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Xah Lee on Long Term Emacs Productivity

Xah Lee has a nice post on obtaining Long Term Emacs Productivity. It’s 7 tips to help you be more productive with Emacs. Doubtless anyone who is not a complete n00b will disagree with some of his suggestions. I disagree … Continue reading

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Emacs in the Humanities

I stumbled across a link to this post in the Emacs reddit and ignored it but curiosity go the better of me so I went back to it. Like most Irreal readers (I assume) the label nerd or geek can … Continue reading

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Emacs Line Modes

LigerLearn has another nice video up. This time it’s about line wrapping, line truncation, and visual line mode. If you’ve ever been confused about visual line mode and what it’s for, this video will help clear things up for you. … Continue reading

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Emacs Pretest 1 Is Available

Nicolas Petton has announced the release of Emacs 26.0.90, the first pretest for Emacs 26. I’ve already been reading very favorable reviews, some saying it’s the best release available. If you don’t mind living on the edge, you can help … Continue reading

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C-q and ASCII in Emacs

LigerLearn has a nice video on using Ctrl+q in Emacs to insert arbitrary ASCII (or even Unicode) characters into the current buffer. The video begins with a discussion of ASCII control characters and the “caret notation” used to represent them. … Continue reading

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Emacs for Everything

Over at the Emacs reddit, ambrevar has a nice essay entitled Emacs Everywhere. This essay is a followup to his previous essay on Eshell that I wrote about previously. In it, he describes why he moved almost all his computing … Continue reading

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Working With Log Files in Emacs

Lee Hinman over at writequit.org has an excellent post on working with log files in Emacs. By “log file” he really means “structured text” so, for example, most of his techniques work for things like JSON as well. The post … Continue reading

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Adding Hyper and Super Keys for Emacs

I’ve written about this before but it was a few years ago so it’s worth repeating for new Emacs and/or Mac users. One problem with Emacs is that it’s hard to find enough shortcut keys. Having Hyper and Super keys … Continue reading

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Emacs Rocks! #17: Magit

Magnar Sveen is back with another Emacs Rocks!. This time he discusses Magit. He starts by saying how Magit gives you all the information you need without having to invoke several git commands on the command line. Then he suggests … Continue reading

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Zamansky 37: Treemacs

Mike Zamansky has a new video up. This time he discusses the Treemacs file browser. The idea is to recreate file browser side tab that editors like Atom popularized. You can watch the video to see its features and how … Continue reading

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