Questions tagged [org-mode]

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Org mode make an inactive todo item active on a specific date

I'm using org mode to keep track of my schoolwork at university right now, a feature I really like is being able to schedule recurring items since many classes have homework be due on the same day of ...
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org-mode and following links to `#+name: target` things

I have the following in my org-mode buffer: #+name: my-element-name and then I made a link to that: and here is a link to [[my-element-name]]. According to the org-mode manual on internal links, ...
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org-mode Global Tags Auto-completion

I want tags to auto-complete based on all my org files. I've found (setq org-complete-tags-always-offer-all-agenda-tags t), but is there any similar line to always-offer-all-tags?;)
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How can I enable a major mode within a helm buffer?

I am trying to get org-mode syntax within a helm buffer. I want the candidates to render using org-mode syntax. How can I do this?
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eval: Symbol’s function definition is void: org-macro--get-property

I am trying to tangle an org file, but this error shows up even if I invoke the command with an emacs -Q instance. Google does not seem to yield anything useful here. Can anyone help me get to the ...
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Set emacs to NOT ask for password for encrypted file upon saving

If I open an (symmetric, only a password is required) encrypted org mode file, by entering the password when the file opens, upon saving the file, emacs prompts me for the password. I would much ...
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Item not showing in agenda

In my org mode file I have: * TODO [#A] Call UPS 1 <2020-09-25 Fri> * TODO [#A] Call UPS 2 <2020-09-25 Fri> * TODO [#A] Call UPS 3 <2020-09-25 Fri .+1w> But only: TODO [#A] Call ...
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Defining a time slot in Org Agenda

When in Org Agenda C-S on a task allows to set a date and a time, like for example SCHEDULED: <2020-10-20 mar. 10:00>. I'd like to set a time slot (e.g. from 10:00 to 12:00) instead of an hour (...
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org-mode html publish fails with invalid regex error

I am using org-mode for generating a static website for my notes. For this, I followed the tutoriala at: https://orgmode.org/worg/org-tutorials/org-publish-html-tutorial.html And this is the relevant ...
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org capture: Store new file name or use an existing file name as a variable

I'm looking for a way to use a fuzzy finder menu to store a new file name or select an existing file name as ${title} or %ˆ{Name} string variable. I use the zettelkasten system and my workflow ...
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Why does this function (that uses save-excursion) leave me at another buffer [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a command that allows me to search for an org-mode entry and inserts a link to it at point (using its id). Here's the code: (defun org-link-to-entry () (interactive) (let ...
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Can I set up the org-mode #+OPTIONS: differently for different export targets?

I would like to set the #+OPTIONS: settings in an org-mode file to behave differently if the org-mode file is exported to HTML or to PDF. More precisely, I would like to have control of the table of ...
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Undefined reference when exporting to latex from Org Mode with org-ref

I installed org-ref (via Melpa) to work with my bibliography entries in Org Mode. The installation seemed to be successful. I was able to add a citation with the command C-c ]. When I export to LaTeX ...
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Is there a way to get a list of recently clocked tasks from the org-mode clock, on the command line?

I'm trying to make a little script that will allow me to list and clock in on recent tasks from the command line, so that I can put it into an Argos script and have it be basically have it be an org ...
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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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When a heading is DONE, I don't see the link

I am using: Spacemacs: 0.200.13 Org: 9.4 I have set org-fontify-done-headline to nil (Original value was t), to no avail. Desired result: Link is displayed as it is in TODO_NEXT state.
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“Not an Org time string: [2020 09 23 Wed 13:41]” on org-clock-in?

I can't org-clock-in anymore in org-mode. I don't know how I've achieved this. The time the error shows isn't the current time of day when I run org-clock-in. It seems stuck in the past. There are no ...
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Table formulas involving percentages

I'm creating a table with percentages and calculating a simple sum of a column. The only thing left is to show the result of the formula as a percentage. Here is my MWE: | Element | $ | | E1 | ...
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Expanding some elisp into HTML inside Org

I am creating an HTML file containing some notes exported from org mode. I would like to add all images from a folder into the HTML file generated i.e the images should display in the webpage when ...
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Search failed on running org-journal-new-entry

I have been trying to set up org-journal. Initially, I set up the config using (require 'org-journal): (setq org-journal-dir "~/org/meta/journal/") (setq org-journal-...
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Cloze items inside code block in org-drill

The title pretty much speaks for itself. Using the usual cloze syntax, e.g. #+BEGIN_SRC haskell absurd :: Void -> [a] #+END_SRC Does not work, as [a] is visible during the drill session.
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How can I automatically block out “free time” in an org-agenda view?

Was just thinking. I've noticed a lot of people schedule their free time in to their agendas/planners. I think it would be useful to automatically schedule out free time when opening the agenda. For ...
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Weekly org-capture-template without days?

I'm hoping to replicate my manual weekly capture template using the more baked-in functionality. Given this org-capture-template: ("z" "Test" entry (file+olp+datetree "~/docs/...
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How can I prevent orgmode re-sorting all my headings when I enter a `.org` file? Org startup variables are ignored

While trying to solve this problem, Iv'e followed this, running cd ~/.emacs.d/elpa && find org*/*.elc -print0 | xargs -0 rm and recompiling elpa. But the undesired behaviour is still there ...
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Does org-mode support callouts like asciidoc?

