Tag Archives: Org-mode

Org 9.1.3 Is Out

Bastien tell us that there’s a new Org mode (a bug fix) out: #emacs #orgmode 9.1.3, a bugfix release, is out! And @ThierryStoehr will give an introductory presentation this weekend at https://t.co/NmNtsoaBlu cc @capitoledulibre — Bastien Guerry (@bzg2) November 16, … Continue reading

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Emphasize LaTeX Code in an Org Buffer

A couple of months ago, Ben Maughan over at Pragmatic Emacs posted a tip that I pretty much ignored at the time but have since come to embrace. The tip is simple: it’s how to make markup stand out a … Continue reading

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Using the dash Library to Work with Org Tables

The other day, I wrote about building and exporting tables from Org code blocks. I used Elisp but, of course, you can use any of the languages supported by Org Babel. In one of the examples, I showed how to … Continue reading

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AWK Examples

Before Perl and other such scripting languages, there was AWK. AWK is a great language for doing text manipulation chores. It has regular expressions, associative arrays, automatic splitting of input lines into fields, and other features to make working with … Continue reading

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Tables and Org Mode Code Blocks

I have lots of Org files that collect data and have an embedded code block to generate a summary table. Here are a couple of examples that others may find useful. The first thing to know is that tables are … Continue reading

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Start an Engineering Notebook

Camilla over at Winterflower argues that software engineers should keep an engineering notebook. That’s advice that everybody knows they should follow but that too many of us don’t. We’re busy and we think, “I’ll remember what I just did, I … Continue reading

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Org Mode Completion

By far the most useful weapon in my Emacs efficiency arsenal is abo-abo’s Ivy library and associated utilities. Everything from simple string searches with swiper to finding files with counsel-M-x is easier and faster than before. Therefore, when abo-abo suggests … Continue reading

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Org Mode 9.1.2

Bastien brings us the news that Org Mode 9.1.2 is available. #emacs #orgmode 9.1.2, a bugfix release, is out. Enjoy! — Bastien Guerry (@bzg2) October 4, 2017 It’s a bug fix and is already on Melpa if you like to … Continue reading

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Org Mode as an Exocortex

Jeff Terrell has an interesting video up that considers Org mode’s role as an exocortex. By “exocortex” he means (roughly) “memory external to your brain that helps you remember things you don’t need to be thinking about right now.” The … Continue reading

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Kitchin on Org Entities

Last week I wrote Olivier Berger’s tweet pointing at org-entities-help and remarked what a boon it was to me because I can never remember the names of encodings. Yesterday, John Kitchin commented that he has written a bit of code … Continue reading

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