Questions tagged [org-mode]

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Has anyone combined org-sidebar with org-panes? (persistent location & automatically in buffers)

In my ideal world, every org file could automatically open with a small sidebar always showing where I am, similar to how Typora works, which allows you to select other locations to go to. I'm trying ...
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Org-mode spreadsheet time diff elisp formula or GNU Calc

I wish to substract from a start time an end time in my org-mode spreadsheet. My times strings look like this (only the inline code): starttime: 9:42 or 09:42 endtime: 18:20 So it's 24h format. I ...
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org mode does not export broken links

When I export an org document to html, the broken links are visible as html link 'nil'. What I want is just normal text, not link (just description from link). How can I accomplish this?
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org: Internal link with automatically updating description, is it possible?

I use the CUSTOM_ID property for internally linking to headers. When I insert a link somewhere, I can either: leave its description empty, which results in the buffer showing #<id>; or put the ...
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Sum clock times by tag

I would like to sum clock intervals from tasks by tag. I found this blog post (code below). When I use it, I get the same report, regardless of the tag I request: Time: 4499:28 (4499 hours and 28 ...
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Setting custom font size for org-mode?

What's a recommended way to set the font size for org-mode (or any other major mode) to a certain value that is different from the global font size? By looking at documentation C-h k C-x C-+, this is ...
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Saving Python matplotlib figures with source-code blocks

So I am trying to create a Data Science workflow using org-mode source-blocks. Basically, I need to emulate the jupyter notebook functionality where you create a plot and it shows the figure. Now, ...
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Can I show the time spent in the currently active task in my orgmode clocktable?

When I press R in my orgmode agenda to view the clocktable (or v R for clockReport), I get a list of clock times for finished tasks. Is it possible to also show the time so far spent on the currently ...
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outshine mode changes outline-regexp from markdown's

patient StackExchange, I am learning org-mode and liking its header-folding capacities, which seem much easier than outline-minor-mode. Most of my work is done in markdown mode, though, so I am ...
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Can I hide an inline footnote's description?

On a regular [[https://orgmode.org/manual/Link-Format.html][link description]], Org only shows the link description, but not the actual link or the brackets. Is there also a built-in option for ...
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How do you set the line height when customizing a font face? (e.g. an org-drawer)

I specifically want my :NOTES: org drawer (and :end:) to be a smaller font size (say 0.5 relative to normal text). Ideally the drawer contents also (say 0.8). However, when I set the height property ...
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Keep heading contents always visible in org-mode

How can you keep a heading's main content always visible in org-mode? Perhaps a property that can be set, so that S-tab never collapses it? (Not keeping the children's contents visible, unless they ...
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Install a package just as in the `package-list-packages` menu

I am trying to install newer versions of org-mode in emacs 26.3. Obviously org mode 9.1.9 is already distributed with emacs. So any attempt to use the (package-install 'org) will not succeed. I have ...
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How to prevent #+BEGIN_LaTeX from generating \begin{LaTeX} when exporting to .tex source?

I am a beginner and have been using emacs for around a month. I'm still finding my way around. Sorry if this is a very basic question. I'm trying to write a scientific document in org-mode and using ...
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How to find hook running after last line of code?

I have a repeating habit such as: ** TODO some habit SCHEDULED: <2020-05-22 Fri 08:00 .+1d> :PROPERTIES: :STYLE: habit :CREATED: [2020-05-08 Fri] :LAST_REPEAT: [2020-05-21 Thu 10:07] :END: :...
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Defining #+setupfile: *path* programmatically

I have a project under git which allows this #+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp (expand-file-name (car (project-roots (project-current)))) #+END_SRC to find my project root automatically. Now I want to use ...
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org2jekyll and links

I'm trying to link between my posts in org2jekyll. So I have some org files and I want links between my posts to reference each other. The output of ls is: CNAME Gemfile.lock _config.yml ...
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Merging consecutive entries that share the same headline

I've been trying to achieve the following: * Riviere Contents of Riviere title * Riviere More contents of Riviere turn into: * Riviere Contents of Riviere title More contents of Riviere I found ...
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In org-mode, show content of the linked entry on mouse-hover?

I have headline A and headline B. Both with entry-bodies. In headline A's body I org-mode link to headline B. While having entry A opened, I want to hover over link to headline B and see the preview ...
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Exporting a bullet point in org-mode to theorem/defintion in latex

I'm two weeks old in Emacs and just short of one in org-mode, so not that much knowledge. I want to use org-mode to take my university and research notes. Some of those, are needed to be exported as ...
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Using variables on org-publish-project-alist

I am having some trouble setting my org-publish blog. Basically I have the following config, but when I try to publish I get the following error: Wrong type argument: stringp, (\, publish-directory-...
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Setting html preamble in org-publish

So I am trying to set a html preamble on my org-publish, and I am using the following code: (setq org-publish-project-alist '(("org-notes" :base-directory "~/Projects/blog/" :...
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How to make link inside of a link in org-mode?

