Questions tagged [org-roam]

This tag is to be used for questions relating to org-roam, an add-on to Org mode, that helps with the creation and maintenance of intricately, non-hierarchically linked documents.

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"No EmacSQL SQLite binary available" while running Org-Roam on GUIX

I'm struggling to set up Org-Roam on a minimal GUIX set-up. There is an attempt to compile Compiling EmacSQL SQL binary which throws an error No EmacSQL SQLite binary available. I have installed both ...
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How to visit an org-roam node from a link without using the mouse

This seems like a silly question, but how can I visit an org-roam node from a link without using the mouse? I have been looking all over the place and can't seem to find an answer. Some context: I'm ...
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extend org-tags-view to show body of the matching node

In my org files I have many entries that hold a tag. I use them (among many other things) to create reading lists and such. The org-tags-view then shows these items in a list and I browse through them....
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Moving multiple trees out of an org file into a newly created org-roam daily

I'm a beginner at elisp and I'd like your input on my strategy for writing some code for my org/org-roam setup. I have a file called inbox.org, that I capture stuff into when I'm on the go (via Plain ...
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How to properly use consult-ripgrep to search through org-roam notes

I am trying to setup a way to systematically search through all my org-roam notes and I came across the following code that uses consult-ripgrep: (defun bms/org-roam-rg-search () "Search org-...
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Opening emacs without the scratch buffer when opening a file (Please tell me what is wrong with my init file snippet)?

I recently updated my org-roam package to version 2.2.2 with the following steps: M-x list-packages Then select org-roam and clicked delete. M-x list-packages again Then select org-roam and clicked ...
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Using org-roam-capture throws error: Symbol's function definition is void: org-fold-show-all

I am using org-roam and the problem occurs when I try to use an org-roam-capture template. The capture template is for creating org-roam-nodes from citations using citar. It is based on this blog post ...
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Difference between #+filetags and #+categories

I am using orgroam as a Zettelkasten and partly as a personal wiki. I do not use TODO-Lists, Agenda or something else. Currently I use round about 4 different filetags, not more. I use them to specify ...
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How to programmatically create a new org-roam file?

I want to create a new org-roam (v2) file (i.e., an org-roam node that is a file…) from an elisp script. I know what I want the content of that file to be, and I want the file to be created and the ...
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Why is my variable out of scope in org-roam-capture?

I would like to define an function using org-roam's capture system. However, I want to create a new function, not use the variable org-roam-capture-templates and the related function org-roam-capture. ...
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Is there a way to create a emacs shotcut that runs a specific terminal command before opening emacs?

a friend of mine recomended that I use a program called obsidian to make notes,and I quite liked the idea, but i didn't like the program. I have been searching and it seeams to me that org-roam in ...
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Find notes with accented characters when searching for the base character (like isearch with character folding)

Emacs isearch has a "character folding" functionality which can be toggled with M-s ' during isearch. When this is activated, the search can find something like "maçã" (apple in ...
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Org-roam doesn’t autocomplete when in ‘org-add-note’

Here is a video showcasing the problem When I am adding org-roam links by org-roam-node-insert - the link gets added properly. Good. When I write a +3 letters of org-roam link that I know exists - the ...
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Org capture to existing file

I would like to use org-protocol to capture to an existing org file if one already exists. I am using a function to generate the file name interactively for the org file to be captured to: (defun my/...
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Org-roam-dailies navigation with custom template

I've setup a template for org-roam-dailies in such a way that There is one file per month, so YYYY-mm.org Inside each file, headlines go with a timestamp (setq org-roam-dailies-directory "daily/...
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org-roam ignores fill-prefix when set via use-package

Because of this answer I set fill-prefix to "". When I do this explicitly via M-: it works as expected. I need a solution for use-package here. When I try to make this setting specific to ...
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Different ways to set org-roam-node-display-template

I would like to understand what the differences is between this two variants about setting the value of org-roam-node-display-template. From here: (setq org-roam-node-display-template "${title:*} ...
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Org-roam custom capture template

Currently my org-capture-templates look like this: ("I" "Inbox Timestamp" entry (file+headline "~/Dropbox/documents/org/roam/Inbox.org" "Inbox Timestamp") "...
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How to keep `projectile-find-file-hook` from taking a long time in non-project dirs?

I'm using org-mode and org-roam, with many org files in ~/Documents/org-roam (and its subdirs). Org sometimes opens lots of those files to find things. Since I have projectile-mode on globally, every ...
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Org-roam: cannot resolve UNIQUE constraint failed: nodes.id

I recently started using org-roam, synchronizing my entries folder through the cloud between my laptop and my PC. Recently, upon startup emacs gives the error Error (use-package): org-roam/:init: ...
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What hook should I use for org-roam when there is a creation/renaming of roam node

I wrote a function that will update my roam notes .gitignore. I would like to call this function whenever there is a creation or renaming of roam node. What hook should I be using?
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How to implement a "block" (first introduced by roam research) in org mode?

If you are familiar with roam research, you may know that it consists of page and block. Relate it back to org-mode terms: page is equivalent to file, but there is no one-to-one mapping from block to ...
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Tag column (for +FILETAG) in org-roam node list is is gone

In the past when I searched for org-roam nodes via C-c n f I could saw the +FILETAGS in the right column of the search results. Here is an example where you can see two entries with #Bib tag. After ...
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Where to put custom-set-faces in the init.el in org-roam context?

