Tag Archives: Emacs

Git-undo

John Wiegley has released a nice package that can be really helpful if your workflow involves tracking and saving your work with Git. Sometimes you do some work and then decide that you don’t want that change and would like … Continue reading

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PSA: Importing the OS X Path into Emacs

I’ve probably written about this before but this tweet suggests that not all Mac Emacs users are aware of it: I have been using #emacs on OSX for the last 10yrs, but never stumbled upon exec-path-from-shell before. Wow! https://t.co/CxIOfhR0dh — … Continue reading

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Exporting DOCX/ODT Documents With a Style Sheet

Karl Voit has a really handy tip for those of you unfortunate enough to have to deal with Word (or its evil siblings) documents. Many folks in that cohort make do writing in Org mode and exporting to ODT. If … Continue reading

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More Calc Recipes

Yesterday’s post on calc generated an interesting discussion in the comments. Frequent commentor Phil offers a particularly nice example of an easy way to add up a row or column of numbers. That’s something that while it doesn’t come up … Continue reading

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Chris Wellons on Emacs Calc

In a nice piece of ironic serendipity, I found this reference to an old Chris Wellons post on Calc while reading my feed with Chris Wellons’ excellent feed reader, elfeed. As I written a several times, I really like calc … Continue reading

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A Multiple Cursors Use Case

Our maximal leader, John Wiegley, has posted a very nice video in which he demonstrates one of the ways that he uses Magnar Sveen’s excellent multiple cursors package. There’s more to multiple cursors than just popping up a bunch of … Continue reading

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Helpful

I haven’t paid too much attention to Wilfred Hughes’ Helpful but judging from Hughes’ latest tweet: If you're not using helpful to explore Emacs functions, you're missing out! It's now possible to set, toggle and customise variables from within helpful! … Continue reading

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End Your List Items with a Period

Grant Rettke over at Wisdom and Wonder has helped me resolve a long standing conundrum. When I have a list like this I can never decide whether or not to end each list item with a period. I can adduce … Continue reading

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Sacha on External Brains

Back in September, I wrote about Jeff Terrell’s excellent video on using Emacs and Org Mode as an exocortex. “Exocortex” for these purposes means an “external brain” of some sort that is used for off-loading thoughts and plans that aren’t … Continue reading

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Org 9.1.4

Bastien tweets to let us know there’s a new Org out: #emacs #orgmode 9.1.4 is out. Enjoy! — Bastien Guerry (@bzg2) December 5, 2017 It’s not in Melpa as of [2017-12-05 Tue 13:08] but will doubtless appear in the next … Continue reading

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