Tag Archives: Emacs

Org Entities

Today I saw this tweet about Org entities: M-x org-entities-help is your #orgmode buddy — Olivier Berger (@olberger) September 21, 2017 I didn’t realize how much I needed org-entities-help. It’s pretty easy to enter many of the common Unicode characters … Continue reading

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Graphviz and Org Mode

Over at The Joy of Programming there’s a nice introductory post on using Graphviz’s dot command to draw graphs and how you can make the process almost interactive by calling dot from within an Org source block. The dot command … Continue reading

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Orgmode 9.1.1

Bastien sends word that there’s a new version of Org out: #emacs #orgmode 9.1.1 is out. Enjoy! — Bastien Guerry (@bzg2) September 17, 2017 If, like me, you’re OCD about keeping up to date with Org, it’s already in Melpa. … Continue reading

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Emacs Rocks! #16

After 3 years, Magnar Sveen has smiled upon us with a new episode of Emacs Rocks! For newcomers, Emacs Rocks! episodes are short videos of 2 or 3 minutes that explore some aspect of working with Emacs. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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The ed Editor

If you’re a Vim or Emacs user, you’ve seen a lot of jokes like this one from XKCD: They usually end the chain with cat but sometimes, like the above, they go all the way to butterflies. All that’s good … Continue reading

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Emacs as a Cloud Service

Next step: #emacs as a service in the cloud — ▶️️ (@davidradkowski) September 10, 2017 Yeah, this is probably a joke but if there is one thing I don’t want from Emacs, this is it.

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Emacs 25.3

Jeez! A guy can’t be away from the Internet for a couple of days without everything changing. One of those changes is that a new version of Emacs, version 25.3, has been released. This is an emergency release to fix … Continue reading

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Irma After Action Report

I’m writing this Monday night after Irma came visiting. First off, thanks to the many people who wrote—either directly or through Disqus—to send their well wishes. I appreciate your concern and good thoughts. At the last moment, Irma shifted east … Continue reading

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Org Mind Map

I don’t use mind mapping so I never paid much attention to org-mind-map, thinking it was a way of organizing mind maps. It is that, I suppose, but what makes it interesting to me is that it’s a handy way … Continue reading

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Reading EPUBs in Emacs

In yet another win for moving your digital life into Emacs, wasamasa has released nov.el, a package for reading EPUBs in Emacs. Until now, I have always opted to get digital content as PDFs rather than EPUBs or MOBIs because … Continue reading

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