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### Get a sparse tree without TODO items

I'm writing a paper where TODO entries are mixed in along with the headings of the paper. I can look at all my TODO entries with C-c / t (or C-c / T for specific keywords). Is there a way to show all ...
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### Sending `C-c C-c` to the process window without swithcing to it

In ESS mode, I sometimes send some code to the process buffer and want to cancel it using C-c C-c. Can I do this without actually switching to the process window from the script window?
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### setting left margin to particular buffer

I have buffer called *mydashboard* which is simply an org file. I want to set the left margin of this buffer to 20 chars. I am planning to use this as my dashboard where I can pin my links to other ...
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### Symbol's function definition is void: rtags-enable-standard-keybinding [duplicate]

I have just started using emacs and I wanted to setup RTags. Looking at the Usage section int the github repo here, I added the following line to my config (rtags-enable-standard-keybindings c-mode-...
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### How can I make emacs respect “completion-ignored-extensions” when I hit TAB in the “Find File” buffer?

When I hit C-x C-f to open the "Find file" thing, I can hit TAB to open up a buffer called *Completions* that lists the possible filenames with the given prefix. Sometimes I have a bunch of backup ...
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### mu4e with two contexts: no matching messages found, wrong type argument

I'm trying to set up mu4e with mbsync and two gmail accounts. The structure of my Maildir is as follows: ~/.mail |--> school_address |--> INBOX |--> Sent |--> Drafts |--> ...
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### Highlighting the currently active org-Babel block

I want to do something similar to hl-line-mode but not sure if it has been implemented already and how it can be implemented. The goal would be to set two color schemes for the #+begin and #+end ...
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### Where should I put a custom theme in Aquamacs?

I found a vivid chalk color scheme here that I want to use with Aquamacs. After poking around, I discovered that Aquamacs stores its custom color schemes here: /Applications/Aquamacs.app/Contents/...
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### Orgmode Export - Two Filenames

We can export a tree (C-c C-e) to a specific folder and with a specific filename by using the drawer option: :EXPORT_FILE_NAME: /path/to/folder/filename Question: Is it possible to export the file ...
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### How can I setup Emacs in a full-fledged IDE? [on hold]

I'm using Emacs and I'm trying to set it up to get IDE features for mainstream programming languages. I mainly need some "project management features" (browse the files or a project, access to ...
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### Autocomplete not working for JavaScript

So I can't get Auto-Complete to work for JavaScript. I've tried a variety of solutions but nothing seems to be working. Here is the relevant code snippet: ;; ;;adds js2-mode for javascript ...
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### ibuffer not displaying “*mu4e-main*” buffer

Upon opening mu4e, I expect the *mu4e-main* buffer to appear in the list generated by M-x ibuffer. However, even after typing / /, i.e., M-x ibuffer-filter-disable, the *mu4e-main* buffer is not in ...
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### Missing tabs on Emacs

I have been using Emacs for one week, so all of it is really new for me. I saw that there are two types of commands in order to navigate in emacs : - Some "tabs" on the top - Commands like shortcuts ...
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### ledger in org-babel blocks uses incorrect path data in Windows 10

I am trying to include a ledger data file from an org-babel block. I am using Windows10 and the SciMax emacs distribution. #+begin_src ledger :cmdline bal :results output :exports results !include d:/...
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### Emacs Is Auto-Escaping Periods From The Command Line

I'm attempting to run the profile-dotemacs.el script from the command line using Powershell on Windows. Here's what I'm trying to run emacs -Q -l C:\users\tom\Downloads\profile-dotemacs.el --eval "(...
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### Clipboard sharing broken in OS X Sierra

Just upgraded to Sierra, and if I try to copy or paste text, nothing goes through. Has anyone else experienced this problem? Any way to debug the prolem? Apparently Sierra also broke copy/paste in ...
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### How do you fix a large list of unknown files in Ebrowse?

I'm trying to use the emacs Ebrowse tool. The issue I'm having is a great majority of the C++ files, from my BROWSE file, are showing up as (unknown) file type, resulting in me being unable to open ...
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### Show @ symbol in different color in clojure mode

I want to show @ symbols (meaning dereference) in red in clojure-mode. How do I do that?
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### How to set value vc-git-grep-template within function

I have a working sexp for configuration vc-git-grep: (setq vc-git-grep-template "git --no-pager grep -n -i -e <R> -- <F>") Then in dired-mode I evaluate M-x vc-git-grep and everething ...
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### Octal character representation in keyboard macros

I generated a macro as a help for generating indices for words I have marked before. Now this macro looks as follows (fset 'index "\367\\index{\C-y") What does \367stand for and where can I look ...
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### spacemacs, problem with irony package when getting irony* from github as alternative location

I'm using spacemacs devel. I've added following private layer using M-x configuration-layer/create-layer (setq irony-packages '( company-irony company-irony-c-headers ...
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### Use system-installed package with spacemacs that depends on MELPA packages

How can I include a package that is available locally on my system that depends on the string library s with spacemacs? I have an company internal package that adds functionality to magit available ...
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### Install package `auto-latex-completion`

I am totally new to Emacs (I just began some days ago) and my purpose is to use it for Latex. I tried to install package auto-complete-auctex doing this : 1) I copy file auto-complete-auctex.el to ...
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### Cannot Execute Org-Babel Haskell Block

In an org-mode file: #+BEGIN_SRC haskell let x = "test" putStrLn x #+END_SRC yields: executing Haskell code block... if: ‘org-babel-script-escape’ expects a string
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### Org #+INCLUDE: turning what I want to be a 2nd level header into a 1st level header

Test case: a.org * This is a big section I have some content here ** And a second level section And more content here *** And a third level section And more content here b.org ** I ...
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### Is there a way to delete or clear a register?

