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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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Display count of tasks in agenda, instead of tasks, based on tag

I've read through all the questions here, and searched extensively online. Since I've started using org-drill, I have a lot of scheduled tasks with the tag :drill:. Instead of having all these tasks ...
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Render structural markup and hide comments in org-present-mode?

I'm giving a presentation with org-present-mode. I'd like to be able to center text and format quotations nicely, as described in the structural markup section of the org-mode docs. I'd also like to ...
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How to specify number of digits to print from a table using babel?

New to org/babel, so forgive me if this doesn't make sense. I have some code (in R) that produces a table. I also specify (in R) the number of digits that I want with options(digits = 2). When I run ...
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Link to individual Org-mode tag from headline

I frequently want to follow an individual tag on a headline to see all the other headlines with that tag, however currently the entire tag block is bound as an agenda link, not each tag. I've read up ...
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problem with org-impress export

I want to use https://github.com/kinjo/org-impress-js.el with emacs-25.1 and the last org-mode. Here my configuration: (eval-after-load "org" '(progn (add-to-list 'load-path "~/.emacs.d/...
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How can I ensure that Org-Mode is Up-To-Date in init.el?

I want my init.el file to get the latest version of org from orgmode.org before loading my pretty-init.org. My init.el: (add-to-list 'package-archives '("org" . "http://orgmode.org/elpa/...
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use org-mode to manage latex templates

I currently have a few latex templates stored in a folder. Then I copy and paste to create a new document. I want to streamline this process because, well, I am lazy and I like to play. Preferably, ...
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How do I get org icalendar export to *not* include the date in the calendar item summary?

I write my org-mode entries like this: *** Some Event <2015-10-11 Sun 18:30-19:30> Some description icalendar export used to automatically use "Some Event" as the icalendar item's SUMMARY,...
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org-babel evaluation of code block always creates new window

Running org-ctrl-c-ctrl-c to evaluate a src block in an org file behaves strangely with windows. With a single window in the frame, it spawns a new window looking at the same buffer in a split and ...
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Acronyms as description list

I would like to maintain a list of acronyms in my org-mode file. Should I just use Description plain lists for that or is there a better way?
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Export italics inside verbatim or code

In an Org document I type call the /static/ method =something(/$with/, /$param/)= and (thanks to org-hide-emphasis-markers set to t) it appears as call the static method something($with, $param) ...
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Stopping a runaway process using C-c C-c

When i evaluate some source code blocks using C-c C-c sometimes i might have an error and the system hangs on me . The only way to exit at this point is by quitting emacs. Are there any solutions to ...
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Why are my org-table formulas behaving like this after upgrading to version 8.3?

I recently upgraded org-mode to version 8.3 from version 7.9. In previous versions of org mode, the function #+TBLFM: @<$<..@>$>=0 would place a 0 in every cell of a table. On my system,...
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org-publish-project-alist: :latex-header

Context When exporting Org-Mode documents to LaTeX it is possible to specifcy additional LaTeX header commands: #+LaTeX_HEADER: \subtitle{This is a subtitle} Using org-publish it is possible to ...
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eval-on-export not leaving RESULTS in org-mode?

I think I know how to control automatic evaluation of code blocks with the :exports keyword and with the #+call: tag, but my blocks only leave #+RESULTS: when I run them manually via C-c C-c. Is ...
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Publishing top-level orgmode entiries in separate files automatically

In org-mode, how can I "publish" all of the top level headings in separate files. Publishing involves moving files while making the required transformation. The transformation is from org to html. ...
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org-mode how to obtain header hierarchy for current position

I am trying to customize export behavior for emacs org-mode. A task I am getting stuck on is obtaining the element hierarchy for a given location in the document. I am using emacs 24.5.1 with org-...
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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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orgstruct-mode error: S- must prefix a single character, not ISO-leftTAB

I am trying out orgstruct-mode with python-mode (but I've also tried go-mode with the same result). If I enable orgstruct-mode and press S-TAB I get the error S- must prefix a single character, not ...
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How can I export particular org files/headings with export settings to specified filenames?

I'd like to export headings with particular names/tags, with a particular set of export options, to particular file locations. I'd like to do this all via elisp, so that I can have it part of a ...
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Can an org table automatically syncronize with another org table?

I have two org tables #+TBLNAME: contact_info | Name | ID | E-Mail | |------------+-----+-----------------| | Washington | 001 | george@usa.pres | | Adams | 002 | john@usa.pres ...
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how to create CLOCKSUM column for the week?

