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Org-mode don't change relative URLs

How can I prevent Org from exporting [[/][site root]] as <a href="file:///">site root</a>?
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Org-mode: Disable `t` + `TAB` => `# TODO: ` autocomplete feature

There is a built-in org-mode shortcut where a t character followed by TAB key results in an auto-complete function that produces the # TODO: string literal. How can I disable this? Even better, how ...
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Latex fragment preview doesn't work with ImageMagick

In org mode, previewing a particular latex fragment with C-c C-x C-l renders incorrectly when using ImageMagick instead of the default dvipng. Rendering with dvipng works: Rendering with ImageMagick ...
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org-mode regexp variables, literals missing

I am doing code study of org-mode. And in most places, org-mode uses regexps defined in org.el. Like, org-todo-line-regexp, org-not-done-regexp,org-deadline-regexp,org-scheduled-regexp and org-mode ...
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Can RefTeX be used with Org #+LABEL:?

RefTeX doesn't support Org #+LABEL: syntax by default, but can it be customized to do so? For example, if I have #+LABEL: foo, I'd like to be able to insert a reference to that label using RefTeX. I'...
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How can I insert a new top level TODO below the current subtree in org-mode without moving the cursor?

To insert a new TODO in org-mode, I currently move my cursor to the end of the current line and use the M-S-<RET> shortcut. If I am within a subtree, I also have to go to the end of the last ...
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Expand LOGBOOK on 2nd Tab press? (hook for 2nd org-cycle?)

In org-mode.. I store lots of state-change messages and timing info in the LOGBOOK drawer. Most of the time, I don't look into the LOGBOOK drawer, but once in a while when following up on a pending ...
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org-agenda todo effort rollup

You can use org-agenda-prefix-format to have the effort shown for each TODO headline: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '(("c" "My TODOs" ((tags-todo "mytag" ((org-...
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org-agenda tags-todo hierarchy weirdness

There's an interesting question about how to view the hierarchy of TODO keywords in org-agenda which shows two different approaches: use the "%l" specifier in org-agenda-prefix-format set org-tags-...
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Keep the headlines expanded in Org-Mode

I have started using Org-Mode and every time I close my file every headline is collapsed when I reopen it. Is there any way to stop that? I want every headline fully expanded.
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Place images in page center in epresent-mode

I am using the display inline images code from this org-display-inline-images link.` But when i run epresent-run to present it, the images are placed in top left corner. How can i place them in the ...
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How to wrap yanked text

In org-mode if I am typing the lines will wrap to the next line at around 70 characters. However if I yank text from the OS clipboard into the org-mode buffer, then the text will not wrap but be on ...
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Opening include files from org-mode

In org mode, a file can be included for export using #+Include: filename. Is there an easy way to open a file in an include statement? I've tried C-c C-o, but emacs states "no link found".
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org-present mode makes asterisk characters invisible

My org-mode TODO list looks like this in Emacs: *Angular **Two way binding ***{{modelName}} **Controller ***Do crud operations ***Different scopes across the application I wanted to present it using ...
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clockreport, total productivity by day?

With clock reports, one can set :step day, and then I have a list of totals by day. Like: #+BEGIN: clocktable :tstart "<-1w>" :tend "<+1d>" :step day :scope ("dev.org" "tst.org") :...
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Is it possible to copy /paste multiple lines of text into cells of org-mode table?

Here is my question, I have multiple lines of text, line this: line1 line2 line3 ... And I want to create a org-mode table like this: | C1 | |-------| | line1 | | line2 | | line3 | | .... | ...
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Does org-mode has a assembly highlight?

here is my question, does org-mode has a assembly highlight? I prefer AT&T syntax, but Intel syntax is also fine. For exmaple: I know org-mode has a code highlighting like this: #+BEGIN_SRC ...
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org: How to sort headings by TODO and then by priority?

I often have a list like this: * Main heading ** TODO [#A] Make world better ** TODO [#B] Make Emacs better ** TODO [#B] Customize emacs ** DONE [#C] some task ** TODO [#A] Launch rocket to mars I ...
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Re-arrange columns in agenda clockreport?

My Agenda clock-report is kinda wide and columns are all over the place. My agenda clock report plist is as following: '(org-agenda-clockreport-parameter-plist (quote (:tcolumns 2 :level\ ...
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Org-mode: org-export-as-html is detected as XML, not HTML

I am exporting my org-mode file via org-export-as-html, but when I check the file type via file my/file.html, it is XML. I notice the first three lines in my HTML exported file is the following: <?...
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Move to other cloned buffer to same point? (sync position of indirect buffers) (org-mode)

I like to clone-indirect-buffer . But then once in a while, I want to move to the other buffer and go to the same position as in the previous marker. This is usually the case when I use the indirect ...
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Speedbar and org-mode only shows subheadings, but not 3rd level+ subheadings?

I'm toying around with Org-mode and Speedbar/Sr-speedbar. I like that it shows Task and subtasks. But it doesn't show anything lower, e.g: * Task (shown) ** subtask (shown) *** Sub-sub task (not ...
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How can I get an org-mode outline in a 2nd buffer as a dynamic table of contents?

When I edit large documents, I would like to see where I'm at by seeing the outline (with no-content) in a separate buffer. Like when you read a PDF file there is a TOC on the left. (see below) In ...
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Is it possible to do helm-org-in-buffer-heading with matching of inherited tags?

I like being able to filter by tag and I like to use helm-org-in-buffer-heading helm/ worf-goto worf. Is it possible to combine them? I.e, with Worf-goto I can search headings and their tags, but it ...
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Is it possible to remove '\emsp' from clock report but preserve indentation?

Is it possible to replace '\emsp' with just plain spaces? I.e, In Clock reports, there are a lot of these '\emsp's. (See example below.) I'm able to get rid of them by setting ':indent nil'. But ...
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Category based clock report?

