Monthly Archives: November 2016

Zamansky 22: emacsclient

Mike Zamansky has another video in his Using Emacs series up. This time it's about emacsclient. All Emacs users tend to obsess over the editor's load time. We are always looking for ways to speed it up or to avoid … Continue reading

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Org Mode 9.0.1

There's a bug fix release of Org Mode out. #emacs #orgmode 9.0.1 (a bugfix release) is now out. Enjoy! — Bastien Guerry (@bzg2) November 18, 2016

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Lessons From Using Org as an Init File

Over at the Emacs reddit, tiktaaliki asks how he can put his init.el file in Org format. As it turns out, I learned some really useful things from the post. First off, the easy answer to that question is to … Continue reading

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Save Org Structure as Directory and Files

Marco Wahl posted a gist that saves an Org file structure as a series of directories and files. I have no idea what I'd use this for but it's pretty neat.

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Zamansky 21: Web Mode

Mike Zamansky has another video in his Using Emacs Series up. This time it's about web-mode. Happily, Org export writes almost all of my HTML for me these days but if you find yourself writing HTML/CSS more than occasionally, web-mode … Continue reading

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Cables

We have it pretty good these days. Not very long ago cables were everywhere and they were always breaking and otherwise causing problems. These days we are relatively cable-free. We still have power cables, of course, and cables for a … Continue reading

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Word Counting in Org Mode

If you do your writing in Org mode and like to maintain a running word count—especially useful for professional writers and students assigned an word paper—Angelo Basile has a nice tip on how to install a word count function to … Continue reading

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Zamansky 20: Yanking and Auto Revert

Mike Zamansky has another video up in his Using Emacs Series. This time he provides a video demonstration of counsel-yank-pop that I wrote about previously here on Irreal. As always, things seem clearer and easier to understand when you see … Continue reading

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Zamansky 19: Conditional Loading of Emacs Config

Mike Zamansky has another video in his Using Emacs Series. This video addresses a problem he has while making the videos. A theme of the series is building an Emacs configuration. Each video considers 1 or 2 packages or features … Continue reading

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Org Mode and Python

If you're a Python user and like to put Python snippets in source blocks in an Org mode file, John Kitchin has some very nice enhancements for you. Kitchin, as Irreal readers surely know by now, is a Chemical Engineering … Continue reading

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