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Using `emacsclient` as `git config core.editor` and invoking `git commit` as `shell-command` in Emacs?

I am trying to use Emacs 25.1.1 (graphical version, Windows 10) as both the primary editor and the editor for git operations. In my workflow, I invoke git through M-x shell-command. I tried the ...
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How to automate the test step in "debugging by bisection"?

Sometimes I run into a problem with Emacs that goes away if invoke Emacs with the --no-init-flag. In other word, I can deduce that the problem in question is caused by code somewhere in my .emacs file....
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How can I change code-sample's font color if its inside a quote

In markdown I can do following: code-sample inside a quote. Example: > `code_sample` output, which has white font color: How can I do similar behavior in org-mode, where keeping the code-sample's ...
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Ivy minibuffer colums not left-justified with my setup

I am following System Crafters series on Emacs from Scratch on YouTube. With my configuration as I have set it up, Ivy doesn't appear in nice left-justified easy-to-read columns. I am trying to figure ...
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How to bind a terminal command to a key for python code autoformatting using autopep8

I'd like to autoformat my python code from the buffer that contains it with a key. I was looking at this tutorial. One can autoformat the code from the terminal with the command: autopep8 --in-place --...
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Fold second-level (all methods) when opening a py-file (with hs-minor-mode)

I use hs-minor-mode currently. When point is on class Foo... a M-x hs-hide-level will fold all methods of that class. This is exactly the state I need for all *.py files when I open them. Is it ...
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font-lock not working with my custom face

I defined a custom face (defface my-face '((t . (:background "green"))) "text") that I want to use for font-lock syntax highlighting. (defvar my-font-lock-keywords `( ("^\...
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org export: including embedded table of contents in pdf file

Using the org export > latex > pdf workflow, I am wondering if it is possible to include a table of contents or outline embedded in the pdf, without necessarily printing it in the file itself? ...
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Org ref: (wrong-type-argument stringp nil)

I have just installed Emacs 27.9 on a new Mac running Monterey 12.0.1 (using https://emacsformacosx.com) I then installed org-ref by putting the following lines in my .emacs: (add-to-list 'load-path &...
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Let emacsclient try to reconnect after running alternate_editor

If I set alternate_editor to an empty string, emacsclient runs "emacs --daemon" and then tries to reconnect. However, I want to run it a specific emacs executable that is not in my path. If ...
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How can I prevent Orgmode from opening links to `*.jot` files using GNU `less`

When I open a link in Emacs Orgmode to a *.txt or *.org file, the files are opened in a new Emacs buffer. However, I have a self-created set of plain-text *.jot files. If I open an otherwise ...
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Syntax highlighting is breaking in long bibtex files (spacemacs bibtex layer)

So I have a long papers.bib bibtex file that I edit with emacs (spacemacs bibtex layer), but the syntax highlighting only ever goes about halfway down. Here it is at about line 790: Other times this ...
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How can I prevent opening URL in the browser using `cmd+ret` in org-mode

If I am on top of a URL and pressed cmd+ret (cmd+m), it opens the link on my default browser. I just want to have default behavior of cmd+m, which is new-line. Is it possible to prevent this while ...
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Determine if any frame has input focus?

I have a function that gets called when idle, but I would like it to run only when a frame has input focus. My current work around is to use focus-in-hook and focus-out-hook to change the behavior ...
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Display relative dates in org-mode property drawers

In org-mode documents, I very often add drawer properties to hyperlinks. To illustrate, here is an example with various data attached to a GitHub repository link: * https://github.com/caddyserver/...
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itemize shortcut environment in emacs

I know that M-RET creates a \item in emacs (latex mode) even if there is no \begin{itemize} \end{itemize} around. In the case we are not within such environment I am wondering if it is possible to ...
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Syntax highlighting and formatting in org-src-mode editing mode

If I installed the correct mode and create a block like this. #+BEGIN_EXAMPLE k8s ... #+END_EXAMPLE I got correct syntax highlighting in the example block, but no syntax formatting. If I enter edit ...
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AUCTeX Preview rung error

I'm new to emacs and AUCTeX and I'm having a problem with document preview (C-c C-p C-d). My LaTeX file is the following \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{report} \usepackage{cite} \begin{document} \...
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How to get org-mode fully support Arabic language for export?

My intention is to write Arabic document using org-mode. Please consider the following MWE, given that my configuration in init.el has below code to enable writing of Arabic script from right to left (...
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How do I set evil mode to use the normal state by default in Customize mode?

When I open the Easy Customization in Emacs, I want to be in normal mode instead of emacs mode. Is that possible?
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Nonexistent newline on display after using outorg

I'm using outorg to convert an elisp file to an org file and then back to an elisp file via (outorg-convert-to-org) and (outorg-convert-back-to-code). When I do this conversion I notice that it looks ...
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org-link-open fails with Wrong number of arguments: (1 . 1), 0

I recently added a config entry to my ./doom.d/config.el to enable Firefox as a default browser for opening links. Below is the entry I added based on this post. ;; Set specific browser to open links ...
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How to select and delete a column of text in emacs?

I have this text 1 A 2 B 3 C I want to remove the first column to make it A B C Ok so I need to make a rectangle. Reading about rectangles I see "To specify a rectangle for a command to work on,...
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How can a function check which major mode is enabled?

The accepted answer to this question says: When the function is invoked, it can test the current mode and do something appropriate. For example, for some modes, or all modes except some modes, it can ...
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Why are `defvars` in my macro ignored?

I want to use a macro to define variables. However, evaluating the macro does not define these vars. I seem to be missing something, but I can't find it. Here's the code: (defmacro delve--build-cmp (...
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How to debug error in process sentinel?

