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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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org-mode backend migration

I maintain a fork of an org-mode backend for a markdown based publishing format https://github.com/fommil/dotfiles/blob/master/.emacs.d/lisp/ox-leanpub.el Which works great for the org-mode that ...
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Org-table and multiple plots

Is it possible to have several plots related to one Org table? I have noticed that #+plot: ... file:"file1.png" #+plot: ... file:"file2.png" #+plot: ... file:"file3.png" . . . |col1|...|colN| |.... ...
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How to ignore currently clocked entries?

I would like to iterate all entries from all org-agenda files but those marked as done and those currently clocked. So far, I had success with the first part. However seems like org-agenda-skip-if ...
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Is it possible to evaluate src blocks after export in org mode?

I have an org-mode file foo.org: #+TITLE: My Title Hello world! #+BEGIN_SRC python :exports none with open('foo.txt', 'a') as f: f.write('text appended!') #+END_SRC Issuing C-c C-e t a ...
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emacs org-mode error during installation in windows

While I try to install org-mode using M-x package-install RET org RET, I am getting the following error. I am new to both emacs and org-mode and using Windows 10. Debugger entered--Lisp error: (void-...
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BEAMER commands don't work when exporting org-mode to beamer

I'm trying to produce a minimalistic presentation using org-mode and beamer latex. But I keep getting a pdf file with only one frame, and "I think" commands starting with BEAMER_ is not working. ...
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Automated conversion to real accented characters

I use org-mode to maintain a to-read list of articles. An entry in the list is produced by a function that I wrote in ELisp. The function uses bibtex-completion-get-value for the title and bibtex-...
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org-capture pass argument to template

I would like to write a function that scrapes the current buffer for any comments with the word "TODO" and runs org-capture, saving a link to that TODO comment in a file. The end goal would be sort ...
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Reveal entry's parents recursively, but not siblings

I use sparse trees a lot. A problem I have is that they show entries without context. For instance, with a tree like: * A ** AA *** AAA :tag2: *** BBB :tag1: if I run a sparse tree that ...
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Getting error exporting org doc because it has #+TITLE [duplicate]

Getting this error after installed the latest org and ox-pandoc packages. apply: Wrong type argument: listp, #("Some title" 0 48 (:parent (#0))) Any pointers? Update: This is org-version: Org ...
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Keymap on region only updating from mouse click

I have defined some keymaps on org-mode src-blocks. If I click in the block with a mouse, I see the keymap is changed, e.g. the menu items change, and the new keybindings are active. However, if I use ...
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customize creates custom-set-faces unintentionally

I just edited the variable org-M-RET-may-split-line with easy costumize, saved and applied. I checked my dotfile right afterwards and noticed that (custom-set-faces '(default ((t (:foreground "#...
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org-return-follows-link with org-wikinodes?

I've noticed that placing (setq org-return-follows-link t) in your init.el has no effect on links created by org-wikinodes.el. When you hit (or RET), it just cuts the link in half... One point to ...
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How to fix columns of org-agenda clock report

My problem was that the % values in org-agenda clock report are in different columns like the image below. I wanted the % values of my clock report to be in a single column which looks like this: I'...
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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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Extracting TODO items from .org file for display

I'd like to extract open TODO items from my agenda so I can display them somewhere prominent. I'm thinking maybe Conky and put it on the desktop, or put a TODO counter on my task bar, something like ...
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Org-mode agenda clocktable report properties columns broken?

I'm using a customized clockreport as shown below, it worked for over a year but now the selected properties column values are not shown in the agenda clockreport anymore. Do I need to change ...
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Evil Org-Mode set L and H to tabbar movements

I can toggle org-mode TODO status with L and H when the pointer rests at a org heading. I wish I could bind those keys to tabbar-"movements" to mimic the behaviour I get in all othem mode with this ...
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Is it possible to outsource export settings?

I'm building a website using org-mode (specifically a project exported with ox-twbs). I want a navagation bar at the top of each page in my website. For example, one of my pages looks like this: #+...
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Org-mode can not insert image in MacOs X

I can not insert any image to an .org file and export it to .pdf or .html file under MacOs X. On the other hand, Ubuntu does successfully generates the image. In fact, it also shows the image inside ...
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org-mode markdown broken

I install (latest) org-mode on emacs 25.1 from http://orgmode.org/elpa/ like this (use-package org :ensure org-plus-contrib :defer t) (require 'ox-md) If I try to export the draft of my book (...
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Tramp Ipython remote session: Problems with remote paths within code

Here's my setup: * Tramp on remote :PROPERTIES: :header-args: :dir /ssh:me@server.com|ssh:me@remote:/project/ :END: #+BEGIN_SRC ipython :session :results output drawer import pandas as pd data = pd....
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Where is `org-crypt` ? Need to install it with `use-package`

I am trying to use org-crypt but cannot find where exactly is this package hosted. I have: (require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa" . "http://melpa.milkbox.net/packages/") t)...
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org-mode agenda in the background asynchronously

Is a way to process the org-agenda asynchronously in the background as it takes a long time? I'm using the latest emacs (master branch as of 1week ago and org version 9.0.5).
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Indenting org entries programmatically

