C-c C-x C-j executes org-clock-goto, jumping the cursor to the currently active or most recently used clock. After using this, I almost always want to go back to the point where I was, ...
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Keyboard shortcut for publishing a specific org-mode project

Following this guide, I have setup an org-mode project "foo" that I want to (frequently) publish using a single keyboard short. Currently I have defined (global-set-key (kbd "C-c C-1") 'org-publish) ...
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`\setcounter` in latex block to typeset matrices with more than 10 columns

I typesetting a matrix with 12 columns in a latex block in org-mode and discovered I couldn't do it by default. Reading this question on the TeX stack exchange site made me think that I could just ...
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Adding graphable note to org-mode clock

In addition to monitoring how much time I spend on a task, I'd also like to note what's going on in that time block. It'd be useful to have it appear in the clocktable, or some other means so that I ...
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Counting sub-headings in org-mode using elisp

I'm wondering if there is a good method of counting subheadings of a particular heading in org-mode. For example, with the following, return 4 (non-recursively) or 7 (recursively). Note that I don't ...
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Problem with add-to-list in babel src block

When I execute a babel src block with add-to-list function like this: #+begin_src emacs-lisp (add-to-list 'org-src-lang-modes (quote ("plantuml" . fundamental))) #+end_src I will get this error ...
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How to get org2blog to use .authinfo.gpg

I have .authinfo.gpg set up and working as the authentication mechanism for ERC (with multiple IRC servers) and Gnus (with multiple IMAP servers) using the following in my config: (require 'auth-...
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Limit number of Org TODO items in a certain state

I am a big fan of Kanban. I wrote Kanban-Dashboards with a decent metric analysis in Filemaker Pro and in Excel. However, some features I missed there and since my workflow is moving towards Emacs I ...
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How to export headlines, including subheadings, without other contents in org-mode?

In the org-mode documentation regarding export settings, it describes arch as follows. Configure export of archived trees. Can be set to headline to only process the headline, skipping its contents ...
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org-table, how to compute Coefficient of Determination between two time fields?

I have two time fields. My productivity and sleep. I would like to run a Coefficient-Determination (As described here: http://www.r-tutor.com/elementary-statistics/simple-linear-regression/...
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Does org-mode use some markup language?

Does org-mode use some markup language? What is the language called? I found that it is similar but different from Markdown. Thanks.
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How to allow org-babel to play with python virtual environment?

I have virtual environment set on my system (actually virtualenvwrapper). I would like to direct org babel to use a specific environment in a single code block or on the whole buffer. How can I do it?
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Conflict on the meaning of * when including Org mode files in a calendar diary

I want to include org-mode files into the default diary file of calendar mode, but there is a problem: the * symbol is used to match unspecific day. for example, ** 2nd heading in the ~/diary file ...
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Custom Agenda View based on headers?

I use a pretty basic notes file that has headers like: * Next Actions ** action 1 ** action 2 * Deferred ** deferred 1 ** deferred 2 etc. I rarely use tags or todo states on the elements of my lists....
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clocktable tag filter not working?

I try to make a clocktable report that filters by tags like so: #+BEGIN: clocktable :tags ("REP") :tstart "<-6d>" :tend "<now>" ... #+END: But I get an error: Wrong argument type: ...
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Org-mode: No images to display inline

I am trying to display images in org files. I have used links such as [[file:~/path/to/image.png]] When I click on the link, it gives me another buffer in which there are only symbols. When I put ...
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Can i assign tags to list items in orgmode?

Is there a way to assign tags to list items and not just to headings? I can't seem to find anything relevant in the orgmode manual.
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How to better align tags in Org Mode using variable-width font

I prefer using variable-width fonts in Emacs whenever I can. That said, Org Mode tags are horribly aligned when headings use variable-width fonts, even if the tags themselves use fixed-width fonts. Is ...
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How to include a custom footer on the bottom of every page in org mode export?

How would I create a footer on the bottom of every page? Ideally, I wish I could just add: #+FOOTER: Confidential. And then it would include it. How easy would it be to do that? Otherwise, is there ...
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Exclude table in org-mode export

While I enjoy the table mode of org and love the way I can work with the data in these tables with eg Python or R I am currently stuck with a simple problem: How can I exclude the table from being ...
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Org-Mode: How to create an “org mode markup” keybinding?

I know I can use *bold*, /italic/, _underline_, =verbatim=, ~code~, and +strike-through+ to apply markup to text in org-mode. But how do I create key bindings for applying these changes to a region of ...
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A search interface for org mode files

I use org-mode to take notes. Currently I have a root directory, say, "Notes", and there are several subdirectories inside it, for example, "Linux", "Programming", etc. The notes taken using org-mode ...
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Can you have org-mode headings with checkboxes?

I'd like to have this sort of functionality: * TODO master task ** [ ] my subtask 1 << checkbox in heading :-D ** [X] my completed subtask With the C-c C-c combo checking/unchecking such ...
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Emacs Orgmode: hiding other items in the tree

I have an org file, that looks like: * Item 1 ** Subitem 1.1 * Item 2 ** Subitem 2.1 This text from Subitem 2.1 ** Subitem 2.2 I am editing text under Subitem 2.1. Is there a way to hide everything ...
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Stop org-mode from defining agenda files in custom

I have the following line in my .emacs: (setq org-agenda-files (directory-files "~/org-files" 'absolute "[^#]*.org$" 'no-sort)) I would like for org-agenda-files to be defined in this way on startup....
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Can org-babel 'result' not insert a newline at the end?

