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## org-mode built-in table editor on windows

windows,emacs,org-mode
I am using org-mode version 8.2.2 and Emacs 24.2.1 on Windows 7 and have been struggling with the alignment of org-mode tables. Creating a simple table in org-mode using the build in editor gives me an unaligned table unaligned table columns | first col | second col | third col...

emacs,org-mode
I use emacs/ orgmode and helm-google. When I open a page it opens it in google chrome. I would like it to open in eww. (ideally even have some way to have different hotkeys to open pages in either eww/chrome) I tried to set var: browse-url-generic to 'eww', but no...

## emacs org-mode language of time stamps

date,emacs,org-mode
Depending on the computer I use, abbreviation for day names changes: it would be mon, tues, wed… on an american ubuntu and lun., mar., mer.… on a french ubuntu etc. This is causing problem with the org-habit module of org-mode which stop working correctly when those format are mixed. This...

I am use org-mode blogging, I use org-babel to evaluate the code as following : #+BEGIN_SRC haskell import Data.Function (fix) f :: Int -> Int f = (+ 1) main :: IO () main = do putStrLn $show$ f 1 #+END_SRC #+RESULTS: : <interactive>:9:25: Not in scope: ‘f’...

## Emacs and eww, open links in new window?

browser,emacs,elisp,org-mode,key-bindings
I configured Emacs to open new links in eww like so: (setq browse-url-browser-function 'eww-browse-url) Now when I click on a link, it opens in the same buffer. I would like it to open a new window (i.e split vertically like C - x 3) and open the page in the...

## org-mode agenda view matching tag and todo state

emacs,org-mode
I would like to create an agenda view with org-agenda-custom-commands, which will connect capabilities todo-tree and tags-tree. That's what I want to achieve, this sparse tree suited to such a search C-c / m JOB+TODO="NEXT"...

## How do I prevent org-mode from executing all of the babel source blocks?

emacs,org-mode,org-babel
I have an org file with lots of babel source blocks in it that only need to be re-executed when the code is changed. How do I prevent org from executing all of the blocks during export? In other words, set them all to manual execution only? I would prefer...

## fields comparison in org-tables

org-mode
I want to check wheather a column and a row is the same like this: | | A | B | C | ----------------- | A | X | 0 | 0 | | B | 0 | X | 0 | | C | 0 | 0 | X...

## Trouble using %\n in org-mode templates

org-mode
The org documentation describes various %-escape codes in a capture template. I'm having difficulty getting %\n to work. The relevant portion of the doc says: %\n Insert the text entered at the nth %^{prompt}, where n is a number, starting from 1. The following is a snippet from my capture...

## Emacs org-mode, can agenda not show clocked but show closed?

emacs,reporting,org-mode
In Emacs org-mode, in the agenda view or Log view, it shows closed and clocked tasks. I can press v l to hide both. But I would like to only hide clocked tasks and keep closed tasks. The reason is that I want to produce a report of closed tasks,...

emacs,org-mode
I am trying to setup org-capture or org file for following issue: Task A is the major task. It depend upon minor tasks B and Task C. Now in org-agenda view, I should be able to see Task B and Task C. When they are done, I should be able...

## Print org-mode files

emacs,printing,org-mode
I'm wondering how you guys do print your org files from emacs? Like when you have a meeting and you can't bring your laptop so you quickly print your main TODO list to have something to work on! Do you export org files to another format before printing? PDF? Latex?...

## Can emacs show an image in a zip archieve file in org-mode

image,emacs,zip,archive,org-mode
In emacs org-mode with iimage-mode enabled, it can show an inline image from a relative file path, like: [[file:images/foo.jpg]] What I want is: how can it shows an image locates in an zip archive, like this: [[file:images.zip/foo.jpg]] Is there a way to do this?...

## Is there a package or setting to show an org-mode link (under cursor) destination in the modeline or other area of Emacs window?

emacs,org-mode
Is there a package or setting to show an org-mode link (under cursor - without using the mouse) destination in the modeline or other area of Emacs window? It would be nice to have instead of doing C-c C-l to look at it each time.

## How to add [t] option to column export to beamer in org-mode?

org-mode,beamer
how do I tell org-mode to include the [t] option in a column in a beamer presentation? I need the following exported code: \begin{columns} \begin{column}[t]{0.45\textwidth} \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item foo \item bar \end{itemize} \end{column} so far I have tried: *** columna izq :PROPERTIES: :BEAMER_col: 0.45 :BEAMER_envargs: [t] :END: but it does not...

org-mode
I would like to make a link in my .org-file that links to the builtin manual. I am writing myself a shorter manual snippets how to use Emacs. For example: For more information see [[whatever I need to type here][Dire-mode in Emacs manual]]. Pressing the link should leave me exactly...

## org-babel-tangle only one code block

org-mode,org-babel
I'm generating multiple files in one .org file, with multiple source code blocks. For example: #+begin_src rst :tangle file1.rst :noweb yes <<file1>> #+end_src #+begin_src rst :tangle file2.rst :noweb yes <<file2>> #+end_src Is there any way to only tangle one specific code block without changing the header options? I'm generating these...

## force execution of code block org-mode

org-mode
I frequently have to rerun code blocks in my org-mode reports because some corrections were needed upstream. Is there a way to force the execution of a block? Now I have to remove the results from the block in order to rerun it? Thanks for your help....

## Embed linked org files in export to latex/pdf

org-mode
Is it possible to embed linked .org files when exporting to latex or pdf. I have a top level document which is effectively an index of other .org files, which I would like to export with the linked org files embedded in the export. Or perhaps I am using org-mode...

## Collapse lowest level of plain lists with one command in orgmode?

emacs,org-mode
I want to use orgmode for writing a simple exam with a bunch of multiple choice questions. The structure I thought of was something like this: * Multiple Choice 1. Who was the founder of rationalism? a) Locke b) Copernicus c) Descartes d) Plato - C 2. Locke believed that...

## Org-mode: How do I fold all levels but the current in a sparse tree?

emacs,org-mode
After doing C-c / to create a sparse tree, move the cursor to some interesting place and C-c C-c to remove highlights I'd like to be able to collapse all levels but the current one. Is there some way doing it? I'd like to maintain the cursor positioned in the...