New Frame), multiple buffers
emacs package, if it is not already available
$ sudo apt install emacs [sudo] password for your_login: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done emacs is already the newest version (1:26.3+1-1ubuntu2). 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 7 not upgraded.
At LSCE, use the
emacsfor Windows (optional winget details, for people who want to learn more):
Terminalwith elevated (i.e. administrator) permissions:
winget install --id GNU.Emacs
wingetdoes not work, download the most recent Windows installer from a gnu ftp mirror
emacs-29.1_2-installer.exe) and execute it
Emacs-XXmenu that you can use to start
emacssettings, but it is highly recommended to start with a nice existing emacs configuration file (if available)
emacscan automatically transfer files from your computer and remote servers, if configured properly
jyp_ssh1) is OK
mylogin serverwill not work
diffutils-2.8.7-1.exeas of August 2023) from https://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/diffutils.htm
.emacsconfiguration file (and restart emacs). Otherwise emacs will not be able to find the
diffutilsbinaries it needs for comparing text files
(setq exec-path (append exec-path '(“C:\\Program Files (x86)\\GnuWin32\\bin”)))
2.8.7-1Win32 binaries are dated May 2004, but work perfectly fine!
emacs some_text_file &
g) to abort or interrupt something in emacs
e.g. When you are searching forward with
C-g to exit the search
All the common functions of emacs are available from the pull-down menus at the top, but the real power comes from knowing (a few of) the keyboard shortcuts!
CTRL-c, and will exit emacs
Quit, just faster
CTRL-s, and will Search forward
Incremental Searchin the Reference Card for more information on searching!
CTRL-Gand will abort the current emacs command/action (e.g. exit a forward search started with
C-zwill iconify the emacs window!
Undofor undoing the previous action!
fif the keyboard has no
Altkey), and will Move forward a word
C-Eto go to the beginning and end of a line
Emacs Tutorial (choose language)…
)) when copy/pasting settings you find on the web, and remember that comments start with a
Optionsmenu appear at the end of the configuration file
Configuration file name:
emacs knows (of course) where its
.emacs configuration file is located! You can open the configuration file just by typing
C-x C-f ~/.emacs and you can then check how your Home folder (
~/) has been expanded
Related emacs (configuration) files and folders (e.g.
.emacs.d/ folder) are located in the same place as the main configuration file
.emacs(dot-emacs) file in the current user's Home directory
emacs_jyp_yyyy-mm-dd.txtfile to the appropriate configuration directory (for your system)
emacsor another editor) and search Microsoft to (un)comment MS Windows specific sections of the configuration file
emacsto take this configuration file into account
C-x C-g: go to a specific line
Shift Right_Arrow: go to the beginning/end of a line
C-e, and the
Shift Down_Arrow: go to the beginning/end of the buffer
F1: Undo (lots of undos!!)
F2: Search and Replace
F3: fill-paragraph (i.e. automatically re-indent text or comments)
F4: indent the selected region (if indenting makes sense for the current buffer mode)
F5: comment out the selected region (comment style depends on the current buffer mode)
M-;can be used for commenting and un-commenting
F12: Repeat complex command (e.g. restart a previous query-replace operation)
M-;: comment out selected lines
comment characterfor the current buffer mode, e.g.
#for a Python script
C-x C-f), emacs will automatically use the
scp) to your computer when you open it, so that you can edit the file locally
scp) back to its original remote location when you save it (
/plinkx:mylogin_server:/path/fileon MS Windows, with an existing
mylogin_serversession defined in
/plinkx:mylogin_server|ssh:user_B@target_server:/path/fileon MS Windows, with an existing
mylogin_serversession defined in
'(recentf-mode t)mode, you can easily access recent files in
Open Recentwithout having to type the full access path again!
tramp mode is quite complex and relies on connections to one or more remote computers using external programs and protocols. You may have to experiment a bit till you find the correct syntax and inline method to work with a particular remote server. Make sure you have read the prerequisite section!
M-x doctor). See also Fun and Games in Emacs
I am the psychotherapist. Please, describe your problems. Each time you are finished talking, type RET twice. My climate model does not work Why do you say your climate model does not work? I get wrong results Is it because of your plans that you say you get wrong results?
winget upgrade for updating emacs on Windows unfortunately does not work yet (August 2023). The easiest way to update Emacs is:
winget showin a PowerShell to determine (all) the available versions
PS C:> winget show --id GNU.Emacs --versions Found GNU Emacs [GNU.Emacs] Version ------- 29.1 28.2 [...]