When I open Emacs, the
*scratch* buffer is in Lisp Interaction mode, but I don't want that. How can I make the buffer have a text mode instead of Lisp Interaction?
You can customize the value of
initial-major-mode, which defaults to
lisp-interaction-mode. Here's the variable's docstring:
initial-major-modeis a variable defined in
startup.el. Its value is
Major mode command symbol to use for the initial
You can customize this variable.
For the customize interface you can follow the link from C-hv
initial-major-mode RET, or use M-x
initial-major-mode RET to get there directly.
Alternatively you could put something like this in your init file:
(setq initial-major-mode 'text-mode)