When I run a snippet of code (C-c C-c) (e.g. for making a PlantUML diagram), there is a trailing new line in the results, e.g.: #+BEGIN_SRC plantuml file hello.png ... #+END_SRC #+results [[img] &...
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Execute src block on org mode export

I have some sort of fundamental confusion about using src blocks in org mode. I define a custom latex class in an emacs-lisp src block at the top of my org file. Export fails however, unless I ...
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Auto-complete mode (inside?) predictive mode & org-mode?

There are many 'prediction' frameworks for emacs, I'm a bit puzzled as whether and how they integrate with one another. I'm looking for something that learns words I type and predicts them. Also ...
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bibtex2html options in org-mode publishing

How do I pass the bibtex2html option -nobibsource when publishing via ox-bibtex.el? I have added it directly to the ox-bibtex.el file by commentling out line 265 and adding my own: ;;'("-a" "-nodoc" "...
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How can I export to LaTeX every time I save an Org mode buffer?

I'm trying to set up a buffer-local behavior so that optionally, only after I execute the babel section, Org exports to LaTeX asynchronously after each save. I tried the following: (defun kdm/org-...
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Hide inline images and show links in org-mode

On using an image link as, [[./hello.png]] in org-mode, emacs doesn't toggle the inline image display. org-toggle-inline-images works well on start-up. I run a presentation using M-x epresent-run ...
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Special characters (e. g. umlauts) not displayed correctly in *Org tags* fast tag selection buffer

In the "Org tags" buffer (the buffer showing the fast tag selection keys when pressing C-c C-c C-c in a headline) some fast selection keys are shown as e. g. [\212] instead of the actual key. How can ...
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How to insert the content of a org-mode's code block inside <pre><code> tags when exporting to HTML?

When exporting to HTML, org-mode renders a code block in a very ugly way, I don't like that. I want to use HighlightJs to highlight my exported code blocks. But, how do I tell org-mode to simply ...
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Appt desktop notification system for org-mode? [duplicate]

I'm on Linux and I've been trying to set up a reliable notification system. E.g I have a task like this: * TODO submit weekly report SCHEDULED: <2014-03-04 WED 16:30> I would like a ...
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Can org-clock-display be made show estimates also?

Currently, when you work with entries and clock things in/out, you can press: C-c C-x C-d to display totals of entries next to them. This uses the function org-clock-display: source code here It ...
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org-mode with bug tracker jira

i am keen on using jira with org-mode . org-jira-mode looks like a potential candidate but i use HTTP REST in most scenarios, and i don't want to break my head with soap protocol for the sake of org-...
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Org-mode don't change relative URLs

How can I prevent Org from exporting [[/][site root]] as <a href="file:///">site root</a>?
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Org-mode: Disable `t` + `TAB` => `# TODO: ` autocomplete feature

There is a built-in org-mode shortcut where a t character followed by TAB key results in an auto-complete function that produces the # TODO: string literal. How can I disable this? Even better, how ...
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Latex fragment preview doesn't work with ImageMagick

In org mode, previewing a particular latex fragment with C-c C-x C-l renders incorrectly when using ImageMagick instead of the default dvipng. Rendering with dvipng works: Rendering with ImageMagick ...
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org-mode regexp variables, literals missing

I am doing code study of org-mode. And in most places, org-mode uses regexps defined in org.el. Like, org-todo-line-regexp, org-not-done-regexp,org-deadline-regexp,org-scheduled-regexp and org-mode ...
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Can RefTeX be used with Org #+LABEL:?

RefTeX doesn't support Org #+LABEL: syntax by default, but can it be customized to do so? For example, if I have #+LABEL: foo, I'd like to be able to insert a reference to that label using RefTeX. I'...
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How can I insert a new top level TODO below the current subtree in org-mode without moving the cursor?

To insert a new TODO in org-mode, I currently move my cursor to the end of the current line and use the M-S-<RET> shortcut. If I am within a subtree, I also have to go to the end of the last ...
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Expand LOGBOOK on 2nd Tab press? (hook for 2nd org-cycle?)

In org-mode.. I store lots of state-change messages and timing info in the LOGBOOK drawer. Most of the time, I don't look into the LOGBOOK drawer, but once in a while when following up on a pending ...
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org-agenda todo effort rollup

You can use org-agenda-prefix-format to have the effort shown for each TODO headline: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '(("c" "My TODOs" ((tags-todo "mytag" ((org-...
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org-agenda tags-todo hierarchy weirdness

There's an interesting question about how to view the hierarchy of TODO keywords in org-agenda which shows two different approaches: use the "%l" specifier in org-agenda-prefix-format set org-tags-...
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Keep the headlines expanded in Org-Mode

I have started using Org-Mode and every time I close my file every headline is collapsed when I reopen it. Is there any way to stop that? I want every headline fully expanded.
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Place images in page center in epresent-mode

I am using the display inline images code from this org-display-inline-images link.` But when i run epresent-run to present it, the images are placed in top left corner. How can i place them in the ...
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How to wrap yanked text

In org-mode if I am typing the lines will wrap to the next line at around 70 characters. However if I yank text from the OS clipboard into the org-mode buffer, then the text will not wrap but be on ...