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Jump sequence for placeholders in yasnippet not working in org-property blocks

I use the yasnippet bundle and it works like charm. When I want to include placeholders in a PROPERTIES section of an org-document it is not working. Here's the snipper: #type: snippet # -- :...
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Editing odf - libreoffice/word documents in emacs

Does emacs support editing odf.odt, that is open document format files? There are some odf2org convertors available like python odt2org.py. On running the command python odt2org.py xyz.odf.odt, it ...
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Can org-clock-display be made show estimates also?

Currently, when you work with entries and clock things in/out, you can press: C-c C-x C-d to display totals of entries next to them. This uses the function org-clock-display: source code here It ...
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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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Template for latex export in org-mode?

I would like to create a template called "my-article", with specified packages and settings to be exported to latex from org-mode. How can I do this? PS: the instructions for org-mode<8.0 does not ...
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How to get sauron-org to work for org-mode events?

For some reason I can't get Sauron to see my org-mode events. I can see that the sauron-org module has started though. Is there something else I need to enable/turn on to get Sauron to see org-mode ...
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org-anniversary entries not appearing in Agenda

What would prevent org-anniversary entries from appearing in the Agenda? Entries such as: %%(org-anniversary 2015 01 01) New Year's Day fail to show in the Agenda. I have toggled org-agenda-include-...
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How to use new version of a mode instead of the default built version?

I am getting this error "defconst: Symbol's value as variable is void: org-list-allow-alphabetical" while starting org2blog. I see the issue is that the builtin org-mode which is installed with emacs ...
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View logbook notes taken today, this week

I wonder if it is possible to get a list of notes taken today or for given period that are stored in :LOGBOOK: drawer?
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Switch README from Markdown to Org, having problem with image rendering

I have a repository on Gitlab, I'm trying to change my README from Markdown to Org, I'm fully able to make the changes, but for reasons the the images are having some sizing issues, they expand ...
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How to hide the *Org Links* buffer when insert org links

When insert org links with org-insert-link, an Org Links buffer is created. How can I hide it?
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org-display-remote-inline-images not working

I recently saw that a variable org-display-remote-inline-images was added to Org mode. This is a huge one for technical documentation, but sadly I was not able to get it to work. I tried cache and ...
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Noweb references in sh blocks breaks the syntax highlighting

I use noweb references inside sh code blocks, for example: #+begin_src sh echo "test" <<some-ref>> echo "test" #+end_src But this causes syntax highlighting to ...
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Org-publish: Ignore errors when publishing and report them later

I feel that org-publish is not user-friendly in the sense that once it fails, it straightly stops. Unfortunately, there are dozens of reasons org-publish might fail. To name a few: org-export--...
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Emphasize text snippets in source blocks

If one sets org-src-fontify-natively to t org source blocks are fontified according to the associated major-mode. That is fine. But, is it possible to emphasize text snippets within the source blocks, ...
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How to make orgmode decorate quotes?

Org mode decorates some parts of text (like section headers with yellow), but I'd like to add other ones such as double quotes (such as strings when I am editing Lisp code).
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mu4e-org link storing - “No method for storing a link from this buffer” error

The problem I've recently moved to using mu4e for viewing and organising my email. I'm trying to use the function org-store-link in a mu4e message buffer but I encounter the error: No method for ...
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Restore wndows after OrgSrc mode

I am new to org mode, so it might be a very simple matter, but I couldn't find/figure out it myself. Say, I have created a few horizontal and vertical windows. Opened an org file which has some source ...
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Aborting emacs batch mode when no user input available

I have a small script that runs the following command to export my org-mode agendas automatically: emacs -batch -l ~/.emacs.d/init.el -eval '(org-batch-store-agenda-views)' Occasionally, a required ...
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Export acronyms to HTML with org-ref

Org-ref works quite nicely with acronyms in latex export and offer some niceties such as showing expansion on mouse hover and jump to the acronym on click. But it does not seem to export to html at ...
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Org-mode to Latex matrix automatically escapes ampersand

I am trying to write LaTex matrizes in org-mode. It works fine with exporting tables via #+attr_latex :mode math :environment matrix. However, when I try \begin{pmatrix} 1 & 2\\ 3 & 4\\ \end{...
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org-mode: Set maximum image width limit

Using org-image-actual-width will both downscale and upscale. I just want to downscale big images to fit the current width. Any ideas?
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org capture at point as sibling of heading

org 9.2 used to support this feature. when (org-capture 0), it used to place the selected template entry as a sibling of heading at point. in org 9.3 however, it fully respects the heading level ...
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Directly transfer underlined phrases from pdf to org-mode?

I'm learning emacs (on spacemacs) and focusing on orgmode. Is there a way to transfer what you underline in a pdf (like in skim) directly as text in orgmode. In other words, when you underline a ...
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How to Change the font for org-date face in org-table context?

