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Convert internal org-mode links to org-id links

I have a document with a large number of internal text links. Some are formatted like this [[Link to Heading]] while others have descriptive text: [[Link to Heading][description]]. I would like to ...
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exporting .svg images to .pdf in org-mode

I have a set of .svg images that I need to export to pdf by using org-mode. Even though I can see the images inside emacs, I cannot export them to .pdf. On the other hand, if I export my .org file to ...
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Generate a date tree from timestamps in org-mode

Since I was interested in doing my early capture-templates, I was tempted to go with this template below: ("j" "Reference type: Journal" entry (file+headline "~/Dropbox/orgfiles/gtd/ref.org" "...
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Org-Mode Latex Preview screen-dependent size

When using the inline latex preview in org-mode, I have discovered that it seems the size of the preview images is dependent on the display size. While at work, I have my laptop connected to a dock, ...
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Color when visualizing latex table in orgmode

I am using Emacs + orgmode to write text and latex equations. The preview within orgmode (with C-c C-x C-l) works well for latex equations. However, I noticed that if I display a latex table within ...
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Finding parents without children in TODO state in org-mode

I'm using the TODO keyword for tasks. Oftentimes, I need to find parent tasks with no children in TODO state (could be DONE, just not pending). These parent tasks are themselves marked as TODO. Is ...
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Unfold/expand tree when undoing

When I hit the wrong key in a folded org-mode buffer and I hit undo, the cursor normally jumps to some folded location and it's pretty hard to understand what is going on. Expanding the parents of ...
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Theme background not exported for HTML source code block

I have some code snippets within an org file: #+BEGIN_SRC python print 42 #+END_SRC When exporting to HTML (org-export-dispatch), the syntax highlighting seems to follow my current theme, but the ...
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Link to column entry from org-mode text

I would like to reference a specific table entry, or have it's value insert inline in an Org document. My motivation is to avoid having to change the text in case I recompute values. Dummy example: #+...
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Prevent Org mode from raising Emacs frame while exporting to PDF

Some of my org mode files take a long time to export because they include code for number crunching that is executed during export (via Org Babel) . I usually minimize the Emacs frame while the ...
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Org-mode clock report daily summary

I know about :step day, which generates an entire table per day. What I would like to get is a single table with daily clocked times, one day per row. How would I do that?
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Is AsciiMath Possible in Org-mode?

I have been using Org-mode for largely everything including for maths text. Although I have gotten pretty good at writing LaTeX snippets, I have a lot of trouble reading it. I much prefer the syntax ...
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Systematic Spacing between Org Mode Objects

When I write org mode files it's difficult to keep the right number of blank lines between different org mode objects like source blocks, text blocks, headings, and tables. There exists org-blank-...
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Managing large volume tabular data

I have an index of digital media (books, movies, etc.) containing name, author, year, pages, etc. which I maintain in an Org file as a table. I preferred Org mode because I had a lot of stuff in my ...
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Is org-mode compatible with Plain TeX?

Being an old timer used to Plain TeX, I'd like to be able to add Plain TeX portions to an org-mode file and have them be nicely displayed when exported. Is it possible to configure org-mode for this ...
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Prevent org-hide-emphasis-markers to modify headers

I am trying to set org-hide-emphasis-markers to t but when I do so the headers are messed up With org-hide-emphasis-markers disabled * A ** B *** C **** D With org-hide-emphasis-markers enabled * ...
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Middle-click copy/paste link to Spacemacs in Helm Org Insert Link

I have just entered the Spacemacs ecosystem with no prior Emacs experience. I want to copy paste a link with my mouse from my X clipboard using middle-click in Spacemacs Org mode. I have selected the ...
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How to make org-habit shift between days at 04:00 instead of midnight?

org-habit keeps track of my habits, e.g. taking a piece of melatonin pill every day before bed. Sometimes I go to sleep after midnight. I don't want the habit to count as failed in this case. I want ...
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How to place asterisks in beginning and end of lines in a marked region?

I use org-mode a a lot and take notes in Org files. I like to sometimes highlight some important text. I colored bold to be red but it doesn't span multiple lines. And I couldn't get that to work ...
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Making relative line numbers behave well with folds?

Context: I have relative line numbers displayed in emacs. If there is a fold (for example: in org-mode), these relative numbers appear to "jump". For example if I'm on line 0 over a fold, emacs could ...
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Preferring org-cycle to yas-expand when hitting tab

If both org-mode and yasnippet are active, tab will expand a snippet if possible and otherwise execute org-cycle. Is it possible to reverse this priority? org mode version: 9.0.9. yasnippet version: ...
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Smarter and more efficient way to add font lock keywords to org-mode?

I really hate looking at raw markup in org-mode documents, so I am trying to replace as much of it with symbols as possible. So #=begin_ becomes {, src becomes some-glyph etc. My current approach ...
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org-mode render latex fragments without using cache

How do I disable caching behavior when using C-c C-x C-l and C-u C-u C-c C-x C-l? I want the ability to force org-mode -> pdfTex to rerender everything in the current file from scratch. Here's ...
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How to specify the (sub)directory for source and compiled files when evaluating Java codeblocks in org mode?

