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Entries from May 2007

Quick Tip: Managing ChangeLogs

May 29th, 2007 by Ryan McGeary · 1 Comment

Ever wonder how people keep such organized ChangeLog files in the root of their source trees? I’m sure some are just anal enough to manually manage them. I know I’ve done so on smaller projects, but I find it too much of a hassle for anything larger. So, what do people use on larger projects? […]

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Quick Tip: compilation-skip-threshold

May 22nd, 2007 by Rob Christie · No Comments

compilation-mode has a nice feature so that you can skip over your info and warning level messages and jump right to those nasty errors. Set the variable compilation-skip-threshold to 2 so that M-n and M-p will jump to the next or previous error respectively. The other possible settings for this variable are: 2 — skip […]

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Package Faves: psvn

May 17th, 2007 by Rob Christie · 7 Comments

If you interact with a Subversion version controlled repository and you use emacs, then you are probably already using this package. However, I use this package every day, and if someone was just starting to use emacs, this would be on my short list of packages that must be installed. psvn mode is similar to […]

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Emacs Key Bindings in Windows

May 10th, 2007 by Ryan McGeary · 2 Comments

This might be old news to some, but it was new to me. XKeymacs is a keyboard utility to realize emacs-like usability on all windows applications. With XKeymacs you can use emacs keybindings with any windows application. You can create a keyboard macro and assign any shortcut key too. You also get bash-like command completion […]

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A Little Bit of History

May 4th, 2007 by Rob Christie · No Comments

I just ran across this article. The Church of Emacs is a good read… no it’s not from alt.religion.emacs. The article is more of a history of emacs with some great references as well.

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