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Org-Habit Consistency Graph: Increase Visibility/Width of “Today” column

When I display the org-habits consistency graph in org-mode's agenda view, one column/character is used per day. I am finding that it is difficult to visually pick out the current day. I'd like to ...
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Org links to regex under portable subtree

Is it possible to have links like this? [[id:a5e9935a-9b82-480d-9c27-74a71bfac27a::/regex/]] That is, links to a match under a portable subtree? This, at least, did not work. (By portable subtree, ...
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Org-mode Auto-Fill-Mode

Whenever I open an org file, I have to activate auto-fill-mode and go through every signle line that I need to read and press RET to get a filled paragraph. Is there any way to globally set auto-fill-...
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Org function to hide content

Is there an org function or combination of such that will hide all content but keep the currently visible headings visible? That is, something like org-content but which does not show currently ...
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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?
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Is that possible to make priority C higher than B?

From: https://orgmode.org/manual/Priorities.html You can change the range of allowed priorities by setting the variables org-highest-priority, org-lowest-priority, and org-default-priority. For ...
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Move point inside of image overlay

I'm trying to create a realtime/WYSIWYG editor for LaTeX fragments -- the general idea is that at each move of point / edit of the fragment, the overlay should update to reflect the newly changed ...
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Image and text side by side in Org-mode – how to flow text around an inline image?

Images can be easily displayed inline in an Org-mode file. #+STARTUP: inlineimages * headline 1 ** headline 2 [[./dog-o.jpg]] This text should be displayed to the right of the image above. ...
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what does grave accent ` and aposrophe ' do in elisp regular expression?

I use C-h v to check the doc about this variable org-agenda-file-regexp. It says it is a variable defined in ‘org.el’. Its value is "\\`[^.].*\\.org\\'" What is the meaning of grave accent ` and ...
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How can I join these two org-templates, so that the first block can be an option between the other entries?

(use-package org :ensure org-plus-contrib) (use-package org-contacts :ensure nil :after org) (use-package org-capture :ensure nil :after org :preface (defvar my/org-...
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org-agenda-stuck project' levels

The docs describe the stuck project's level in The Org Manual: Stuck projects The built-in default assumes that all your projects are level-2 headlines, and that a project is not stuck if it has ...
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org-babel results with accented characters

I have a problem with the output of org-babel code blocks when this output contains accented characters. For example, if I execute this code block: #+name: test_accented #+begin_src python :results ...
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Search across tags / titles in org mode

I keep some files in RST and rst-mode has C-c C-t C-t runs the command rst-toc which open all section titles in separate buffer. I can search ignoring actual document content which tends to have ...
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Insert date using a calendar - where other language rather than english is desired

I am interested in inserting custom dates using the calendar, I found Insert date using a calendar which turned out to be quite useful. Org calendar : change date language? seems to have no effect (I ...
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How to prevent org-resolve-clocks from exiting on wrong key/Non-character input-event?

I use org-clock-idle-time to automatically resolve on idle time. When I get back to my computer, Emacs runs org-resolve-clocks-if-idle which runs org-resolve-clocks with the idle time. This is great,...
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unbind ALL C-x and C-c shortcuts in org-mode with CUA-mode

For a special purpose application of emacs with org-mode I want to dramatically simplify the shortcuts. I'm already quite satisfied with my config based on CUA mode. The one thing that bothers me ...
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Obtaining the results of babel evaluation of docker-compose commands

this is an odd behavior which seems to happen for some docker-compose commands but not others. If I try to evaluate certain commands like #+BEGIN_SRC sh dir: . docker-compose exec app rspec #...
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Customize org-mode state change logging text

How can I edit the format of the org-mode state change logging text? Specifically I'd like to be able to log with a timestamp excluding the time like - State "DONE" from "TODO" [2019-05-...
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org-mode datetree forward one day in the future

At work we do standups about what we did yesterday, I'm using datetree for my org-capture but the date recorded is by default today's date, I would like to change this so the date is of tomorrow ...
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Cannot refile to last subtree in narrowed buffer

In org mode, evaluate the expression and narrow the buffer to the first subtree (C-x n s). * one (setq org-refile-targets '((nil . (:maxlevel . 3)))) ** two ** three * four Now put point on the ...
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how to use link path to set the background face?

I would like to use a custom link, i.e. [[h:blue][blue highlighted text]], to create highlighted text. The background color of the highlighted text is specified by the path. I have (org-link-set-...
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Retrieving a view of org-mode tasks completed within a range and that have a non-nil property

How can I retrieve, over an elisp list of files list-of-files, a view of all org-mode headers that (i) were CLOSED in between start and end such that (ii) these headers have a property P defined (that ...
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Insert the same item in multiple rows in orgmode

I would like to be able to insert the same string in consecutive rows of some column of an org-table. I am using spacemacs and there is a vim way to insert the same instances in all visually selected ...
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Org export to html

I tried exporting several org files to HTML without success. That came as a surprise, since I've done that tons of times. The message I was getting on the minibuffer shed some light. End of file ...
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Retrieve the total time CLOCKED over a given interval

Question: How can I retrieve, over a set of files S (in particular: over my agenda files + their archive files) the total time clocked (as the return value of an elisp function; not as a clock table)? ...
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Org mode: Issue with export using HTML template with #+SETUPFILE

I have download two HTML themes from this git to my home directory. Following the instruction I have put the following line on top of my .org file: #+SETUPFILE: "/home/myusername/org-html-themes/...
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Leave noweb references in Org-Babel unevaluated with variables

I'm currently getting into Literate Programming with org-mode in Emacs. One of the key features to make it tractable as a programming style is macros. I would like to be able to do something like this:...
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Retrieving All Tasks “CLOSED” Inside a Time Interval

Question: How can I retrieve, over a set of files S (in particular: over my agenda files + their archive files) all org-mode headers that are marked "CLOSED" (i.e., have a "CLOSED" stamp like CLOSED: [...
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How to indent truncated lines?

