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Org repeated task doesn't repeat when DONE

Following the documentation, I set to DONE a repeated task with C-- 1 C-c C-t but this actually closes the task definitevely. ** TODO Things DEADLINE: <2016-01-17 Sun +1m> After typing C-- ...
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Org calendar : change date language?

I am able to set the date language with (setq system-time-locale "LOCALE") but it doesn't affect the calendar. How can I change the language of calendar?
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org-mode link to heading in other org-file

Is there a way to link to specific topic (*) in a different org-file? How can I quickly find and copy the relative path from the current org-file to the file that I want to link to? Probably both ...
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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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Can I hack org-mode to not visually modify links in headers?

Sometimes I put links in the header title of an org document. Org mode automatically re-colors and underlines the links. I would like my links that appear in section titles to appear unaltered. Is ...
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Bulk-reverse the order of headers in Emacs org-mode?

I asked this question on stack overflow, but haven't gotten to solve the problem yet, then I thought I should rather post it here. Is there a way to bulk-reverse the order of headings in Emacs org-...
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interactively crop screenshot region and insert link to local image in org buffer

I am trying to pull together information that is scattered across a multipage PDF in an org buffer. The related items typically occupy a small region on a page only and may be many pages apart, hence ...
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Change figure environment options

It is possible to change the figure options for a latex figure in org-mode? Currently I'm using the following to insert a figure in my org document. #+CAPTION: awesome figure #+NAME: fig:my-figure [[...
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How to make org-verbatim face include ' [duplicate]

Org-mode has a face org-verbatim. But it does not support ' at begin or end. (same for =) I use \equal{} to replace = in org-verbatim highlighted string. But I don't know how to replace '. Does ...
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Can I batchly set tags in org mode?

Suppose I have hundreds lines of items: **** aa **** bb ...... **** cc I try to multiply set tags. I tried to mark them, and use C-c C-q, but it didn't works
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Can I use find to pass a list to emacs commands?

I'm trying to modify a script I got from an old question of mine. I have many .org files under many subdirectories of ~/foo. I want to quickly run htmlize on each .org file. I have some elisp code $ ...
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How to change Org-mode Babel lisp source code block from SLIME to SLY?

I found ob-lisp.el use SLIME by default to evaluate lisp code. I want to use SLY to evaluate lisp code. How to change it? I found the file ob-lisp.el is short. I tried to change slime to sly. But it ...
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Can org tables cooperate with my customized dates?

I have my time stamps customized as follows (setq-default org-display-custom-times t) (setq org-time-stamp-custom-formats '("<%a %d-%b %Y>" . "<%a %d-%b %Y %H:%M>")) My issue is that my ...
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How can I limit an org-mode clock out, to some specified time of day?

I use org-mode clocks extensively for task tracking, with one exception. End of day. Depending on my location, amount of haste (trains or battery power) etc. I sometimes neglect clocking out at day ...
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Exploring org-mode outlines without Emacs

I'm looking for a way to share org-mode outlines such that it is accessible to non-Emacs users; preserves as much of org-mode's expand/collapse functionality as possible. I know that one can export *...
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How can I correct an “Invalid face” error?

Issuing M-x org-html-htmlize-generate-css gives the error Invalid face: font-lock-string What does this error mean and how can I correct it? Issuing $ grep -r "font-lock-string[^-]" ~/.emacs.d/ ...
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Is it possible to change and freeze the current date-time in Emacs?

I'm a heavy Emacs Org-mode user and VERY dependent on the date functionality. I frequently enter events, receipts, etc. using capture templates after they've already occurred. My current solution is ...
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org2blog/xml-rpc posting fails with “403”

I've been successfully using org2blog for awhile, but it has stopped working in recent days. When I try to log in from emacs, org2blog asks my password as always. I provide it, and the process fails ...
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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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Decrease text indentation to level N after headline at level N+1

I am using org-mode to write papers and I am often confronted the following problem: starting from * A ** A1 Text for level A1 ** A2 Text for level A2 I want to add an additional information ...
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“Mark and Gather” in Org-Mode?

So, I'm pretty much a noob with regards to Emacs and Org-Mode but I'm wondering if a particular feature exists... A lot of old outliners (I'm talking MS-DOS era) had a feature called "Mark and Gather,...
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No execution of code blocks upon export from org-mode to pdf

What could possibly preventing execution of code blocks upon export to pdf, if org-export-babel-evaluate is t? :results is set to silent on the relevant codeblock but I don't think that should affect ...
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How do I change key bindings for org-mode agenda view?

org-mode agenda view has a bunch of commands accessible with a single key press. E.g. typing b moves backward in time to display earlier dates, and typing t brings up a dialog to change the TODO ...
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Can' t set directory for org-mode capture

I was trying to use the capture as is explained in org-manual p. 85. This is the relevant part of my .emacs file. (setq org-default-notes-file (concat org-directory "~/Notities/org-mode/Capture.org"...
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How to keep current time balance in org-mode's clock table

I currently have my clocktable defined as #+BEGIN: clocktable :maxlevel 4 :scope file :tags "RESIM|DOAS|GENIUP|NOIUP" :block 2016 :step week :stepskip0 :emphasize nil The output looks like this: | ...
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Configuring org-mode within spacemacs

I'm a bit confused because the I'm trying to configure org within spacemacs as advised in the official layer documentation for spacemacs), I should use (with-eval-after-load 'org ( ... : (defun ...
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How to customize org-babel RESULTS

I would like to load TODO objects from individual files using org-babel and elisp. I have a working snippet that produces this output. #+RESULTS: import_file : * TODO Go to grocery store : * TODO ...
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Buffer-local tangle in org-mode

When using Org-mode 8.2.10, setting the header-args property does not seem to work as expected with Common Lisp code blocks. The following does not tangle the code blocks in the file: #+PROPERTY: ...
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how to expand the range of org-clock-display

Recently I upgraded my emacs from 24 to 25 and now when I do a org-clock-display command in one of my org files it only shows me the total for the current year, not previous years. Is it possible to ...
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Why does xdg-open not work in eshell?