If I have a bunch of headings with sub-headings and content, how can I programmatically indent them correctly? I've tried combining bunch of elisp functions with mapping api, still can't figure it out....
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Accidental yank or paste into org buffer

EDIT: I closed and reopened Emacs again and the same behavior happened. But this time the text inserted was from my last kill or M-w—(add-hook 'before-save-hook 'time-stamp)—to copy it to the system ...
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Modifying `org-end-of-line` within markup tags

If I'm typing along in org mode, like so: This is a sentence|. It is followed by another sentence on the same line. And point is indicated by the |, and I hit C-e, I get a perfectly normal result -- ...
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Show READY items from org header in agenda

I have a situation where I have a lot of similar tasks under a header like so: * Header ** READY Task 1 ** NREADY Task 2 ** READY Task 3 ** READY Task 4 ** NREADY Task 5 and so on. What I would ...
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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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Nested Buffers - Opening external sourcecode files inside org-mode codeblocks

How to open external sourcecode files inside org-mode codeblocks, in a way that files can be viewed and saved while saving the org-mode document. Kinda of a 'Nested Buffers' feature?
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How to restore window layout on `org-agenda-switch-to`?

Pressing q in an agenda view restores the window layout if org-agenda-restore-windows-after-quit is non-nil. Is there a way to do the same on RET (org-agenda-switch-to)?
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Is it possible to use `org-ref` in LaTeX mode?

I love using org-ref in my org files, and then export them to PDF (or even LaTeX). However, I have a lot of LaTeX manuscript which I don't want to translate into org, and I could use an org-ref-like ...
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Org mode clock report shift day range

I use org-mode clocks to keep track of my work hours, and the timesheet is expected to be grouped by day. The thing is, I sometimes work late at night, and the daily view shows work splitted up like ...
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Face of org-mode source block changes when returning from edit buffer

A strange thing happens when editing source blocks within an extra buffer with C-c ': the face of just this source block changes upon returning, i.e. the face settings are not used any more. I'm ...
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Org-mode radio table orgtbl-to-latex :fmt wont accept float

I'd like to embed org-mode tables in my latex files and have org mode take care of formatting floating point numbers. Based on A.6.2 of the org-mode manual (http://orgmode.org/org.pdf) I expected this ...
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Exporting a figure generated with org-babel and noweb reference syntax

Wanting to export a figure generated by matplotlib to LaTeX (as described here) I've encountered the following issue (which ultimately I was able to solve as described here). My source block has two ...
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Org footnote mark prevents end of sentence from being recognized

I use a double spaces after full stops to seperate sentences, and this is respected by M-q. But with an org footnote mark after the full stop, the sentence limit is not recognized, and the space is ...
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org-sparse-tree on multiple keywords

I currently have a keyboard shortcut bound to C-c t that shows me all of the NEXTACTION items I have, no matter what headline level they're at. It works by using a kbd macro wherein I just typed C-c / ...
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Exporting LaTeX fracments - The right way!

I mess up my non edited question. Here is the right question In the previous version of the question I mixed two different things I was having problems with. I was trying to export a literate LaTeX ...
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run emacs function in the shell with parameter

Since there is parameter I need to use, so I will not use single quote as the question's answer First, I try emacsclient -q --eval (progn (find-file "ORG/${UN}.org") (org-latex-export-to-pdf)) ...
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Match regexp group

I am trying to modify org-wikinodes.el to match any org-mode headline (not just camelCase text. So I have replaced the default regular expression with: *\\s-\\(.+\\) This works. But in order to link ...
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Automatic radio targets from org-mode headings

Is there a way to have org-mode headings automatically behave as radio targets? I would like to use org-mode as a private wiki... org-wikinodes is close. But I don't really want to deal with camelCase....
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org-ref completion of labels inside latex blocks

I recently started using org-mode to take academic notes, so I use LaTeX blocks (#+BEGIN_LaTeX) to insert LaTeX code using the special buffer that gives me code completion via AuCTeX. I also insert ...
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Org-mode: Recenter buffer to top when clicking on an org-agenda link

When right- or middle-clicking on a headline generated in the agenda, org will open a buffer with the file containing that headline. That headline will be centered in the buffer. How can I make it so ...
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Spacemacs/org-mode/visual line bug

I'm using org-mode and visual-line-mode with Spacemacs by pressing <SPC> t l. However, when I do this I get strange behavior, possibly due to the visual indenting of lines. As I move between ...
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Tab in org-mode table generates “Variable binding depth exceeds max-specpdl-size.”

Pressing TAB in an org-mode table (existing, or trying to create a new one) results in an error: "Variable binding depth exceeds max-specpdl-size." Debug provides the following: Debugger entered--...
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Org-mode: manually sorting headlines column view

I love that we can quickly re-order our outlines with the M-<Up|Down> arrow keys. For whatever reason, I can't get this to work in column view. I would like to enable this behavior. Any ideas ...
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Mark tasks in org-mode to show up in agenda

Is there a way to mark tasks in org-mode (similar to how you can mark files in Dired) so that they will show up on an Agenda view or in a sparse tree? I'm familiar with using TODO keywords. But I was ...
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How to make org-mode support to open org-mode link in properties drawer?

Here is the Org-mode buffer example which has a properties drawer. ** Kelvin Hu :PROPERTIES: :BLOG: http://kelvinh.github.io/ :END: