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

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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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how to visualize/graphically display org-mode files for brainstorming editing?

I use MindNode Pro OSX for brainstorming. I prefer it to Freemind for its ease of use and its prettiness, factors which help me think and be creative. I'm trying to switch to plain text in all my ...
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How to instruct Emacs auto-capitalize-mode not to capitalize after ellipsis, e.g., and i.e.?

I use Emacs auto-capitalize-mode, which works perfectly most of the time except for ... (ellipsis), and words like e.g. and i.e.. If I write a sentence... and then another part... and then another ...
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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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Should I use Evernote or Org-mode for taking notes?

I am looking for an app that will help me manage my notes, and after coming across Org-mode, I was wondering whether Org-mode's functionality is strong enough that it can remove the need for me to use ...
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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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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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Can I create a link to a specific email message in Outlook?

I use Outlook as my email client at work, but I don't want to use it to manage my tasks and todos. (Instead I use plain text files and Emacs org-mode.) Since many todo items start out as mails in my ...
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Emacs org-mode: how to avoid duplicate lines in agenda, when items is scheduled AND has deadline

Many of my TODO items in Emacs org-mode have a DEADLINE defined in the future (e. g. Friday) and are at the same time SCHEDULED today so that I already know I have to start working on this task. ...
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automatic latex math preview in org-mode/emacs

I am using org-mode 8.0, Emacs 24.3, Auctex 11.87, in Windows. I was able to use latex preview functions in org-mode files by pressing ctrl+x,ctrl+c,ctrl+l. However, I think it would be more useful ...
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change styling in org-mode code block HTML export?

When I export an org-mode file to HTML, my code blocks don't have curly quotes and don't convert --- to —. I know this is by design but I want to change it. I have (setq ...
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how to define text “variables” in Emacs?

I use Emacs for writing, not for coding. Is there an easy way, in Emacs or Emacs org-mode, to define a text string as a variable so that I can use it repeatedly? Example: I created a template ...
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Org-mode to Markdown converter?

I have an org-mode file that is mostly just an outline, and want to convert it to Markdown. But it is a long and big file, so is there a piece of software that can do this for me? I use Mac OS X, but ...
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Emacs: use hyperlinks to objects opening in other applications?

We have a CRM software which allows to store URLs as shortcuts to later access an object (customer, order, query, ...) again with one click. I'm working with GNU Emacs 24.2.1. From within MS ...
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Linewrap in Org-mode of Emacs?

Does Org-mode of Emacs support linewrapping? I know in the "regular" mode of Emacs there will just be a little sideways-u-turn on the right and on the left on the line after, and there's no scrolling ...
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set mail.app as default mail client for emacs

Opening a link mailto:foo@bar.com in org-mode opens a new buffer in Message MML mode. How can I set it to use mail.app under mac OS X?
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org-mode function to check checkbox and move to next in list?

In Emacs org-mode, C-c C-c runs org-ctrl-c-ctrl-c, which, on a checkbox [ ], changes its state to [X]. But it also leaves the point where it was, in the now-checked checkbox. Is there a command that ...
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org-mode command to create new file from subtree?

In Emacs org-mode, is there a command like new-file-from-subtree? As I envision it, this command would cut the subtree from the current file, paste the subtree into a new buffer, then save the new ...
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how to control appearance of code blocks?

I use Emacs org-mode and don't edit TeX directly. Is there a way for me to instruct xelatex on how to interpret my org-mode code blocks? I'd like all my code blocks to appear as block quotes, i.e. ...
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Upgrade org-mode with Aquamacs

As is asked and answered in here, Aquamacs has the org-mode that is pretty old, and there are some problems with capturing. How can I upgrade the org-mode with Aquamacs? Is it OK just copy lisp/*.el ...
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In Emacs Org-mode, can I schedule a series of dates based on one given date?

I'm using Emacs Org-mode to keep project notes and dates and so far it is working quite well. What I'd like to do is have a macro that schedules a couple of dates based on one input date. The input ...
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Org-mode - let it open .org files unfolded

I would like to know if it is possible for org-mode to open its org files in unfolded state, and possibly with specified level (e.g no more than * headlines) and possibly with option to fold/unfold ...
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Quickly strike-through a whole line in org-mode tables

How can I quickly strike-through every element of a row in a table in org-mode? For example if I have the following table: | h1 | h2 | h3 | h4 | |-------+-------+-------+--------| | foo ...
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How do I manage my finances using Emacs? [closed]

I want to track my spendings in Emacs (and, perhaps, Org-Mode). Are there any tools/techniques available for this purpose? Actually, I only need a couple of simple features: Easy tracking of ...
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Emacs org-mode: how to apply a change in configuration file to agenda?

I'm using GNU Emacs 24.1.1 (i386-mingw-nt6.1.7601) with org-mode 7.9.3d on Windows 7. I'm currently testing new agenda settings and I have my agenda settings like (setq org-agenda-custom-commands ... ...
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How to paste a snapshot to an org file(emacs) on windows

I love to use org mode to take notes. I want following steps to paste a snapshot to an org file on Windows. Press the PrtSC to take a snapshot Open an org file using emacs and press Ctrl+Y to paste ...
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org-mode: Specify the clocktable time using the range format

I expect to be able to make an Emacs org-mode clocktable using the same range format as normal org-mode, but it doesn't work. How can I specify a duration like "[2012-11-10 土 13:00]--[2012-11-10 土 ...
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Emacs org-mode: how to disable visual line wrap for Agenda buffers only?

I've activated visual line mode in Emacs with M-x global-visual-line-mode . However (only) in Agenda buffers I'd like to autamatically use truncate long lines instead. How can I enable that? Do I ...
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How do I paste a raw image from the clipboard into Emacs?

I am a Microsoft OneNote user and I have got used to taking a lot of snapshots and embedding them into my notes. I think that if I could easily embed images directly into Emacs/orgmode from ...
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Emacs org mode as a work diary

Is emacs org mode a good choice if you want to maintain a work diary? I have tried to use it and archive old tasks (TODOs) but is there an easy way see which tasks I worked on for example last week ...
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How can I browse the file system from within Emacs and access often needed directories?

I'm using Emacs and org-mode for a while now to organize my todos and notes, which are often linked to files on my local drive or network drives, so I'm often inserting hyperlinks to files or ...
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Emacs (Aquamacs) org-mode agendas are suddenly empty

I'm sorry for this newbie question, but I'M lost at this point: I'm using Aquamacs 2.4 on MacOS X 10.6.8 and I'm currently trying to learn emacs and org-mode. I have several *.org files containing ...
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Add appointment to emacs diary from org-mode agenda

I would like to add appointments with a timestamp including the time of the day to my emacs diary.org file from agenda view using "i d" on a date (as far as I know this invokes ...
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gpg-agent using emacs and org-crypt

I'm trying to configure gpg-agent to cache my passkey for encrypted text blocks in emacs. I've gotten org-crypt to work successfully using org-crypt alone, but when I try to set up gpg-agent it fails. ...
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Customizing how html is generated for source code blogs when using export in org-mode

I have been using org-mode to author blog posts about programming. For this, I have included inline code segments in my .org file like this: #+BEGIN_SRC csharp public class UserBuilder { private ...
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Customizing org-mode export template?

Related to this question: How to define template for org-mode HTML export? I'd like to customize the template inserted by hitting C-c C-e t such that I get a few customizations and even some help ...
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Emacs org-mode timer - can it be shown in the Windows 7 taskbar?

I use Emacs org-mode for organizing my tasks and projects and also for time tracking. However, I'm working a lot in other applications (mostly Microsoft Office 2007 or Firefox), so the Emacs Window is ...
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Remove item older than 2 weeks

I use emacs org-mode to manage work items. Every week, I manually remove all Done items older than 2 weeks. Is there an easy way to perform this automatically? EDIT: I am currently trying to add a ...
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org-export-run-in-background: How to troubleshoot?

I'd like to use emacs-24 with org-mode such that org-export-run-in-background is enabled. However, I get obscure messages in *Org Processes: Warning (server): Unable to start the Emacs server. ...
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emacs - repeat task max number of times

I need to schedule a task such that it repeats everyday, for a max number of days. If I don't do the task one day, the tasks should accrue, and not simply disappear. For instance, I need to finish a ...
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How to arrange a weekly schedule in org-mode?

I'd like to put my schedule into org-mode, so that I can see my classes in the agenda. I have different classes, repeated every week, all of them taking 90 minutes. I was thinking about something ...
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How to define custom formatting (“faces”) in org-mode for agenda lines by priority?

I'm using org-mode 7.8.11 with Emacs 24.1.1 and I want to change the colors used to display agenda lines, so that e. g. all lines with priority "A" are shown in red bold font. I tried to change the ...
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How can I set an attribute to a tag when publishing with Orgmode?

When publishing with orgmode, is it possible to add attributes to generated html tags, only on wanted elements. For example, I would like to add some class value for tags without this attribute, or ...
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refile a table row in emacs org mode

I have a template for org-capture more that looks like: ("w" "Websites" table-line (file+olp "~/Dropbox/mystuff.org" "Websites" "To view") "| %c | %^{Description}") which adds a table line to a ...
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How to define template for org-mode HTML export?

I am using org-mode to generate html pages from my notes. I used Publishing Org-mode files to HTML to setup blog system. I have defined an export template. But to use it I have to add following line ...
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Hyperlinks to mail in Outlook 2007 broken after moving mail to other folder within same mailbox

I want to use hyperlinks to open single e-mail messages stored in MS Outlook 2007 from within my text files created by Emacs org-mode (as described here: Can I create a link to a specific email ...
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how to set a global org publish export setting in emacs

As a follow up to this question: superuser question 431356 How can I specify org mode publish setting globally? So not per project, but for any .org file I happen to publish? so instead of: (setq ...
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How do I set up capturing in Emacs org-mode?

I'm new to Emacs in general, and even newer to org-mode. I'm trying to set up capturing, and running into a very basic problem: Symbol's function definition is void: org-capture. My impression from ...
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how can I make emacs use other css for orgmode publish

When using orgmode in Emacs, when I publish to HTML it uses a default CSS which doesn't look very nice. After publishing, I manually jank out the old CSS for a custom one. Is there a way in Emacs to ...
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org-mode - is there a way I can make emacs treat a region to be of a given mode

In org-mode - is there a way I can make emacs treat a region to be of a given mode (with syntax highlighting and so on). I tried the following for bash: #+begin_src bash # -*- mode:sh -*- find . ...