I use Org Mode with Java codeblocks. When I evaluate a codeblock the source files and the compiled files (*.class) are saved in the same directory as the Org file with the codeblocks. How can I ...
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Automatically create checkbox in new line

When creating a list in org-mode, one can press M-RET to create a new line which already has a list item of the same indentation as the line above it in it. How can one achieve the same thing but ...
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Curly braces inside a body of the org-mode inline source block

I would like to use curly braces inside a body of the org-mode inline source block. Since the body itself is delimited with curly braces it seems impossible. The problem occurs when additional pairs ...
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Exclude completed deadlines from orgmode's ical export

I have enabled the inclusion of deadlines in the ical export of orgmode by setting the preference org-icalendar-use-deadline '(todo-due event-if-todo). How can I exclude an orgmode heading from ...
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Org-babel noweb expansion when sending C-c ' buffer to python shell

I'm doing literate programming with Python. In my workflow I like to test the block with python-shell-send-buffer and ipdb debugger. However if the block contains a noweb reference then the code is ...
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order agenda so all-day and multi-day duration items appear on top

My problem is with two of my main use-cases for time-stamped items (essentially events). Consider these two org-mode items: * Clojure Dojo at uSwitch <2016-11-14 Mon 19:00> * Trip to Jamaica &...
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Highlight indent guides in org-mode src blocks

is it possible to show indentation guides in org-mode source code blocks? I use highlight-indent-guides-mode for highlighting indention and it does not work in org-mode (I think this is because the ...
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Orgmode checkbox-list progress in column-view

I would like to have a Progress Column in Column view that shows the Checkbox count for headlines / subtasks . I can make the count show after the subtask / headline by adding the [/] cookie, but I ...
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Is it possible to hide TODO timestamps in Org mode?

Is it possible to hide TODO timestamps in Org mode? More specifically, I want to keep the timestamps associated with TODO states (CLOSED, SCHEDULED, DEADLINE) from being shown in the Org buffer, even ...
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Customize text after task in custom org-agenda view

I've been writing my own custom org-agenda views lately, and I've had good luck playing around with org-agenda-prefix-format for customizing the format for my different tasks. I occasionally would ...
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Column view in org-mode custom agenda command

I am trying to define a custom agenda view that includes two agenda commands: The first will list all unscheduled tasks with tag A (using standard view). The second will list all scheduled tasks with ...
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org-mode babel german

I am trying to export an org file to PDF via LaTeX but in German. I set #+LATEX_HEADER: \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} but when exporting org-mode adds english to the babel options. That causes all the ...
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Publishing multifile org-mode projects

I would like to use org-mode to maintain a simple website that is a collection of notes organized by topic. I understasnd the basics of publishing -- i.e., using C-x C-e P p to publish all the files ...
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How to get org-mode to resume list numbering from where it left off

Related: https://stackoverflow.com/a/21475047/52310 I want to write something like: 1. foo 2. bar intervening text 3. baz 4. quux The two easy almost-solutions are: Make "intervening text" part ...
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org-mode macro not evaluated inside link?

If I create a file with {{{input-file}}} as contents and export to HTML, the default macro is correctly evaluated to the filename. However, if I write [[file:{{{input-file}}}.alternative][Alternative ...
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Why is emacs freezing and how can I prevent it? (likely involving org agenda)

What would cause emacs to "mostly" freeze when creating an org agenda? I say "mostly" because when you type C-g, it does show "Quit" in the minibuffer, and the time logging number in the minibuffer ...
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Org-mode export open in Sumatra PDF?

I'm in Windows 7 (32 bit) and I'm using Emacs 24.4 where I have, among other things, Org 8.2. I'd like to open pdfs in Sumatra PDF after exporting *.org files to pdf via *.tex. So I read this other ...
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Org-mode export to HTML - problem with indentation

When I export an elisp source code block to html, the indentation of the code gets messed up. I've tried calling (setq org-src-preserve-indentation t), but that didn't help. I imagine there is perhaps ...
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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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How can I get org mode to cooperate with htmlize?

I've been maintaining my personal webpage by using the htmlize feature with org-mode. Basically, I have a directory ~/webpage with many subdirectories containing .org files. I then run a script that ...
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Profiling org-mode init file

My initialization file is organized in org-mode with src snippets. Is there a way I can profile it to see which snippets take the most time to evaluate? When my initialization file was in Elisp, I was ...
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How to view scheduled tasks or deadlines that are late

In agenda view, how can I make a list of all tasks (more than 30 ongoing tasks) that are late? That should included recurring scheduled tasks for the month, were I jumped a day. For example, had to ...
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Add actual (scheduled) date in log for state change in org-mode

I just started to get into using emacs org-mode, and was wondering if this is possible. I put the scheduled in brackets in the title as I am not specifically interested only in timestamps which are "...
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Can you configure the agenda weekly view to display horizontally?

When displaying the weekly agenda, can days be displayed side by side, the way they are displayed in Google Calendar's weekly view?
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org-agenda-colums deadline time style

I'm using org-mode with C-c C-x C-c (org-agenda-columns) like a organizer, the format which I use for that (setq org-columns-default-format "%TODO %30ITEM %30DEADLINE %15SCHEDULED %...
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Automatically show related sections in a multi window setup

Context I have a document with recurring section structures, similiar to this: * Section ****** Goals ****** Strategy ****** Bibliography ****** Notes and usually an emacs frame with four windows ...
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export org-file to pdf on the CLI

I wonder if it is possible to write a bash oneline to export org-files to pdf. Something like this emacs -q --eval 'org-latex-export-to-pdf manual.org' I'm aware of the pandoc project. I would like ...

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