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An extensively-customized spin of Emacs for use on Apple's OSX.

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Aquamacs for macOS Mojave and Catalina - error in process filter: ‘recenter’ing a window that does not display current-buffer. How can I fix this bug?

I'm a very new Mac user and not really an Emacs user. I just use emacs to run PVS Specification and Verification System, by typing the pvs command in the terminal to start the software. Aquamacs was ...
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Aquamacs: C-x 4 b switches to a different desktop if buffer is already displayed

In Aquamacs, I frequently find myself being yanked out of my focus, concretely and figuratively, if I try to view a buffer which is already displayed in a different frame, often on another desktop. ...
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Agenda-view hiding tabbar

I am currently using Aquamacs 3.4, Emacs 25.3.50.1, and Org mode 9.2.5 and I typically have my frame split vertically into 2 windows. Each window carries 2+ different buffers whose names are in the ...
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How to change the font face of the current buffer?

I am using tex-mode in Aquamacs and would like to temporarily change the font for the current buffer. What is the way to do it? I tried: (set-face-attribute "American Typewriter" nil :height 150) ...
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Customizing org mode variables in Spacemacs

I am a novice at coding in Emacs (and in general), but I have been using Org Mode in Aquamacs with some success. I'd like to to start using Spacemacs. I've got Spacemacs up and running using the ...
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Package pdftex.def Error: File `./xx-eps-converted-to.pdf' not found: using draft setting

I am using Aquamacs 3.4 GNU Emacs 25.3.50.1 on macOS 10.14.2. Recently I encounter an error while converting eps to pdf. The textstudio works fine but Aquamacs does not. I have included the ...
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“ESC” no longer works as meta; how can I restore functionality?

I mistyped some command sequence and ESC stopped working as a meta prefix in Aquamacs (it still functions as usual in the command-line emacs, including both Apple's system version and the command-line ...
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Emacs Dired `C-x C-j` opens a new frame instead of a new window

I am using Aquamacs 3.3 GNU Emacs 25.1.1 and Dired+. Sometimes the key sequence C-x C-j opens the Dired buffer in a new frame instead of a new tab in the running frame. I want the behaviour that the ...
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emacsclient “unknown command” when opening file

Whenever I try to open a file with emacsclient (and emacs is running, and the server is running, and the socket is there), I get this error message: Marcins-MBP:docker-influxdb-grafana marcin$ ...
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Aquamacs banner for Latex got ugly — how to get the default back?

I was setting up Aquamacs as my LaTeX editor on a new laptop (been using it for 4 years on prior machine). My one problem is that the beautiful header I was expecting: Was replaced by this ugly mess:...
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How to get customizations added to `ess-mode-hook` to run in Aquamacs ESS

In Aquamacs 3.3, ESS 16.04, I can't get customizations added to ess-mode-hook to run. Here's a simple example. (defun my-ess-hook () (setq ess-default-style 'DEFAULT) (setq ess-indent-level 2)) (...
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Why do I have to double-press alt/option to get a meta key?

I'm using Aquamacs 3.3 GNU Emacs 25.1.1 under MacOSX 10.12.6 (Sierra). It's a fresh install of the operating system and aquamacs. Instead of just doing option-g to get meta-g like I used to, I now ...
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set default fonts for Aquamacs in .emacs

I am running Aquamacs 3.3 under macOS Sierra (10.12.6). The default fonts are way too small. How can I do the equivalent of the following tedious procedure via code in my .emacs? Options Menu -> ...
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TeXLive 2017 generates “LaTeX: problems after <n> pages”

I just upgraded to TeXLive 2017 as I needed one of the package updates. Now, whenever I process a file, I get the message above (I'm on Mac OS Sierra). It appears that the file processes correctly and ...
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“File error: Cannot open load file, No such file or directory, core-spacemacs” in aquamacs

I do not encounter this error in emacs Aquamacs version 3.3, which is based on EMacs 25.1 Emacs on the other hand, is 25.2 (9.0) How can I make spacmacs works with Aquamacs?
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Where should I put a custom theme in Aquamacs?

I found a vivid chalk color scheme here that I want to use with Aquamacs. After poking around, I discovered that Aquamacs stores its custom color schemes here: /Applications/Aquamacs.app/Contents/...
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How can I type simple underline “_” in Auctex

I am using Auctex in Aquamacs. Everytime I type underline "_", it will show as $_{}$ automatically which is very annoying. I am wondering how could I turn off this function. Thanks.
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How to use 'glossaries' package in aquamacs, or I mean how could I run makeglossaries in aquatics

I find the instruction from enter link description here as given below \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{latex} { ...
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Got problem 'Wrong number of arguments: setq, 3' when trying to open file

I am using Aquamacs 3.3 GNU Emacs 25.1.1, and I got the error message 'Wrong number of arguments: setq, 3' every time when I trying to open a file the first time. How could I solve this problem? ...
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org-mode: how can i point to python3.5 in my org-mode doc?