I have a couple of links to make for certain keywords in a file: scoville count But what i want to do is make a link (following this example) on the word "scoville" and "count" separately, but also, ...
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Custom agenda search with user-input

Original Question I am trying to use org-mode to remind me of whom I will have to follow up with, and when in a conversation with someone which topics I need to discuss with them. My current plan is ...
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Org Mode - Use remote table reference in constants

In https://orgmode.org/manual/References.html remote references are mentioned. Also there are constants for a local environment of a table. I would like to retrieve the value for a constant from the ...
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avoid org-preview-latex to open a new window

I use emacs in frame-only mode and org to typeset latex equations and technical writing. Since it is hard to see and understand the latex equations in their raw format, I use a package called org-...
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org-mode how to trace back invalid-duration-format

I might be having the same problem as Upgrading to org-mode 9.1.6 error: org-duration-to-minutes: Invalid duration format: "val" . I really am lost. I also get Invalid duration format: "+0:...
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doom emacs: converting email metadata from RFC 5322 date format to Org mode dates

I have about 200 old emails, as *.eml files, that I want to concatenate into one *.org file so that I can use the information in Org mode. Each file has the string "Date: " followed by a timestamp in ...
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Cycling visibility in orgmode headings

When cycling visibility of a subtree using TAB, subtrees will open increasingly showing more subheadings, one at a time. However, when I cycle a buffer globally using S-TAB, their contents are shown, ...
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“no usable browser” in org mode, though browser is defined

I can't get emcas to open URLs from org mode - I've set both the BROWSER environment variable and the default system browser through "update-alternatives --install" (I'm on ubuntu), but I still get ...
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Custom link abbreviations in properties treated as headlines

I have an agenda file with todo tasks where each task (and its subtasks) have an associated workspace folder or file, somewhere I actually do the work. To keep things organized I want this to be an ...
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Save output from ob-mermaid to the org-attach director

I have recently started playing with the fantastic ob-mermaid (and its companion mermaid-mode) package. Combined with the mermaid CLI, these let you generate mermaid diagrams from org-babel source ...
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Cannot enable org-roam mode - No EmacSQL SQLite binary available (windows 10)

Cannot make org-roam work under windows 10 because I get "No EmacSQL SQLite binary available". What I've done: Installed org-roam using M-x install-package. Installed emacsql-sqlite3 using M-x ...
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Package that links words as they are typed to existing org-files/-headers?

A silly question. I try to link my org-files more closely together. I looked into org-roam and org-brain but i'm not convinced that these packages provide what i have in mind (haven't tested it). As ...
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How to activate Coq for Org source blocks?

I have been writing some Coq code in Org, but when I try to run a source block, I get the following message: No org-babel-execute function for coq! I have tried to initialize the coq language in the ...
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Font-lock Yasnippet template from within Org-Babel block

I want to manage my library of snippets from a single org-mode document and tangle these to their respective snippet files, as needed. Now functionally, this works out-of-the box, with the one ...
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How to prompt user for tags and use the result in a org-ql-search function?

Is there a way to read tags with completion from the user in the same way read-number or read-string allows? I would like to have a custom function defined where I ask the user for a tag (or list of ...
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How to display inline images from web links

Do you know if there is a way to display inline remote images, as in inserting their link and having them displayed in orgmode? Thanks.
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Linking source file in org mode with specific revision

I need org-mode version of links like this https://github.com/emacs-mirror/emacs/blob/cd2c1561636597c67edbf3daf10388e5385a93fc/etc/NEWS#L1119 for local files inside local repo. A way to specify not ...
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How to schedule todo in org for every even day, and similar for every odd day?

I would like to schedule a todo item every Monday, Wednesday, Friday. I followed this one: Org-mode schedule 1 event for multiple days? and get something like this: * stuff to do SCHEDULED: <...
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Creating independently-numbered structures in Org-mode for LaTeX export

I want to keep the typical numbering system for different parts and chapters but add interlude in between with its own numbering. Similar to what this tread does except instead of "Software Break" I ...
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Include items without todo keyword in org custom agenda

I would like to have a custom agenda in which all I can view all the entries in my agenda including those without a TODO keyword (I skip specific tasks using org-agenda-skip-function). I tried (setq ...
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How to refile to the top of another heading?

When refile a heading in org mode, I would like to refile it to the top of the target heading so that the new subheading is the first entry. For my use case, I use org-capture for meeting notes, and ...
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Org and EIN (IPython): No output for print

I am using EIN in Org blocks, as explained on the GitHub page for EIN. So I use ein-python as the language for Org blocks (instead of python). All seems to work well (for example displaying data from ...
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How remove active date from a dynamic block using columnview

This post explains how you can setup dynamic blocks to create tables based on meeting minutes. In short, you can extract the TODOs of the minutes and put them in a table of actions like so: * ...
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how to include closing note in column view?

I'm trying to configure org-mode column view to display closing note of TODO entries so that I can see why they are closed easily. I read the manual but did not find a way. Does anybody know a way ...
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How to open the agenda overview when open an orgmode file automatically?

I have a personal orgmode file where I organize my life. Always when I open it I have to press: C-c a a That opens my agenda and shows to me my habits, the scheduled and deadline tasks. But it's ...
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org-capture - how to select history for a prompt?

I use org-capture for manually enter Ledger records. Even though it's a manual process, I was able to choose the prompt from a history. For example, when asked for a value for Payee, helm lists all ...
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Org mode not working as expected

Running Doom Emacs 2.0.9 on Emacs 26.3. I have a test.org as follows: * h1 :tag1:tag2: * h2 ...
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Asterisks render as question marks in org mode

I am trying to join the Church of Emacs and I installed it because I wanted to use the org-mode. I am using the Doom Emacs distribution. The problem I am facing is that when I put * and press space ...

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