I wonder if org-mode has a feature like asciidoc callouts, and if so what is the syntax? Below is a explanation on what the callouts are and how it all looks when rendered Thanks
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Make output of source code blocks be inserted regardless of the exit status of the evaluation

The context When evaluating the following code block, the output is not inserted in the #+RESULTS code block. This happens because of the return 1 statement. #+begin_src cpp :results output #include &...
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org-mode How to use latex nested environments?

I want to use a matrix environment that is included in an outer environment, so: Environment: \begin{equation*} \left| \begin{matrix} a_1 & b_1\\ a_2 & b_2 \end{matrix} \right| \end{equation*} ...
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Make python code blocks format their results as Org tables

The context In #+BEGIN_SRC code blocks whose language is cpp or sh, the tab character is used as a delimiter for cells when using the :results table header argument (see examples below) #+begin_src ...
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org-babel: Make results always quote the returned value in #+begin_example

Github's org parser has a bug where they mistakenly show #+begin_src bsh.dash :results verbatim :exports both echo | time possiblycat 1000 #+end_src #+RESULTS: : : possiblycat 1000 0.00s user 0.00s ...
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Automatically complete org-mode tasks in agenda based on headings in specific org file

So I'm trying to set up a specific workflow with emacs. Basically, I'll have NFC tags around the house on the various things I need to deal with for chores and etc. As I do these tasks, I'll tap the ...
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Link to footnote export as non-superscript

Links to a footnote automatically exports as superscript in LaTeX. Source: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. [fn:1685d75dd9ccdec5: This is a footnote.] In sed erat porta, ...
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How to add picture before a title in HTML exported by OrgMode

I am writing an article in org mode to be exported to HTML for being published on the web. By looking at the documentation, I have not been able to find a way to insert an image before the title of ...
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Convert region/subtree from Markdown to org

I often have Markdown text in my clipboard that I would like to insert into an org file. After pasting the text into my org-mode file, is there a quick way to convert it to org format? For example, ...
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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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How to open a folder with a local file manager?

I use Emacs 26.3 on Ubuntu 20.04 and I often need to manipulate org files with Ubuntu file manager. It would save me a lot of time if I could open directories from emacs file links. For example, I ...
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How can I preview LaTeX “#+BEGIN_EXPORT” blocks? Is it possible to accomplish this with “org-latex-preview”?

The context When editing Org mode files, I like editing code snippets in isolated buffers because that way I can use snippets and language dependent features in those buffers (something which is not ...
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Make “org-latex-preview” load package so that it properly renders “tcolorbox” environments

The context The following org buffer * Random name This is an equation \begin{equation} x = a + b \end{equation} This is a box \begin{tcolorbox} a \end{tcolorbox} is previewed as The ...
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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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Multiple source code blocks with the same name

The context Lately, I've been using the =:noweb= feature which has been of great help. Consider this minimal working example * Using =std::cout= #+NAME: a #+begin_src cpp std::cout << "a&...
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How to see the next few occurences of a repeated task in emacs org mode?

I have recently started using the timestamp feature of the org-mode and I have few tasks that repeat. For example: * Match <2020-09-09 Wed 07:00 +2w> I am looking for a way to see the next ...
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How to generate cited references with biber and xelatex

I would like to generate cited references and bibliography using biber and xelatex through org mode, but have not figured out how to do so. I have to use xelatex because I am working with Chinese ...
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Make “org-edit-special” not insert spaces at the beginning of the line

The problem When editing code blocks, I usually opens a new buffer by pressing C-c ' (i.e. executing org-edit-special). The problem is that when I finish editing the buffer, two spaces are inserted to ...
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org-mode, list and regular header and another list?

I like a1 / a2 / a3 to be in the same indent level. Should I use something other than list for this purpose? * header - a1 *** bb (it's a description for a1) content - a2 - ...
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Orgmode - Vertical header

is it possible to create a vertical header with org mode, too? Something like this (cyan colored fields): You can create a horizontal header like this: | Header | Header | Header | Header | ...
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emacs orgmode files rendering and reminders

I'm receiving task/todo lists in this format (orgmode) . Emacs is useful for creating and editing this, but useless for end users who want to have well rendered lists/sublists (similar to MS Outlook ...
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How to keep org from defining lset before every lstlisting?

The following code block, #+NAME: fib-recur #+CAPTION: Recursive Python function to calculate $n^{th}$ Fibonacci number. #+BEGIN_src python :results output def fib(n): if n == 0: return 0 if n == ...
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org-mode is it possible to assign 10 hours of work (todo) for today?

When planning, it is easy for me to overschedule things. I'll do this and do this and do that.. But then end up with doing fewer things than I have planned. Is there a way for me assign each task ...
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How to enter/render d-hat in emacs and latex export

I want to be able to use d-hat (d with a caret (^) above it) in emacs to indicate an estimate of Cohen's 'd' (an effect size statistic). How can I enter this in org-mode in a way that it renders ...
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How to format reference to an internal link in a nested list?

I am using CSS to adjust the numbering of a nested list in HTML exported from Org. However, I've run into a problem when I use a link back to an item in the enumerated list. As an example, the org ...
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How to properly highlight a code block (in-buffer) when inside of another block/environment?

The issue is that my source code blocks, BEGIN_src ... END_src, are not properly highlighted when within another block, e. g., BEGIN_proof ... END_proof. Here is a picture of how that looks like: ...

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