Org-mode is an {emacs} mode for notes, planning and authoring.

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Org-mode export to LaTeX: temptation or nuisance?

We are talking about Emacs and Org-mode: There are several advantages of drafting papers with Org-mode and to have them transferred later to LaTeX, e.g.: I'd like to avoid ¬Ľprogramming while ...
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How to get BibTeX to work with Org mode LaTeX export?

I am trying to get Emacs (24.3.1), Org-mode (8.0.3, from ELPA) and BibTeX (from TeX Live 2012) to work together. I have followed the instructions under the Bibliography section in ...
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Referring to specific sections in org-mode latex

I'm currently writing a report in org-mode. I have a couple of sections which have the same names, with the section names appearing both as a subsection of the background section, and as a section in ...
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How can numbering of specific headings be disabled in Org-mode's LaTeX export?

By default Org-mode exports to numbered LaTeX headings. For example, the following #+title: Test * Introduction * Heading * Heading * References exports to \section{Introduction} \label{sec-1} ...
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Emacs-org-mode and latexmk

After getting to know org mode here, I tried it out. It seems to be, indeed, very helpful. However, I want it to work smoothly with LaTeX, and as a compiling script I want to use latexmk. I followed ...
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Design and implementation of an elegant Tufte-inspired two column presentation template?

I am interested in finding or creating a beamer template with the following characteristics: left: a square (ish) figure, about 2/3 of the width right: two or three statements, zero to four small ...
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Change size of the inline image for Latex fragment in emacs org-mode

I recently started using org-mode in emacs for my paper writing needs. One problem I have is that when I render latex equation fragments, the resulting inline images are too small for me to read ...
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Is Texinfo used much except for the GNU manuals?

It looks kind of nice, but I'm not certain I should invest the time or just put LyX and org-mode away and finally learn LaTeX properly.
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Problems with .bbl in org-mode

I use Emacs's org-mode to draft papers. I also use the tufte-latex package. Currently my .emacs looks like this: (setq org-latex-to-pdf-process '("xelatex -interaction nonstopmode %f" ...
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Use of templates in org mode of emacs

How can I use following template in an org mode on latex. This will help me understand the org mode latex. Kindly explain the changes you make in the template so that I understand the org mode better ...
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Can Emacs org-mode be used to createToDo's linked to a line in a LaTeX source?

For some time now I'm tracking my tasks and ToDos (privately and for work) with Emacs org-mode( http://orgmode.org/ ) and I am very happy with it. There is a large project in my life (my Ph. D. ...
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Best practices for LaTeX code in org-mode-beamer (especially url links)

I'm using org-mode to produce beamer presentations. I'm having trouble figuring out the best way of including Latex snippets. As far as I can tell, there are two ways of signalling to org-mode to ...
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Simplify itemize commands typesetting

If your document use itemize a lot of time, you are likely to get fed up putting \begin{}...\end{}. Is there any better way to do this? Something like a org mode of emacs use or lyx use?
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import R data frame into org-mode table

I have an R script that generates a data frame, that I export to a CSV file. The data looks something like this: "","Variant","Xaxis","N","mean","sd","se" "1","line1",10,5,111.11,9.33,3.11 ...
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How to make a new tex command in org-mode-latex?

In a general tex-file, one can easily define a new command, for my case, let me take this as an example: To put this code in header \newcommand{\dd}{\,\mathrm{d}} I can use the shorter command to ...
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TeX compilers/wrappers and robustness

Please see this post for context. We can use texi2dvi to get LaTeX to compile the correct number of times, and to insert a bibtex call into the loop if necessary. rubber is another wrapper script ...
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Exporting accented characters from org-mode to LaTeX

I'd like to export text from org-mode to LaTeX that contains accented characters. I am using curly brackets, following the guide from the top answer in this question. # This: Foo B{\"u}chi automaton ...
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Can DITA be rendered to PDF via LaTeX rather than XSL-FO?

(Typing "DITA" and "LaTeX" into Google is NSFW, but this is a genuine question!) I'm a technical writer rather than coder, but I'd appreciate a coder's answer. DITA is a maturing standard for ...
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Overfull \hbox in paragraph at lines 57--63

I've finally made the move to org-mode from Evernote, I can get simple documents exported via tex to pdf, but i have things like this in there: Create Apache virtual host file ...
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Workflow to write article with orgmode/babel when knowing LaTeX

I know LaTeX pretty well and I am used to write articles with it. I know orgmode and use it to manage my todo list and research notes. I am trying to learn the babel module of orgmode, so that to ...
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With orgtbl, how to ensure that braces and dollars are not escaped?

The minor mode orgtbl is a wonderful tool for easily creating latex tables (you should check it out!). However, I am running into an issue with its exporter. If I have content surrounded by braces in ...
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Configuring Org-mode to open PDFs with evince

sorry for asking this kind of question here... but didn't know who else could help me with this. I'm starting to use org-mode to export text to LaTeX. My problem is that it opens the generated PDF ...
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turn numbering off, but keep Table of Contents intact?

I have a LaTeX template I created for use with Emacs org-mode, to export to PDF via LaTeX using xelatex. I don't edit LaTeX directly, I just generate from org-mode. This works perfectly for me ...
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How can I split long tables in Emacs org-mode latex export?

In LaTeX, when tables get very long one can use the longtable package. But what about org-mode latex export in Emacs? Is it possible to have org-mode split long tables?
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How can I convert the tables and math in a latex document to one of the markup languages supported by github's wiki?

I wrote some software documentation in Latex, but need to get it into a more lightweight format. I used pandoc to convert latex to markdown, but it did not do a very good job of converting tables. ...
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How to prevente cite tags from messing up italics in Org-mode?

