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Customize org-mode state change logging text

How can I edit the format of the org-mode state change logging text? Specifically I'd like to be able to log with a timestamp excluding the time like - State "DONE" from "TODO" [2019-05-...
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Sum effort estimates from today's scheduled tasks in org-mode

I want the agenda view to calculate the total amount of effort I have in tasks scheduled for today. For example, take these two tasks: * TODO Task 1 SCHEDULED: <2019-04-17 Wed> :PROPERTIES: :...
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org-mode: How can noweb handle a multiple line output

I have a code chunk in my document that I want to use as a list of patterns to search for with grep. If I were just writing a script without org-babel, I could write. a="ar er ir or ur" printf "...
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Progress Percentage calculate Sub Percentages

* TODO Organize party [50%] ** TODO call people [33%] - [ ] Peter - [X] Sarah - [ ] Sam ** DONE order food ** TODO think about what music to play ** DONE talk to the neighbors is there a way ...
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Find all tasks marked as done today

While in my agenda, I mark several TODOs as DONE as I complete them. Is there a way to see what all was marked as DONE today?
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Use org-ref to add citations in theorem titles

I am experimenting with writing a manuscript in org-mode and wondering if this is something org-ref can do In org-mode I have #+ATTR_LATEX: :options [Homeslice's Theorem] #+BEGIN_theorem latex blah ...
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What's the recommended way for clocking and archiving with org-mode

I recently started clocking my tasks with org-mode and it's great. I now know how much time I spend on each project I am working on. Each project has multiple subtasks, but by setting "maxlevel:1" I ...
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Print output from org code block immediately

I have an org mode file I use to run some moderately long analyses. Evaluating individual blocks may take 15 minutes to an hour or so. I usually wrap longer bits with calls to date, so I can later ...
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Encrypting Org export

I have a GPG encrypted Org file (title.org.gpg) that I interact with transparently using epa. I would like to export this to a GPG encrypted PDF. Currently I do this by using the usual LaTeX export (C-...
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Have Time showing up only in hours and not converted to days

I have a table were I get the time worked for this week. However it shows the time in "days hours minutes". I would prefer only hours. Is that possible? * work clock tasks week #+BEGIN: clocktable :...
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Make text Invisible with font-lock-keywords

I'm interested in changing my org-mode buffers to have a better looking logbook. My ideal state to end up in is that text that looks like this: - State "WAITING" from "WAITING" [2018-11-16 Fri ...
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Show deepest todo in sub-tree

Can I configure the org-todo-list to show only the most nested TODOs in a subtree? The reasoning is to always see what's the next step on a project, without cluttering with all the parent items For ...
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org collapses with three dots … after helm-org-in-buffer-headings jump

I use helm-org-in-buffer-headings. You can see the three dots ... in the picture. The desired result is: The three dots part is expanded.
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org-caldav/oauth2/plstore asking for passphrase many times

I have been struggling to set up org-caldav with (multiple) google calendar(s) for some time. Syncing works, but one remaining annoying problem is that I am asked for the passphrase many (5-many) ...
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C-c ' for editing all code blocks (to handle imports and variables)?

The Org manual says: C-c ' for editing the current code block. It opens a new major-mode edit buffer containing the body of the ‘src’ code block, ready for any edits. This feature is sweet. ...
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(orgmode) Coloring the line for the whole heading

I want the entire line containing a heading in orgmode to be the background color of that heading. So for instance right now I have is what is shown in Heading 1 and 2, but what I want looks like ...
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How can I get a custom agenda habits only view with history chart?

I have included in my org-agenda-custom-commands the following: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands '( ... ("h" "Habits" tags-todo "STYLE=\"habit\"" ((org-agenda-overriding-header "Habits") ...
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Import CSV into org-mode table, but preserve quotes around strings

I really like the ability to quickly go between CSV tables like this: a, b, c this, TRUE, 5, that, FALSE, 8 ...and org mode tables, that look like this: | a | b | c | | this | TRUE | 5 | | ...
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How do you get the LOGBOOK information from the current heading at point?

Given a TODO that looks like this: *** DONE put into spacemacs file CLOSED: [2018-08-04 Sat 21:18] :LOGBOOK: CLOCK: [2018-08-04 Sat 21:16]--[2018-08-04 Sat 12:18] => 0:02 :END: ...
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Show Link Tooltip mouse over with keystroke

When I use mouse-over on an Link (thanks to Tobias) it shows an Image and text. When I used display-local-help the image disappeared (perhaps due to lack of space in the message area). I want to ...
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org-mode: Duplicate tag groups when filtering agenda

When filtering org-agenda by tags using org-agenda-filter-by-tag, tag groups specified in org-tag-alist show up multiple times. org-agenda-filter-by-tag uses the variable org-tag-alist-for-agenda, ...
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In org-mode, how to export sparse tree in buffer without unmatched top-level headings

I'm using sparse trees to find tasks I need to work on in my buffer. The matching headlines are shown, without siblings but with their parents. For example, imagine I have the following tree: * A ** ...
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Faster way to store an org link to an identifier in a projectile project?

I'm trying to come up with a faster workflow for storing org-file links to parts of a source code tree. I'm generally starting in my org file taking notes, doing a helm-ag to search for some function ...
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Can't display images in org-mode

I am on MacOS High Sierra, iterm2; I cannot find how to display images in org-mode. My term supports image display as imgcat works well within my shell. When I try to open the image link in emacs it ...
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Re-apply table formulas on org-mode export

I'm using an org-mode file to do some filesystem monitoring. To that purpose I have a table in which I'm calling code blocks through org-sbe in the formulas. It looks like this: #+NAME: part-size #+...
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How to configure org-html-export-as-html to export drawer to html?

