Some tips for learning Org Mode for Emacs

January 13th, 2014 -

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series A Visual Guide to Emacs

When I learn something new, I always find myself wishing there was some kind of map to help me figure out where to start, how to track progress, and what to learn next. So now I'm making them. Here's one for learning Org Mode, a popular outline/TODO/everything-else mode for the Emacs text editor. You can probably figure out the relevant manual sections to read based on the keywords, but feel free to ask in the comments if you need more help.


Map for Learning Org Mode for Emacs

Here's another short guide with suggestions for evolving your Org file organization:


Tips for organizing your Org-mode files

And here's the one-page cheat sheet I made before helping someone dig into tracking time with Org. It's a great way to measure your time on specific tasks.


Tracking time with Org Mode

Eventually I'll get around to writing/drawing a book on thinking with Emacs. If you want it to happen, keep asking questions! =)

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