I want to open a.html in a browser from emacs (v. 24.5.1, using -Q [updated after comment]). M-x shell-command xdg-open a.html works as expected, but M-x eshell $ xdg-open a.html does not seem to ...
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How do I turn off the automatic list feature in org-mode?

I want to write a list like 1. bla 2. blabla 2.1 blabla But having written 1., org-mode tries to infer what I want on the next line, which makes the numbering impossible to edit. How do I turn off ...
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Spacemacs/org-mode with nvAlt: disabling numbered backups

I'm fairly new to spacemacs/emacs, so apologies if this is a trivial question. I'm using org-mode for my notes, stored within nvAlt. This works wonderfully in terms of searching/syncing, however ...
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org-shift[up/right/left/down] gives error on Org Clock Table pattern `yyyy-mm-dd`

I am having an issue viewing my time logged for individual days. I want to easily traverse through each day, and view the Org Clock Table for that day. When my pointer is on the clock table's config ...
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Publish org entries to Jekyll with a custom header

I would like to generate a blog by publishing org files to jekyll, as described in the wiki. The wiki recommends formatting each post like this: #+BEGIN_HTML --- layout: default title: Benighted on ...
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Org latex preview untoggle when toggling

when I have latex in a section, and press C-c C-x C-l it preview all LaTeX fragments in the section, and when I jump to another section and toggle latex preview fragment for that section, it untoggle ...
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Do not add TITLE as heading to body when exporting org file

This export option: #+TITLE: My title Does two things: adds a meta tag on the document's head: <title>My title</title> adds a heading at the start of the generated content div: <h1 ...
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Org-refile locks up file when used from org capture

I like to use org-refile to refile notes during the capture process. But, since org-refile does not saves the file after the refiling is done, the file ends up being locked up and I need to visit the ...
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How to disable plain footnote references?

I want to write some text including sequences like [123] in an org-mode text file, but this is automatically turned into a footnote reference. This plain numeric footnote is not recommended anyway. ...
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How can I paste paragraph not to interrupt numbers in list org mode?

In list environment, after I copy several paragraphs, the next item number will change into number 1, How can I deal with that? For example, 1. aaa 2. aaa 3. aaa bbb <---this is what I copied ...
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How to hide <<target>>s?

I use org-mode mostly (by far) directly within Emacs (as opposed to as a mark-up to be ultimately viewed through, say, a web browser or a PDF viewer). Therefore, I'm interested in ways to "hide"1 as ...
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How to demote all headings by 1?

Given an outline with arbitrary structure, how can one demote every single heading by one? For example, starting from something like this * Lorem ips um dolor sit ame ** t, consectetur a ...
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How to insert a new same-level headline after current one?

Suppose I have an org-mode buffer that contains the outline shown below, and that point is at the position indicated by the ▮ character. * foo ** bar *** baz - eenie - yabba - dabba▮ ...
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Can I use formula to manipulate text in org mode table?

I can use following code to create sum of numbers. But how can I append some text? #+TBLFM: $4=$2+$1+$3 For example | 名字 | 内容1 | 内容2 | 结果 results | |--------+--------------+...
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Emacs/ESS/Org hangs/spins on yank

I have the following Emacs org buffer that I'm editing: #+BEGIN_SRC R regimes <- read.spreadsheet(wlda, 3) %>% within({ TurbineID <- paste(Site, Turbine) Date.of.Change....
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Org mode: execute region in session

I'm looking for an easy way to highlight a chunk of text inside a Babel source block (not the entire block) and execute that inside the current session (creating the new session buffer if necessary). ...
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How to get the first N words of an org file's main body

Given an org-mode file like this #+TITLE: My title #+AUTHOR: Me Myself First and so on words sixth this we don't want How can I get the first N words of the main body? So for N=5, I would like to ...
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Org-mode does not load Latex previews at startup

In org-mode, Latex previews are not loaded at startup when using #+STARTUP: latexpreview. I've also tried customizing org-startup-with-latex-preview with no effect. Only way to preview latex fragment ...
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Have short comments at bottom of table in org mode (beamer/latex export)

I'm trying to make a table like so: | | x | y | | a | 12 | 354 | | b | 45 | 65 | Then when I export it to pdf via beamer/latex I'd like to have a short comment below it (like Souce: www.google....
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Combine fileskip0 and stepskip0 in org mode clock tables

Is it possible to combine :stepskip0 and :fileskip0 in org mode clock tables? I can skip files with :fileskip0: #+BEGIN: clocktable :maxlevel 2 :scope agenda :block thisweek :step day :fileskip0 ...
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How to have both Greek Alphabet and LaTeX command of it in the same table in exported PDF (TEX)?

Just want to create a table of LaTeX command for Greek Alphabet. One column for the Greek Alphabet and one for the command. When I use \beta, it shows as Greek alphabet in the exported PDF file. How ...

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