I like to have a variable font everywhere I can, but some things like tables in org-mode or the org-agenda itself look a little wonky that way, and I get around it by configuring specific fixed width ...
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org mode does not export broken links

When I export an org document to html, the broken links are visible as html link 'nil'. What I want is just normal text, not link (just description from link). How can I accomplish this?
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How do you set the line height when customizing a font face? (e.g. an org-drawer)

I specifically want my :NOTES: org drawer (and :end:) to be a smaller font size (say 0.5 relative to normal text). Ideally the drawer contents also (say 0.8). However, when I set the height property ...
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Cycling visibility in orgmode headings

When cycling visibility of a subtree using TAB, subtrees will open increasingly showing more subheadings, one at a time. However, when I cycle a buffer globally using S-TAB, their contents are shown, ...
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Save output from ob-mermaid to the org-attach director

I have recently started playing with the fantastic ob-mermaid (and its companion mermaid-mode) package. Combined with the mermaid CLI, these let you generate mermaid diagrams from org-babel source ...
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orgmode latex export: How to create repeatable labels?

Every time I export org-mode document to LaTeX, most sections get new and unique labels, e.g., \section{Introduction} \label{sec:orge0665da} The next time I export the document, the label will ...
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In Org mode how to link to a specific line or keyword in a Help or Texinfo page?

For example, I want to create a link pointing to line 16 or the start of the first found keyword "binding" in the projectile mode help page ([[help:projectile-mode]]). I tried the double colon format ...
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Auto-generating a fully clocked agenda

Org agenda supports a powerful exporting function (org-agenda-write), which exports your agenda view to pdf, ps, html.. format beautifully. In this post, I hope to make that process automatically. ...
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Symbol’s function definition is void: org-mks

Im on Org-mode 9.3.6 with Emacs 26 and upon pressing C-c cfor capture templates, I get org-capture-select-template: Symbol’s function definition is void: org-mks the stacktrace says Debugger ...
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Find and display duplicated regions of (org-mode) text across multiple files

What I'm trying to do I'm trying to condense a set of research notes consisting of over 250,000 words across 50+ files. I've converted these from previous file formats (mostly mind maps and OPML ...
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Hide DONE todos of subtrees by setting a special keyword or tag - to support focus

I would like to be able to set a keyword or tag for a subtree, which hides all todos in DONE states. The Video of John Cleese about creativity states inspired me. He says that we enter a "closed ...
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Indent drawers in plain lists (Org Mode)

I use drawers in Org Mode plain lists, which I insert by hitting C-c C-x d after a list entry. With this I get 1. [X] This task is completed. The task description spans two lines.(here I hit C-c C-...
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Dynamically filter for multiple tags in org agenda

As far as I can see there are no previous questions on here that address my specific need, despite some being fairly similar. In the agenda view, I can use org-agenda-filter-by-tag to filter for/...
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How to get date+interval?

I have a deadline that is 12/12/2019+15d+1m. How would I get it in Emacs? This should be straightforward but have not found it. The right answer is 01/27. UPDATE: The question is not about combining ...
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Different face for checked-off items in plain lists?

Q: how can I get a different face for checked-off items in org plain lists? I use org-mode's plain lists a lot: - [X] item 1 - [ ] item 2 - [ ] item 3 - [ ] item 4, with a whole lot of text that ...
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Searching org-mode files with spotlight

On my mac (OSX) I have many org-mode files with filenames ending in “.org”. Whenever I do a search with Spotlight that should show one of these org files as best result I experience the following ...
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Org2Blog and Two Factor Authentication

new Emacs user here. I'm having trouble using org2blog to post to a client's WordPress site. The site has 2FA turned on, and won't let me post with it turned off. I got an application-specific ...
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(solved) Error “Tangled 0 code blocks from [file]”

I'm writing a bash script with literate org-mode. The header of the file is: #+TITLE: start-lcs #+AUTHOR: Stahlberg #+EMAIL: stahl at gmail dot com #+DATE: 2019-11-02 #+PROPERTY: header-args:sh :...
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Render bmp images in org mode

I want to quickly embed images in an org document and am trying to use org-download to help me. However, due to a silly bug in Firefox, images are saved as .bmp files. The result is that org-...
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How to update Org-mode via Package Manager?

I have org-version 9.1.9 installed on Spacemacs and am attempting to install the latest org-version 9.2.6. Install instructions are on https://orgmode.org/worg/org-faq.html#installing-via-elpa and ...
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Intelligent downscaling for inline images

I'd like to achieve the following intelligent scaling of inline images: If image-actual-width > 800: scale it down to 800 Else: display image without any further scaling Doing (setq org-image-...
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Org-babel python with session breaks output

If I run the following code block: #+BEGIN_SRC python :results output print(" /|") print(" / |") print(" / |") print("/___|") #+END_SRC I get the result as expected: #+RESULTS: : /|...
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Text overflow in agenda views

I am not quite sure what the best way to describe what I'm looking for is, so let me start with a picture. This is the result of doing a search for all TODO items in my agenda-files with a certain tag....
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How do I get the date range of the current org-agenda view in elisp?

I'm trying to get org-agenda to behave a bit more like a paper day planner, and have it only show deadlines on the day that they're due, rather than carrying them forward when they're overdue. So far, ...
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Searching for org-tags programmatically (without regexp)?

The function org-tags-view allows you to build up semi-complex searches for tags using regexp: (org-tags-view t "+PROP1={value}&+PROP2={[1-2]}") However, regexp is very limited. Is there a way ...
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org-babel results with accented characters

I have a problem with the output of org-babel code blocks when this output contains accented characters. For example, if I execute this code block: #+name: test_accented #+begin_src python :results ...

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