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How to prevent org-meta-return from eating my excess newlines?

Pressing M-RET in this position: ** medium-term *** clean up our open PRs CARET_HERE ** tags edits to ** medium-term *** clean up our open prs *** CARET_HERE ** tags This has removed my newlines ...
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Open a new buffer on the right

I just upgraded from Fedora Linux 32 to Fedora 33 and I think this updated emacs as well because I now see some new behaviours. I have set: (global-set-key (kbd "<f6>") 'org-todo-list) ...
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Using org-roam tags when org publishing

When publishing it's possible to get a list of filetags for an org note by doing something like (org-export-data (plist-get info :filetags) info) in publish.el and loop over them to create markup. I ...
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Mentions of people in org file?

Is there some way in org-mode to keep track of people mentioned in an outline? Sometimes I use an @ in front of a person's handle to keep a note of who was the source of a piece of information, or who ...
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How to show all unchecked checkboxes in the agenda

Assume I have some org-files that contain content like the following: * some tasks [1/3] Some content / comments. - [ ] a task more comments. - [X] another task even more comments / prose - [ ] a ...
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Prepend while refiling

When we refile, the refiled stuff goes to the end of the heading under which it is being refiled. Can we get the refiled stuff to go to the top, instead? This can be easily done while capturing. I can ...
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Org-mode unexpected LaTeX conversion: package and spacing issues

I am writing a paper in Org-mode and I will need a PDF output through LaTeX. Though, I had issues with spacing (had too large gaps), so I checked the .tex file generated by Org-mode. Apparently, it ...
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Org Mode export bullets instead of numbers

When exporting an Org-mode buffer to Text or ODT, I'm getting the following: 1. Lorem 1.1. Ipsum 1.1.1. Dolor 1.1.2. Sit I'd like to change it to a bulleted list rather than numbered (closer to ...
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How can I add make faces read-only?

I want to make specific faces read-only. For example, I want to make all org-mode headlines and drawers to be read only (among other things) Pieces of the puzzle I've looked into: Preventing deletion ...
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Can I use org-latex-export-to-pdf to convert headlines to nested bullets?

I've been using headline levels in org-mode as essentially bullets. When I convert to PDF, I get a numbered list. Is there a way I can export those as nested bullets instead? Thanks.
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org-mode: sections/headers: export esp HTML: number body text with terminal '.' (like TOC default)

summary How to make the numbering in the body text of each section title (aka header) render with regard to .s like the text of each header's entry in the default-generated table of contents? ...
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org mode open link in browser directly

Suppose, we have a link [[https://www.google.com/][Google]]. When I put the cursor at the link and run org-open-at-point, instead of opening https://www.google.com/ in browser it downloads the page to ...
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Why can't I use rg (ripgrep) in an Org mode source block?

I have the following source block in my Org mode file: #+begin_src sh :results output exec 2>&1 mkdir -p /tmp/example && cd /tmp/example echo "hello" > world rg --...
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Org-mode: changing temporarily font size for LaTeX export

I need to change the font size of part of my text (actually mostly to fit a table, which might be an extra-step). Following a org-mode discussion somewhere, I have tried the following, which does not ...
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How to calculate time durations in tables?

How to calculate time durations in tables? Subtraction of numerical vectors works directly: | day | t1 | t2 | differences | |------------------+----------+----------+----------...
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Find broken links and unused IDs

I extensively use links to refer to different org files/ headings. All my links are created using IDs. But it might happen that in the course of work, some links might get broken --- the reference is ...
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Refile and selectively leave a link behind

The solution here leaves a link to the refiled heading behind. Can that be made selectively on the fly? So, for some refiles, a link is left behind; for some others, it is not. And one can decide ...
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Define setupfile in emacs init for org file

I use setupfile to export org file to pdf. It basically define latex header and footer (my letterhead template). I include it in every org document like this #+SETUPFILE: c:/SETUPFILE Though there ...
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elisp: call org-todo, then find the resulting :LOGBOOK: drawer in the same function

Suppose I have the following setup: (setq org-todo-keywords '((type "TODO(t!)" "IN-PROGRESS(i)" "WAITING(w)" "|" "DONE(d)"))) (setq org-log-into-...
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Commenting moves point unexpectedly

The usual behavior of comment-line is to move point to the next line. When commenting code within an Org source block, however, the point will jump to some previous line. For example, say that point ...
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Refile to non-agenda files

Running Doom Emacs 2.0.9 on Emacs 27.1. My current settings are: (setq org-directory "~/Documents/organize/org-mode") (setq org-agenda-files (directory-files-recursively "~/Documents/...
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Replacing directory-files-recursively with a list of files newer than 7 days old

I currently use the following to get a list of agenda files for org-mode: (setq org-agenda-files (directory-files-recursively "~/Org" "\\.org$")) I'd like to instead get a list of ...
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What exactly is ~/org/?

Sorry for the greenness of this question but I am starting with Org mode to replace Markdown and I don't really understand org/: what to do with / what the org directory is? I looked through some ...
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org-mode: Enable ido/ivy/helm in org-tags-view

org-completion-use-ido seems to enable interactive completion everywhere but not in org-tags-view (which is called when you choose "Match a TAGS/PROP/TODO query" in Agenda Commands). Out-of-...
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Orgmode: Show some extra vertical space between level 1 and previous line

I want emacs to show put some vertical margin between my level 1 headers, so that they are more readable. Currently, they are really hard to read: Compare with (I have manually added newlines between ...
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org-mode source block: conditional header

How can I modify the header of a source block dynamically, based on the backend used to export my org-mode document? Specifically, I want the header to include :results output html when the file is ...
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“#+STARTUP: hideblocks” won't work. Can't find offending package/setting

After I upgraded to Org Mode 9.4.5, I learned about the startup option hideblocks, but it won't work as advertised for me. OK, when I start emacs with the flag -Q, it did, so I went hunting for ...
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How do I make Evil's C-o work with Org's C-c C-o?

