Questions tagged [org-mode]

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How to group together tags in a headlines made by org-capture?

I use the following capture code for making notes. (setq org-capture-templates '(( "n" ; key "Add a note to abc.org file " ; ...
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Org mode: refile to other files does not work

I want to be able to refile tasks and todos not only between different headings within a singel org file, but between headings in several org files. To accomplish this I use the following code: (setq ...
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Only show an org habit on the agenda a few days into the future

How can I set up an org habit that repeats 10 days after completion, but only shows up on the agenda if the next instance is less than 6 days away? An equivalent way of expressing the same thing: a ...
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Exporting org file breaks when upgrading to orgmode 8.3

My orgmode was recently updated to the recent 8.3, and I found that I can't export my init.org file as HTML any more. I'm getting the following output in *Messages* buffer: org-babel-exp process ...
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Add hook for specific files

I am looking to create some customized settings for a specific file. I think I want to add a hook for that file, or something that will create a few settings when that file loads. For example, I have ...
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In org-mode, how to always display inline images at Emac's startup?

On Emacs (Mac) I have saved a desktop which opens two .org files (one of this has an image - jpg) and whenever I open up Emacs, I have to always type y to: display /route/to/image/Logo.jpg? (y or n) ...
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how to make evil-leader local in org-src-mode?

I use evil-mode and evil-leader, and I have the <SPC>s keybinding to save the buffer. But when I edit a src code block in org-mode (with C-'), I want <SPC>s to run org-edit-src-save ...
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How to configure markdown-mode to render headings like org-mode?

Beloved org-mode can be configured so that different headings (aka, entry titles) display with different colors depending on their nesting level, and so that they only show the final markup character ...
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Org-mode - What internals make python session mode so picky with blank lines?

I understand and work around the limitation of session mode python code blocks. But why is it like this? Is it possible that this could be fixed so that people don't have to adjust their usage ...
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Emacs org mode: How to make agenda views of blocked parent tasks?

During my daily work I want to prevent parent tasks to be visible in my daily agenda views. This is very practical during daily work, since a parent task cannot be "done", only be a placeholder for ...
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Indentation of source block result

How should one indent text in org-mode with org-indent-mode disabled? I expect something like this: * A Some text. - item 1 - item 2 ** B More text. EDIT: This seems to depend on the ...
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How do I insert resizebox code in org-mode tables when exporting to latex?

I'm trying to figure out how to insert a resize command inside a table environment in org-mode that exports to latex, Here is my minimal example of raw latex source vs org-mode tables: #+LATEX_CLASS:...
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Automating inbox zero with the org agenda?

Q: how can I automate inbox zero with my org-mode agenda by getting linked, deadlined reminders to emails that need a reply? I get a lot of email, and try to stay at inbox zero, but I don't always ...
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Capturing screenshot in org-capture buffer

I am planning to insert screenshot in org-capture buffer. I have a function that can create a screenshot image in a images subdirectory of current directory. However, since the org-capture buffer is ...
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org mode table row number grow automatically?

recently I am using table to do some statistics, and I want the first column of the table to indicate the row number, as this. | | title| |--| -----| | 1| A | | 2| B | and I want ...
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Emacs: function to make a file with date/time as filename, and a shortcut for it

I need to generate text files with the following name format: YYYYY-MM-DD--hh-mm-ss.org. How can I use the capture funtionality for this? That is, instead of making one entry per capture in a single ...
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org src fontify won't highlight some multiline comments

The option org-src-fontify-natively doesn't care about some multi-line comments. See: As shown in the picture above, the html comment isn't highlighted correctly. I tried hacking through the code and ...
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Org mode: how to define a path variable to my org file directory?

I have code for defining org capture like: (setq org-capture-templates '((( "t" ; key "Todo" ; description entry ; type (file+...
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Use code variable in org-mode continuous text

I want to run a short python simulation in org-mode and use the results later on in my continuous text. Something like: #+begin_src python a = 5 + 5 #+end_src The result of the calculation is <&...
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Org-Mode Level Line Spacing

I am just starting to use Org-Mode as a getting things done application and having some trouble with the Line Spacing (not sure if that is the correct term) between entries. For instance see below: *...
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Org-mode emphasis markers: surround symbol

Suppose I have this text, where | is point. This is the te|xt. Now I want to put the word text in bold, so I use Org keybindings and do C-c C-x C-f and pick *. This is what happens: This is the te *...
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How do I programmatic add, delete and update org-mode properties from entries?

I want to write a function to help me add/update or delete a custom property in my org-mode's entries. But I'm not really sure where to start, are there org functions that can help me manipulating ...
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Why is there a case sensitivity problem with org mode source block tags?

So I am entering source code into org documents by using source code blocks such as: #+BEGIN_SRC C++ #include <iostream> using namespace std; int main() { cout << "Hello ...
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How can I use helm with org-refile?

I'd like use org-refile and select the heading with helm with an interface like helm-org-in-buffer-headings. I know I can use helm-org-in-buffer-headings to do this using f2, but is there a way to ...
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Make org-mode markup symbols invisible?