For me it seems like a really ruff edge that default spacemacs comes without an option to give my lines a correct indentation, when they are wrapped. (Click the first link if you want to see the issue ...
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Insert a node at a specific place in org-mode

I'd like to insert a node into a specific place. Each day, I log in, expand the following nodes: "Engineering worklog" > "2019" > "Q2" > "week 20" > "05/20/15". I'd love to have a single command to ...
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Make a call to katex to render LaTeX from Org to HTML

This would allow the resulting HTML buffer to be viewed in eww, then allowing org-preview-html to work with LaTeX equations. Any inline LaTeX equations in the Org document ($eq$ and etc) can be ...
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Change in org-ctrl-c-ret?

I use spacemacs only for an org-mode todo file. I recently re-installed spacemacs and emacs and noticed a behavior change. Let's say I have a file like: * TODO Header - List item 1 - List ...
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How to suppress output of link with elisp function in org-mode?

When using elisp function in the link in org-mode, like [[elisp:(func)][text]] after clicking the link, the function itself will be printed in *Message* buffer. How should I prevent it from being ...
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`org` mode filtering on `TAGS` containing the @ character

EDIT : org-mode version 9.1.9 (release_9.1.9-65-g5e4542) I use the format @User as a TAG in some TODO lines in my org files. I've just noticed that, when calling the sparse-tree function, with C-u / ...
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How can I insert org-capture-templates into a document I'm editing

I have a capture template for TODO items defined as follows ("t" "todo" entry (file "~/org/refile.org") "* TODO %?\n%U\n%a\n" :clock-in t :clock-resume t) While editing a document, I ...
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org-mode table/matrix in latex export

I have an issue when exporting a table using *matrix environments. The align string appears in the cell content, whatever it is specified or not #+CAPTION: my matrix #+ATTR_LATEX: :mode displaymath :...
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Refiling a subtree with footnotes

I found that refiling a subtree to another file does not move footnotes. Does that have to be done manually, or is there a feature that has to be turned on?
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org export processes code blocks even if located in noexport headline

EDIT 1 : a more simple use case For this org file content: * Headline 1 - Something to export * Headline 2 :noexport: #+begin_src python :results none :exports none def foo(): ...
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Automating Org Export

I find myself pressing C-c C-e l o yes RET quite often in org-mode because I want to view the file I'm working on as a PDF. My simplistic attempts of automating this by feeding "lo" to org-export-...
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Automatically replace link text with predefined value

Is it possible to place an overlay on link text that will show a specific value? I want to write a manual where I refer to test points by predefined names such as TP_POWER_3V3, ie "Measure the voltage ...
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`(setq org-latex-listings 'minted)` file local

After trying quite a bit I could not find a way to set (setq org-latex-listings 'minted) file local. I tried putting it in a source block and as a file local variable, both did not work. The only ...
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Change org-priority faces when DONE

Is there a way to change the color of org-priority face once the item is marked as DONE? Currently, the entire line aside from the item's priority gets grayed out once the item is marked as DONE.
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`org-re-reveal` custom slide keyboard bindings

Per the reveal.js docs on keyboard bindings, I'd like to find a way to configure the keyboard bindings in the following way: Reveal.configure({ keyboard: { // left, down -> next 40: '...
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How to jump to a heading in a date tree

What's the easiest way to jump to a heading in a datetree programmatically? I basically want: whenever I open my org file with file+olp+datetree structure to jump to a current day, if there's no ...
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How can i prevent current clocked task from showing in modeline?

Is there any way to disable clocked task from being shown in modeline? I tried searching for variables, but i couldn't find any that turns it off.
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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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org links inside source code blocks

In my org file I have something like: #+NAME: fig:figure \begin{figure} \includegraphics{figure} \end{figure} and then I want to reference that figure inside a code block: #+BEGIN_SRC r # ...
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Performantly filter against a custom time-like property

My agenda view processes many items with SCHEDULED and DEADLINE fields, and fully generates from scratch in about 0.3s. However, if I append CUSTOM_SCHEDULED<"<now>" to my agenda view ...
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org-mode code block parentheses mismatch

Here's some emacs-lisp code in a babel block: #+begin_src emacs-lisp (defun factor (number) (labels ((*factor (divisor number) (if (> (* divisor divisor) number) (list ...
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Electric pair hyper-aggression in org-mode file

I've got this section in my init: (setq electric-pair-pairs '( (?\{ . ?\}) (?\( . ?\)) (?\[ . ?\]) ...