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Evaluating inline source code in Title

Is there a way to make my document title dynamic, for instance like this : #+Title: Annual report for year src_emacs-lisp{(- (string-to-number (format-time-string "%Y")) 1)} Should render ...
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Cursor disappears when point is at a leading star and org-hide-leading-stars is non-nil

In non-graphic mode I set org-hide-leading-stars to t. Unfortunately, under these circumstances, whenever point is on a leading star, the cursor disappears altogether. IOW, not only the leading star ...
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How to copy links OUT of org-mode?

There's lots of documentation about inserting or storing org-mode-links, but apparently none about copying them to buffers in other formats. How do you copy the URL of an org-mode-link from an org ...
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Org-mode: disable abbrev-mode in source blocks

I use org-mode to write an executable paper, combining text and code. I make use of abbrev-mode to insert text more efficiently (e.g. type 'bc' to insert 'because') and to correct spelling errors. Is ...
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Italics not shown in block quotes in orgmode

In my blockquotes in org-mode, the fontification does not pick up on italics. I have looked at this question and answer that says it was fixed several years ago, but my issue persists. I have tried ...
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How to get error messages for org-preview-latex-fragment?

(This took a long time to research, so I'm answering my own question, hoping to save others some time) Let's say I have a file like this: one by two is $\froc1{2}$ When I run M-x org-preview-latex-...
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Why do easy templates, .e.g, “< s TAB” in org 9.2 not work?

Easy templates in Org 9.2 are not working for me on GNU Emacs 26.1 (build 1, x86_64-w64-mingw32) of 2018-05-30. I have changed my elpa/ directory to smelpa/. I load emacs -q and switch to the *...
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Apply ANSI color escape sequences for Org Babel results

Feature There is a nice built-in Emacs feature to colorize strings with ANSI color escape sequences. So evaluating the following Elisp code, will insert the "Test text" at the point with proper ...
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Emphasize text snippets in source blocks

If one sets org-src-fontify-natively to t org source blocks are fontified according to the associated major-mode. That is fine. But, is it possible to emphasize text snippets within the source blocks, ...
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How to turn the result returned by `org-sbe an-src-block` into list (of lists)?

In MWE.org, the source blocks list-files, summarize-files-1, and summarize-files-2 are defined to summarize files. The list-files source block gives the filenames. The summarize-files-1 and the ...
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Dependent state in org-babel :var arguments

I enjoy using org-babel for testing/exploring API HTTP endpoints. #+BEGIN_SRC http :var access-token=select-access-token-from-sql :pretty GET http://localhost:3000/api/items/71 Authorization: Bearer ${...
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where are org-mode issues tracked?

Where are org-mode issues tracked? What I mean, why I ask: I'm having a problem with arbitrary text immediately preceding inline markup, which is the best way I can find to express the general problem ...
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Searching for org-tags programmatically (without regexp)?

The function org-tags-view allows you to build up semi-complex searches for tags using regexp: (org-tags-view t "+PROP1={value}&+PROP2={[1-2]}") However, regexp is very limited. Is there a way ...
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Org Mode evaluate diff code block

I'm writing a programming tutorial. In between the prose I have diff code blocks that show exactly what changes are done to the code on each step. To make sure the diffs are correct I'd like to be ...
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How do I use global-unset-key for non ASCII characters?

I am using QWERTZ with Czech layout and to write certain characters like { and } I have to press down option, however in my emacs (using the emacsformacosx version) the option key is bound to the Meta ...
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Org-mode convert web link to PDF

I am trying to write two functions to do these: Function 1: When the point is on a link (in an Org file), generate a PDF from that link (I am thinkng of using wkhtmltopdf. Side question: does ...
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Cannot set correct size for variable pitch font in Doom Emacs

I am trying to use a variable-pitch font for Org-mode: (add-hook! 'org-mode-hook #'mixed-pitch-mode) I am specifying a variable pitch font that is normally renders much smaller than the fixed pitch ...
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How to open org-mode table as a pandas dataframe (with column names)?

