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org-mode

org-mode

Org-mode is a mode for keeping notes, maintaining ToDo lists, and doing project planning with a fast and effective plain-text system.

Org-mode develops organizational tasks around NOTES files that contain information about projects as plain text. Org-mode is implemented on top of outline-mode, which makes it possible to keep the content of large files well structured. Visibility cycling and structure editing help to work with the tree. Tables are easily created with a built-in table editor.

Org-mode supports ToDo items, deadlines, time stamps, and scheduling. It dynamically compiles entries into an agenda. Plain text URL-like links connect to websites, emails, Usenet messages, BBDB entries, and any files related to the projects. For printing and sharing of notes, an Org-mode file can be exported as a structured ASCII file, HTML, and LaTeX.

Org mode contains the Org Babel environment which allows you to work with embedded source code blocks in a file, to facilitate code evaluation, documentation, and literate programming techniques.

Org's automatic, context-sensitive table editor with spreadsheet capabilities can be integrated into any major mode by activating the minor Orgtbl mode. Using a translation step, it can be used to maintain tables in arbitrary file types, for example in LaTeX. The structure editing and list creation capabilities can be used outside Org with the minor Orgstruct mode.

Org keeps simple things simple.

 org-mode 8.2.7c

Price
Free to download

Size
4.0MB
License

GNU GPL v3

Developer
Carsten Dominik

Website
orgmode.org

System Requirements
Emacs

Support:
Manual, Guide, FAQ, Refcard, Mailing List

Selected Reviews:
Dave Snowdon, Sacha Chua, Technical Dresese

Features include:

  • An outline extension with visibility cycling and structure editing
  • Full agenda and planner with deadlines and work scheduling
  • Environment in which to implement David Allen's GTD system
  • Publishing tool to create a set of interlinked webpages
  • Environment for literate programming
  • Flexible commands to edit the structure of the document
    • Outlines, headlines, visibility cycling, motion, structure editing, sparse trees, plain lists, drawers, blocks, footnotes, and orgstruct mode
  • Fast and intuitive table editor for taking structured notes
  • Simple hypertext system, with HTML and LaTeX export
  • ToDo list editor
    • TODO keywords as workflow states
    • TODO keywords as types
    • Multiple keyword sets in one file
    • Fast access to TODO states
    • Faces for TODO keywords
    • Progress logging
    • Priorities
    • Break tasks down into subtasks
    • Checkboxes
  • Tags
  • Capture - Refile - Archive
  • Agenda views
  • Markup for rich export
  • Export:
    • ASCII/Latin-1/UTF-8
    • HTML
    • LaTeX
    • PDF
    • DocBook
    • OpenDocument Text
    • Taskjuggler
  • Produce 2D and 3D graphs of information stored in org tables using Gnuplot

org-mode in action

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