Org Mode Cheat Sheet

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Here is the cheatsheat of Org Mode and basic guide on how to use Org Mode

Syntax[edit | edit source]

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Headings[edit | edit source]

* Welcome to Org mode

  Lines starting with * are headings.
  These lines without are notes.

** Sub-heading

   Two stars mark a 2nd-level subheading (h2).

Lists[edit | edit source]

* Lists

To buy:
1. Milk
2. Eggs
   - Organic
3. Cheese
   + Parmesan
   + Mozarella

Inline styles[edit | edit source]


To do[edit | edit source]

* TODO buy airplane

Cycle by using S-LEFT / S-RIGHT. List all TODO’s via C-c C-v.

Shortcuts[edit | edit source]

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Basic shortcuts[edit | edit source]

Description Shortcut
(Un) fold TAB / S-TAB
Move up M-UP / M-DOWN
New headline M-RET
Cycle workflow S-LEFT / S-RIGHT
Cycle priority S-UP / S-DOWN


Timer[edit | edit source]

Description Shortcut
Start timer C-c C-x 0
Stop timer C-c C-x _
Pause timer C-c C-x ,
Start countdown C-c C-x ;


You can use this for Pomodoro!

Agenda[edit | edit source]

Description Shortcut
Agenda menu C-c a
Add document C-c [
Remove document C-c ]
Add date C-c .
Add time & date C-u C-c .


Start by adding the current file to the agenda (C-c [), then use the agenda menu to navigate.

Export[edit | edit source]

Description Shortcut
Export menu C-c C-e

Lets you export the document as Markdown, HTML, and others.

References[edit | edit source]