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siunitx, MathJax, org-mode and html export

I use org-mode to write documents that are both exported into PDF via latex and HTML. I use the package siunitx to typeset numbers with si-units. It is a bit tedious to do but I got used to it (...
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src python in org-mode: IndentationError: unexpected indent

mac 10.13.4 / emacs 25.3 (9.0) / org-version 9.1.12 / python 3.5.2 I am trying to understand why C-c C-c generate an IndentationError: unexpected indent when executing a simple code like the example ...
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Table cell alignment breaks when using latex inside org table

Let's assume we have a table that looks like this: After running org-preview-latex-fragment command I get this: As you can see the top row is not aligned with the other rows. How can one view ...
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Org-Mode: Link files with IDs and not Filenames

I want to use Org-Mode as a wiki so I need to have an index of all my org files. In it I want to have a list of links to all those files, but my problem is that I have found no way to link pages with ...
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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 insert inactive [timestamp] via function?

C-u C-c ! generates a time stamp like [2015-05-04 Mon 17:13] I would like to assign a shortcut (e.g F1) to this action. So far I have: (defun my/timenow (&optional arg) (interactive) (let (...
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Styling lists in org-export (html)

So, for variety's sake I'd like lists and sublists to have different styles. In emacs, I've enabled org-list-allow-alphabetical, but this doesn't work with export (not a bug). However, there doesn't ...
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Org-Mode: Using Source Code Blocks in Table Formulas

I would like to use source code blocks in org-mode table formulas using something similar to: #+NAME: square #+BEGIN_SRC python :var x=0 return x**2 #+END_SRC | 1 | 1 | | 2 | 4 | | 3 | 9 | #+TBLFM: $...
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Show a warning when there are duplicate headings in org-mode

Sometimes I have quite long org-mode documents. I tend to insert new headings and sub-headings throughout the whole document. However sometimes I think that I already used this text and begin ...
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Add caption to an image generated by a code block

Consider the following MWE #+begin_src python :session :results file import matplotlib matplotlib.use('Agg') import matplotlib.pyplot as plt fig=plt.figure(figsize=(3,2)) plt.plot([1,3,2]) fig....
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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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Conditionally calculate the sum of a column depending on a fields value in another cell of the same row

In orgmode, I do have a table like the following to track my overall working time a day. It is not important for which tasks or projects or even which client I spent my time on, just if I was in ...
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How to create table of time distribution by tags in Org Mode?

My .org-file contains tasks tagged as: a, b, c, d, e, f, g. I want to create table of time distribution by tags a, b, c, d. | Tag | Time Spent | % | |-----+------------+----| | a | ...
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How to run file-specific commands?

For some org-mode files, I would like to run specific commands when that file is opened for editing. These commands should be written in the heading of the file somewhere near the #+CONFIG bits. E.g ...
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Variable to Set org-export pdf viewer

How can I set which pdf viewer org-export uses when it exports to latex and pdf and views? I'm using the command C-c C-e l o with default keybindings (Emacs 24.5). Currently it always uses xpdf, even ...
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Is there an easy way to edit all links in an org file?

I have an org file with several dozen links to various webpages. I'd like to view and edit most of the urls in this file. Is there a convenient way to do this? In other words, does org-mode have a ...
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How to cite author-date including page number in org-mode?

I am using org-ref in org-mode. I want to cite a book like this: \citep[p. 1445]{Fong:2006} but I am only getting citep:Fong:2006. How can I include page number?
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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 make <tab> work in org mode when combined with evil mode?

In evil mode, I would like C-i not to work as a tab key, which is the default behavior in Emacs. Also, I would not have the default vi behavior simulated in Emacs evil by evil-jump-forward, but ...
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How can I add/subtract vectors by Calc in Org-mode?

I want to add/subtract two vectors, X and Y in Calc. If I calc constant numerics within Org-mode source block, it's o.k. #+BEGIN_SRC calc :session *Calculator* [1,1] + [2,2] + [3,3] #+END_SRC #+...
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org-capture : how to choose the target file at the end of the process?

I use org-capture a lot, it's a terrific feature. However, sometimes i'd like to choose the target of the note during or at the end of the process, not at the beginning from the template. The ...
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Emacs org mode export paragraph in block to HTML, The content does not wrap

it became to one long straight bar, instead of showing as a block of the paragraph. I use #+begin_example. if I use quote it looks ok but I want to have the block looks.
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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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How to use org headers as filenames in tangle

In org mode, how can I tangle to files equally named as the org header? Referring to the examples below, I'd expect two files foo.sh and bar.sh as tangle result: * foo #+BEGIN_SRC sh :tangle yes ls #...
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How to add a CREATED field to any TODO/task?

Is there a way to have any TODO (whether entered by org-capture or manually) to get a CREATED timestamp added like SCHEDULED and DEADLINE ? i.e. today I have entries like: * TODO call mom ...
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org-mode export images to html as figures, not img

Currently my images are exported with org-html-publish-to-html, and they end up as inlined <img src=''/>. I want them inside figures, so I'm working around this my problem by injecting the ...
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how to use minibuffer instead of pop-up window for GPG files?

