Org-mode is an editing mode in the text editor Emacs which supports the editing of plain text hierarchical documents.

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Apply and display subtask schedulings/deadlines in org-mode checklists

Org-mode has a nice way to track task completion with nested checklist items: - [-] job 1 - [X] task 1 - [ ] task 2 I often need to do something like this, though: * big job - [-] job 1 - ...
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S5 controls and formatting seem to be messed up in org-mode 8 exported presentations

The new org-mode exporter uses ox-s5.el, which still has no documentation up at the Emacs Wiki. On the other hand, there is HELP link that appears in exported org files: Unfortunately, none of ...
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Is there a easy way to delete all property drawers from an org-mode file?

Syncing with MobileOrg (which I no longer use) added a property drawer to every heading in my org-mode files with a TODO state. Is there an way to globally delete the property drawers?
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Can I fix the width of a column in an org-mode table?

As a graduate student, I use org-mode to keep track of articles for a lit review. I love tables for their organization, but by default org-mode spreads out tables to fit the content of its fields. How ...
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How to stop org-mode writing its own link format into LaTeX expressions?

If you write something like \begin{figure}[h!] \includegraphics[width=.75\textwidth]{sallenkey.png} \caption{ Generic Sallen-Key filter topology. Retrieved from ...
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org-mode 8 async export process fails

The new org-mode exporter has an asynchronous mode which seems pretty cool. However, I can't seem to make it work: Initializing asynchronous export process Process 'org-export-process' exited ...
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Going back to previous location after following link (org-open-at-point)?

Is there an Emacs function to go back to previous location after I follow an Org link? I usually use bc-set from the breadcrumb.el package, but I'd prefer something builtin from org-mode.
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How do I keep agendas.org TODOS out of agenda view?

When I press C-a t to create my list of TODO items, all of my TODOS on agendas.org file get imported into the list. Also, a lot of the items look really old, and some of them I've completed. Can I ...
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How can I apply “easy” formatting to org-mode blocks?

Org-mode is great for getting light markup and organization done, and the exporting is great too. However, I'm having trouble getting a simple formatting option done. I'd like to cast a whole block ...
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Modify an existing link in org-mode with mini-buffer prompts

Is there a way to modify an existing link in org-mode with mini-buffer prompts? Modifying the link syntax as it was written seems to be really fiddly and unpredictable because of emac’s URL hiding ...
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Is there any way to change/remove the two-space indent within Org-mode source blocks?

Consider the following code block: #+BEGIN_SRC sh ls cd .. pwd ls #+END_SRC Which variable convinces Org-mode that the indent should be 4, say, or 0? Ultimately, I'm trying to achieve the ...
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Conditional export process for org-mode

I have recently been playing with Sage, the computer algebra system. It comes with a package sagetex, which can be imported into a TeX file and used to call Sage evaluations which will return ...
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How can I get around the length limit for org-mode files? (disabling linum-mode for orgs only)

Org-mode starts to choke around 4000 lines with a really simple outline (I've seen crashes as well as generally slow behavior). This is depressingly short. What can I do to alleviate this? Is there a ...
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Is it possible to clock in and out of multiple tasks in org-mode?

I get errors if I try to clock into multiple tasks in org-mode. There don't seem to be any references to this use case in the documentation. Can I multi-task? What breaks if I do? Bonus: is it ...
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Emacs :: org-goto support with Evil?

The great org-mode has a fast way to jump between headings in an org file; M-x org-goto or C-c C-j. This doesn't work with evil mode that well. If I am on evil normal mode in an org file, C-c C-j ...
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How do I add a `\label` to a figure in an Org-Mode file that I'm going to export via LaTeX?

How do I add a \label to a figure in an Org-Mode file that I'm going to export via LaTeX? example.org: #+CAPTION: This is the caption #+NAME: fig:org_label [[./figure.png]] This is a link to the ...
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How to load emacs org-mode settings during startup?

I'm trying to use a custom setup for org-mode 8.2 on Windows 7, but it does not work as expected. My ´Emacs`version: GNU Emacs 24.2.1 (i386-mingw-nt6.1.7601) of 2012-08-29 on MARVIN What I tried: ...
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Export org agenda views periodically in Emacs

To export org agenda views in a text file for further processing, I run (org-batch-store-agenda-views) periodically as an Emacs batch job run by cron. Because there is some overhead in starting an ...
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How to capture from sites like github?

I'm using the below bookmarklet with org-protocol/emacsclient to journal webpages (whitespace added): javascript:location.href='org-protocol://capture://'+ ...
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How to keep org-mode links from stretching over text in unspaced languages?

In Japanese and other languages, there are no spaces in a paragraph. Org-mode interprets this as a continuation of a link description, which messes up the semantics and formatting. Example: ...
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How to enable flyspell in org-mode by default

In emacs, I want flyspell-mode to be enabled by default whenever I am in org-mode. Based on different examples I've seen in emacs documentation I've tried adding various lines to my .emacs file one ...
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Org-mode repeating tasks with subtasks

Is there a way to make a repeating task or project with subtasks in org-mode that resets properly? I want to do something like the following: * TODO Weekly report SCHEDULED: <2013-12-29 +1w> ...
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Org Mode beamer link export to PDF

Is there a way to embed hyperlinks to external documents in a beamer presentation, and have the links appear when you export an Org-Mode document to PDF, via Latex? I see documentation for this ...
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How to quickly handle mobile-org pull errors?

According to the org-mode manual, here is what happens during a pull error, and how to handle it: Org moves all entries found in mobileorg.org1 and appends them to the file pointed to by the ...
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org-agenda: display entire todo(s) matching a certain tag (not just headlines)

When clicking on a tag in org-mode (org-tags-view), the org-agenda buffer displays each todo with just the headings. Is there an option to display the entire entry for each todo that matches the tag ...
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How to get bold-italic faces in org-mode docs?