I can't find how to open an org-mode table as a pandas dataframe. Here is my example: #+NAME:tbl | a | b | |---|---| | 1 | 2 | #+BEGIN_SRC python :var tbl=electro :results replace output :session ...
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Show org-mode hyperlink as plain text

Although it is convenient how org-mode shows hyperlinks, there are times when I want to see the underlying plain text, e.g. [[./file.org][Title]]. How can I do this? I know about org-insert-link, but ...
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Maintaining consistent visual fill column under `org-indent-mode`

How can one enable org-indent-mode (or otherwise indent content to Org headings) while still maintaining a consistent visual fill column?
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Modifying the size of an asymptote image in latex export

I have been using Asymptote to make pictures that can be included in Latex documents. I recently discovered that Org mode plays well with Asymptote https://orgmode.org/worg/org-contrib/babel/...
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Multiple timestamps for various states in TODO lists

I'm finding TODO lists in org-mode incredibly useful. For example, say I have a task to send an email, I define the following sequence in my init.el file: ;; Sequence in TODO list (setq org-todo-...
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Org-mode verbatim tilde (=~=) is still processed by Latex back-end

I have some verbatim text containing a tilde, =some ~ text=. Now, org-mode is supposed to leave the tilde alone. However, upon exporting with the latex backend, I get the following in my .tex: \texttt{...
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How to compute ln in Org-Mode spreadsheet

Is there a formula to compute the natural logarithm of a number in Org-Mode spreadsheet? For example, to compute ln(1), Excel or Calc formula is =ln(1), what would it be in Org-Mode? The result should ...
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org-mode expand to subtree at saveplace point on opening file

When I open an org-mode file containing a tree of headings, the tree is always opened in fully expanded state. I'm using spacemacs with default configuration (develop branch), but I think this ...
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Defining variables in org mode using tables

I often want to define a whole bunch of variables at the top of an org file. In some cases I think it would be really nice to define all the variables in a table. So far, the best solution I've come ...
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Capture org-agenda and show-some-entry-text into dynamic block

In summary I want to capture org-agenda into a dynamic block with some entry text. At the end of the week I provide a report as to what I've been doing and a list of what I intend to work on in the ...
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How to fill in a formula into adjacent cells in org-mode spreadsheet?

For example, in the following table |------------+------------+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----| | Pobability | 0.1 | 0.2 | 0.3 | 0.4 | 0.5 | 0.6 | 0.7 | 0.8 | 0.9 | | Odds ...
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Extracting all annotations from a PDF using org-noter or pdftools in Emacs

Two questions: (1) I'd like to unify my note-taking flow: I am using both org-noter and org-pdftools. If I make an annotation using org-noter, it is created in the orgmode document to that end as a ...
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org-noter: how to jump to place without moving cursor

When in org-noter, how to jump to the PDF place of the annotation without moving the cursor to the PDF (usually I don't need to move the cursor, but I want to continue jumping to other PDF places). ...
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Show compilation errors in “#+RESULTS” code blocks

The problem I'm currently writing notes on C++ classes. Sometimes I annotate what I shouldn't do (because they cause compilation errors) so it would be really helpful if I could automatically insert ...
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org-reveal - auto split long output from babel block to left side

I have a python code to generate a long output text when export to slide (html). I can manually split the output to two columns for sure. is it possible to do it automatically if output too long? for ...
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How do I convert scheduled recurring entries into clocked data?

I use org-mode for scheduling and logging in tasks. I clock in non-recurring tasks, however I find it strenuous to clock in recurring tasks. Is there any way I can mark the recurring task done and the ...
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Is it possible to have a quick look to org-todo in splitted window?

