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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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Does org-mode has a assembly highlight?

here is my question, does org-mode has a assembly highlight? I prefer AT&T syntax, but Intel syntax is also fine. For exmaple: I know org-mode has a code highlighting like this: #+BEGIN_SRC ...
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org: How to sort headings by TODO and then by priority?

I often have a list like this: * Main heading ** TODO [#A] Make world better ** TODO [#B] Make Emacs better ** TODO [#B] Customize emacs ** DONE [#C] some task ** TODO [#A] Launch rocket to mars I ...
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Re-arrange columns in agenda clockreport?

My Agenda clock-report is kinda wide and columns are all over the place. My agenda clock report plist is as following: '(org-agenda-clockreport-parameter-plist (quote (:tcolumns 2 :level\ ...
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Org-mode: org-export-as-html is detected as XML, not HTML

I am exporting my org-mode file via org-export-as-html, but when I check the file type via file my/file.html, it is XML. I notice the first three lines in my HTML exported file is the following: <?...
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Move to other cloned buffer to same point? (sync position of indirect buffers) (org-mode)

I like to clone-indirect-buffer . But then once in a while, I want to move to the other buffer and go to the same position as in the previous marker. This is usually the case when I use the indirect ...
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Speedbar and org-mode only shows subheadings, but not 3rd level+ subheadings?

I'm toying around with Org-mode and Speedbar/Sr-speedbar. I like that it shows Task and subtasks. But it doesn't show anything lower, e.g: * Task (shown) ** subtask (shown) *** Sub-sub task (not ...
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How can I get an org-mode outline in a 2nd buffer as a dynamic table of contents?

When I edit large documents, I would like to see where I'm at by seeing the outline (with no-content) in a separate buffer. Like when you read a PDF file there is a TOC on the left. (see below) In ...
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Is it possible to do helm-org-in-buffer-heading with matching of inherited tags?

I like being able to filter by tag and I like to use helm-org-in-buffer-heading helm/ worf-goto worf. Is it possible to combine them? I.e, with Worf-goto I can search headings and their tags, but it ...
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Is it possible to remove '\emsp' from clock report but preserve indentation?

Is it possible to replace '\emsp' with just plain spaces? I.e, In Clock reports, there are a lot of these '\emsp's. (See example below.) I'm able to get rid of them by setting ':indent nil'. But ...
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Category based clock report?

I would like to make a orgmode Clock report that groups tasks based on their category rather than file name alone. This would allow me to have fewer todo files to navigate around in. I could not find ...
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Is it possible to export content of subtrees without their headings?

I draft documents in org-mode and export them to LaTeX, HTML, etc. as needed. I frequently use the tag :no_export: whenever I don't want a certain subtree to show up in the output. What I also want ...
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New Emacs 24.4 problems in org-mode

I´ve just installed emacs 24.4 and tried to process my files, in this case, an org-File. When it comes to export (as pdf for example), the new emacs behaves completely different, it is not able to ...
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Org-mode: Source block doesn't respect parent buffer indentation

When I edit a source block it comes out in the org-mode buffer like this: - Item 1 Text indented two spaces here under list entry #+BEGIN_SRC ruby class Name end #+END_SRC But it should be ...
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Replace org-open-link-from-string failure format

I'm not even sure I'm asking the right question, but here goes: I followed this guide which introduces a function to search an org-mode file for a reftex/bibtex key and jump to that position in the ...
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org-mode clock-in in column view doesn't work on first clock-in?

I like working in column view, as it shows me properties in columns. I set clock-logging to go into the log drawer. However, I've discovered that I can't clock in tasks unless a log-drawer already ...
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Mouse 1 doesn't follow footnote in org-mode?

