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Switch to nlinum Immediately

A lot of headings in your Org-Mode file can make Emacs unusably slow when you collapse all of them. My original solution was to avoid collapsing them with #+STARTUP: showeverything. Major problem with that approach is that you still can’t use collapsing because if you do, Emacs because again unusable. Months ago I switched to […]

A Book Produced Using Org

Via: I am happy to share with fellow Orgers my recent book — Ending Malnutrition: from commitment to action — published by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Rome and Tulika Books, New Delhi (http://www.fao.org/3/a-i4921e.pdf), The book was written and produced entirely in Org. This would not have been possible without the […]

Choosing the Right Diff Tool for You

By my idiosyncratic measures: For small changes git diff and vc-diff are perfect. For medium changes magit is perfect. For large changes DeltaWalker is perfect.

Literate DevOps: My OS X Development System

Setting up a development system is a non-trivial investment. This document captures the steps required and automates as much as possible. The project has other formats, too. The Style Guide is a must read for the operator. Org-Mode converted this manual, tedious, and error prone task to a semi-automated, nearly reproducible, and error-less process, for […]

Exploring Noweb Refs with Arguments

I’m studying Noweb Refs. Here is something helping me make sense of it. I asked about it on-list, too, with more details. I’m still playing with it.

Notes On org-scraps

org-scraps are interesting because I have only used Org-Mode’s tangling functionality for my Emacs initialization file. They show off a lot of the literate stuff with concise examples. Things make a lot more sense how.

org-scraps Notes 30D36486-3578-4C0D-B16F-CE89A283358A

catch the file name during export Code block specific header arguments are evaluated before execution of the source block. The arguments seem to be symbols, strings, or Emacs-Lisp SEXPs. Here is an example of an inline source block that gets the name of this file and returns it: “/Users/gcr/tmp/scratch.org” Using Emacs-Lisp in header arguments introduces […]

org-scraps Notes 6CBD47FB-80AD-41DC-9E0C-482FE1C230E6

About org-scraps is a collection of Org-Mode demonstrations published by Eric Schulte. All of my experience with Org-Mode Literate Programming is working on my Emacs configuration for Literate Programming. Wanting to address my limited experience I am working through each example in org-scraps. Org-Scraps is weaved to HTML files published here. Approach Evaluate each example. […]

Org2Blog DITAA Test

The test succeeded by turning off thumbnail images.

Migrating to Org2Blog

WordPress is a powerful and satisfying writing and publishing platform. After learning Org-Mode, I wanted to use Org-Mode for writing and WordPress for publishing. Org2Blog makes that easy. WordPress easily exports your posts to XML. Org2Blog-Importers converts them to Org-Mode via Pandoc. Tonight I converted them here. Any future modifications belong in these documents with […]