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

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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 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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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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Re-file outline tree into new org-mode file?

I'm just getting started with org-mode and imagine a workflow whereby I capture new tasks and notes in an org-mode "inbox" file. For tasks that grow into projects, I would imagine refiling them into a ...
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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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. ...