I believe this can be done but I couldn't find the right wrapper package or approach for it. I just want have a quick look to TODO and close it. Similar approach is done in org-journal. I am using org-...
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Commenting in and Org-mode block (SRC) indents entire block. How to comment without indenting org src block?

In my org-mode source blocks, any commenting with a function indents the entire source block. Is this normal behavior? Is there a setting to allow commenting of region, or line without indenting the ...
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How to Prevent org-global-cycle Glitch

I'm having an issue when using (org-global-cycle) from a subheading followed by (org-cycle). For example in the following org file: * Level 1 Heading 1 ** Level 2 Heading 1 ** Level 2 Heading 2 *** ...
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org-anniversary entries not appearing in Agenda

What would prevent org-anniversary entries from appearing in the Agenda? Entries such as: %%(org-anniversary 2015 01 01) New Year's Day fail to show in the Agenda. I have toggled org-agenda-include-...
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Can't run org-refile function in Spacemacs

I am using GNU Emacs 27.1 with Spacemacs 0.300. I am new to Emacs and Org-mode. I want to use the function org-refile with the shortcut C-c C-w. However, this is what I get: Why can't I use that ...
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How to change style of hyperlinks within PDF published from org-mode document?

I'm exporting (publishing) an org-mode document to PDF, and the results look great except for the hyperlinks. They look terrible. Hyperlinks to the Web look the same, only with a pale blue outline. ...
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After change to org-mode 9.1.13, TAB not work when put after `<s`

Usually, TAB after <s expand to #+BEGIN_SRC in org-mode, but today I updated my org to version 9.1.13, and TAB not work this way any more. I don't know where to start to figure this out, but I C-h ...
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bookmark-jump to org-mode file with collapsed headings not working as expected

I have a bookmark in one of my org files (set using the usual emacs bookmarks), but I'm finding that when I try to jump to the bookmark (with the usual C-x r b, which invokes bookmark-jump), it doesn'...
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How to tangle all code blocks to a common file

I am planning to keep my .emacs file settings inside an org file which I can then tangle to a .emacs file. However, for every emacs-lisp block I don't want to have to type the redundant :tangle .emacs ...
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How to limit mark/kill size of huge (org-mode) files?

I have org-mode files about 50K lines long, which I can edit and save file; but once in a while accidentally marked a large region by typing C-x C-x or C-x h, and copied too much data into clipboard, ...
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Proper syntax highlighting of $…$ in org-mode

I've put (setq org-highlight-latex-and-related '(latex script entities)) in my emacs config and yet $..$ that contain more than one symbol aren't highlighted properly: How to fix? EDIT: This still ...
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Is there any way of getting overview statistics for all checkboxes in a given org subtree?

I have an org document with the following structure * Tasks ** First category - [X] Task ** Second Category - [ ] Task And I'd like to get statistics for both the overall completion and each ...
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Assign default priority cookie to captured tasks

I looking for a way to explicitly add priority cookies to tasks created via org-capture with default the cookie that represents org-priority-default. This is to avoid the situation that some tasks ...
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Use wildcard in tag search

Hi I would like to use C-c a m To create a todo list that is filtered by tags. If I have a tag like :Makeamilliondollars: I would like to be able search for it using a wildcard. Eg I would like to ...
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How to remove spurious whitespace in `org-add-note` LOGBOOK drawer

When using org-add-note (C-c C-z) in Org, I'm unable to automatically remove whitespace that is inserted when finalizing the note and the text is filed into the LOGBOOK drawer. global-whitespace-...
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How would I create smarter HTTP links in org mode?

I have lots of links that look like: https://domain.com/en/res/main/r1/sm-e/spec/1/1#q=1-1-1 I want to be able to enter a string like: A-1-1 and be able to create a correct link like: [[https://...
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How to properly align org table with mixed English-Bengali script?

I am unable to tidy up this table, so that last column is properly aligned, as the other two: |-----------+----------------+------------| | English | Bengali s. | Bengali w. | |-----------+------...

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