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Fontify (italic) text in agenda views

I have some TODO headings with italicized text. These display correctly in Org buffers, but aren't fontified and italicized (slanted) when retrieved as part of an agenda view. Is there a way to ensure ...
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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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How to create a weighted task cookie in org-mode

Task cookies are a cool feature in org-mode that I use everyday to quickly check my progress when doing todo lists e.g - Grandparent Task [50%] - [-] Parent Task [80%] - [X] Child Task 1 ...
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Is it possible to hide TODO timestamps in Org mode?

Is it possible to hide TODO timestamps in Org mode? More specifically, I want to keep the timestamps associated with TODO states (CLOSED, SCHEDULED, DEADLINE) from being shown in the Org buffer, even ...
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Org mode don't unfold log entry when changing task to done

I find it quite useful to have the log of when I completed a task in org mode, but get a bit annoyed at the fact that when a TODO is changed to DONE, the log is visible. Is it possible to have it ...
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Cycle Through Org Mode Todo Tags Based on Tag

I have one org file, inbox.org, which I use for keeping all of my todos. I have todos of several categories, like: work memory fitness outreach and so on. Is there a way to order these tags to ...
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Org mode: how to set a deadline to an already appointed meeting date

I'm kinda new to org-mode and I was wondering whether it is possible to set a deadline for a TODO task to a meeting date? I try to be more specific in the following: I have a meeting org file within ...
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Schedule to "now" (current time) in date/time prompt (calendar)

I would like to be able to insert the current time with a shortcut when I schedule a task. There is the "." for jumping to the current day (today), but I have not been able to figure out a shortcut ...
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Embed org task list from other subtree

Is there a way to embed/include/reference (I don't know the proper word in emacs-speek :)) to headings so that their contents show in a different place? The idea is to reduce duplications and ...
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Problem with the behavior of org-fontify-done-headline

I want entries with the DONE status to be greyed out, so in my init file I have (setq org-fontify-done-headline t) and I have added '(org-headline-done ((((class color) (min-colors 16) (...
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Loading new agenda keywords (org-todo-keywords) is broken for me - bug in Emacs?

Objective I decided to add custom agenda keywords (I'm still setting up the environment, don't have any agenda files yet) and I used this example code from some tutorial: (setq org-todo-keywords ...
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Listing the TODOs from the current file

I was wondering whether there is a command that allows to list the TODOs (in a similar way than C-c+a+t) but for the current buffer... a buffer which might not even be within the list of agenda files.
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Is it possible to place TODO keywords at end of heading

I want to have an org file like this example : #+OPTIONS: #+TYP_DODO: KO | OK #+TODO: KO | OK * Automated tests results [62%] / [5/8] :PROPERTIES: :COOKIE_DATA: recursive :END: ** results group 1 [...
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org-mode TODO items not recognized first time

My org-mode TODO keywords are set as follows: (setq org-todo-keywords '((sequence "NITPICKING(!)" "NITS_SENT(!)" "NITS_DONE(!)" "PROOFS_SENT(!)" "PROOFS_RECEIVED(!)" "ACS_RECEIVED(!)" ...
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Is it possible to set properties when entering a TODO in org-mode?

I want to achieve something similar to this where entering a TODO or WAIT state allows you take note. Instead, I want to make a PROPERTIES where the value is the heading. For example, if I have a ...
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Executing custom code on org entry state change

I was recently reading a blog about Do-nothing scripting which is about encoding the instructions for a task as a step towards automating it. It occurred to me that this would be very nice paired with ...
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How to add a timestamp directly from the 'todo'-type agenda buffer

My typical agenda view is a global todo agenda. I would like to add timestamps directly to a header from this view. It is possible with deadline and schedule but not for timestamps. I have tried the ...
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Calculate collective duration of remaining todo list items?

I want Emacs to automatically calculate the duration of my remaining todo list items. E.g. I have: - [X] Item #0 - [ ] Item #1 - [ ] Item #2 And I need to define item duration somehow, not sure of ...
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Can TODO headings in org mode inherit part of the heading style, specifically fontsize?

Emacs initiate here, I've just now added different heading sizes for org-mode to my init file, according to the answer on this page: Setting for org-mode bullet font size (custom-set-faces '(org-...
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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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Show org todos with certain tag in designated file

I want to implement a certain time-management system in emacs/org-mode. For each project, I intend to have one .org file which includes all associated to-dos. I already created those. Now, I would ...
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Sorting todos by custom todo label when invoking `org-todo-list` with `C-c a t`

I have defined some custom todos keywords with (setq org-todo-keywords '((sequence "TODO" "TODAY" "IN-PROGRESS" "WAITING" "URGENT" "FUTURE&...
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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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Org-mode how to automatically adjust sub-entry completion with sub-sub-entry completions

I just very recently started using Emacs Org-mode to organize my tasks, and I really don't know anything about Emacs-Lisp. What I have achieved is to mark a TODO entry as DONE when its children(sub-...
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Editing and viewing timestamps in Global TODO in Org Agenda

When viewing alltodo's (M-x org-agenda RET t), is it possible to see and edit Scheduled/Due dates? I understand that the list of TODOs can be very long and therefore seeing timestamps could clutter ...
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