In Emacs, one can use asterisks * to achieve bold font, for example, *bold*. My question is can I make the asterisks invisible? i.e. bold instead of *bold*. Same question for strike through, italics, ...
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org-journal UI behaviour

I'm relatively new to Emacs and org-journal and I'm wondering if I'm doing something wrong or if this is the intended behaviour of org-journal. When creating a journal entry with C-c C-j the current ...
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Org mode: exporting new customized emphasis markers [duplicate]

In my emacs org mode, I created a new customized emphasis marker (added to Org Emphasis Alist) with the caracter "¡" associated with the font-lock-face "hi-pink" (I use the solarized theme). This ...
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Exporting org to pdf: LaTeXerror [closed]

When I try to export a .org or .tex file to pdf with the command org-latex-export-to-pdf, I get the following error in *Messages* buffer: Processing LaTeX file ./test.tex... org-latex-compile: PDF ...
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Default hour of day when setting Deadline or Scheduled in org-mode

Hello everybody it is quite easy question. I'm using org-mobile so it synchronize my android agenda with org mode. When I use org-deadline (C-c C-d) and I choose today, the format will look like ...
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Syncing org files under version control and MobileOrg

I have a setup in which I keep my .org files in a git repo, with one fork in my laptop and other in my office computer (whose filesystem I can access remotely always). I recently set up MobileOrg in ...
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how to convert emacs org outline with clock entries to csv file

Newbie Emacs org question. Wanted to export my tasks into a CSV reading spreadsheet program. How would one do that? If it is in the manual, could please point me to it? Sample: * A ** A1 CLOCK: [...
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How to embed latex in org-mode

I want to be able to output nicely formated math code. So I decided to learn latex and maxima (and use all that in org-mode). That's when I came across this tutorial http://maxima.sourceforge.net/...
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How to make orgtbl-mode use org-entities in other major modes?

Org mode provides a variable called org-entities that contain replacements for latex symbols like \alpha, \beta etc. Org also provides a minor called orgtbl-mode which allows text that starts with a ...
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Display org-mode src R results horizontally

Is there a way to show the results of a Source Block horizontally, or equivalently to transpose an org-table? For example, I have the following: #+begin_src R :results table c('a','b','c') #+end_src ...
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Set default timing for reminders/warnings, without identical intervals

In what follows, I use the terms "warning" and "reminder" synonymously. By default, I would like Org to visually warn me of upcoming appointments, at the following times: 15 minutes in advance; 1 ...
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How can I make tags-search able to find created timestamps containing both date and time?

I have made a tags search to filter out todo's created today: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands'( ("d" "todo's made today" tags "TODO=\"TODO\"+Created=\"<today>\"" ( (org-agenda-sorting-...
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Code blocks that produce org tables to be later consumed by other code blocks

I am having a bit of trouble with code blocks that produce org tables to be later consumed by other code blocks. For example: #+NAME: upper_air #+BEGIN_SRC clojure :results output raw (clojure....
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How to make a capture task template that stores a new task at point in the file I am in?

Org capture is a great tool for capturing notes and task when doing other things inside Emacs. The captured item is stored in a specified file for later review, and the point jumps back to the file it ...
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How to link from parent source block to child block (included via <<noweb>>)?

When exporting the documentation (HTML or PDF) for a literate program that uses noweb references in blocks, how can I get the output to actually hyperlink the <<noweb_snippet_name>> line (...
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org mode links: open in new tab

I am generating a slideshow using org-reveal, and have links to other web-pages. During the presentaion (conducted from the browser), I would like clicking on these links to result in opening the ...
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Org Agenda faces do not appear after applying themes

In my Org Agenda all text except for priorities use the "default" face. Until recently I would see colourful text for say, todo status. I was playing around with custom themes, so I may have broken ...
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How can I extend org symbols table?

I use org UTF8 character substitution all the time, for example to go from \beta to β (enabled with the org-pretty-entities variable). However some standard symbols are missing and I'd like to add ...
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Interleave.el opens pdf in Fundamental

I got the interleave package up and running and started using it. Now I try to M-x interleave a new document from the org file and it tries to open the document in new file Fundamental mode buffer ...
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Insert tasks at agenda/calendar view

I am thinking about mimicking Outlook interface on this. Let say I am planning my week, and I see that on Tuesday next week I don't see any todo there. So, I move the cursor to the date and hit some ...
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org-babel and remote sql commands

I'm using org-babel to do litterate programming and I find it very convenient. I am able to execute shell commands on remote hosts, and local database commands with the postgres client. To open a file ...
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org-journal-mode new entry ignores .dir-locals.el

I am using org-journal-mode. I have created .dir-locals.el in my ~/Documents/journal directory and it gets correctly applied if I open a file the usual way. However, if I hit the C-xC-j to add a new ...
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executing scheme in org-mode babel

I want to write a scheme program in an org file. I want to be able to execute the #+SRC blcoks and see the result in #+RESULT: block. However, when I execute the #+SRC_BEGIN/END I get no output. ...
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Org tags, Org properties, or ? for SRC and VERSE blocks

I'm writing a musical in collaboration with a composer. We're using org-mode, but neither of us is an expert. I'm using #+SRC blocks for occasional Lilypond code and #+VERSE blocks for lyrics, viz: **...
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How to update org-mode default template?

I use C-c C-e -> # -> default to insert the default template for org-export. But some of the value of the options are not what I want. How could I modify the default template (change values or add ...
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How to automatically tangle another source block to file when evaluate a source block in org-mode?

The source block what I want to evaluate (src2) need to source a file which should be the tangle result of another source block (src1). How could it make the tangle to file automatically everything ...

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