I define a footnote via : C-c C-x f as described in the manual. Then I have something like: Leo once said [fn:1] (reference) .. .. .. * Footnotes [fn:1] To make the world a better place, one ...
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How to configure org-mode properly after upgrading from 7.9.3

On the orgmode site it says that if you upgrade from org-mode v.7.9.4f to v.8+: You must search your configuration for the existence of varaibles starting with org-export- and change their names (e....
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How to make org prompt for a timestamp, when changing state of a TODO?

I have so many tasks I do far away from my computer with emacs. Now, when I change state of a TODO, it just logs the current time into the drawer. But the difference with actual time of the event may ...
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See Org Mode links in Org Mode comments

If I have an [[Org Mode Link]] and then make that line a # Comment [[Org Mode Link]] the fontification changes and I can no longer tell that it is a link. Can this behavior be changed?
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Is there a way to modify or redefine a type of org-link locally?

I am searching for the best strategy to define custom behaviour for file: org-links locally to a buffer. Is there a way to modify or redefine this type of org-link ?
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How to reveal all nodes containing a given substring?

Given a simple org-mode outline (i.e. consisting only of heading lines) in its OVERVIEW global state (IOW, only the top-level nodes are visible), I want to make simultaneously visible all the nodes ...
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Go to item that links to id of current item?

I'm setting up something similar to org-depend, but more plain-text. I have a sub item with an id: * TODO my sub task :PROPERTIES: :ID: b988fcc3-5f73-4f4c-8b90-38c63d3ee72c :END: task ...
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Auto indent plain list content?

When I make a plain list like this: - Pizza making This is an elaborate process that involves many years of training. Usually I have to manually press TAB on every new line. Can this be ...
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How does one use flyspell in org buffers without flyspell triggering on tangled code blocks?

Imagine an org buffer in Emacs like: * Title Some text describing the title and the codew (sic) and whatnot. #+BEGIN_SRC emacs_lisp (setq backup-by-copying t) #+END_SRC I want flyspell to check ...
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Set default language for code-blocks in orgmode

Is there a way to define a default language for org-mode code blocks in the docuement header? Usually, within one org document, I only use one programming language, so it's getting tiresome to always ...
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How do I set the header cell for a custom formula column in a clock report?

Suppose I have a report like this. #+BEGIN: clocktable :maxlevel 2 :link nil :scope file :formula "$3='(random)::@1$3=string(\"fubar\")" ...
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org-mode and taskjuggler export

I'm using the taskjuggler export backend for org-mode. All works well except I cannot work out how to set some project global values. I want to set the follow for all my exported *.tjp files timezone ...
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Remove Task state keywords (TODO/DONE) from clocktable reports?

Org-mode's Clocktable reports show the task state "TODO/OPEN/DONE" at the beggining of the headline: like so: | | TODO Bug 459487 - [GTK] Replace... | 7:38 | | | | ...
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How to make the custom font lock keywords not override the default major mode font lock?

Following my previous question on making custom highlight rules here: Color-code a new generic character combination , I have stumbled on a new issue, that possibly merits another question. I have a ...
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Elisp, can I pull-in (provide) a function & variable from a library without changing library?

I.e In elisp, from inside an .el file, you can make functions global like this: (provide 'org-pomodoro) Now, in my personal .emacs, I would like to access (pull in?) a function that's internal to a ...
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How to use {est+} field?

~Emacs 2.4.1 under Linux. I would like to use the {est+} feature of column views as documented here. I customized org-columns-default-Format to be like this: (see last field) %50ITEM %TODO %...
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Color-code a new generic character combination

I'm new to Emacs and Org-mode, this is a very basic question. Unfortunately the keywords are too common for me to find the answer. I would like to create a custom pattern to colour my writing input. ...
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In an orgmode clock report table, how do I sum a column that was computed with another formula?

Suppose I have some headlines that look like this. * TODO Parent ** TODO Sub Head1 CLOCK: [2015-02-09 Mon 07:00]--[2015-02-09 Mon 07:08] => 0:08 *** TODO Sub Sub Head CLOCK: [2015-02-09 ...
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mode-line in title bar?

