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

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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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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 ...
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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 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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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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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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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 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 . ...
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Variable `org-mobile-directory` must point to an existing directory. Multiplatform setup, howto

I configured emacs org-mode on a Mac, working properly, having my org files and MobileOrg file within my DropBox folder ( ~/DropBox/ ), and detailed as follows: ;; Set to the location of your Org ...
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How can I see total time today on _all project_ in the modeline?

The variable org-clock-modeline-total gives me several options for what time to show in the modeline, but they limited to time clocked into the current task. I would like to show the total time clock ...
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Export only item with checked boxes

I would like to make an html export of checkboxes lists with emacs with some sort of filter. For instance, I would like to export only the elements whose box is checked. How can this be achieved?
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How can one-handed work in Emacs be eased?

My right hand is temporarily immobilized and I would like to do some minor work in Emacs, mostly in Org-mode, but also in AUCTeX. Are there ways to ease one-handed work in Emacs, such as some mode or ...
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How to refresh tag list in org-mode without closing and reopening emacs

In my emacs org-mode org file I have a tag list #+TAGS: OFFICE(o) COMPUTER(c) HOME(h) PROJECT READING(r) PHOTOGRAPHY(p) At some point, I wish to add a new tag to the list, and apply it to an item ...
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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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How can I make checklist counters accumulate results from subheaders in org-mode?

I want to do something like this in Emacs' Org-mode: * headline [%] ** subheadline1 [%] - [ ] list item 1 - [ ] list item 2 ** subheadline2 [%] - [ ] list item 1 - [ ] list item 2 The ...
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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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Org-mode - table columns alignment - little tweak

In org-mode when I am using tables I need either to set up somehow or change algorithm of alignment in columns. By default there is text aligned to right with one whitespace character prepended. If ...
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Org-mode - TODO item shown ONLY in Agenda for day/week

is there any way in Org-mode to mark some TODOs in a way that they are shown only when their time comes and start showing only in agenda day/week until they are marked as done?
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Org-mode lags in highlighting source

I'm using org-mode to maintain my programming notes. This means I have lots of source code blocks, as follows. #+begin_src <language name> <code> #+end_src One thing I've noticed is ...