I've been trying out spacemacs for a while and it looks pretty good.

I've got a problem, since I don't remember all the different commands after you press SPC, i keep having to look them up. When I do press SPC, i only get the following options.

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I found the second picture from http://codingwithaxe.com/from-vim-to-emacs-with-help-of-spacemacs/ but I'm not sure how they were able to do it.

I'm on windows8 and haven't made any changes to any configuration files.

  • I cannot reproduce your first screenshot in the GUI or in a terminal. What is your emacs version and OS ? – syl20bnr Jun 5 '15 at 14:54
  • I'm using emacs 24.5 and on windows 8. It's a completely fresh windows 8 and emacs then cloned the git repository and ran it, everything updates perfectly fine and it downloads all the packages. – Nathaniel Saxe Jun 8 '15 at 6:16
  • So i wiped emacs off my computer and tried it again. I got the emacs-24.5-bin-i686-mingw32.zip from ftp.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/windows then git cloned using the "git clone --recursive github.com/syl20bnr/spacemacs ~/.emacs.d" command. Then i double clicked the runemacs.exe and updated the files and its still like that – Nathaniel Saxe Jun 8 '15 at 14:57

As far as I can tell, this seems to be an issue of how wide your emacs frame is and maybe how large your font is?

The problem goes away when I widen the emacs frame to around 760pixels. It turns into the three column version when you widen the frame further. enter image description here

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  • Great ! You should mark this issue as resolved then. – syl20bnr Jun 11 '15 at 17:40

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