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Entries from August 2007

Newbie Tip: Visual Emacs Keybinding Cheatsheet

August 27th, 2007 by Ryan McGeary · 1 Comment

For a newcomer to emacs, learning the default set of keybindings can be daunting. There’s no substitute for C-h b (describe-bindings) and C-h k (describe-key), but sometimes it’s just easier to learn visually.

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Quick Tip: show-paren-mode

August 7th, 2007 by Rob Christie · 2 Comments

When show-paren-mode is enabled a matching parenthesis is highlighted based on the location of point (i.e., when your cursor is on a parenthesis). You can tweak the behaviour of this minor mode by adjusting show-paren-style and the show-paren-delay. There are three styles to choose from: parenthesis – shows the matching paren expression – shows the […]

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