Tag Archives: Emacs

Editors Explained

Lol. Editors war. Via https://t.co/dLwsc0zegC #linux #unix #vim #emacs #nano #flamewar #humour pic.twitter.com/4EGU9AhnXm — nixCraft (@nixcraft) January 9, 2016

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Remote Code Blocks

As Irreal readers know, John Kitchin, a Chemical Engineering Professor at Carnegie Mellon, produces virtually all of his group's journal articles in Org mode. Those articles typically contain a lot of figures and graphs. In his latest post, Kitchin shows … Continue reading

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Looking for Emacs?

Here you go: Get Emacs - https://t.co/Ra90tJObCN - Aaron Schumacher's cross-platform, how-to-get-emacs website https://t.co/5aDktFVRAq #emacs — /r/Emacs (@EmacsReddit) February 2, 2016

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Bad Idea of the Year

We're always seeing a lot of—sorry I can't think of a more apropos term—stupid ideas for Emacs: let's get rid of Elisp and make Javascript the extension language; let's make it more like Notepad+; and so on. Here's my nomination … Continue reading

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Ogbe on Why He Uses Emacs

Last week I wrote about how Dennis Ogbe uses Org Mode to Blog. While I was on his site, I looked at some of his other posts and found one about why he uses Emacs. The post was written fairly … Continue reading

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A Magit Tip

A nice tip from Wilfred Hughes for Magit users: Emacs tip of the day: you can use ! to explicitly run git commands inside magit. Handy for deleting large directories: ! rm -r somedir — Wilfred Hughes (@_wilfredh) January 20, … Continue reading

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Magit: Staging All Files Including Those Untracked

A nice tip from Xah Lee that I didn't know about #emacs #magit tip. press C-u S to stage also untracked files. — ErgoEmacs (@ErgoEmacs) February 4, 2016

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Entering Accented Characters in Emacs

John D. Cook points out that it's pretty easy to enter accented characters, ç, ü, é, etc., in Emacs by typing【Ctrl+x 8】followed by a punctuation mark and letter. For example, to get ç you type 【Ctrl+x 8 , c】. Cook's … Continue reading

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Blogging with Org Mode (Only)

Dennis Ogbe has a blog that he writes in Emacs with Org mode. There's nothing unusual about that, of course; lots of people do. All Irreal posts begin life as an Org file that is exported to HTML and pushed … Continue reading

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Emacs pcase

Pattern matching is a powerful paradigm in programming. Recent versions of Emacs Lisp implement this paradigm with the pcase macro. Unfortunately, pcase can be a bit difficult to understand. Fortunately, our Emacs maintainer, John Wiegley, has published an excellent tutorial … Continue reading

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