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How to restore window layout on `org-agenda-switch-to`?

Pressing q in an agenda view restores the window layout if org-agenda-restore-windows-after-quit is non-nil. Is there a way to do the same on RET (org-agenda-switch-to)?
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Is it possible to use `org-ref` in LaTeX mode?

I love using org-ref in my org files, and then export them to PDF (or even LaTeX). However, I have a lot of LaTeX manuscript which I don't want to translate into org, and I could use an org-ref-like ...
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Org mode clock report shift day range

I use org-mode clocks to keep track of my work hours, and the timesheet is expected to be grouped by day. The thing is, I sometimes work late at night, and the daily view shows work splitted up like ...
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Face of org-mode source block changes when returning from edit buffer

A strange thing happens when editing source blocks within an extra buffer with C-c ': the face of just this source block changes upon returning, i.e. the face settings are not used any more. I'm ...
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Org-mode radio table orgtbl-to-latex :fmt wont accept float

I'd like to embed org-mode tables in my latex files and have org mode take care of formatting floating point numbers. Based on A.6.2 of the org-mode manual (http://orgmode.org/org.pdf) I expected this ...
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Exporting a figure generated with org-babel and noweb reference syntax

Wanting to export a figure generated by matplotlib to LaTeX (as described here) I've encountered the following issue (which ultimately I was able to solve as described here). My source block has two ...
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Org footnote mark prevents end of sentence from being recognized

I use a double spaces after full stops to seperate sentences, and this is respected by M-q. But with an org footnote mark after the full stop, the sentence limit is not recognized, and the space is ...
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org-sparse-tree on multiple keywords

I currently have a keyboard shortcut bound to C-c t that shows me all of the NEXTACTION items I have, no matter what headline level they're at. It works by using a kbd macro wherein I just typed C-c / ...
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Exporting LaTeX fracments - The right way!

I mess up my non edited question. Here is the right question In the previous version of the question I mixed two different things I was having problems with. I was trying to export a literate LaTeX ...
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run emacs function in the shell with parameter

Since there is parameter I need to use, so I will not use single quote as the question's answer First, I try emacsclient -q --eval (progn (find-file "ORG/${UN}.org") (org-latex-export-to-pdf)) ...
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Match regexp group

I am trying to modify org-wikinodes.el to match any org-mode headline (not just camelCase text. So I have replaced the default regular expression with: *\\s-\\(.+\\) This works. But in order to link ...
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Automatic radio targets from org-mode headings

Is there a way to have org-mode headings automatically behave as radio targets? I would like to use org-mode as a private wiki... org-wikinodes is close. But I don't really want to deal with camelCase....
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org-ref completion of labels inside latex blocks

I recently started using org-mode to take academic notes, so I use LaTeX blocks (#+BEGIN_LaTeX) to insert LaTeX code using the special buffer that gives me code completion via AuCTeX. I also insert ...
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Org-mode: Recenter buffer to top when clicking on an org-agenda link

When right- or middle-clicking on a headline generated in the agenda, org will open a buffer with the file containing that headline. That headline will be centered in the buffer. How can I make it so ...
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Spacemacs/org-mode/visual line bug

I'm using org-mode and visual-line-mode with Spacemacs by pressing <SPC> t l. However, when I do this I get strange behavior, possibly due to the visual indenting of lines. As I move between ...
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Tab in org-mode table generates “Variable binding depth exceeds max-specpdl-size.”

Pressing TAB in an org-mode table (existing, or trying to create a new one) results in an error: "Variable binding depth exceeds max-specpdl-size." Debug provides the following: Debugger entered--...
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Org-mode: manually sorting headlines column view

I love that we can quickly re-order our outlines with the M-<Up|Down> arrow keys. For whatever reason, I can't get this to work in column view. I would like to enable this behavior. Any ideas ...
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Mark tasks in org-mode to show up in agenda

Is there a way to mark tasks in org-mode (similar to how you can mark files in Dired) so that they will show up on an Agenda view or in a sparse tree? I'm familiar with using TODO keywords. But I was ...
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How to make org-mode support to open org-mode link in properties drawer?

Here is the Org-mode buffer example which has a properties drawer. ** Kelvin Hu :PROPERTIES: :BLOG: http://kelvinh.github.io/ :END:
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Left-align org-mode like FoldingText… Regexp?

I posted this question on stackoverflow earlier, but perhaps this is a better place for it? I am looking for a way to left-align text in Org-mode so that the paragraphs line up like in FoldingText. ...
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Org file with tag system like gmail, with item under multiple headers synchronised

How do I get Org-mode do this, similar to gmail's tags. ** Header 1 *** Under header 1 *** Under header 1 and 2 This content is synchronised ** Header 2 *** Under header 1 and 2 This content ...
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How to avoid redundant output from inline orgbabel code?

When using #Begin_Src R blocks one can change the code in blocks and then rerun all the code blocks in a document. Great. However, if one does this with inline src, such as, src_R[:session *...
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Orgmode Countdown Timer Seconds

Is there a way to specify seconds when starting the orgmode countdown timer? I've tried using fractions of a minute, such as 1.5, but it disregards anything after the first digit.
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org-toggle-latex-fragment Not Working

I have made sure that dvipng is installed on my system and have upgraded to the most recent version of org-mode but I cannot preview LaTeX. M-x org-version shows 8.3.4. I tried typing some Latex ...
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Don't delete leading space after org-insert-link

When I do org-insert-link and input a link description the space before the description gets deleted. Can this be prevented? Example: I type: "see " (i.e. with space), then hit C-c C-l, insert link, ...
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Orgmode set font face on per file basis

is there a way to set the font attributes on per file basis? I'm surprised this is not a main feature... I don't want my todo lists to look the same as my articles or journal. IF there is such a ...
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Headlines broken in org themes

Here is an example .org file displayed with the solarized-dark theme: Now here's what happens when I switch the theme to leuven: Similar things happen in some other themes (like wombat). Looking at ...
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evil & org-time-stamp-inactive at end of line in normal mode

I use evil (via spacemacs) and I want to insert a time stamp at the end of the current line in org-mode. Alas the end-of-line in evil normal mode is not the same as in vanilla emacs, so that pressing $...
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Is this possible to prettify \(A_i\) to A_i (A<sub>i</sub>) in org-mode?

