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How to display inline images from web links

Do you know if there is a way to display inline remote images, as in inserting their link and having them displayed in orgmode? Thanks.
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Creating independently-numbered structures in Org-mode for LaTeX export

I want to keep the typical numbering system for different parts and chapters but add interlude in between with its own numbering. Similar to what this tread does except instead of "Software Break" I ...
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Include items without todo keyword in org custom agenda

I would like to have a custom agenda in which all I can view all the entries in my agenda including those without a TODO keyword (I skip specific tasks using org-agenda-skip-function). I tried (setq ...
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Org and EIN (IPython): No output for print

I am using EIN in Org blocks, as explained on the GitHub page for EIN. So I use ein-python as the language for Org blocks (instead of python). All seems to work well (for example displaying data from ...
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how to include closing note in column view?

I'm trying to configure org-mode column view to display closing note of TODO entries so that I can see why they are closed easily. I read the manual but did not find a way. Does anybody know a way ...
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org-capture - how to select history for a prompt?

I use org-capture for manually enter Ledger records. Even though it's a manual process, I was able to choose the prompt from a history. For example, when asked for a value for Payee, helm lists all ...
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Org-mode, how can I export my images in different float enviroment?

I need to export some images in different type of float in latex (i.e. \begin{map}). An example of latex code is here. How can I define image attributes in org-mode to achieve that?
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limit targets to within a header

Is there a way to limit radio targets and targets to a header? There are times where I have radio targets to common words that have specific meanings in specific headers and will like to limit linkage ...
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How to export the tangled filename as comment?

I often add #Content of sample.script as top line in my org-babel scripts. Thus the reader knows the name of the tangled file: #+begin_src sh :tangle sample.script #Content of sample.script echo ...
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Fontify broken url link in org-mode & HTTP 443 error

It's known that we can fontify broken file link as discussed here, but If I do something similar concerning broken url link... (defun org--url-face (url) "Define a dynamic face for url links." (...
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assign priorities to todo items based on position in directory

I'm very new to extending Emacs. I just started using org-agenda and I'm loving it so far. My approach to todos is probably more granular than most: I have my major goals as separate org files and ...
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Debugging huge memory allocation occurring before identified problematic function

I identified a particular situation which causes emacs allocates infinitely memory (and then freezes my PC). To be specific, I have an external link [[file:article.djvu::5][problematic djvu file]] ...
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Multiuser wiki that I can edit/archive in Emacs Org-mode

If I could live entirely in Emacs, I would. But... I now have to collaborate with others on a shared wiki and my team requires a web interface to edit pages. So I need to select a wiki engine. ...
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Calculating weighted average in orgmode table [duplicate]

In the following table | Item | Weight | Grade | |--------+--------+-------| | Quizes | .15 | 3 | | Exam 1 | .3 | 5 | | Exam 2 | .5 | 4 | |--------+--------+-------| | Total ...
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Org Mode: Use mhtml for HTML editing in an export environment

To export raw HTML, one can use: #+begin_export html some HTML #+end_export However, mhtml-mode has some very desirable features, most notably, javascript syntax highlighting. So I use #+...
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Wait for specific keypress in a function (press enter to continue)

I have a function to underline Chinese characters with zero width spaces in org-mode. (defun ctext-uline-begin () "Underscore with invisible space before for underlining Chinese texts." (insert "...
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Long running jobs in emacs org mode

When I execute a long running script within the org mode, emacs freezes. Is there a way to see the (running) output of the script? Alternatively, is there a way to run script asynchronously, and then ...
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emacs org mode shell history completion

I would like to have command completion for shell snippets in the org mode, similar to what is available in regular shells. For example, when typing ls, I would like to cycle (with a keystroke) ...
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orgmode agenda view: use not only org-agenda-files, but also predefined buffers

The org-agenda-list function produces a view from the files returned by org-agenda-files. Is it possible to include additional active buffer(s), not files? My idea is that I use an external tool, ...
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How to create an overview for a GTD implementation in emacs org mode?

I am implementing a GTD system in org-mode. I use tags for headings to signify various levels of "stuff". Primarily, I use "Goal" and "Project" tags to differentiate between a Goal (which is not a ...
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How to create plain text links or string variables that is displayed as its value in the buffer?

In my org-mode documents I want to be able to write: #+VAR: that_year=2020 and then somewhere in text use it like: "And [[var:that_year]] we are going to..." which should be interpreted and ...
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Hooks for agenda

I need to run a function every time I run org-agenda. However, I need it to run prior to the agenda. I wasn't able to find any hooks for the agenda command in the documentation. Any guidance is ...
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org-sort expands all subtrees and drawers

When I use org-sort (Ctrl-^) all the to be sorted subtrees are expanded including their properties. I have to collapse them manually again. Is this a standard behavior? Can I change this behavior ...
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Multiple citations with just one pair of braces

I want to have multiple citations appear in my exported PDF as below: some well-studied fact [12, 13, 20] blah blah But the only way I know to do this is by using inline latex: some well-studied ...
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How to insert quotations in Org tables?

