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Emacs 26 Pretest #2

Nicolas Petton has announced that Emacs pretest 26.0.91 is out and available for testing. It’s the second pretest for the upcoming Emacs 26.1. If you don’t mind living on the edge a little, give it a try and help out … Continue reading

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Scale All Emacs Windows for Presentations

If you use Emacs in or for your presentations, here’s a nice tip from Robin Green on how to scale all the windows up for better presentation: #Emacs Of The Day: Running org-mode on a 4K projector, you scale the … Continue reading

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When Emacs Users Lend Their Computer

This is amusing and most developers—Emacs users or not—have probably experienced something similar. I find, though, that it’s the opposite that happens more often. I’ll be using a layperson’s computer and press Caps Lock expecting Ctrl. The expected hilarity ensues.

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Emacs Survival Card

I stumbled across this Emacs survival card, which I hadn’t seen before. It’s very much like the Emacs Reference Card but seems more useful to me. Of course, you may disagree but it’s worth taking a look at it to … Continue reading

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Tweets on Emacs and Org Mode

Nick Higham, whom I’ve mentioned before (1, 2), is a Mathematician and Emacs user. He also, apparently, is like me in that he likes collecting odd bits of information and data. One bit of data that he likes to collect … Continue reading

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PSA: Importing the OS X Path into Emacs

I’ve probably written about this before but this tweet suggests that not all Mac Emacs users are aware of it: I have been using #emacs on OSX for the last 10yrs, but never stumbled upon exec-path-from-shell before. Wow! https://t.co/CxIOfhR0dh — … Continue reading

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Chris Wellons on Emacs Calc

In a nice piece of ironic serendipity, I found this reference to an old Chris Wellons post on Calc while reading my feed with Chris Wellons’ excellent feed reader, elfeed. As I written a several times, I really like calc … Continue reading

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Emacs Problems: Can't Post

My Emacs is temporarily broken because of a Melpa/use-package problem. It looks like the problem will be resolved when the current Melpa build cycle completes and if so, I will deliver today's wisdom then.

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Working in Emacs

Some people will go to any lengths to do all their work in Emacs. I can sympathize. How I spreadsheeted this evening: export as csv->open with emacs->org-table-convert-region->happily edit using isearch-replace, macros, etc.->org-table-export back to csv->import into spreadsheet. #emacs — Bryan … Continue reading

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Mastering Emacs on Sale

If you’ve been wanting to get a copy of Mickey Petersen’s excellent Mastering Emacs, here’s your chance: You don't need a new TV - what you DO need is my book on Mastering #Emacs. It's just $20 for the next … Continue reading

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