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Prevent org source block face from bleeding out in fold

The problem is that when there is one line in between folded headings with source blocks the text properties of the #end-src line bleeds out. You can see the lines bleeding on the right in the image. ...
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org-mode table colors in spacemacs

I am converting from vim (beginner user) to emacs because of org-mode. I tried emacs for a couple of days. Even with evil-mode, I found myself having to use CTRL too many times. Three days ago, I ...
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File link in Org mode to a file that has spaces in it’s file name on Mac

Yes, I know this question has been asked before and solved for Windows users but the solution does not work for me under MacOS 10.13.6 and Emacs 26.1 I have a file on my desktop named "Test with ...
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Org mode capture from elswhere in mac

I have created a very simple org mode capture template to collect my random thoughts throughout the day. When in Emacs, I hit f6 and voila: capture template. However, in order to log the capture while ...
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Repeat tasks - mark done in a datetree

In my org file, I have the following lines: #+STARTUP: logdone logrepeat logreschedule logredeadline logrefile logdrawer #+ARCHIVE: ::datetree/ When I mark a repeat task done, I want to: Continue ...
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Archive items marked as DONE with Logbook entries older than given date

I am using org-mode to manage my tasks and the logbook functionality to log my hours as I work on tasks. At the end of the month, I compile the time I spent using clocktables. When I deem a task as "...
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Calling org-update-statistics-cookies on the whole document

I have an org file like this * Fun stuff [0/0] ** TODO Task 1 ** TODO Task 2 If I run org-update-statistics-cookies inside [0/0] or press C-c C-# the text get updated to [0/2]. However, I would like ...
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Get a sparse tree without TODO items

I'm writing a paper where TODO entries are mixed in along with the headings of the paper. I can look at all my TODO entries with C-c / t (or C-c / T for specific keywords). Is there a way to show all ...
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Highlighting the currently active org-Babel block

I want to do something similar to hl-line-mode but not sure if it has been implemented already and how it can be implemented. The goal would be to set two color schemes for the #+begin and #+end ...
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Orgmode Export - Two Filenames

We can export a tree (C-c C-e) to a specific folder and with a specific filename by using the drawer option: :EXPORT_FILE_NAME: /path/to/folder/filename Question: Is it possible to export the file ...
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ledger in org-babel blocks uses incorrect path data in Windows 10

I am trying to include a ledger data file from an org-babel block. I am using Windows10 and the SciMax emacs distribution. #+begin_src ledger :cmdline bal :results output :exports results !include d:/...
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Cannot Execute Org-Babel Haskell Block

In an org-mode file: #+BEGIN_SRC haskell let x = "test" putStrLn x #+END_SRC yields: executing Haskell code block... if: ‘org-babel-script-escape’ expects a string
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Org #+INCLUDE: turning what I want to be a 2nd level header into a 1st level header

Test case: a.org * This is a big section I have some content here ** And a second level section And more content here *** And a third level section And more content here b.org ** I ...
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Export pretty symbols in org source blocks?

I make substantial use of prettify-symbols in my programming buffers. A snippet of some of my python symbols: (add-hook 'python-mode-hook (lambda () (mapc (lambda (pair) (push pair ...
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Org Mode: exporting agenda with inherited tags

The manual says: C-x C-w (org-agenda-write) Write the agenda view to a file. [...] only the body of original headlines are exported, not subtrees or inherited tags. How to export ...
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org-mode search in headline gives a three dots line

certainly something I misunderstand, but I cannot find an answer. When I search in an org-mode file (with C-s) and find a result in a headline, if I press TAB to expand the headline where I found ...
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Agenda-view hiding tabbar

I am currently using Aquamacs 3.4, Emacs 25.3.50.1, and Org mode 9.2.5 and I typically have my frame split vertically into 2 windows. Each window carries 2+ different buffers whose names are in the ...
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Show inactive timestamps in Agenda

SCHEDULED or DEADLINE TODO items with active timestamps correctly appear in my Agenda View (day/week/fortnight) under Org 9.0.4. After making a timestamp inactive, such entries do not appear in the ...
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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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Org-mode #+include: — ignore configuration lines from included file

How can I have org #+INCLUDE: ignore configurations from the included files? I'm thinking of cases where I don't want Latex Classes to be messed up. For example, if I have two org files book.org and ...
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How do I have tables side by side?

I'd like to have small tables being shown side by side instead of one under the other, when I export to PDF. Is there an easy way to do that ? Like a break between tables ?
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Control depth level of table of contents with org-mode and beamer

I have the following in my org-mode file that I am exporting to beamer on the basis of this simple template: * Introduction * More ** etc * Still more ** Some a ** Some b ** Some c However, my TOC ...
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Human readable directory tree with org-attach

By default, org-attach.el names project folders, using a UUID scheme, which is paired with headlines in org-mode, via the :PROPERTIES: drawer. I would love to find a way to make this directory ...
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How can I evaluate elisp in an orgmode file when it is opened?