In column view i can use some special columns like CLOCKSUM (total time) and CLOCKSUM_T (time for today). How can i create column CLOCKSUM_W which would sum all the time for current week?
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org-clock-display breaks links

When i press C-c C-x C-d (org-clock-display) emacs expands links in headers. How to prevent this? Sample file: * h1 ** [[http://duckduckgo.com/?q%3Dvery%20long%20search%20term%20blabla][DuckDuckGo]]...
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org-habit - Can I arrange for a habit to take place n times during a week, but on indeterminate days?

In some habit-tracking apps nowadays, the user can set for the activity to take place on indeterminate days, as long as it's done n times a week in total. So for example if I want to go to the gym 4 ...
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org-mode smart-quotes (probably prb with the regexps)

I have a problem with org smart-quotes. There are two cases that don't seem to be covered by the standard regexps to identify quotes, namely in the case '" and the case "'. The double quote in both ...
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Can't load org-drill package

So I've been trying to learn and use both Emacs and Org-mode for a while and it has been going pretty well but I am certainly a beginner in these topics including Emacs Lisp. I found this really good-...
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Exporting custom dynamic org-mode blocks

I am currently writing a conversion from org-mode headline deadlines/schedules to pgf-gantt charts. Ideally I would like to create a custom dynamic block that contains the result of my parsing, and ...
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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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Format <<<target links>>> in org-mode for printing

Is there a way to format target links created by org-mode when using radio targets such as the following: <<<some text>>> where that some text is linked back When outputting to ...
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Expand LOGBOOK on 2nd Tab press? (hook for 2nd org-cycle?)

In org-mode.. I store lots of state-change messages and timing info in the LOGBOOK drawer. Most of the time, I don't look into the LOGBOOK drawer, but once in a while when following up on a pending ...
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Sync Facebook events and org-mode

Is it possible to export Facebook events to org-mode automatically?
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How do I get comments in a noweb expansion?

Given the org-mode file * File Description :PROPERTIES: :comments: org :tangle: file.sh :noweb: yes :END: ** A function call This is foo #+BEGIN_SRC sh :noweb-ref myfunction :tangle no ...
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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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org — preserve white space on export to odt

i write poetic texts in org mode and i'd like to be able to export them to odt with their horizontal spacing preserved if possible. it's poetry but not of the traditional kind. text is often heavily ...
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Multiple insert point org source code insert

I know that we can customize the source code expansion <s TAB using something like this (add-to-list 'org-structure-template-alist '("s" "#+BEGIN_SRC ? :results raw replace drawer ...
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If text is copied from pdf on yank run unfill-paragraph

It's similar problem Copy and Paste From PDF to Emacs as Plain Text When I copy text from pdf and yank to org mode I have to run manually unfill-paragraph function to remove unnecessary newlines & ...
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Error message when reading org file containing bibtex block

I have an org file containing bibtex source blocks. Some time after I open it, I get the message Error running timer `bibtex-parse-buffers-stealthily': (wrong-type-argument number-or-marker-p ...
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using org table as yasnippet input

I'm using yasnippets to create code blocks in org mode to document and execute DevOps activities. To improve productivity, it would be nice to have a possibility to create org tables with rows of ...
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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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pinentry mode for org-crypt?

If I open an encrypted .gpg file, Emacs will prompt me for the password in the Minibuf using pinentry. However, if I try and decrypt an entry in org-crypt, it is popping up a CURSES entry in the ...
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Use global & local org-mode TODO Keywords in a file

In org-mode, one can define a set of local TODO keywords with the "#+TODO" keyword, or sets can be defined globally with org-todo-keywords. It is also possible to define multiple sets that can be used ...
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Org agenda clockreport - how to group by categories instead of by files?

If I open org agenda and press R, I get a clockreport, which is grouped by files. I want to group it by categories instead. How do I do that?
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Org function to estimate number of hours of all remaining tasks

I use Org mode for my todo-list and to track habits. I find it great to look at the past and review the time I spent on each task. I am looking for something that does the same for tasks yet to finish,...
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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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Registering a custom link protocol as an image

In org mode, is there a way to define how #+CAPTION: ... would work for custom link types? i.e, make org refer to them as images. I created a custom link type called tex-fig (using org-link-set-...
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Org-mode list item spacing?

In org-mode, is it possible to increase the spacing between items in a list while keeping the line spacing in paragraphs the same? The closest I have found is to increase the height of org-item-dt, ...

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