Tag Archives: Emacs

Running a Course Video

My New Year's post was about how John Kitchin used Emacs and Org-mode to run a graduate course in Chemical Engineering. If you want to see it in action, he's posted a short video that shows the system from both … Continue reading

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A Nice Org Mode Tip

#Emacs of the day: Daily status reports? Notes in org-mode? Grab the block with "M-h" then "C-c C-e h o" export as HTML & open in browser. — Robin Green (@fatlimey) January 19, 2015

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Refactoring Multiple Files

When I get tired of blogging I'm going to write some Elisp that everyday will make a post that says, “Abo-abo has a great post today. Go read it.” Really, if you don't already have (or emacs in your feed, … Continue reading

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Rewriting and Squashing Git Commits with Magit

I use Magit all the time and really like it but I don't know how to do much more than stage and commit changes. Sometimes I can even resolve a merge conflict but I always have to stumble through it. … Continue reading

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Comment or Uncomment One of More Lines

Artur Malabarba over at Endless Parentheses has a handy optimization for commenting out a single line or, perhaps, lines at once. The usual procedure is to select the lines you want to comment and type 【Meta+;】 to call comment-dwim. I … Continue reading

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Days of Our Lives

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find Emacs. -- Mark Twain /topic on #emacs — punchagan (@punchagan) December 11, 2014

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Micro-Habit Video

If you liked Sacha Chua's post on micro-habits that I wrote about yesterday, be sure to check out her video on the same subject. In it, she discusses various packages for switching windows and for jumping around in a buffer … Continue reading

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Sacha on Emacs Micro-Habits

Sacha Chua, as everyone here knows, is relentless about improving her work flow and procedures. Happily for us, she's also diligent about sharing the results of her efforts with the rest of us. Her recent outstanding post on cultivating Emacs … Continue reading

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The Emacs Operating System

Well, Emacs can't really be an operating system because it doesn't implement things like file systems, device drivers, and a TCP/IP stack. When we joke that Emacs is an OS, what we really mean is that it can replace many … Continue reading

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Sacha Chats with Steve Purcell

Sacha Chua has held another excellent Emacs chat. This time, it's with Steve Purcell. I've written about Purcell a few times and I've certainly stolen a ton of Emacs code from him. He's got his fingers in an incredible number … Continue reading

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