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

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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

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 ...
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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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How to enable 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 ...
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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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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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Advanced time tracking in Org-Mode

Are there any advanced time tracking mechanisms in Org-Mode available? I "clock in" and "clock out" my tasks but am wondering wether there is an advanced report (besides the clock table) available ...
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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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How to export html from emacs org-mode that can be opened in Microsoft Word

I created an HTML file using Emacs (org-mode export), which I want to open in Microsoft Word. However, Word says it cannot open the file. In the details of the error message, it says: Reference ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Show HTML on desktop like conky on linux

I'm migrating to org-mode and trying to replace desktop calendars (Rainlendar) with org-agenda outputs. Conky is my first choice, but after all it is not easily written to show such things like the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...