Tag Archives: Emacs

Ivy Switch Buffer

Since I decided to give swiper, counsel, and ivy a try, I've been paying more attention to abo-abo's posts concerning them. Although I was aware that ivy took control of switch-buffer, I didn't realize how powerful it is. Abo-abo has … Continue reading

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Emacs for Screenwriters

From time-to-time I see questions from people asking about using Emacs for (prose) writing. There are many resources for that, some of which Irreal has explored. Screenwriters have special problems because their manuscripts have to adhere to strict formatting rules. … Continue reading

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Tutorial Update

Rainer König has another week's worth of tutorials up in his excellent series of videos on Org-mode. He's trying to do one every workday so there's a lot a really great material available. Mike Zamansky has added another video to … Continue reading

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Vi and Emacs Without the Religion

Chris Patti over at Blind Not Dumb has gathered his courage and written a piece on vi versus Emacs. He approaches the subject, as the title suggests, without the usual religious fervor. His take, which is hard to argue with, … Continue reading

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Literate Programming with Org Mode

Frédérick Giasson, whom I've mentioned before, has a nice post on setting up Org mode for literate programming. Giasson's post is mostly concerned with using literate programming to write Clojure but almost all of his setup is usable for other … Continue reading

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Swiper

For some reason I had it in my mind that swiper depended on Lispy, or Spacemacs, or some other Vim-derived Emacs mode so I never really looked at it. Then I read Mike Zamansky's post on swiper and had my … Continue reading

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Repeat Last Complex Command

Xah Lee has a very useful post on the repeat complex command command. A complex command is one that uses the minibuffer. That's different from the repeat command that is usually bound to 【Ctrl+x z】. What happens is that the … Continue reading

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Using Org Tables in Source Blocks

Andreas Gerler has a nice post that shows how to access individual table columns in a source block. If you don't do this sort of thing frequently, it's easy to forget the details. If you occasionally need this capability or … Continue reading

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Emacs Videos for N00bs

In yesterday's post I wrote about Rainer König's introductory videos on Org mode. Today, I want to continue that theme with a set of introductory videos for Emacs itself. Mike Zamansky over at C'est la Z is producing a series … Continue reading

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Org Tutorial Videos

Rainer König is producing a series of video tutorials on Org mode. Each video is typically short—less than 10 minutes—and addresses a specific aspect of Org. If you're looking for an easy introduction to Org mode, this is what you … Continue reading

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