I'm using Emacs 24.2.1 and I don't think I have any special settings that should interfere. If I enter the following text, there is no problem: /cite{BibtexRef} Text that is not italicized. ...
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Using bibtex from Org mode: .bbl and .aux files are incorrectly generated

I've searched this site as well as other resources, and I understand it that this is a common problem, however, no single place can explain what exactly are the steps for debugging or troubleshooting. ...
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Include custom file into header with org-mode

I have a LaTeX file with some directives for my TeX documents (\usepackage and such things). Now I want to reuse this file in different org-mode files. I know I can include files with #+include: ...
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How to place abstract before first section in org-mode's LaTeX-export

Here's another newbie question about org-mode's LaTeX export: Given this file test.org #+BEGIN_abstract asdf, or whatever I want to write in the abstract ... #+END_abstract * Introduction This is ...
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Emacs Org-mode ignores #+ATTR_LATEX

I use beamer org-mode 8.2.10 to produce presentations. In the following the width attribute (here 0.45) gets just ignored and replaced by 0.9 #+ATTR_LATEX: :width=0.45\linewidth [[file:/osx.png]] ...
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Forcing a default class in emacs org-mode other than Article?

Looking for some help on how to set org-latex-default-class inside my .emacs file. Currently I have to put this in my documents to switch out of article mode: #+:LaTex_CLASS: hitec In the ...
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Narrow to Environment in AUCTeX

I'd like to be able to use some org-mode-like features inside of AUCTeX. In org-mode, you can narrow the buffer to a node or you can flatout send the node to a separate buffer for editing. How can ...
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How do I fix 'org-reftex-citation: No bibliography defined in file' error?

I am using Debian Wheezy with Emacs24.4.50.1 and Org-Mode 8.2.6. I am using Kieren Healy's Emacs Starter Kit for the Social Science. http://kieranhealy.org/resources/emacs-starter-kit/ With this ...
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Biblatex is printing a 5 digit number when converting to pdf

I am using Emacs Org-Mode to export to pdf. I get a five digit number printing out in the references like the 00005 below. Schneier, B., (2004, January), Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a ...
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Omitting date when exporting from org-mode

How can I omit the date from being displayed when exporting to LaTeX from emacs org-mode? This (within the .org file) works to omit the date when exporting to ascii: #+OPTIONS: timestamp nil But ...
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Including a forward slash within org mode italics block

In org mode (Emacs-24.4.1) I am trying to include a forward slash in a sentence that is italic but it is used as the italic boundary e.g. /Using double Flk1^{-/-} mutants/ where I want the whole ...
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Org: Latex export creates lists instead of subsections

When I export the following org file to latex using C-c C-e d, the resulting tex file does not match my expectations in regards to the way the sections are being created. The exported subsections and ...
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Exporting from Org-mode without LaTeX preamble?

Is it possible to export an *.org file to LaTeX file, without the usual preamble of \documentclass[...]{article} and a number of \usepackage[]{xyz}, yet take advantage of LaTeX and org-mode's math and ...
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KOMA-article: Page X of Y not showing in first page footer

(Warning: Question from newbie to LaTeX :-) Using koma-article in Org-mode, I want to show "X of Y" in the footer of all pages. I followed the instructions in this post, and it works fine for pages 2 ...
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LaTeX package stmaryrd doesn't work together with org-mode beamer template

This page gives some templates to let you make beamer presentations in org-mode. But if I use some symbols from the stmaryrd package, they won't get rendered if I export to pdf using org-mode. The ...
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Is there a script converting Latex code into orgmode code?

After various tentatives to write drafts of article directly in org-mode for Emacs, hoping to take advantage of various of its features (e.g. exporting to html, easier scope exporting than with ...
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Setting up Embedded LaTeX in emacs org-mode [closed]

According to the org mode manual for emacs, one can view pieces of LaTeX code embedded in an org-file. This is supposed to be default behavior bound to the keys C-c C-x C-l which invokes the ...
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emacs, twoside option doesn't go in documentclass, why?

I'm typing up some notes in Org-mode (emacs). When I try to export the *.org file as *.tex file and then get a pdf, I see the EVEN page numbers don't appear on the outside of the page as I want them ...
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Python indentation lost in minted when export to bearmer/latex in orgmode [closed]

I have a strange problem when exporting to beamer in org-mode. I use minted to export python. But for a reason I don't understand, I lost sometime the indentation. For instance: ** NDVI is SciPy 1/2 ...
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latex in org mode of emacs and regular latex

What is the difference, advantage or disadvantage of using org mode in emacs? If there are advantages, would you like to explain how it is used and what codes goes into using it. I am new (3 days) to ...
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Commutative diagrams and other symbols in org-mode

Recently, I started using emacs and I found org-mode. I like its concept, but I'm having a lot of troubles for note-taking in LaTeX. For instance, when I try to put the symbol $\varinjlim$ it simply ...
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Exporting .org files to LaTeX - Error

I'm new to EMACS (on Ubuntu) and I have started using the org mode to begin with. I tried to convert my .org files into LaTeX only to see an error saying pdf was not produced Upon checking the error ...
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Org Mode Latex fragment preview fails to convert tex to png [closed]

I have a windows 10 machine, and MikTex. Whenever I try to toggle the preview of the I get an error in messages buffer below: org-create-formula-image-with-dvipng: Failed to create png file from ...
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How to insert pictures in org-mode for Beamer export?

I'm writing a presentation with Org-mode + beamer. I'm trying to include a picture but when exporting to 'PDF (Beamer)' with C-c C-e l P combo, the pdf isn't produced. I get this error msg: ...
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Error exporting from org-mode to beamer

When trying to export from org to beamer I get this msg: Processing LaTeX file ./ppt.tex... org-latex-compile: PDF file ./ppt.pdf wasn't produced: [undefined control sequence] I don't know ...