I am looking for Emacs password manager, and org-password-manager looks nice for my needs. But when I am trying to open created passwords.org.gpg file (I use symmetric encryption for more ease), ...
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Org capture into org table

Normally org-capture lets one insert a templated subtree somewhere into an existing Org file or tree node. Is it possible to use org-capture to instead add a row to an existing Org-mode table?
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How to update Org to latest version using package repo's / git clone in Ubuntu

See the image below. . I want to update my org from Version: 2016071 to Version 20161003. It does not give me an option to upgrade when I use the package-list-packages command. An ...
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Prevent Org from escaping latex results

During export, Org generates this: \begin{tikzpicture}[->,>=stealth',shorten >=1pt,auto,node distance=2.8cm, semithick] \node[initial,state] (A) \{\$q$_{\...
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org-mode latex and pdf export custom title

I'm using the latest org-plus-contrib package from the org ELPA archive under emacs 24.5 (Linux and OSX). I needed to have a custom title which includes a logo PNG in documents I export from org to ...
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Org-mode latex environment in drawer

I use a custom LaTeX environment that creates a quotation box on export. A sample code looks like this: * Org-mode heading Here is a witty quote from a witty chap: \begin{fancyquote} Witty quote! ...
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Org Agenda faces do not appear after applying themes

In my Org Agenda all text except for priorities use the "default" face. Until recently I would see colourful text for say, todo status. I was playing around with custom themes, so I may have broken ...
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Custom theme based on major mode or file type

How can I customize emacs to use a different theme based on major mode or file-type? And, could it work to have different themes active in different windows? My use case would be: have (1) one ...
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External http link not recognized as link

I have the following document: * Test | Links | |-------| | [[http://emacs.stackexchange.com/questions/ask]] | This Link is not recognized as a Link. If I press TAB while the cursor is on the link ...
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can I have a link to a specific point of an external org file?

Is it possible to have a link to a specific heading (e.g. identified by a CUSTOM_ID property) of an external org file? The only relevant example in the external links section of the manual seems to be ...
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Why is my elisp function not accepting a second parameter?

@Juancho gave a great answer to a question I asked a few days ago. My question is about how to modify his elisp code. I have an org table #+begin_src emacs-lisp :results none (defun jj/factor (...
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Play Org-Pomodoro sounds

I am running Emacs version 25.0.92.1, Spacemacs 0.105.x, Windows 7. In my .spacemacs, in dotspacemacs/user-config I have: ;; Org ;; Org-pomodoro (setq org-pomodoro-length 25) (setq org-pomodoro-short-...
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Can columns of an org table be grouped to conveniently work with data?

I have an org table | | | P1 | P2 | P3 | P4 | Q1 | Q2 | E1 | E2 | F | |--------+--------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----| | | Totals | 20 | 40 | 35 | 20 | 50 |...
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How to generate the result file for dot source block and include it with another path in org-mode?

I'm starting to write blogs with org-mode and org-static-blog, but now I'm stuck with a problem respecting exporting graphviz dot file to image file. So I have a code block like this with (setq org-...
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How to get TODO sequence without exporting as a section?

I maintain an org file to organize my literature survey. The headline structure reflects the hierarchy of topics in my research area. Within each topic, there is a list of research articles. A TODO ...
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how to add time information to an evaluated org-mode code block?

I'd like to be able to add additional information of when a block was run to the result: ie. #+BEGIN_SRC js var a = 4 var b = 3 return a + b #+END_SRC #+RESULTS: : 7 @ Thurs 8th Dec 2:00pm EST is ...
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How to configure org-roam-bibtex properly?

I'm using org-roam with doom-emacs and I want to know how to properly configure org-roam-bibtex? I copied the org-roam-bibtex config from https://github.com/jethrokuan/dots/blob/master/.doom.d/config....
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Why does org mode elisp evaluation not print text properties?

With no special header argument values, I have #+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp (propertize "abc" 'face 'italic) #+END_SRC #+RESULTS: : abc whereas C-x C-e on the form gives me #("abc" 0 3 (face italic)) ...
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in org-mode, how to remove a link?

How do I remove an existing hyperlink without having to wade in and manually delete a bunch of brackets? When I try to org-insert-link and just delete the existing link, I get Lisp error: (error "...
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Changing the appearance of org-mode “hidden contents” ellipsis

In org-mode, when the contents of a subtree are hidden you see something like * Some tree :PROPERTIES:... ** Another One... Is there a way to change those ... to something else? I'd like to use ...
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What is the difference between sh and shell for org-babel?

I'm experimenting with sourcing data from org-mode into my shell scripts and I've run across a weirdness: #+tblname: simple-table | 1 | | 2 | | 3 | | 4 | | 5 | #+name: work-with-simple-list-shell #+...
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How to manipulate clock times (org-mode)

I often forget either to clock out of a task, or to clock a different activity in. For instance, I was working on a (clocked) task right now, then my manager walked in and we embarked on a discussion ...
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How to strike-through or un-strike-through a region or line in org-mode?

Given a region or line of text in org-mode I would like to call a function that either strikes-through the region or removes the strike-through of the region or line if strike-through is already ...
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Orgmode insert link from clipboard?

Is there a simple way to insert an org-mode link directly from the system clipboard? I'm thinking of selecting an URL in Safari, and inserting that link directly in an org-mode document.

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