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

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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 ...
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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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Kill all checked items from a .org file (emacs, org-mode)

Is there an easy way to kill all checked items in all checklists from a .org file? Similar to "clear completed tasks" in Google Tasks. Also it would be handy to know how to kill or archive all DONE ...
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How do I sort or move DONE items in org-mode?

I'm kind of new to org-mode in Emacs, and I'm investigating if it is suitable to replace Google Tasks for me. Google Tasks offers a "clear completed tasks" action, that removes all tasks that are ...
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Which gnuplot terminal type should I use in org-babel-gnuplot with latex export

All gnuplot examples on http://orgmode.org/worg/org-contrib/babel/languages/ob-doc-gnuplot.html use the png terminal. However, when exporting to latex I'd rather like to generate vector graphics. ...
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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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In emacs org-babel, can I export the results of previous executions instead of re-evaluating on export?

I have an org-mode document with a number of code blocks. Some of these take a long time to run, so I don't want to re-evaluate them each time I do an export. I know I can prevent the re-evaluation ...
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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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emacs ORG-mode “headless” export-as commands?

When I use org-export-as-latex or org-export-as-html orgmode turns my buffer into a .tex file or .html file. But I don't want all the extra junk that it adds to the file: I want to handle the ...
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converting a 12MB text file with notes to orgmode compatible file?

I have a text file that contains about 200000 lines with basically notes, with the most recent notes on top of the file, and the oldest notes at the end of the file. I want to convert it to a ...
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How do I install the info files for org-mode version 7.5 on Windows XP?

I am attempting to install org-mode 7.5 on a Windows XP machine but M-x org-info brings up the documentation for Org version 6.33x that shipped with Emacs 23.3.1 I downloaded the zip file and ...
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Converting a tabbed indent list into a nested list with Org-Mode?

I'm working with Org-Mode to manage a database refactoring, and part of that involved me getting the current schema into text so I can clean things up. I wrote a query that outputs data like this: | ...
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Org-mode `org-mobile-push` and `org-mobile-pull` missing?

I am trying to use emacs org-mode with the MobileOrg iphone app. However, I can not use M-x org-mobile-push (or pull). I am using emacs-snapshot 23. How can I enable this function?
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Is it possible to sync Remember The Milk with emacs org-mode?

I have just started using Org-mode in emacs, and I am very impressed. However, I currently have all of my todo's in Remember the Milk The simplest solution would be to export RTM into an org-mode ...
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org-mode in windows

I'm trying to get the org-mode that came with my emacs-22.3 to work, with no luck. What I added to my .emacs: (add-to-list 'load-path "C:/Program Files/Emacs/emacs-22.3/lisp/textmodes") (require ...
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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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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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Syncing Google Calendar [Gcal] and Emacs Org-mode? Is it possible?

It would be amazing if I could sync Gcal and emacs org-mode, is it possible?
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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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“Back” command for org-mode

When I type C-c C-v to see the list of TODOs, or C-c / m to see headlines with a certain tag, org-mode shows me a sparse tree with the results. How do I then go back to seeing the tree the way it ...
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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 ...