For example, if I have too many registers and would like to get rid of some of them, is there a way to do that? I realize that quitting the emacs session will clear all registers, but is there a way ...
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### Prevent mouse click from changing cursor position while in insert mode

I work on a laptop most of the time and it happens somewhat often that while inserting some text (in evil mode) I will accidentally hit the touchpad with my thumb, changing the cursor position and ...
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### Export pretty symbols in org source blocks?

I make substantial use of prettify-symbols in my programming buffers. A snippet of some of my python symbols: (add-hook 'python-mode-hook (lambda () (mapc (lambda (pair) (push pair ...
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### remembering auth details for excorporate with .netrc

I've set up excorporate mode so that I can use emacs to read my outlook calendar. However I am annoyed by having to input a username/password every time I open emacs. I tried a .netrc: machine ...
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### How can I split the neotree window in spacemacs/emacs

I want my neotree window not to extend all the way to the bottom as shown here. How is that possible? If I try to split it I get an error saying the side window can't be split.
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### How to call ivy-occur programmatically?

I would like to programmatically call an ivy or counsel function and then immediately execute ivy-occur to get the ivy-occur buffer. Example: Instead of doing M-x counsel-describe-function and C-c C-...
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### ryo-modal defining keybind jump a word and insert character

I'm using the ryo-modal package that enables you to define your own keys in modal editing. I'm trying to makemf move the cursor to the end of the word, insert a whitespace and then exit the modal mode....
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I've setup lsp-mode and clangd, and put the compile-commands.json in the projects root. I can tell compile-commands.json because my cflags are included in the Updating file output of *clangd::stderr* ...
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### Disable tex-mode's auto tex-insert-quote functionaliy

So basically, for reasons unknown we don't use regular LaTeX style quotes at my company, instead just using regular double quotes. However, tex-mode in emacs automatically substitutes the " key for ``'...
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### Org Mode: exporting agenda with inherited tags

The manual says: C-x C-w (org-agenda-write) Write the agenda view to a file. [...] only the body of original headlines are exported, not subtrees or inherited tags. How to export ...
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### Batch convert local HTML webpages to plain text

Here is my zsh code function eweb() { emacsclient -t --eval "(eww-open-file \"\$1\")" "(save-buffer \"\$2\")" } There are two parameters, the first is the local webpage filename, for example, ./1....
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### org-mode search in headline gives a three dots line

certainly something I misunderstand, but I cannot find an answer. When I search in an org-mode file (with C-s) and find a result in a headline, if I press TAB to expand the headline where I found ...
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### Bring Emacs frame to front when running emacsclient on WSL

Currently using Emacs on Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). I have this alias for emacsclient executable: alias e='emacsclient -n' Which I run very often when I am on the terminal (I use ConEmu or ...
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### Agenda-view hiding tabbar

I am currently using Aquamacs 3.4, Emacs 25.3.50.1, and Org mode 9.2.5 and I typically have my frame split vertically into 2 windows. Each window carries 2+ different buffers whose names are in the ...
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### Show inactive timestamps in Agenda

SCHEDULED or DEADLINE TODO items with active timestamps correctly appear in my Agenda View (day/week/fortnight) under Org 9.0.4. After making a timestamp inactive, such entries do not appear in the ...
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### How to make implicit link target from timestamp in org-mode?

In org-mode I usually create several notes with timestamps under a headline, for example: * idea [2018-09-26 Wed 09:39] \\ General description of idea. ** idea development [2018-09-26 Wed 09:...
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### Implicitly excluding certain directories in mu4e queries

Is there an option to exclude certain directories from a mu4e search without stating this explicitly in the search string? For example, could I have date:today exclude /archive so long as the ...
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### Overwrite global-set-key in major-mode

In my .emacs file I have bound the tab-key to a function called smart-tab. (global-set-key [(tab)] 'smart-tab) (defun smart-tab () "This smart tab is minibuffer compliant: it acts as usual in ...
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### Handling mailto links with mu4e

How do I get mu4e to handle xdg-open mailto:foo@bar? I couldn't even find a function taking an address as an argument that will open a composition buffer.
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### Org-mode #+include: — ignore configuration lines from included file

How can I have org #+INCLUDE: ignore configurations from the included files? I'm thinking of cases where I don't want Latex Classes to be messed up. For example, if I have two org files book.org and ...
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### How to change the value of timeout for key sequences?

I have a key sequence for M-<SPC>: (global-set-key (kbd "M-<SPC> a") 'foobar) I would like to increase the timeout between keystrokes M and <SPC> for building M-<SPC>. How ...
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### Magit Tramp not showing diff window

When using magit on a local file, I stage my changes and I then press c and c again to commit. I get a new window showing the diff and a window for the commit message. I write my commit message press ...
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### How to projectile-find-file search in git ignored folder

I have a Symfony project (PHP language). Usually, I ignore folder vendor because it is kind of a library folder, and will be pulled by composer install. The problem is: sometimes, I want to search for ...
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### Jedi EPC server - make client process fails

Recently my Emacs/Python setup stopped working as it had done previously without any problem. I have the following defining where my virtual environments are in my init files... (setq venv-location (...
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### starting emacs from the commandline and setting line wrap to 60 - howto?

I'm new with Emacs and come from Joe. There I started editing mail from the command line by joe -rmargin 60 because I don't want to generally set the right margin to 60. I can't find a similar ...

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