I found a code snippet that can be used to have different colors for links and org-roam links on SystemCrafters (aka David Wilson). (custom-set-faces '((org-roam-link org-roam-link-current) :...
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Create new org-roam node ignoring pre selected existing nodes

C-c n f is bound to org-roam-node-find in my setup. I can search existing nodes or create a new one if it does not exist yet. Assume that there still is a node with the title Foobar in summer and I ...
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Org-roam raises "Selecting deleted buffer" error after formatting laptop

I recently formatted my laptop's hard drive and reinstalled my OS (Manjaro in dual boot with Windows 11). I restored my entire emacs configuration on Manjaro and everything seems to work properly, ...
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Add human readable modification time to org file

Currently I add the creation time to my org files with +date: %U in the template string. Works fine and is human readable. I also would like to have that for the modification time, too. I know org-...
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org-roam + ox-hugo exporting results in broken links

I've been following this setup to export my org-roam notes with ox-hugo, but I get the following kind of errors when exporting. ERROR 2022/01/03 09:27:37 [en] REF_NOT_FOUND: Ref "../../../../../...
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Capture template for org-roam-bibtex to keep notes in single file

As the title says, I want to setup org-roam-bibtex so that I can capture notes for different papers/articles in a single file. (I've asked iterations of this on the org-roam discourse page and on the ...
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Org-roam links are considered broken when exporting

Org-roam links are considered broken when exporting. This is annoying as I would like to export those org files as pdf documents. I know that the option broken-links:t makes the link disappear, and ...
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org-roam (new install) error "Selecting Deleted Buffer"

I'm fairly new to Emacs and Org-Roam and struggled for few days to get Org-roam installed on my Windows 10 PC. But I successfully got it installed after following these steps. Note that I installed ...
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How to correctly export to pdf org-roam files

I have three files A, B and C. A is a table of contents with links to B and C that have various information, the problem is I want to export a pdf with the content of A, B and C together but org-latex-...
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Dailies Capture Template Org-Roam not unique headline

I would like to get my org roam dailies capture template to work but it returns with an error saying that the heading is not unique on level 1. My dailies capture template is as below: (org-roam-...
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Other Emacs profile unable to load directory path

I used to use vanilla emacs and am trying out Doom emacs in a separate chemacs profile where my config files are under ~/.doom.d/ and my doom files are under ~/.emacs.doom.d/ I am trying to use the ...
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Org-mode LaTeX previews image size too large

SOLVED: REMOVE #+SETUPFILE: HEADER. SORRY FOR WASTING YOUR TIME I am having the same issue as described in this Reddit post from a few weeks ago: basically the preview images generated for a given ...
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Does zetteldeft miss some org-roam functionality?

Has somebody used both packages and could tell me whether zetteldeft misses some functionality of org-roam? Thanks!
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Using org-roam tags when org publishing

When publishing it's possible to get a list of filetags for an org note by doing something like (org-export-data (plist-get info :filetags) info) in publish.el and loop over them to create markup. I ...
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Follow org links in current buffer with ivy

How can I follow org links in the current buffer using ivy? This is similar functionality to m (M-x Info-menu) in info with ivy/counsel installed. The command should list with ivy everything that ...
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org-roam and persp-mode.el: persp-def-auto-persp has nil (buffer-file-name)

I would like all org-roam buffers to automatically go into a persp-mode.el perspective. org-roam-mode is a global minor mode, so I can't use that as a way to detect whether a new buffer is for org-...
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Combining org-protocol with org-roam

Hi everybody roamy :), I am attempting to combine org-protocol with org-roam. My chrome bookmark contains: javascript:location.href = 'org-protocol://roam-ref?template=p&ref=' + encodeURIComponent(...
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Doom Emacs start-up problems

Running Doom Emacs 2.0.9 on Emacs 27.1. In my init.el I have org-roam enabled like so: :lang (org +roam +journal) In my config.el I also load org-habits, hide it in initial agenda view and set-up a ...
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Changing the default binding to open a link in an org mode file using RET

To open a link in an org-mode file one normally types C-c C-o. I find this rather cumbersome. I would like to rebind the command org-open-at-point to RET but only when the cursor rests on the link. I ...
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Org Roam Database Missing

Running Doom Emacs 2.0.9 on Emacs 27.1. I have in installation of org-roam with the following set-up: (setq org-roam-directory "~/Documents/organize/org-mode") FWIW, I use the same ...
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no such file or directory: org-eldoc

I recently discovered that my org-roam installation is no longer working. When I try to open a new file, I get this error message: helm-M-x-execute-command: Cannot open load file: No such file or ...
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How can I create a link that opens `org-roam-find-file` with a specific filter?

I would like to be able to insert an org link into my roam files which can be clicked on in order to show a certain subset of available roam files (e.g. all those having the tag "foo"). Is ...
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Footnote-like custom function for org-roam-insert

I am trying to make a custom function for org-roam which inserts footnote-like links in the current note. The idea is to insert links on this way The logistic regression [fn:20200612000001]... * ...
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What does =slug= means in the context of =org-roam=?

I'm trying of configuring org-roam-bibtex (not there yet), but I keep finding this ${slug} function, which I don't understand. See for example This post. What is it? What is its utility?
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How to see files of a particular tag in org-roam?

Before I installed org-roam I saw a screenshot or a video somewhere in which the tags of an org-roam note looked like links. I was under the impression that org-roam allows you to see all notes of a ...
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Create a new tag using ~org-roam-insert~ whose name is part of an existing tag

I'm using org-roam's org-roam-insert to insert a new tag. Currently I have two tags, Emacs and EmacsLisp, now I want to add a new tag called Lisp. However, I found it impossible. Here is the ...
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org capture: Store new file name or use an existing file name as a variable

I'm looking for a way to use a fuzzy finder menu to store a new file name or select an existing file name as ${title} or %ˆ{Name} string variable. I use the zettelkasten system and my workflow ...