Jan 05, 2020
The Great Wave off Kanagawa, Hokusai, 1829 - 1833
These notes / reminders are how I use Emacs. It is for my own usage but it might be useful to some of you.
Emacs can run as a server (daemon) in the background, this speeds up startup time. If there isn’t an Emacs daemon running, it will start one and connect to it.
C:\emacs\bin\emacsclientw.exe -n -c -a ""
C-x n n Narrow down MARKED AREA C-x n d Narrow down to the current NODE C-x n w Widen to entire buffer- CANCEL NARROW C-c C-e Export C-c . Insert Date-time stamp C-x r m Set the bookmark for the visited file (once of) C-x r l Bookmark select
C-x RIGHT Switch buffer C-w Cut (same as Ctrl-X in Windows) M-w Copy (same as Ctrl-C in Windows) C-y Paste (same as Ctrl-V in Windows) C-k Cut until end of line C-x h Select ALL M-x write-region Save selected text to a file C-x c Exit C-x s Save C-x C-w Save as another file C-x o Select OTHER window (kbd "C-;") C-x 0 Close THIS window C-x 1 Close all but THIS ONE C-x 2 Split HOR C-x 3 Split VERT C-x c-b Buffer list, then d -> kill, x -> execute) C-x b Buffer switch C-x r-l (lowercase "L") Bookmark list F3 Start recording macro F4 Stop recording / Play M-% Search / replace - ! for all, y for next M-s o Show all
(setq visible-bell t) (setq ring-bell-function 'ignore) (setq inhibit-startup-message t) (setq inhibit-splash-screen t) (require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa-stable" . "https://stable.melpa.org/packages/")) (package-initialize) ;; show the options holizontal. great for C-x b (require 'ido) (ido-mode t) (require 'ibuffer) (global-set-key (kbd "C-x C-b") 'ibuffer-other-window) (show-paren-mode 1) (global-set-key (kbd "C-;") 'other-window) ;; same as C-x o (global-set-key (kbd "C-c w") 'visual-line-mode) ;; handy when working with text files (custom-set-variables ;; custom-set-variables was added by Custom. ;; If you edit it by hand, you could mess it up, so be careful. ;; Your init file should contain only one such instance. ;; If there is more than one, they won't work right. '(column-number-mode t) '(scroll-bar-mode nil) '(show-paren-mode t) '(size-indication-mode t) '(tool-bar-mode nil) '(tooltip-mode nil)) (custom-set-faces ;; custom-set-faces was added by Custom. ;; If you edit it by hand, you could mess it up, so be careful. ;; Your init file should contain only one such instance. ;; If there is more than one, they won't work right. '(default ((t (:family "Consolas" :foundry "outline" :slant normal :weight normal :height 102 :width normal)))))
 GNU Emacs website https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/
 Using Emacs Series - videos and posts by Mike Zamansky. https://cestlaz.github.io/stories/emacs/
 Org Mode - https://orgmode.org/