On: Aquamacs 3.3 GNU Emacs 25.1.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin14.1.0, NS appkit-1344.72 Version 10.10.2 (Build 14C109)) of 2016-09-19 in mac osx sierra i changed my ~/Library/Preferences/Aquamacs Emacs/...
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Symbol’s value as variable is void: last-command-char when trying to insert bracket

I am using aquamacs and latex mode, 'Symbol’s value as variable is void: last-command-char when trying to insert bracket' occurs when I am trying to insert a bracket. How could I do, thank you
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Debugging erratic error

The following error appears every other time that a .tex file is opened: Wrong number of arguments, setq, 3 Enabling toggle-debug-on-error gives this backtrace. How to go about debugging this? I've ...
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How can I load the solarized-dark theme correctly in Aquamacs from .emacs?

I load the solarized-dark theme in the last line of my .emacs files thusly: (load-theme 'solarized-dark t) However, this causes Aquamacs to look like: If I then load the theme again by entering M-x ...
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Control-Enter doesn't work in ESS?

I checked my ess/lisp/ess-mode.el file and it has the line of code I'm expecting for this to work (below). Anyone know why this would happen? (define-key map [(control return)] 'ess-eval-region-or-...
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how to install Aquamacs' OSX spellchecker (NSSpellChecker) in GNU Emacs?

Spellcheck in Aquamacs works much better than either the default aspell or the improved hunspell. Example typo: whtehr Here are the suggestions provided by the various engines when I do flyspell-...
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Flycheck installation to aquamacs from melpa failing

Using Aquamacs Aquamacs 3.2 GNU Emacs 24.4.51.2 (x86_64-apple-darwin14.0.0, NS apple-appkit-1343.14) of 2014-11-07 (Aquamacs-3.2) on watson.local trying to install Flycheck from stable.melpa....
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How to open windows with 85 characters width

Newbie question In my Preferences.el file there is a line (setq-default fill-column 78) which works wonderfully. Now I need to tell Emacs (Aqumacs in my case) to open windows with 85 characters ...
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How to set the dimensions of additional frames in Emacs / Aquamacs (OS X)

I'm using Aquamacs on OS X and have multiple monitors in my setup. I'd like for all my Aquamacs frames to open with a certain position and size. In fact, my problem is rather similar to this one on ...
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How to run tmux in Aquamacs

I quite like tmux and Aquamacs. I've recently been interested in how to integrate the two together. As far as I know, one cannot run Aquamacs within a terminal even with the Aquamacs CLI tool, so the ...
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Unset key “C-;” in Aquamacs, bound to toggle-mac-option-modifier

I use Aquamacs. C-; is bound to toggle-mac-option-modifier. When I use C-h k C-;, I get ^; runs the command toggle-mac-option-modifier, which is an interactive Lisp function in `emulate-mac-...
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How to bind a keycode to hyper key in Aquamacs

I am using Aquamacs. I have used Seil to change my caps lock key to emit key code 110. I would like to bind that code to super/hyper/another modifier so that I can create more key combinations. How ...
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When using keybindings a capital letter is assumed by Aquamacs

I have an issue with Aquamacs. When press something like C-c a t (= org-todo-list in org-mode) the minibuffer shows an error message that there is no keybinding for ^C A, despite Shift is neither ...
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Text is black on startup — how to debug?

I just helped a colleague to configure package.el, smex, and ido and set up a nice theme (spolsky from the sublime-themes package) for Aquamacs. When I evaluate (load-theme 'spolsky t) everything ...
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Have different font colours in the same Aquamacs document

I am writing a document in Aquamacs, and I want some (not all) of the text to be in a different colour. Is this possible? I googled it but could only see how to change the font colour of all the text....
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Why doesn't this script set package-archives in Aquamacs?

This is the script I used to initialise packages in emacs: Inside ~/.emacs.d/init.d (load (expand-file-name "package_init.el") user-emacs-directory) Inside ~/.emacs.d/package_init.el (...
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Why aquamacs does not read ~/.emacs.d/init.el?

I have some customisation in my ~/.emacs.d/init.el. My command line emacs can pick up the init.el as expected. However Aquamacs does not seem to read the file at all. Here is the buffer of the *...
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Do I still need to create a .emacs file?

I have both aquamacs and emacs (installed from brew) on my macbookpro. I intend to learn to use aquamacs as my main editor/IDE. When I use C-h v user-init-file in aquamacs, it reports the value as ~/....
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How can I tell align-current to align multicolumn cells properly?

Can align-current also handle multicolumn cells properly? IT does not in my case, you can see in the following example, that the 2 columns called "Col" are placed above cell "c" in the editor after ...
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Auctex align-current does not properly align table in Aquamacs - what's wrong?

I'm working with very large tables (14 columns for example) and it's really difficult to find the right cell to edit. I discovered the align-current command and tried to use it on my table, but the ...
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How to use keybindings containing @ in MacOS X?

I'm using Aquamacs 2.x in MacOS X 10.6. (I'm using the Command key as M and the Ctrl key as C.) WHen I try to use keybindings containing "@", it does not work, e. g. C-c @ C-t in outline-minor-mode. ...
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What is the difference between Aquamacs and other Mac versions of Emacs?

Macintosh users have several choices of pre-built Emacs. I am aware of the following versions: YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu's version David Caldwell's version Vincent Goulet's version David Reitter's Aquamacs ...