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how do I customize spacemacs default buffer

I would like to make some change on spacemacs's default buffer *spacemacs*,like move recently files and projects to left and show my TODO list in the right or bottom from another file
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Don't replace my buffers with *warnings* or *message* buffers?

Current behavior: Emacs replaces one of my buffers with *warnings* or *messages* if I have multiple buffers open. However Emacs creates a new buffer and displays *warnings* or *messages* if I have ...
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What is the difference between a function and a command?

When posting questions and answers here, people sometimes use the terms "function" and "command" interchangeably. In other cases, people only use one of the two terms to discuss specific pieces of ...
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How to set extra frames in size?

Whenever I open an info entry in emacs (C-h i) an additional frame pops up. On my system, it is too small and I'd love to have it in the top left corner, being wider and longer as it was created by ...
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Open search result in the same window

Say I run ag or grep via M-x and display a window with search results. Say I then use my enter key to open a result. How can I force emacs to open this result in the same window as the search results ...
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1answer
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Switch to another buffer, then back to the first

I want to save a buffer somewhere temporary so I can later say bring up that buffer I was using. Is there an equivalent to minimizing a window/buffer? I know you can kill the buffer to go to the ...
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1answer
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In non-terminal Emacs, how do I make new frame open within the same OS window?

Basically, I would like GUI emacs to replicate the terminal behavior, where a new frame is opened within the same (OS) window. This would work similar to vim's tabs, which are just a way to move ...
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1answer
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How to get the buffer's visible width?

I'm trying to write something that will disable a certain mode (fci-mode) if a buffer's visible width is under a certain amount. I know about the (window-width) function, however, that doesn't change ...
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How can I disable the resize grip?

After updating my system my emacs windows have a resize grip in the bottom right corner. Is there a way to get rid of it? The grip does not appear on any other windows. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.
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How can I arrange several frames at fixed, relative positions?

When compiling a TeX document I would like to have two buffers containing the LaTeX output and TeX-error-overview in separate frames which are positioned relative to the current frame (the error ...
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1answer
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How well does evil work with all emacs modes?

I heard about Evil-mode, but will it work in all windows? I mean, emacs is more than text editor, and every specialised window has it's own hotkeys. Are there hotkey conflicts between Evil-mode and ...
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Always open buffer in a new frame instead of a window

I found this question which suggested that setting pop-up-frames to a non-nil value should enable this behaviour. However when I added (setq pop-up-frames t) to my emacs init only some of the buffers ...
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open the shell buffer in the same frame as compilation buffer — C compilation

I'm regularly compiling some C programs and one thing is annoying : after I've compiled, I'm opening a shell with M-x shell ./foo, but the shell open in place of the source code's window. I would ...
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Kill buffer when closing a frame only if that's the only frame showing that buffer? [duplicate]

How can I kill a buffer when closing a frame only if that's the only frame showing that buffer? Is there a way to check if the buffer in the selected frame is not in any other frame?
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next-error and multiple frames

I have a multi monitor setup and I typically have two Emacs frames, each filling a monitor. I use display-buffer-reuse-window (reusable-frames . T) as my only customisation. One thing bugs me in my ...

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