I use org-mode with org-pomodoro. Status bar at the bottom get's pretty long. Like: -:**- leo.org Top L50 (org Ind Helm drag Abbrev) [6:08 (bug 459487 - [Gtk] Replace deprecated ......)] [...
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how to use org-plus-contrib?

I would like to use org-mode's contributed packages: http://orgmode.org/worg/org-contrib/ [EDIT] SOLUTION: As per answer below: 1) First one should have the elpa packages added. (require 'package)...
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Show done items in current calendar week

For my weekly report at work I use the org-mode (what else?). The custom agenda I am using is specified in my .emacs file as follows: '(org-agenda-custom-commands (quote (("W" "Weekly Meeting" (...
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How can I get the tags for a headline in a clock report formula?

I'd like to understand how to retrieve the tags for a headline that is being processed by a clock mode report formula. Suppose I have a clock report table defined like this. #+BEGIN: clocktable :...
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org-refile to a known fixed location

I'm trying to write a function that will take a heading and refile it to one specific location. The doc for org-refile is (org-refile &optional GOTO DEFAULT-BUFFER RFLOC MSG) and RFLOC is RFLOC ...
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Make org-agenda show only first occurrence of recurring task?

In Org-Mode, I have a few mundane re-occuring tasks. When a task is set to re-occur, it shows up on every day it reccours. E.g a daily task: * TODO Bugzilla Triage SCHEDULED <[today] ++1d>...
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Is there a possibility to have multiple agenda views open at once?

I have a custom agenda view which shows the Items I did last week and the items I have to do in this week. This view is based on a filter of TODO items. However, it would be good to see scheduled ...
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Is there a way to resize margins when exporting PDF in org-mode?

I want to export my org document as a PDF, but its margins are way too big. I would like to re-size them as I wish. I am using #+LaTeX_CLASS: report I do not know if there is a way. Any help?
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How to save expansion state of org-file?

Is there a way to setup org-mode so that the expansion state of everything within a file is automatically saved when closing the file or quitting? The Org-Mode FAQ says this is not possible, but ...
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org-plus-contrib and org with `require` or `use-package`

How can I ensure I'm downloading and using org-plus-contrib from the org-mode repository using require or use-package? Package.el downloads the package, compiles everything and then says it can't load ...
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Make Org report: “Bob's 21st birthday” like imported diary entries do

When you have: (setq org-agenda-include-diary t) set, then an entry in the ~/diary file like this: %%(org-anniversary 1950 02 14) Bob's %d%s birthday displays as: Diary: Bob's 65th birthday ...
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How to turn a heading into a list item in org mode?

When working on the structure of a document, often I find myself wanting to turn a list of items into a set of headings, or a set of headings into a list. I haven't found a way to do this easily ...
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org-habit - do a repetitive task certain days of the week only?

I want to know how can I set a repetitive task for only a range of days of the week, for instance from Monday to Friday only.
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org-mode: have flycheck resolve relative config while editing code blocks

Desired behaviour While editing code blocks with org-mode by pressing C-c ' I'd like Flycheck to resolve relevant configuration the same way it does for normal files. I'm using JavaScript, and these ...
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Can I make links in Org Mode that contain brackets, [ or ]?

Is there someway to escape brackets ([ and ]) so that they can be included in the description of an Org mode link? The following link doesn't work, for example: [[http://mathoverflow.net/questions/...
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Tags show conflict when I use visual-line mode and fold the headline

I got a super useful snippet from org-hacks: http://orgmode.org/worg/org-hacks.html#unnumbered-66, which can automatically adjust the position of tags to right of the headline and make org-mode looks ...
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Full path figure export to LaTeX error in org-mode in Windows 7

when I export a full path figure , like: [[file:c:/Users/admin/Desktop/1.png]] to LaTeX in org-mode, a result of {//c:/Users/admin/Desktop/1.png} was generated. One more // was generated in front ...