All entries tagged »emacs«

Emacs Advent Calendar 24: Misc. Features

Thu 2015-12-24

Today we will look at various small features of Emacs as well as some of the functionality because of which Emacs sometimes is called an operating system on its own.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 23: Version Control

Wed 2015-12-23

With VC mode Emacs provides a unified interface to many common version control systems; both centralized (e.g. subversion) and decentralized (e.g. git).

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Emacs Advent Calendar 22: Tables

Tue 2015-12-22

Until now we have only looked at vanilla Emacs features. These also include commands for editing tables, but tables from Org Mode (which is distributed alongside emacs) are much more versatile.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 21: Emerge

Mon 2015-12-21

Although Emacs' diff-mode can be used for rudimentary file merging, Emerge mode is more convenient for that purpose.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 20: Diff

Sun 2015-12-20

One some occasions you might want to compare the contents of two files. Emacs can help you with that.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 19: Keyboard Macros

Sat 2015-12-19

There are some tasks that are tedious to do by hand or impractical to do with substitution and regular expressions, but do not yet demand full blown programming in Emacs Lisp to solve. The reason for that are Emacs' keyboard macros.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 18: Line Breaking

Fri 2015-12-18

When a (logical) line is wider than an Emacs window it is wrapped around into the next (screen) line. There are alternatives to this behavior.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 17: Compilation

Thu 2015-12-17

Emacs includes commands for compiling software and, if unsuccessful, quickly finding the locations in the source where it failed.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 16: Rectangles

Wed 2015-12-16

Another unique feature of Emacs is the ability to select rectangular parts of a buffer.

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Emacs Advent Calendar 15: File Management with Dired

Tue 2015-12-15

Emacs includes dired, a mode with file manager functionality. As this is quite a big topic, today's entry can only be considered an introduction. Read the Reference Manual for the full documentation.

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