I would like to make a orgmode Clock report that groups tasks based on their category rather than file name alone. This would allow me to have fewer todo files to navigate around in. I could not find ...
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Is it possible to export content of subtrees without their headings?

I draft documents in org-mode and export them to LaTeX, HTML, etc. as needed. I frequently use the tag :no_export: whenever I don't want a certain subtree to show up in the output. What I also want ...
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New Emacs 24.4 problems in org-mode

I´ve just installed emacs 24.4 and tried to process my files, in this case, an org-File. When it comes to export (as pdf for example), the new emacs behaves completely different, it is not able to ...
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Org-mode: Source block doesn't respect parent buffer indentation

When I edit a source block it comes out in the org-mode buffer like this: - Item 1 Text indented two spaces here under list entry #+BEGIN_SRC ruby class Name end #+END_SRC But it should be ...
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Replace org-open-link-from-string failure format

I'm not even sure I'm asking the right question, but here goes: I followed this guide which introduces a function to search an org-mode file for a reftex/bibtex key and jump to that position in the ...
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org-mode clock-in in column view doesn't work on first clock-in?

I like working in column view, as it shows me properties in columns. I set clock-logging to go into the log drawer. However, I've discovered that I can't clock in tasks unless a log-drawer already ...
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Mouse 1 doesn't follow footnote in org-mode?

I define a footnote via : C-c C-x f as described in the manual. Then I have something like: Leo once said [fn:1] (reference) .. .. .. * Footnotes [fn:1] To make the world a better place, one ...
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How to configure org-mode properly after upgrading from 7.9.3

On the orgmode site it says that if you upgrade from org-mode v.7.9.4f to v.8+: You must search your configuration for the existence of varaibles starting with org-export- and change their names (e....
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How to make org prompt for a timestamp, when changing state of a TODO?

I have so many tasks I do far away from my computer with emacs. Now, when I change state of a TODO, it just logs the current time into the drawer. But the difference with actual time of the event may ...
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See Org Mode links in Org Mode comments

If I have an [[Org Mode Link]] and then make that line a # Comment [[Org Mode Link]] the fontification changes and I can no longer tell that it is a link. Can this behavior be changed?
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Is there a way to modify or redefine a type of org-link locally?

I am searching for the best strategy to define custom behaviour for file: org-links locally to a buffer. Is there a way to modify or redefine this type of org-link ?
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How to reveal all nodes containing a given substring?

Given a simple org-mode outline (i.e. consisting only of heading lines) in its OVERVIEW global state (IOW, only the top-level nodes are visible), I want to make simultaneously visible all the nodes ...
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Go to item that links to id of current item?

I'm setting up something similar to org-depend, but more plain-text. I have a sub item with an id: * TODO my sub task :PROPERTIES: :ID: b988fcc3-5f73-4f4c-8b90-38c63d3ee72c :END: task ...
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Auto indent plain list content?

When I make a plain list like this: - Pizza making This is an elaborate process that involves many years of training. Usually I have to manually press TAB on every new line. Can this be ...
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How does one use flyspell in org buffers without flyspell triggering on tangled code blocks?

Imagine an org buffer in Emacs like: * Title Some text describing the title and the codew (sic) and whatnot. #+BEGIN_SRC emacs_lisp (setq backup-by-copying t) #+END_SRC I want flyspell to check ...
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Set default language for code-blocks in orgmode

Is there a way to define a default language for org-mode code blocks in the docuement header? Usually, within one org document, I only use one programming language, so it's getting tiresome to always ...
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How do I set the header cell for a custom formula column in a clock report?

Suppose I have a report like this. #+BEGIN: clocktable :maxlevel 2 :link nil :scope file :formula "$3='(random)::@1$3=string(\"fubar\")" ...
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org-mode and taskjuggler export

I'm using the taskjuggler export backend for org-mode. All works well except I cannot work out how to set some project global values. I want to set the follow for all my exported *.tjp files timezone ...
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Remove Task state keywords (TODO/DONE) from clocktable reports?

Org-mode's Clocktable reports show the task state "TODO/OPEN/DONE" at the beggining of the headline: like so: | | TODO Bug 459487 - [GTK] Replace... | 7:38 | | | | ...
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How to make the custom font lock keywords not override the default major mode font lock?

Following my previous question on making custom highlight rules here: Color-code a new generic character combination , I have stumbled on a new issue, that possibly merits another question. I have a ...
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Elisp, can I pull-in (provide) a function & variable from a library without changing library?

I.e In elisp, from inside an .el file, you can make functions global like this: (provide 'org-pomodoro) Now, in my personal .emacs, I would like to access (pull in?) a function that's internal to a ...
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How to use {est+} field?

~Emacs 2.4.1 under Linux. I would like to use the {est+} feature of column views as documented here. I customized org-columns-default-Format to be like this: (see last field) %50ITEM %TODO %...
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Color-code a new generic character combination

I'm new to Emacs and Org-mode, this is a very basic question. Unfortunately the keywords are too common for me to find the answer. I would like to create a custom pattern to colour my writing input. ...
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In an orgmode clock report table, how do I sum a column that was computed with another formula?

Suppose I have some headlines that look like this. * TODO Parent ** TODO Sub Head1 CLOCK: [2015-02-09 Mon 07:00]--[2015-02-09 Mon 07:08] => 0:08 *** TODO Sub Sub Head CLOCK: [2015-02-09 ...
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mode-line in title bar?

I use org-mode with org-pomodoro. Status bar at the bottom get's pretty long. Like: -:**- leo.org Top L50 (org Ind Helm drag Abbrev) [6:08 (bug 459487 - [Gtk] Replace deprecated ......)] [...