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Is there a quick way to indent tags in org-mode?

As reported by lawlist in the comments, the "set tags" command C-c C-q, when prefaced by C-u, will snap all tags in the buffer to the org-tags-column. This is a start and good enough for now--changing ...
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Linewrap in Org-mode of Emacs?

Org mode does not wrap lines on purpose, to not make tables appear very ugly. The function org-fill-paragraph controls the insertions of line breaks for one paragraph for you. So you might want to use ...
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How do I Configure 'org-latex-classes in .emacs?

Use the following: (with-eval-after-load 'ox-latex (add-to-list 'org-latex-classes '("report" "\\documentclass{report}" ("\\chapter{%s}" . "\\...
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Can I fix the width of a column in an org-mode table?

Per the org-mode manual, you can fix the width of an org-mode table column by putting <width> on a line somewhere in that table. I usually put it in its own line directly under the column ...
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Can I create a link to a specific email message in Outlook?

I solved this by writing a simple vbscript (download): Set Outlook = CreateObject("Outlook.Application") Set SelectedItem = Outlook.ActiveExplorer.Selection.Item(1) Set Shell = CreateObject("Shell....
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How to override a keybinding in Emacs org-mode

Here are examples of some things I disable in org-mode -- I used require, but you could use instead an eval-after-load -- you don't need to do it each time an org-mode buffer loads (e.g., a mode-hook ...
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org-mode: limit export to selected headlines, i.e. opt-in for export

It would appear that #+SELECT_TAGS: export should do what you have in mind. Conversely if you want to exclude certain tags from being exported, you can use #+EXCLUDE_TAGS: noexport For lots of ...
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In emacs org-babel, can I export the results of previous executions instead of re-evaluating on export?

With org-mode 9, you can prevent the execution of a source block during export with :eval no-export. From the documentation: never-export or no-export Org will not evaluate this ‘src’ code block when ...
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Org-mode to Markdown converter?

Newer versions of org-mode (>= 8.0) can export to markdown directly: https://orgmode.org/manual/Markdown-Export.html But you should note that there is no menu to export to markdown by default, and ...
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org-mode 8 async export process fails

One possible cause for this issue is the lack of a proper init file for the async process : from what I understand, the async exporter works by starting another emacs session, which needs an init file....
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Can I fix the width of a column in an org-mode table?

As mentioned by @Ryan you can use column width cookie <width>. But to make it working in Org 9.2+ you have to put #+startup: shrink in to top of the file or set variable org-startup-align-all-...
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How do I add a `\label` to a figure in an Org-Mode file that I'm going to export via LaTeX?

This example: * Test #+CAPTION: insert figure caption here #+NAME: fig-1 [[./figure.png]] By looking at figure [[fig-1]] we can see how referencing a figure works. exports to this on my ...
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How do I Configure 'org-latex-classes in .emacs?

The list org-latex-classes is defined in ox-latex.el, so you need to insert (require 'ox-latex) in your .emacs before adding to it.
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Org export: Export org tables to HTML or text files

For your first question, Try Column groups http://orgmode.org/manual/Column-groups.html | Group | KR # | Tag | Glossary | Attrib | |-----------------+------+-----------+----------+----...
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In emacs org-babel, can I export the results of previous executions instead of re-evaluating on export?

Short answer: use :cache yes Some additional detail: Org-mode has (perhaps this is new since the question was asked, but there now exists) a :cache option. The gist is that you set :cache yes on ...
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Org-mode - let it open .org files unfolded

In your dot emacs:- (setq org-startup-folded "showall")
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Can I create a link to a specific email message in Outlook?

I don't have sufficient reputation credits to put in a comment to the accepted answer above, but I wanted to put a cross-reference in for a revision to the excellent answer provided by @user25995 - ...
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How to get org-mode agenda clocking to look at _archive files?

From Stack Overflow, an answer hints at looking through the org-agenda- variable list. Indeed, setting org-agenda-archives-mode to t in .emacs will make this the default behavior.
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Emacs Org-mode Babel: "Tangle" to Results block

Hopefully I have not misunderstood the question, but, here is an attempt: I start with this in a org table: #+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp (setq s1 "hello") (setq s2 " world") (setq s3 "!") (concat s1 s2 s3)...
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Emacs org mode as a work diary

If you use clocking, you can generate a week view of what you have done (clocked in/out total hours) in your org file with this code block #+BEGIN: clocktable :maxlevel 3 :scope agenda :block ...
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Can I create a link to a specific email message in Outlook?

You can copy an Outlook e-mail to OneNote (comes in as a yellow letter icon), then right click and select 'link to paragraph', and then paste the link into another document that can work with links. ...
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How to enable automatic LaTeX math preview in org-mode/Emacs?

Hmmm...An ugly and not imperfect solution: (define-key org-mode-map (kbd "$") (lambda () (interactive) (insert "$") ...
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MobileOrg not finding Emacs org file with ssh server

I had this very same problem, and I understood how to set up the ssh correctly using the instruction from the following site: http://svn.red-bean.com/repos/main/3bits/mobile_org_3bits.txt In sum, ...
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How do I add a `\label` to a figure in an Org-Mode file that I'm going to export via LaTeX?

The reason your example does not work in all settings is that by default, org-mode replaces the #+NAME: fig:org_label you provide with an automatically generated label (to guarantee uniqueness); org-...
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In org-mode, is there a way to show the number of undone todo items in a subtree when collapsed?

Adding progress cookies to your ToDo items will reflect the number of done vs. total todo items. Just add [/] at the end of the headline, and C-c C-c to update. Example: * category 1 [1/3] ** TODO ...
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How can I send a command to Emacs 24 from VBA in MS Office?

You can send command to Emacs (running in server mode) using emacsclient. For example : emacsclient --eval "(org-search-view nil """pattern""")" If the elisp becomes too complex, you might be ...
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Org mode capture

Template expansion allows %\1, %\2, etc. to reuse answers to a prompt, so you might try this: ("c" "Class" entry (file "~/sydbox/personal/workflow/class.txt") "* TODO %^{Course}: Week %^{Week} ...
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How do I navigate the org-mode clock history menu?

This is an issue in the source of org-mode that has been resolved in master: http://orgmode.org/w/org-mode.git?p=org-mode.git;a=commit;h=a752684bf0368ddea1f6480157e770c0dd57b7a5
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How to override a keybinding in Emacs org-mode

I have a similar problem with M-up and M-down, which I use for changing the text size. If you are a use-packager this resolves it:- (use-package org :bind (:map org-mode-map ("<...
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Emacs org-mode org-capture: at beginning of headings?

Setting the :prepend property should add your new sub-heading as the first child rather than the last. Doc here.
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