So, right now, I am trying to build my website with Nikola static site generator. There is a nice orgmode plugin for it where I can write my content in orgmode and Nikola can then render it to html (...
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Org async export show pdf after completion

With synchronous export I can call C-c C-e l o to generate a pdf and open it. If I try the same keys with the async export, i.e. C-c C-e C-a l o, then the pdf will be generated but the pdf won't open. ...
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Aligning (ditaa) rectangles with variable string width in yasnippet

To quickly add simple diagrams to notes, I've created yasnippets for ditaa boxes. The text inside each box is a $x - and therefore has a length I do not know at snippet design time. As a consequence, ...
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Save org-babel output with org-attach

I am using org-babel to write R code in Emacs org-mode. Here's an example: #+BEGIN_SRC R :session *R* :results output graphics :width 5 :height 5 data(AirPassengers) AP <- AirPassengers plot(AP) ...
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Org mode exporting with customized fonts in different (human) languages

I am writing Myanmar (Burmese) and English in org mode and want to export the buffer to LaTeX (PDF), HTML and ODT formats. Since Myanmar is not supported in Babel or Polyglossia packages, I am using ...
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Org mode clock-in report by time

I'm looking for a script for an orgmode report that reports on what I've done as a kind of "diary format" instead of by task as is usual by default. A summary of what I've done would also be good. I ...
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How To Adjust Default Fontawesome Font Size?

I'm unable to adjust the font size for the font family Font Awesome 5 Pro. It appears that any buffer prints the FA characters 95pt high by default. I'd like to change that too, but it also seems that ...
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Problem evaluating a `sage-shell-mode` function through `ob-sagemath`

I'm trying to use sage-math within an org-mode file. So far I've been able to configure the sage-shell-mode package (I'm impressed that sagemath can be installed in Debian using the package manager), ...
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Org-mode adding statistic cookie to date-tree lines in capture

In this video(timestamped to relevant section), I see this guy's org file in a date-tree with the [/] statistic cookie next to each YYYY-MM-DD headline. https://youtu.be/-2RXhPV_zgc?t=12m51s I'd ...
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How to export org subtree as nested <ul>/<ol> HTML list?

I have a section of an org-file where there are only headings with no content within them, each line is a (sub)heading. * heading 1 * heading 2 ** heading 2.1 ** heading 2.2 *** heading 2.2.1 * ...
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Plotting a chart from org table

org mode is very good in plotting table. But is there any way of creating line plot from the table directly in org mode?
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Cleanup org-mode export intermediary directories

I am trying to delete extraneous files and directories generated during the export of a latex file from orgmode. I followed the instructions in a similarly named stackexchange post to delete extra ...
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How to see properties by default?

I can toggle the visibility of text under a heading by pressing TAB, it doesn't show the contents of the properties drawer. I want to look at properties often. Is there a way to have Emacs expand the ...
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recurring event on weekend day or bank holiday, change to next working day

If there is a recurring event on weekend day or bank holiday, if there a way to change it to next working day?
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Org agenda - edit the headline itself

From Org Agenda view, I can do several things like reschedule, reprioritize, tag, etc. How do I edit the headline itself from the org agenda view? Or it can not be done?
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org-refile: leave a link to refiled item

My workflow: everyday, I capture (using a template) a journal entry that get saved to a datetree journal.org file. From there I would like to refile to different "project" files but I would like to ...
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org-pretty-entities for markdown-mode

org-mode has the variable org-pretty-entities that allows for the display of LaTeX math as unicode characters. How could one get the same result in markdown-mode? It seems like this should be a ...
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Cursor disappears when point is at a leading star and org-hide-leading-stars is non-nil

In non-graphic mode I set org-hide-leading-stars to t. Unfortunately, under these circumstances, whenever point is on a leading star, the cursor disappears altogether. IOW, not only the leading star ...
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Stumbling in Org Mode — Capture

Very impressed with what I have seen in Org Mode so far. And who knows, may be, I will switch over to Emacs from vim. :) Here is what is part of my .emacs: (setq org-default-notes-file (concat org-...
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Programmatic access to a heading's todo state changes

Is there a mechanism in org-mode to programmatically extract all TODO keyword/state change information from a heading? For example with the following: * DONE Test - State "DONE" from "CANCELED"...
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How to debug hanging emacs-async command?

I'm trying to set up a function running on my timer to refresh my org-gcal files by using the emacs-async library as follows: (async-get (async-start `(lambda () ,(async-inject-variables "...
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How to display current task and running clock in modeline

I started using org-mode's clocking commands for tracking how I spend time at work. While the clock is running, the current task is shown in the mode line, along with the title of the task, but only ...
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org-mode: Can I use a custom mode for org-src-lang-modes and still get syntax highlighting?

I'm trying to get syntax highlighting with org-mode source blocks using a custom language mode for editing JavaScript. I use js2-mode with a bunch of minor modes, rather than js-mode, which is what ...
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Does `@` in a tag have a special meaning?

I see that the only allowed characters in tags are letters, numbers, _, and @. While _ apparently serves to visually separate words, why is @ included? Does it have any special meaning, or a typical ...
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Org-mode properties to list or structured content

I love the way org-mode allows to input easily resuable data through Properties. Later on you can export it to CSV thanks to column-view, and it is very userful. But what if I would like to export it ...

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