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Shift dates in bulk using org-mode

I have a large set of tagged tasks in an org file and I want to shift all their dates by one week. Dates could be scheduled, deadlines, or plain dates. What is the easiest way to do this? I attempted ...
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Archive TODO by completion date, not archive date

Just spinning up on emacs and org-mode. Apologies if this is a trivial question, but haven't come across an answer yet after a fair amount of searching. I have my #+SEQ_TODO set up to record ...
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noweb reference aware org-edit-special

Is there a way of splitting a src block into several blocks while keeping them together with noweb reference syntax and editing them using org-edit-special in such a way that would take into account ...
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How to exclude several tags from view blocks?

I'm building my composite agenda view in org-mode. I want to exclude some entries shown in the lower block from the upper block since they are redundant. This is what I got: (setf org-agenda-custom-...
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Prevent fill-paragraph from breaking Org Mode inline source block

The fill-paragraph function isn't aware of the inline Org Mode source block syntax and is able to destroy it. For instance the following paragraph Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur src_emacs-...
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How can we use a specific command from LaTeX package while exporting to html?

I can add LaTeX equation in my org file using for instance. \begin{equation} x^2 + y^2 = z^2 \end{equation} In this case when I export to html everything works fine. However, when I try to use a ...
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use local tikz library in org-mode

would like to use a custom tikz library with org-mode. https://github.com/jluttine/tikz-bayesnet The following example works fine. :) #+begin_src latex :file fsa.pdf :packages '(("" "tikz")) :border ...
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What is the emacs theme that is used on org-mode site?

What is the emacs theme that is used on org-mode site? http://orgmode.org/img/main.jpg
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how can I debug or fix slowness in org-cycle?

running org-cycle appears to hang sometimes. I've run M-x profiler-start <tab> ;; bound to org-cycle C-g ;; to cancel apparently-hung command M-x profiler-report and I see that a bunch of time ...
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How to configure org-plus-contrib?

I was trying to use org-drill, so I installed org-plus-contrib. That caused me a lot of problems, which I finally resolved by finding out that if emacs loads org related stuff, the installation doesn'...
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Show effort and *all* clocked time for completed tasks within the last week

How can I show all the time spent on org-mode tasks completed within the last week? The clocktable doesn't include time logged outside the block time. For a task that's spread over many weeks, the ...
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Links inside org-mode tables are not typeset in monospaced font

While the default is a proportional font, I told org-mode to use a monospaced font in tables: (add-hook 'org-mode-hook (lambda () (variable-pitch-mode t))) (with-eval-after-load 'org (set-face-...
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Fulfil task if clocked more than X amount of time

I want to spend 1hr per day, totalling 21hr per week, doing each of my types of homework. (note: +6d/1w is there to give me a day of lee-way a week). Ideally I'd like to use org-clock to record how ...
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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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Tracking effort and time spent on task for project management

I would like to use org-mode for project management. With the :Effort: property, I can already track estimates of how much time a certain task will take, and displaying an %Effort{:} column is a great ...
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org-pomodoro - extending its function: popup windows and pomo logging

I'm using pomodoro method of focus-enhanced time allocation when I work in my tasks. In Emacs (I'm using Windows 10), here comes the org-pomodoro package for org-mode, where I can 'clock-in' an item ...
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preview math formula in org-mode

I would to include and preview some math formula inside an org-mode buffer, but can't find any way. I've read about auctex but how can I enable it in a non tex-mode ? Don't know really from where to ...
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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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Can I reuse Org's syntax highlighting in LaTeX mode?

Org-mode has a magical org-src-fontify-natively setting. With this on, org highlights each code snippet using the corresponding mode's font-locking support. Can I use this in LaTeX-mode? It would ...
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How do I convert scheduled recurring entries into clocked data?

I use org-mode for scheduling and logging in tasks. I clock in non-recurring tasks, however I find it strenuous to clock in recurring tasks. Is there any way I can mark the recurring task done and the ...
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Org-babel `set` src-block-info?

We have org-babel-get-src-block-info and org-babel-view-src-block-info. Is there anything similar to programatically (or preferably interactively) changing the choices from the src-block-info? If ...
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Embed a youtube video in org-mode buffer

I would like to display a youtube (or locally hosted) video inside an org-mode buffer, similar to how org-toggle-inline-images will preview an image file. How can I do this?
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Org-Mode Agenda Open in Left Window by Default

With a vertical split (C-x 3), regardless of which buffer I am in, C-c a opens the agenda on the right window, pushing my org file into the left window. Is it possible to have the agenda open into ...
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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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Add org-mode clocktable column that is the product of a constant and the Time column