I have elisp code I'd like to run in orgmode files when they load (different for different files, and defined in the file itself). Is there a way to do this? I didn't see anything in http://orgmode....
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Elisp review, guidance and help [on hold]

I'm new at customizing Emacs, and I need guidance and help on a little something I'm trying to achieve. The plan is to have the possibility to enter in a custom "writting mode" from any org file. If I ...
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Improving org-block-begin-line, splitting in several faces

The face org-block-begin-line allows to customize the first line of the following block #+BEGIN_SRC lang :var arg1=1 arg2=2 ... #+END_SRC However, I would like to customize the faces within the line,...
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Org-ref associate entry with local file

I am a mendeley user trying to sync org-ref with my local biliography (bibtex format). I'm having some trouble to run the function org-ref-open-pdf-at-point. Running this function while the cursor ...
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In org-mode, how to export sparse tree in buffer without unmatched top-level headings

I'm using sparse trees to find tasks I need to work on in my buffer. The matching headlines are shown, without siblings but with their parents. For example, imagine I have the following tree: * A ** ...
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How can I reliably create latex classes in org mode?

I'm trying to modify my .emacs to create my own classes, I tried this article and using org-latex rather than ox. I also tried this different approach. I tried enclosing the above classes with ...
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insert cursor postion in org-structure-template-alist

It's easy to insert source code template in org 9.1 by it is configured as ("s" "#+BEGIN_SRC ?\n#+END_SRC") Of them, ? for cursor position, unfortunately, it does not work in 9.2 Custormize ...
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How to limit exported column view to a filtered subset of your headings?

I have a big org-mode file using tags and TODO keywords and properties. I would like to display a summary of "Effort" estimates on subsets of the headings with sums as we go up in the section ...
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org-publish-project fails because of defective org-links - repair links automatically or ignore them?

I'm trying to "quickly" export my notes ans tasks from org-mode to a html-page with org-publish-projects. I had a working setup some years ago and I'm trying to reactivate it, but doing the export ...
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How do I attach a custom function to process org-mode babel shell output?

I have a a function (defun display-ansi-colors () (interactive) (let ((inhibit-read-only t)) (ansi-color-apply-on-region (point-min) (point-max)))) that I got from here: http://stackoverflow....
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See total number of entries in Global TODO list

Would it be possible to list the total number of entries in a global todo agenda view? I would like to have a quick way to estimate progress daily. So instead of: Global list of TODO items of type: ...
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Failed to add wikinodes to ‘org-font-lock-extra-keywords

I want to use org-wikinodes (http://orgmode.org/worg/org-contrib/org-wikinodes.html) Org wikinode is activated : (setq org-modules (quote (org-wikinodes))) I can follow wikinodes links with C-c ...
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Evaluating `org-babel-clojure` blocks returns all form evaluations

I'm trying to set up babel for use with Clojure according to http://orgmode.org/worg/org-contrib/babel/languages/ob-doc-clojure.html#org85bc1ec and I can evaluate code but when I evaluate a block with ...
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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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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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How to display intermediate code block results?

Here is an example to let me explain what I would like to achieve: #+NAME: heavy_computation #+BEGIN_SRC shell :results table echo -e "A\t32\nB\t17" #+END_SRC #+BEGIN_SRC python :var data=...
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Problem with org-mode odt exporter for styling exported src code blocks

I try to change the style of src code blocks export with odt exporter but it does not work as expected. I first exported my file to an odt document. Then I changed the style of OrgSrcBlock and saved ...
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org-caldav/oauth2/plstore asking for passphrase many times

I have been struggling to set up org-caldav with (multiple) google calendar(s) for some time. Syncing works, but one remaining annoying problem is that I am asked for the passphrase many (5-many) ...
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Org-mode sitemap not updated after re-publish

It turns out to be that the titles are cached and originally they are not supposed to change frequently. One workaround is to delete all the cache: Cache in ~/.org-timestamps doesn't get updated to ...
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How can I get a custom agenda habits only view with history chart?

I have included in my org-agenda-custom-commands the following: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '( ... ("h" "Habits" tags-todo "STYLE=\"habit\"" ((org-agenda-overriding-header "Habits") ...
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How do I customize the process that gets triggered in org-preview-latex-fragment?

All I could find to configure was org-latex-to-pdf-process and org-latex-create-formulat-image-program. The first one only controls the process, when I want to export the entire document, the second ...
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Checkboxes: change bullet points to letters

I'd like to have an org file with 3 checkboxes listed with letters, instead of bullets, but they should remain fully functional. Instead of: [ ] Foo [ ] Bar [ ] Baz This: A [ ] Foo B [ ] Bar C [ ]...
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Org-mode markup between square brackets

My question concerns org-mode. I'm trying to add the characters [ and ] to the org-emphasis-regexp-components in order to mark up words between square brackets. So I get for example the following ...
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'Finish to start' todo dependency

org-edna (Extensible Dependencies ’N’ Actions for org-mode tasks) is great! The default blocker (:BLOCKER: property) sets condition(s) for preventing a todo status (org-not-done-keywords) becoming ...
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Syncing changes on a tangled file back to the original org file

I am using org-mode with fountain mode to write a screenplay. Org for organization and fountain for screenplay formatting. This is the code I use for this purpose : Settings for working with (...
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“Ignoreheading” Beamer Environment doesn't work with :BEAMER_act: Overlay

What I would like to do is the following: I have a beamer frame where I added :BEAMER_act: [<+->]. This works well with all blocks that follow, but not when I set :BEAMER_env: ignoreheading. ...
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How can you set clocktable scope dynamically? Or call it programmatically?

I want to get a clocktable for a list of files defined by a function, and I can't see a way to do that. In theory (according to this answer: Is there a simple way to use all org-files referenced in a ...