Tag Archives: Emacs

File Local Variables in an Org File

A nice tip from Artur Malabarba: It's often convenient to use file local variables in your Emacs files. It provides a way of setting certain Emacs variables—mode, fill-column, comment-column, etc.—on a per file basis. There's a problem, though, when using … Continue reading

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Pages in Emacs

Eric James Michael Ritz over at One More Game-Dev and Programming Blog has a nice post on how and why to use pages in Emacs. Pages in Emacs are text separated by form feeds (0xC)1. As Ritz explains, it's easy … Continue reading

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Org Mode and Pandoc

Bsag over at But She's a Girl has a nice post on using Org mode and Pandoc. She says that she's abandoned Markup in favor of Org mode because, among other things, it provides a rich set facilities for handling … Continue reading

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Emacs is Sexy

Apparently, #Emacs is sexy 😀 http://t.co/dAGUnlMK2X — Mathias Dahl (@themathiasdahl) August 4, 2015

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Org Mode Basics: Structuring Notes

Ben Maughan of the wonderful Pragmatic Emacs is writing a series of articles on Org mode. It's a big subject, of course, so he's starting off easy by talking about the feature that got him started: structured notes. He covers … Continue reading

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Scheduling Emacs Events

Jon-Michael Deldin has a short post detailing how to schedule periodic events in Emacs. Most of us probably don't want to have Emacs natter at us as implemented in Deldin's example but it's easy to imagine many helpful uses for … Continue reading

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Converting from Word to Org

In a comment to one of my recent posts (1, 2) on converting from Org mode to Word doc format, Grant Rettke pointed me to an interesting Org Mode mailing list thread on how academics leverage Org mode for writing … Continue reading

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Karl Voit Lightning Talk

PIM export Karl Voit gave a lightning talk on Org Mode at the recent Chaos Computer Club Camp2015. Being a lightning talk is was pretty short. That's too bad, I would have liked it to be a bit longer. The … Continue reading

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Super- and Sub-Word

I've blogged about this before but here's a handy chart to server as a reminder: #Emacs subword-mode, superword-mode, camelCase, snake_case http://t.co/34mROSF4rs pic.twitter.com/wj3mNEKmAq — Xah Lee (@xah_lee) August 18, 2015

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Calc Tutorial Video

Karthik C has a very nice video entitled Emacs-Calc: The Poor Man's Mathematica. It's a tutorial on some of the features of Emacs calc. He begins by covering the basic stack machine nature of calc and how to perform simple … Continue reading

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