I've recently switched to doom emacs, and for the most part it's working great. However, when I'm looking at a folder in dired-mode, if I copy a file using C the file is copied but *Messages* contains ...
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How can I apply function `max` to a list of numbers?

I want to find the max element in a list of numbers. (setq l (list 1 2 3 4 5)) What is an easy way to call the max function on l? So far I have this but this seems convoluted: (eval `(max ,@l)) It ...
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How to export top level trees in an org file to corresponding files?

Executing the following code should create, for each top level tree in your file ~/tmp/file.org, an other file in ~/tmp named after the tree heading and containing its content. Problem: it does not ...
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Keybinding shortcut for Tufte html export

I've perused a few of the org-mode html-export keybinding shortcuts, i.e., ways to just have one key do, e.g., the entire long-winded C-c C-e h o. Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be one fell ...
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How to get more specific error message when loading major mode with syntax errors

When I load my custom major mode, Emacs reports an error in the minibuffer about unescaped character literals, but it doesn't say where. I cannot even copy the error message here, since it disappears ...
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reftex does not recognize references even though default bibliography file is defined

reftex-citep does not suggest any possible completions, even though the variable reftex-default-bibliography is set to the correct bibtex file. What else do I need to do to get reftex to detect the ...
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How to view URL of the links in org-mode

I am using [[LINK][DESCRIPTION]] format to define hyperlinks in org-mode. Org recognizes plain URIs, possibly wrapped within angle brackets, and activate them as clickable links. The general link ...
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I'm having difficulty using Latex preview in org mode

I have GNU Emacs 27.2 on MacOS 11.6. I have MacTex 2021 installed. I have a simple Latex equation in between $ and $. When I do C-C C-X C-L (Latex preview) I get this message: Creating LaTeX preview.....
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How to automatically build org links from an org-contacts contact?

Let's say I have the following contact in my org-contacts org file : * John Doe :PROPERTIES: :EMAIL: john.doe@gmail.com :PHONE: +44 20 7630 2400 :COMPANY: Ubuntu :NOTE: :END: How ...
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How can I make a theme use particular face attributes for a given face in a single buffer?

I'm loading a deftheme theme using (load-theme). I'm very happy with it most cases, but in yaml-mode I'd like to change attributes for font-lock-variable-name-face. How can I make the theme use ...
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Hiding Lsp UI Sideline but retaining actions

I am just starting to explore the LSP configuration options. But i am facing very annoying problem with lsp-ui-sideline. I like the options that it provides but hate that it shows up right next to my ...
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Left-align equation previews (Auctex)

I would like to left-align equations in Auctex's preview's generated by preview-latex. I imagine that this would involve putting fleqn in the documentclass options in whatever latex file things are ...
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Elpy can not find flake8 on Windows 10

My elpy package tells me that it can not find the command "flake8" on a Windows 10 machine. Ok, it make a bit sense to me. By default there is no flake8 on Windows 10 installed. I was not ...
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How do I mark certain "elisp:" type links as safe?

I have several [[elisp:org-todo-list][todo list]] links in my Org documents. When I use C-c C-o (org-open-at-point), Org mode asks me whether I really want to open that link. While this is good ...
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How to change location of filetags on minibuffer

When doing an org-roam-node-find, using Ivy as my completion system, I get in the minibuffer the name of the nodes, and on the far right the filetags for those nodes. But for some of them the tags get ...
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How to make backward-kill-word and kill-word stop after it kills a newline character?

kill-word and backward-kill-word deletes too much text: foo(bar) <point> Now if I press C-<backspace>: foo(<point> What I want is: foo(bar)<point> after pressing C-<...
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Why doesn't flycheck display any hadolint errors?

I have a Dockerfile with several errors or warnings, but emacs doesn't display any of them. This worked a good while (two years? maybe...) ago. flycheck-mode is active. I see the errors when I run ...
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How to use 'glossaries' package in aquamacs, or I mean how could I run makeglossaries in aquatics

I find the instruction from enter link description here as given below \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{latex} { ...
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Cannot run cquery

I have been using rtags as my primary C++ mode, but I found that it's performance is not satisfying for large code bases e.g. Linux kernel. It takes more than 5 seconds to find definitions. This it ...
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Save buffer immediately after org-archive-location

Question How do I immediately save the .org buffer created by org-archive-location? Context and what I've tried so far Current .emacs settings: FILE: .emacs (setq org-archive-location (concat "~/...
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prettify-symbols-mode enabled for major mode, but ligatures don't show until toggling prettify on and off

I'm pretty new to emacs and giving it a shot because it seems to be much better integrated with the OCaml tool chain than any other editor. Since OCaml uses a lot of symbols, I want to enable ligature ...
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setting default columns in org column mode into init file

Trying to set preferred columns in ORG column mode. this works perfectly if I put it on head of the file: #+COLUMNS: %45ITEM %TAGS %PRIORITY %TODO %CLOSED %SCHEDULED But I avoid to repeat it for ...
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Org mode agenda fails to show consistency graph

I set up the Org mode consistency graph of habits following the manual. Each habit is, e.g.: ** TODO some habit SCHEDULED: <2019-12-22 Sun 07:20 ++1d> :PROPERTIES: :STYLE: habit :LAST_REPEAT: [...
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Allowed values at #+PROPERTY header line not recognized

I'd like to set allowed property values at the top of an org-mode cheatsheet i'm working on. Only two allowed values so far for the CATEGORY property. I'm getting the same "Allowed values for ...
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How can I exclude characters from being interpreted as emphasis-markers in Org-Mode?

Is it possible to exclude the tilde ~ from being interpreted as emphasis-marker in Org-Mode in general? Meaning not being escaped but being normal interpreted as simple Text? Emphasis-and-Monospace, ...

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