Stuart Hickinbottom
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org mode table row number grow automatically?
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Press S-ENTER in the first column after having put in '1' or another number and it will auto-increment in a new row. Not quite as clever as a formula, but is easier (for me) to remember.

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org-mode: how to generate clock report for hours worked each day?
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24 votes

I think you might consider this to be a partial solution to your question. If you include :step day in your clocktable line then you'll get several clock tables emitted -- one per day for the current ...

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Can I have two views on a file - one narrowed one not?
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18 votes

I think you're looking for clone-indirect-buffer-other-window (bound to C-x 4 c by default). Note that this makes a linked clone of the buffer so you'll need to remember to kill the cloned buffer as ...

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How to manipulate clock times (org-mode)
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If you use M-S-Up and M-S-Down on the CLOCK line of a task then, in addition to adjusting that clock time, it will also adjust the clock entry of the previously clocked-in task. Practically what this ...

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How to always hide a subtree in org mode?
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8 votes

If you mark the heading as "archived" then it's ignored for the default visibility toggling. C-c C-x a (org-toggle-archive-tag), which just adds/removes the "ARCHIVE" tag to the ...

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How to add a timestamp to each entry in Emacs' *Messages* buffer?
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8 votes

I have the following snippet in my init.el, which was adapted from an original I found in the following Reddit thread: http://www.reddit.com/r/emacs/comments/16tzu9/...

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mu4e: how to stop the unarchiving of entire threads when new message arrives?
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You may have display of "related messages" turned on. Try pressing W (note: capital) while in your inbox (mu4e-headers-toggle-include-related) and seeing if those messages disappear. If this is what ...

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How do I speed up org-mode agenda generation
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Not quite an answer to your question, but consider (setq org-agenda-sticky t). This makes the q command bury the agenda buffer when you've finished with it, rather than close it. The result of this ...

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How to force the indentation of the first paragraph on org-mode export?
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6 votes

This looks like an org-mode-flavour duplicate of https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/31555/how-can-i-indent-the-paragraphs-which-follow-a-heading The top answer from that question is to use the ...

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How to tell eshell to use the os-specific tools if available
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6 votes

If it's just for a single invocation then, as per the eshell manual (look for the "Built-in commands" section), you can prefix any command with '*' to ignore the built-ins: $ which ls eshell/ls is a ...

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Time tracking and reporting with cross-cutting concerns in org-mode
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5 votes

This is straightforward by using the :tags option in clocktable lines, and I use this to do something similar to you. I have a separate org file (clock.org in my case), which just contains clock ...

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Why can't I resize my windows to be the same width?
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The irregular nature of those windows in your images and the lack of being able to manually resize them suggest you may be using a window-management minor mode such as golden-ratio (http://github.com/...

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Org based init method slows down emacs startup DRAMATICLLY (6 minute startup)..help needed
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Not necessarily a solution, but at least an explanation. I’ve seen this myself, although not to the extent of your tangling time. The startup time appears related to the number of separate begin_src ...

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mu4e - A "Folder mode" buffer?
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4 votes

Have you seen "mu4e-maildirs-extension" (https://github.com/agpchil/mu4e-maildirs-extension)? This provides something similar to your request, but it does require a specific account/folder structure. ...

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exporting when narrowed to subtree fails due to unresolved references
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4 votes

The configuraton variable org-export-with-broken-links was added quite recently to support this. You may not be running a sufficiently recent org-mode to get that option, though, since it was only ...

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Reminds to clock out or just clock out when there has a clock running
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3 votes

I use the following in my init file to solve exactly this problem. I probably cribbed this from somewhere myself but it's been so long I can't remember the source. (defun my/org-clock-query-out () "...

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Org Mode - Tags are not available across agenda files
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I don't know if there's a way to make the completion list populate itself from other files, but one way is to define the "common" tags you want in an org-mode file of its own, then include that in the ...

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How to show a message in the echo area not immediately but after a certain delay and to disappear it after a certain delay
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3 votes

You could try something like: (run-with-timer 2 nil (lambda () (message "Some message") (run-with-timer 3 nil (lambda () (message nil)...

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Optional prompts in org-capture template using helm?
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3 votes

C-ENTER seems to work for me when in the template substitution helm, which helm binds to helm-cr-empty-string in the helm interface. (There's probably a better way of discovering this, but I just did ...

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org-mode: automatically clock in to a task with idle-timer
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3 votes

From knowing that configuration, a good check would be to make sure that bh/organization-task-id is set to the GUID for your "default task" so that the bh/clock-in-organization-task-as-default ...

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org-block-background font not having effect
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I'm not sure when it changed, but I'm seeing it too. Using C-u C-x = within such a block I can see it actually has the face org-block-background now, rather than org-block. Customising that face to ...

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File mode specification error: How to find syntax problem: Missing :END: line in org-mode properties?
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I've had the same problem. My solution was to write a simple lint-type command. This adds the command sh/org-lint which will iterate over all the buffers loaded from my agenda and check for this ...

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Archive DONE tasks that are at least month after completion
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1 votes

I use this approach from the excellent page http://doc.norang.ca/org-mode.html#Archiving -- the whole of that page is worth a read, and Bernt Hansen deserves all the credit for this not me. This ...

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How to use ispell-word to correct a word immediately without prompting for multiple options?
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There may be other ways of achieving that, but if you use flyspell then it has flyspell-auto-correct-previous-word which does just that. It's bound to C-; by default. flyspell will put a wavy red ...

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Display "DONE" tasks of a specific day
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One way that's built-in is to use the agenda view to use the "logbook" journal of state changes with times that you can get org-mode to keep. You can define logging for state transitions with your ...

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uninstall doc viewer in emacs
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I'm sure there's a proper answer to the question coming but in the meantime... I'm assuming your question relates to wanting to open some external PDF viewer within a desktop environment, rather than ...

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Adding diary entries in chronological order rather than appending to the file
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Have you looked at org-sort-entries? That can sort a subtree of org items by a variety of means -- it prompts you if you call this interactively. You'd have to manually call that rather than ...

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Variable-pitch face breaking indentation in org mode
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I had the same issue. I believe this is because the indentation is implemented as a number of spaces, but those spaces are in the face "org-indent" which, by default, changes no attributes. The ...

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How to denote an aside in org?
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This sounds like a job for "inline tasks" (FAQ entry: https://orgmode.org/worg/org-faq.html#list-item-as-todo). There's another answer here that shows them, including choosing to export or not to ...

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Automaticaly insert '~' Symbol before and after a "Marked Expression"
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An alternative is smartparens (https://smartparens.readthedocs.io/en/latest/).

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