Emacs Advent Calendar 08: Managing Buffers

Tue 2015-12-08

In Emacs, text is contained and edited inside buffers. Most buffers are created by visiting a file, others are used to display information or interact with external programs like the shell.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 07: Basic File Handling

Mon 2015-12-07

Some Emacs terminology first: When the content of a file is displayed in an Emacs buffer, the buffer is said to be visiting the corresponding file. Emacs has multiple commands to read files from disk and save a modified buffer back to a file.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 06: Fixing Typos

Sun 2015-12-06

Emacs comes with some useful commands to fix common typos.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 05: Registers for Text

Sat 2015-12-05

Using the kill ring to paste snippets of text sometimes just does not cut it. In these cases, registers come in handy.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 04: The Minibuffer

Fri 2015-12-04

Emacs uses the minibuffer to ask for user input such as file or buffer names. The usual text editing commands can be used, but there is additional functionality.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 03: Deleting, Killing and Yanking

Thu 2015-12-03

In Emacs deleting text and killing text are two different concepts. Deleting something just removes it from the buffer. Stuff that is killed is appended to the kill ring from where it can be inserted (yanked) back into the buffer. Commands that only remove single characters or whitespace perform deletions. Most commands that remove a significant part a buffer's text are kill operations.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 02: Mark and Region

Wed 2015-12-02

Many commands act on part of a buffer. To specify this part, one sets the mark at one end and positions point to the other end. The text now enclosed between point an mark is called the region.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 01: Moving around in Text

Tue 2015-12-01

Everyone knows how to move around in texts using the arrow keys. Unsurprisingly this also works in Emacs, but there are tons of additional keybindings to take advantage of. Learning at least some of them enables you to move around without having to lift your hand away to the arrow keys.

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Using surf-open.sh with xdg-open

Wed 2015-09-16

This is how you can set suckless surf as your default browser.

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Big Bang 2015-09-13: Schumann, Copland, Köper

Wed 2015-09-09

Plakat

Die Junge Tonhalle schreibt:

Am 13. September bringen die Talente des Jugendsinfonieorchesters der Tonhalle Düsseldorf wieder jugendlichen Schwung in die Tonhalle. Zum Saisonstart treffen jazzige und klassische Töne aufeinander: Das JSO bringt mit Coplands Klarinettenkonzert ein virtuoses Stück amerikanischer Moderne auf die Bühne, Solistin ist Susanne Geuer. Außerdem steht mit Schumanns Zweiter ein symphonischer Dauerbrenner auf dem Programm, in dem Schumann selbst heilende Kräfte sah. Karten kosten 12 Euro, Schüler und Studenten bekommen ermäßigte Karten für 5 Euro.

Karten kann man hier erwerben!

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