Here's a snippet from an optimistic org-mode file #+CONSTANTS: rate=100000.0 #+BEGIN: clocktable :maxlevel 2 :scope file :narrow 60! :header "#+NAME: billed #+attr_latex: :align l|r|r|r|r :...
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Using a function as an org-babel header argument

Say I am using org-babel to tangle code blocks from an org document. I have several blocks with random code in them. My goal is to dynamically tangle (or not) individual blocks following a condition, ...
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TBLFM insert new row with current time

I want to insert a new row at line 2 in a table (preferably using TBLFM), and I want it to be prefilled with the current date (col 1) and time (col 2). How do I insert a new row (something like #+...
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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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Question about emacs org mode exporting

when I export org file into HTML or LaTex, the source code in the block cannot fold, Is there any setting can fold the text inside the source code block?
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org mode: Numbered subtree whose parent has UNNUMBERED: t

As of version 8.3 of org, numbering of subtrees in export can be toggled via the :UNNUMBERED property. This applies to subheadings regardless of their own :UNNUMBERED property value. MWE: * Heading ...
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Org-drill How can you retest yourself on completed / rescheduled drills?

As an example say, I run M-x org-drill on the spanish.org and mark all of them as 5 for how well I did. All of the drills are rescheduled for 5 days. If I try to run org-drill again I get I did not ...
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How can I change the font face for source code blocks in org-mode?

I tried to change both org-code and org-verbatim without success. Here is the relevant part of my theme: '(org-verbatim ((nil (:inherit 'fixed-pitch)))) '(org-code ((nil (:inherit 'fixed-pitch)))) ...
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Org mode open directory link in Terminal

Similar to this Org-mode-link-to-open-directory-in-dired, however open the link in either: new terminal window (e.g. gnome-terminal, or konsole) or built-in-shell-emulator-inside-emacs-buffer I ...
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How to sort my todo's in org-agenda based on scheduled date?

I have a problem with my org-agendas. I have tried to sort my todo's in each agenda view after their scheduled date, but that does not function. I use the following code: (setq org-agenda-custom-...
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Avoid minor modes from turning off when changing/restarting major mode

Is there a smart way to keep locally enabled minor modes enabled when changing/restarting major modes without adding it to the mode hook or enable it globally? For instance, if I usually don't use ...
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org html exporter case sensitivity of links

if I have an org file like this: this is [[heading]] * Heading I can follow "Heading" with 'C-c C-o' so the link and the target are case insensitive. However if I try to export this org file to ...
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Trouble with link to position in current file when capturing

So I'm fairly competent with org-mode, and I make constant use of custom templates. I'm just now exploring the idea of integrating capture into my programming work flow so I can whip up skeletons ...
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Export settings question from Beamer example written by org-mode

A minimal example can be found in Here Can anyone explain the following line funtion? #+COLUMNS: %45ITEM %10BEAMER_ENV(Env) %10BEAMER_ACT(Act) %4BEAMER_COL(Col) %8BEAMER_OPT(Opt) The worg says ...
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Capture template `a': outline-show-all

After updating my Emacs packages, org capture templates fail with Capture template `a': outline-show-all, where a is the capture keystroke. Backtrace: Debugger entered--Lisp error: (error "Capture ...
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How to view outline with slide counts in org-beamer-mode?

While working on a presentation in org-beamer-mode today I accidentally hit some unintended sequence of keys. This produced an outline view of the presentation, where each item in the outline had ...
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How to write a function to open real hyperlinks (Org Mode, Gnus Article, elfeed hyperlinks) in a specific browser?

First off, you can find my entire current config at https://gitlab.com/mordocai/emacs.d/tree/4cfdfd76368aa687a6277a22161b40624e32b8fe, just in case I miss including something. I currently have my ...
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Indent several lines in org mode

I'm a new user to Emacs and I'm using ORG mode to start with. When I create a list of items, sometimes I copy and paste data from other locations - forming a list of unstructured items. How to make ...
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How to use custom :sitemap-function with org-publish?

I have this component in org-publish list : ("presentations" :base-directory "~/presentations/org/" :base-extension "org" :publishing-directory "~/presentations/" :publishing-function org-reveal-...
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Org broke! How do I downgrade?

I started having some problems with org mode after upgrading my melpa packages. One of the problems is described in this question. I'd like to simply downgrade to my previous version of org-mode ...
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External http link not recognized as link

I have the following document: * Test | Links | |-------| | [[http://emacs.stackexchange.com/questions/ask]] | This Link is not recognized as a Link. If I press TAB while the cursor is on the link ...
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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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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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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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Automatically adding [/] or [%] to the end of TODO tasks

I'm using org-mode and I like to keep track of my TODO tasks. EG: Here is what my TODO's look like TODO [#B] Implement stuff [%] If I currently add a TODO I just get the following; TODO I have ...

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