Org mode's org-open-at-point (C-c C-o) works great for internal links, e.g. Stuff to buy: - <<food>> food: - tomato - potato - banana - <<drinks>> drinks: - juice - ...
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org-alert and alert not working on MacOS

There is an open issue on working with alert on MacOS https://github.com/jwiegley/alert/issues/47. If you want to work with org-alert or org-wild-notifier and you have troubles cause you need this ...
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What is the mode for org's LOGBOOK editing window and how can one be created if it doesn't already exist?

I want to wrap the LOGBOOK editing window at column width I'm yet to decide. From another answer here I see need to set something along the lines of (add-hook 'some-logbook-mode-hook #'auto-fill-mode) ...
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add date to org-export filename

Is there any way to add the date specified with #+DATE to #+export_file_name? for example my buffer is named buffer and I want the result to be named 0401_buffer.pdf, so something like #+...
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how to include instructions within the enumerate in orgmode latex export?

I can't seem to find this case in the documentation and it doesn't seem to fit the LATEX_ATTR options. How can I get orgmode latex export to produce the following (note the setlength statements WITHIN ...
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Use emacs to dial a sip phone

I remember one thing I liked about Windows 3 in the early 90s was that it was possible to dial my desktop phone (via a modem) from the contacts. I am all-linux now, and spend most of my day in emacs ...
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Orgmode html export: how to include equation cross references?

According to my reading of the documentation, something like this should work in my org file: #+NAME: eq:one \[ x^2+y^2=z^2 \] You can see, by considering equation [[eq:one]] that a sum of squares... ...
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Insert link to a heading with ID

Running Doom Emacs 2.0.9 on Emacs 27.1. In an org file, I have: * First heading :PROPERTIES: :ID: 89f7215b-60b1-45c8-8262-b0e10db18f4c :END: * Second heading I got that ID by using org-id-...
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How to change the “Figure” text created when exporting a LaTeX file with org-mode. I want it to say “Figura” as I speak Spanish

When I export all the images get the "figure" and the number of the image with the caption. When I export I want it to say "figura" instead of the English word.
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Start emacs with Global TODO list along with default org file

How can I open the global TODO list along side my default Org file. Even with Desktop Save mode is on, whenever I open Emacs, only the org file reopens, and not the buffer with the global TODO list.
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.svg not exported through org-export + paragraphs not separated after newline

I have been constantly trying to render a logo.svg found in my custom title-page (included in #LATEX:) to match our university title-page for academic writings, but have unfortunately not had success ...
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Global cycling one step at a time in orgmode

Building on a previous question (https://emacs.stackexchange.com/questions/58445/cycling-visibility-in-orgmode-headings[Cycling visibility in orgmode headings]1 I would like that S-TAB (or an ...
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Close org todo with all subtasks

I have a task with multiple subitems in different states, and I would like to have a binding to switch the task and all its subtasks to the same state (DONE). I know that I can ignore state blocking, ...
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Changing font color with Key bindings?

I've been using Emacs org-mode to primarily take lecture notes for university, and I find that it is remarkably useful and I can usually type everything up fairly quickly. Recently, I've been wanting ...
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How can i set the same file in org-mode to update only headings in one window and open headings on the other window? [duplicate]

I'd like to set a list of headings on one window and write on the other, is is possible?
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How do I copy the content of a cell in org-mode table?

Is there a command to copy the content of a cell in a single keystroke? When I have cursor at [x] (see below), I have to do: M-a (goes to the beginning of the cell), C-<SPC>, M-e (goes to the ...
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Dynamic virtual indentation Makefile minor-mode or configuration option

Is there a minor-mode, or configuration setting for Makefile mode that does the following? When viewing a Makefile with lots nested ifeq..endif / ifneq..endif blocks, the buffer contents will be ...
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How can I import `.ics` data (from Outlook) to org mode

I want to import .ics files (from Outlook) to my org-agenda. How can I do that? I could find only exporting options.
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Showing full (unabbreviated) Python output in Org Mode

The result of a certain Python (statsmodel module) code in org-mode is abbreviated: #+BEGIN_SRC python import pandas as pd import statsmodels.api as sm auto_df=pd.read_csv('Auto.csv', usecols= [...
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Enable flyspell for org-mode source blocks

I am using org-mode to write an interactive fiction with the inform7 language. In particular, I write all the inform7 into source blocks and then use the org-babel-tangle function. As inform7 is ...
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How to get JSON response only from an ob-restclient block

I'm trying to construct an Org-based pipeline for some DevOps activities. Part of this requires making REST API calls and proceeding based on the results of those calls. I'm using ob-restclient for ...
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Beginner - Correct usage of elisp conditionals and when: Improving code readability for org export

I am exporting from org mode format to LaTeX and HTML formats. To tweak a little plain text in those formats, I am using filter functions. If I try to use such a form of a filter function: (defun ...
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`org-sbe` in block A cannot find block B defined in the same file if A is called externally

Calling uutil.org:summarize-files() in the other file prj_sum.org triggers (error "Reference ‘list-files’ not found in this buffer"), even though both summarize-files and list-files reside ...

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