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I'm trying to use Espanso in Emacs GUI. But nothing expands and Emacs echoes the message: "Beginning of buffer". The same snippet works everywhere except Emacs. I want to know where the message comes from and why Espanso or any other text expanders does not work in Emacs. It does work with emacs -q. I'm using Emacs Mac port with spacemacs.

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    Since it works with emacs -q, the fault is with your init file. Bisect it to find out what the problem is.
    – NickD
    Jan 17, 2023 at 12:59
  • @NickD The problem is that I use spacemacs, it has tons of settings.
    – Tokubara
    Jan 17, 2023 at 23:38

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Use debug-on-message to enter the debugger and show a traceback when a message is shown which matches the regex it is set to:

(setq debug-on-message "Beginning of buffer")

To apply this to your init.el file, put the above in or close to its beginning (or if necessary in early-init.el) and restart Emacs. It might also work, but not necessarily so, by just running the code above and then evaluating the whole init.el file using eval-buffer.

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  • That's really useful. Thanks for sharing.
    – g-gundam
    Jan 18, 2023 at 14:57

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