Tag Archives: Org-mode

Fontifying Completed Checkbox Items

Matus Goljer (Fuco1) has another excellent suggestion in his latest blog posting. A recent project required a large list of tasks to be completed, which he tracked with Org mode checkboxes. The problem was that it was visually confusing and … Continue reading

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A Nice Trick for Literate Configurations

Marco Wahl has a nice Emacs literate configuration that’s worth taking a look at for some of his ideas. What I really like, though, is his trick for making the tangled init.el read-only to remind himself and others not to … Continue reading

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Using Org Mode for Writing

Over at the Emacs subreddit, willmhorne asks how people use Org’s outlining capabilities for essays, books, and other long-form writing. Most Org users have their own answers to this but it’s very interesting and useful to see what others have … Continue reading

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Importing Tables to Org with Pasting

Ben Maughan over at Pragmatic Emacs has a nifty animation showing how easy it is to import data from a PDF by pasting it into a buffer and then using Emacs’ excellent tools to reformat it to the desired form.

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Org 9.0.7

Org mode has a bug fix out. I track Org on Melpa but if you don’t, now is a good time to update. If you do track Org on Melpa, the new version is there and ready for update. #emacs … Continue reading

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Jumping Directly to Org Headers

Last week I wrote about finding out about counsel-imenu from Arjen Wiersma’s Emacs configuration. Today, I discovered something new about it. Filipe Silva was looking for a way to jump to an Org mode heading using fuzzy completion. There were … Continue reading

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Ogbe's Literate Emacs Configuration

Dennis Ogbe is an EE PhD student at Purdue whom I’ve written about before (1, 2, 3). He’s very good at leveraging Emacs and Org mode in his workflow, both in his studies and his blog. Recently, I saw this … Continue reading

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Listing Org Tags

Chris over at the cpb83 blog solves a problem that many of us probably have. If you’re an Org mode user, you probably make use of the agenda and organize your data with tags. The problem is that if your … Continue reading

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A Synchronized Shopping List for Linux/Android

Karl Voit has an interesting post about a synchronized shopping list for him and his girlfriend. He had a promising solution leveraging Wunderlist but after a week of working on it, he discovered that Wunderlist had been acquired by Microsoft … Continue reading

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Using Babel Video

Rainer Köenig has a new video in his OrgMode tutorial series. This time he takes a brief look at using Babel in Org files. The video is a bit limited because, as Köenig admits, he doesn’t have very many use … Continue reading

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