In emacs it's easy to get *bold*, _underline_, or /italic/ lettering, but is there a way to get combinations thereof? I tried a few combinations of symbols, but it looks like once one is enabled, the ...
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How do I add a keyboard shortcut for a new exporter in org-mode?

I added an S5 exporter for org-mode files, but I can't seem to find any documentation about adding a new exporter to the C-e menu, nor does the Customize menu provide any information. How would I, ...
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What's the syntax for setting selection keys for org-mobile-agenda views?

The agendas that should be pushed to MobileOrg. Hide Allowed values: default the weekly agenda and the global TODO list custom all custom agendas defined by the user all the ...
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combine multiple text files, _+ filenames_, into a single text file

I would like to combine a handful of text files, but with titles (EDIT: filenames). Ideally, something like * a filename contents of file ... * another filename contents of file ... etc... ...
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Disabling automatic footnotes in Emacs org-mode

I have some LaTeX inside an org-mode file that is wrapping a Ruby code snippet and providing nice color formatting, which looks kind of like this: #+LATEX_HEADER: \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} ...
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How to automatically timestamp org-mode TODO status other than DONE?

I notice that if you change the org-mode Todo Keywords list around, the last keyword on the list is interpreted as the DONE status for the purposes of the Todo Done customization. I would like to add ...
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Setting up verbatim text within a #+CAPTION: in OrgMode

I want to do the following in an Org file that I'm exporting to LaTeX: #+CAPTION: Yaw_Axis_Corrected.png from Wikimedia #+ATTR_LATEX: width=5cm [[./Yaw_Axis_Corrected.png]] but the file name gets ...
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Right align a text block in Emacs org-mode

In org-mode which is a simple way to right align a block of text when exporting it as PDF?
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How do I find out which version of org-mode I am using?

How do I find out which version of org-mode I am using? My current init.el is giving me errors relating to org-babel-do-load-languages and I've seen reference to a different variable ...
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Emacs Org-mode: Configuring export behavior

In emacs, is it possible to configure an "org" file to have different exporting behaviors depending on the output format? For example: I'd like to export equations as itself for LaTeX, but as images ...
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Updating Emacs' Org-mode on Windows XP SP3

I'm using Emacs 24.2, which comes with Org-mode 7.8.11 (why am i using Emacs 24.2? Because i needed to install a precompiled version of AUCTeX for Windows; but that's another story!). I read pretty ...
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Unable to finalize capture in org-mode

It seems like after the last update I've made to org-mode the capturing of notes does not work properly. Currently I have version 8.0.7 (20130930) from the ELPA. Hitting C-c c (i.e. org-capture) ...
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Shortcut for inserting environments in `org-mode`

I'm using org-mode for organizing myself (very useful so far!). However, it is kind of annoying writting #+begin_comment ... #+end_comment each time I'd like to insert an environment. ...
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Mobileorg not finding emacs org file with ssh server (but it is there)

I'm just getting starting using org-mode with emacs - I thought I'd use it as an alternative to Evernote. Having it on my mobile is pretty important - I'm using the Android version. I'm getting the ...
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How to export from Emacs org-mode to both LaTex and OpenOffice with biblatex citations

I write my social science research papers in Emacs org-mode. I would like to export these either to LaTeX or OpenOffice (to save in MS Word format) and have it look presentable either way, with ...
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Exporting Latex code snippets into HTML when using Emacs org mode

Hi I recently stumbled upon Emacs' org mode for taking notes and I am interested in using it. I wish to keep my notes in an org file and publish them in html for reading. But I also wish to include ...
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org-mode: capture templates - How to use them?

I've started using emacs's org-mode often, and finally I get to configure org-capture. However, I've found in most places that one can configure different templates by adding the following lines to ...
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Loading all org files on a folder to agenda

I found an org tutorial where it is explained how to load org files from a folder, using (setq org-agenda-files (list "~/org/work.org" "~/org/school.org" ...
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Emacs org-mode configuration

I'm trying to configure the org-mode in Emacs. I'd like to use the org-capture feature. I don't know whether I misunderstood, but if I try to capture something with C-c c from a non org-file, it ...
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Emacs org-mode: clocktable configuration

I know that I can generate a clocktable running C c C c on the block: #+BEGIN: clocktable :maxlevel 4 :scope file #+END: or with the key combination: C c C x C r. However, the latter, generates ...
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associate emacs org-mode single file to multiple files?

I do most of my note taking into a single large text file in emacs under Linux. I would like to be able to write down small README.project files in this large text file, and point them somewhere where ...
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How to automate org-refile for multiple todo

I'm looking to automate org-refile so that it will find all of the matches and re-file them to a specific location (but not archive). I found a fully automated method of archiving multiple todo, and ...
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Agenda View — Custom Timestamp Format — “<%A, %B %d, %Y — %I:%M %p>”

Is there any way to modify the timestamp format in Agenda View, similar to what we do in regular org-mode? I'd be interested in column-view and regular view without columns for agenda view. (setq ...
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Editing multiple TODO simultaneously — priority and/or deadine

Can anyone please steer me in the right direction to a function that will edit multiple TODO in one fell swoop. Here are some examples: highlight a group of TODO that have deadlines and remove the ...
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org-sort multi: date/time (?d ?t) | priority (?p) | title (?a)

Is anyone aware of an org-sort function / modification that can refile / organize a group of TODO so that it sorts them by three (3) criteria: first sort by due date, second sort by priority, and ...