Tag Archives: Emacs

Yet Another Convert

It appears that org2blog is on track for world domination. At least the world of Emacs and WordPress.

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The prin* Family

This is really a note to myself but I'll bet many of you are in the same boat. When I want to print something in Elisp, I usually use format but sometimes one of the prin* functions is really what … Continue reading

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An Interview with Carsten Dominik

I recently came across an old but interesting interview of Carsten Dominik. The interview was by Randal Schwartz on his FLOSS Weekly Netcast back in September 2010. Despite its age, the netcast doesn't seem dated at all. Dominik is a … Continue reading

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Remapping Your Keyboard

I've always been in awe of folks like Xah Lee who do extensive remapping of their keyboards. I have enough problems remembering key sequences without changing the keys around on my keyboard so I don't do that. Now abo-abo has … Continue reading

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Quick Notes

In my continuing quest to make better use of the Org mode agenda facility, I've implemented a way of capturing quick notes that are meant to be ephemeral and not saved long term. It's a good way to capture information … Continue reading

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Capturing Blog Ideas

I've been refactoring my workflow lately, trying to make better use of Org-mode, especially Org agenda. I'm always on the lookout for promising blog subjects and usually find them when reading my RSS feeds. My normal process was to bookmark … Continue reading

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Handling Windows

A while ago I wrote about abo-abo's application of Hydra to switching windows. It was an idea apparently inspired by Sacha Chua's use of his def-rep-command to switch windows but went further to handle many chores involving windows and buffers. … Continue reading

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Limiting the Scope of ace-jump-mode

Over at elisp solves problems, Daniel Gempesaw tell us something I didn't know: it's possible to limit the scope of ace-jump-mode. By default ace-jump-mode will find the matching characters in all open windows and frames. Gempesaw likes to keep related … Continue reading

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Another Version of Hydra

Abo-abo has released another significant version of hydra. Hydra seems to be evolving into a strong AI.

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Artist Mode

Artist mode is one of those things I learned from Bernt Hansen's excellent Organize Your Life In Plain Text! introduction to Org mode. I've used it in conjunction with ditaa to produce simple but finished block diagrams from ASCII diagrams. … Continue reading

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