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Emacs Key Bindings in Windows

May 10th, 2007 by Ryan McGeary · 3 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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Quick Tip: dos2unix, et al

April 30th, 2007 by Ryan McGeary · 129 Comments

I despise the fact that we live in a world with different end-of-line file formats. Windows/DOS uses CRLF, Unix uses LF, and Mac’s used to use CR1. Thankfully, Mac’s started to adopt the Unix format when OS X was released — if only Windows could do the same. What I despise even more is that […]

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Tags:osx · quick · tips · unix · windows

Maximize on Startup, Part 2

February 22nd, 2007 by Ryan McGeary · 144 Comments

In part 1 of the series, we discussed two ways to resize the emacs frame on startup. Here, we will use the display-pixel-width and display-pixel-height functions to automatically determine the proper size of the emacs frame. Option 3 (the package) As I tried to come up with a generic way to maximize the emacs frame […]

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Tags:elisp · osx · tips · windows · x

Emacs Key Bindings in MS Word

February 18th, 2007 by Ryan McGeary · 189 Comments

Macosxhints.com points us to a way to enable emacs key bindings in Microsoft Word. Just assign new shortcut keys to each of these Word commands (instructions below): StartOfLine : C-a EndOfLine : C-e LineUp : C-p LineDown : C-n CharLeft : C-b CharRight : C-f Please feel free to suggest other emacs equivalent Word commands […]

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Tags:misc · osx · windows

Maximize on Startup, Part 1

January 29th, 2007 by Ryan McGeary · 211 Comments

This is part one of a two-part series. Here we’ll discuss some straight forward options for maximizing and resizing the emacs window on startup. In part two, we’ll explore a more advanced alternative. I like to maximize my emacs window (aka frame) to fit the entire screen when I really want to focus on what […]

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Tags:elisp · osx · tips · windows · x

Emacs on Windows

January 17th, 2007 by Ryan McGeary · 51 Comments

I was going to provide a follow-up to my Emacs on Mac OS X post, but for Windows hackers. It turns out that Derek Slager beat me to it and did a great job. Check out his description of how to Install Emacs on Windows. In addition, he does a fine job of explaining how […]

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