In org mode, how does one insert a quotation in a table cell? I know that #+BEGIN_QUOTE ... #+END_QUOTE is the way to go outside a table, but I can't find a way to use it inside a table cell.
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Recursive task - using diary-style expression

I'm using diary-style expression entries to add the my lecturing schedule to the agenda * FIS-245 :fis245: SCHEDULED: <%%(or (diary-cyclic 7 4 6 ...
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Show only the real matches in clock table - without their parent headlines

The clock table of org mode has so many great features but I couldn't find this: I'd like to have only the headlines with a specific tag without their parents. Example #+BEGIN: clocktable :scope ...
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How to call a function in a list and substitute its return value in the same position?

I'm trying to use the following property value in org-publish-project-alist :html-divs ((preamble "header" "preamble") (content "main" (org-export-output-file-name)) (...
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Echo message when copying repeating tasks to archive

I like to move through past days in org-agenda and see every task I logged done on that day. In order to do this, I wrote a function (my/archive-repeating-task) that checks if a task repeats and, if ...
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Is there a limit for the length of tag names in org mode? (hanging up by long names)

In the latest version of org-mode (9.3.6) I get a strange behavior. Setup: empty init.el file (just the information to load the latest org-mode package from the elpa directory) empty org file ...
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Pass org-babel header arguments to elisp function

I have an org-babel code block like so: #+BEGIN_SRC R :var a=~/path/to/project Do something here #+END_SRC How can I reference variable a without having to evaluate the block?
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org-mode: add parent node when exporting to iCalendar

I have an org file: * My Project ** TODO Step1 SCHEDULED: <2020-04-24 Fri 18:00-18:30> When exporting to an iCalendar file, I can only see Step1 in my Apple Calendar, that is not what I ...
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Finding org-mode bindings

I sometimes want to insert a new heading without first jumping to the end of the current tree. It was fairly simple to guess that this could be achieved by calling (org-insert-heading), but from C-h ...
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Alternate citation with Org-Ref

I am used to manage my bibliography with org-ref and I am very satisfy with it. Nevertheless, in the context of a grant proposal writing, space is limited. So I would to save the space allowed to ...
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ESS/Org-babel - remove long prompt

Consider the following org-babel code block: #+BEGIN_SRC R :session *R* getwd() #+END_SRC If I first enter org-edit-special and then ess-eval-line my *R* buffer displays as expected: > getwd() ...
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Set ESS working directory from header-args with org-babel sessions

I am experiencing a very strange behavior with org-babel code blocks. When I operate without the :session tag, I am free to use :dir to set my working directory. As you can see, the following code ...
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Evaluate org-babel header arguments consistently

Consider the following org-babel code block: #+BEGIN_SRC R :session *R* :dir ~/_test getwd() #+END_SRC When I C-c C-c on my source block, I get the following result, as expected: #+RESULTS: : /...
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Getting Latex preview to work with org mode (.dvi not found)

In my .org file I embedded a simple Latex segment: $f(x) = x^2$ Then I use the following command to generate a preview for that segment: org-toggle-latex-fragment But I get an error: org-...
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org-roam buffer default toggled on

I'm still new to org-mode and am trying to set up this org-roam package. My goal is to have the buffer containing backlinks automatically show whenever I open a file, but can't seem to get that ...
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org-mode done timestamp only on specific tags

Hello I am using Emacs with Spacemacs and I would like to have the closed tag only if I select done and not if I select my second option which is watched. As you can see in the picture it shows for ...
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Text properties overriden in org-agenda header

I do load a sexp entry - as a diary- from one of my agenda files which calls a custom function. Everything works fine except that the propertized text using utf glyphs is overriden in the agenda view ...
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Byte-compile org-babel code blocks when tangled

I want to override org-babel-tangle-file to byte compile any org-babel code block where a compile: t flag is set in header-args. Here is the idea: * Sample code block :PROPERTIES: :header-args: :...
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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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Make eqref work in HTML export

I'm trying to use org-ref to reference to equation numbers. It works with PDF export but never works in HTML export. In the web page it only shows a clickable (???) link with no destination. I tried ...
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Babel equivalent for other modes

Babel lets you include code blocks of different programming languages inside an Org-mode document, which can be printed and executed. Is there something similar for other modes as well? For example, I ...
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Shrink frames in beamer export from orgmode

How can I send a shrink option to a beamer frame? I already tried with *** frame title :PROPERTIES: :BEAMER_envargs: [shrink=5] :END: as suggested in https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-...
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How to set image size in result of src block in Org mode

I've got a src block that has an image file as a result and I want that image file to be exported as a certain size. I know I could apply the property #+ATTR_HTML: :width 100px, but I can't figure ...
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How to set a per project preamble for org-mode export?

When publishing with org-mode, I would like to have a preamble set for a particular project. This answer explains how to set the variable org-html-preamble-format globally but I would like to set it ...
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Internal and External link search broken in org 9.3

Links seem to be broken in org-mode 9.3 [[link-to-text]] [[*link-to-heading]] [[file:path/to/file::*heading]] [[file:path/to/file::search-string]] The following searches all bring point to the ...
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Mailing lists with org-contact

Premise: I am not an expert of emacs-lisp, unfortunately. I am handling all my emails with mu4e, and since it integrates well with org-contacts, I use the latter to handle my address book. However, ...

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