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Org mode To Do's: completed tasks statistics cookie for items more than one level down

I am working on a project with several steps, each of which has sub-steps; each sub-step has sub-steps as well. The steps and sub-steps are headings; the sub-sub-steps are To Do items. I would like to ...
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Org mode export: exclude sections with todo keyword

I want to export an org mode document so that sections or subsections with TODO keywords do not appear in the exported output. How can this be achieved? The export-settings documentation does not ...
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Inherit SCHEDULED and priority properties

What is the reasoning behind the design of not inheriting the SCHEDULED and priority properties? Any notable use cases to support this behavior? On the contrary, actually inheriting SCHEDULED (or ...
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All todos: how to set different colors for different categories?

I'm trying to customize my todos a bit. Currently, I use different categories for my todos as such: * TODO customize colors of categories :CATEGORY: emacs * TODO get groceries :CATEGORY: errands ...
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Make all done org-mode items invisible (collapsed)

How can I make all done (e.g. DONE) org-mode items "invisible"? I'm using org-mode's "visibility" terminology here, but what I'm referring to is collapsing (folding) those items closed, not making ...
Croad Langshan's user avatar
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Close org todo with all subtasks

I have a task with multiple subitems in different states, and I would like to have a binding to switch the task and all its subtasks to the same state (DONE). I know that I can ignore state blocking, ...
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Org repeated task doesn't repeat when DONE

Following the documentation, I set to DONE a repeated task with C-- 1 C-c C-t but this actually closes the task definitevely. ** TODO Things DEADLINE: <2016-01-17 Sun +1m> After typing C-- ...
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in org-mode, how to move point to next TODO heading upon DONE state change?

I work with org-mode TODO lists not in org-agenda mode, but within the actual .org files, marking TODO headings DONE as I go. * DONE buy milk * TODO fix car * STARTED call mom I want org to move ...
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How does (org-agenda-todo arg) work? What does the argument mean?

By trial and error I have found that in org-agenda (org-agenda-todo 'done) marks the entry at point as "DONE". Can you explain why? How can I modify the argument to the org-agenda-todo function (or ...
Alexander Shcheblikin's user avatar
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Repeater broken after edits to org-after-todo-state-change-hook

Title is pretty self explanatory. I have implemented the below solution to 'clock in' when I change my org-todo state to IN-PROGRESS and 'clock out' when I leave that state. (add-hook 'org-after-todo-...
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Link to item in org document

I have nested headings with lists on them. I want to create a list outside of all those headings that "links" or references items in the other lists, such that changes on them, will affect ...
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How to show timestamped entries without TODO status

I understand from the manual that the command for doing a search of agenda entries which have a timestamp before today is as follows: TIMESTAMP<"<today>" If I additionally want to ...
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