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Visibility cycling and structure editing help to work with the tree.
Tables are easily created with a built-in table editor.
Plain text URL-like links connect to websites, emails, Usenet messages, BBDB entries, and any files related to the projects.
Org develops organizational tasks around notes files that contain lists or information about projects as plain text.
Project planning and task management makes use of metadata which is part of an outline node.
Based on this data, specific entries can be extracted in queries and create dynamic agenda views that also integrate the Emacs calendar and diary.
Org can be used to implement many different project planning schemes, such as David Allen's GTD system.
Org files can serve as a single source authoring system with export to many different formats such as HTML, La Te X, Open Document, and Markdown.
New export backends can be derived from existing ones, or defined from scratch.