I would like to prettify \(A_i\) to Ai. Is this possible? I looked up the source of org-match-substring-regexp and tried to modify it, but no luck. any help?
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How to make org-verbatim face include ' [duplicate]

Org-mode has a face org-verbatim. But it does not support ' at begin or end. (same for =) I use \equal{} to replace = in org-verbatim highlighted string. But I don't know how to replace '. Does ...
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How to have both Greek Alphabet and LaTeX command of it in the same table in exported PDF (TEX)?

Just want to create a table of LaTeX command for Greek Alphabet. One column for the Greek Alphabet and one for the command. When I use \beta, it shows as Greek alphabet in the exported PDF file. How ...
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Create a custom block in org-mode that exports to latex and html

I'm writing a long research org-mode document that I want to export to both LaTeX, ODT and HTML. The most important export environment is to LaTeX. I would like to be able to specify an environment ...
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How to export doi links without description?

I want export a doi link from an org file to LaTeX and then to pdf. If the doi link has no description the export does not work. Why? I want as a result in pdf, not the description but the doi address....
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How can I wrap the subscript into a math environment in Org-mode?

I have some subscripts in my org file like B_25, B_30. These subscripts can be exported to LaTeX like B_{25}, B_{30}. However, I want part of the subscripts like B to be exported as italic B. As one ...
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Separate org-file-apps for export

I use org-mode for a lot of things, but two of them are now in conflict. The two use cases are (1) drafting assignments and exporting to LaTeX and (2) tracking my reference library using RefTeX. My ...
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Run flyspell when loading new buffer with custom dictionary

Sometimes it is possible to add commands to the start of an org-mode buffer to customize it. I would like flyspell to run and stay active with pt_PT dictionary on a specific file whenever I open it. ...
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Accented letters in source blocks in org-mode

I am having issues getting org-babel to export accented letters properly. This happens only in source blocks. For #+BEGIN_SRC java // Testing characters á, é, í, ó, ú, ç, ã public void test(){} #+...
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Org mode flashes indentation of lines with parentheses

I've been having some issues using org-mode with paren matching. Here are a few screenshots of the problem. In short, when my mouse isn't on a line, the line is shown correctly, but when parenthesis ...
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How to make org-babel-load-file use umlauts (åäö) correctly?

I have this in my init.el (defvar dropbox-d "C:/Dropbox") (defvar dropbox-emacs-d (expand-file-name "emacs" dropbox-d)) (org-babel-load-file (expand-file-name "config.org" dropbox-emacs-d)) In ...
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get/set package user-dir before installing org-mode

I have emacs 24.5.1 on Xubuntu 14.04. I want to install the latest version of the org package available in GNU ELPA (20150929). Following the advice on org-mode website, I launch emacs with the -q ...
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Org Mode Headers Won't Export

I have headers at the top of the file that look like: #+TITLE: A Good Explanation That looks like all the examples I can find browsing various web pages. When I go to export in either LaTeX or ...
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Extraneous output of org-mode inline source block results in org

Context: M-x org-version => Org-mode version 8.3.1 (8.3.1-95-g1dbb25-elpaplus @ /Users/username-here/elisp/elpa/org-plus-contrib-20150831/) Executing: src_R[:results value]{sin(0)} Yields: {{{...
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How can I set custom date formats in org mode?

I would like all my dates in org-mode to be displayed like <Mon 24-Aug 2015>. I found a piece of code that addresses the problem (setq-default org-display-custom-times t) (setq org-time-stamp-...
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Set default timing for reminders/warnings, without identical intervals

In what follows, I use the terms "warning" and "reminder" synonymously. By default, I would like Org to visually warn me of upcoming appointments, at the following times: 15 minutes in advance; 1 ...
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How can I make tags-search able to find created timestamps containing both date and time?

I have made a tags search to filter out todo's created today: (setq org-agenda-custom-commands'( ("d" "todo's made today" tags "TODO=\"TODO\"+Created=\"<today>\"" ( (org-agenda-sorting-...
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how to quote parameters in source blocks

I have two (org-mode) source blocks, both with parameters: select-union(tbl=a_table) and column-names(tbl=a_table) Both produce SQL artifacts from the table data. Now I want to write a new source ...
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How to produce agenda views from buffers in memory

I've noticed that since my org files have been moved to a network share agenda views take an age (1 minute or more) to produce. This is particularly annoying because I am working on a new view and I ...
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New headlines in org-mode don't always appear on a new line

When the point is at the end of a headline in org-mode and I hit Alt+Enter (bound to org-meta-return), the new headline often starts on the same line instead of on a new one. It happens frequently, ...
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`\setcounter` in latex block to typeset matrices with more than 10 columns

I typesetting a matrix with 12 columns in a latex block in org-mode and discovered I couldn't do it by default. Reading this question on the TeX stack exchange site made me think that I could just ...
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Custom Agenda View based on headers?

I use a pretty basic notes file that has headers like: * Next Actions ** action 1 ** action 2 * Deferred ** deferred 1 ** deferred 2 etc. I rarely use tags or todo states on the elements of my lists....