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Bookmarks are a mechanism for storing locations to things, including files, allowing users to quickly return to them.

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How do I make new bookmarks (`bookmark-set`) be added to the end, not the beginning?

How do I make new bookmarks (bookmark-set) be added to the end of the bookmark file, not the beginning?
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Emacs mark and copy/move to buffers or bookmarked directories

Is there a way to use bookmarks or the buffer list of open buffers to efficiently copy/move marked files/directories to another directory? As an example, imagine I want to copy the files foo.txt and ...
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how enable emacs bookmark plus autocompletion

How do I make the C-x j j prompt dynamically autocomplete? So when I try "qu" emacs autosuggest "query.rb" from my bookmarks , without me having to press tab. Dynamic autocompletion works when I do C-...
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How to make hierarchical bookmarks in emacs?

I'm looking for an emacs package that allows me to manually draw a tree view of my bookmarks. A bookmark can be a child or sibling of another bookmark. Kind of like a call tree, but all items are ...
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Helm: copy file to bookmarked directory

I am using spacemacs. I want to achieve similar thing to the one in question browse through bookmarks in dired. I would like to be able to quickly choose an alternative destination from within the ...
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Add browser bookmark to bookmark browser

What I mean is, can I add a URL to my Emacs bookmarks, such that selecting the bookmark runs the URL through browse-url? Desired behavior What I would like is a bookmark-set-url function that ...
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bm-bookmarks show bookmarks on closed buffers

I use the bm package. Is there any way to go to a saved bookmark while the file where it was defined is closed (means not opened in a active buffer). While using : bookmark-set, bookmark-jump, ...
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How can bookmarks file be synced if it's not constantly reloaded?

If I create a bookmark on one platform, then try to use that bookmark on another platform, and if the bookmarks file isn't reloaded, then that new bookmark isn't available. How can I make sure my ...
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Faster way to go from directory bookmark to file heading?

I currently have a dired bookmark set to a directory. So in order to access a particular heading, the sequence is as follows: Bookmarks keybind, type initial letters of directory bookmark. (Dired ...
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Location to bookmark mapping

Is there a function that, for a given location (e.g. the ongoing file/line number) returns an existing bookmark (if any)? I've looked at the list of functions in bookmark and bookmark+ libraries and ...
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Location-specific bookmarks?

bookmark.el allows basic bookmark manipulation and usage, whereas a bookmark is mostly defined as destination file and location. Is there a similar library which allows binding originating locations ...
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Is there a quicker way to rename bookmarks?

Is there a quicker way to rename bookmarks? When I hit r in the Bookmark List, bmkp-bmenu-edit-bookmark-name-and-location asks me for the new name, but it also asks me for a new location, which is ...
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Scripted bookmark jump not working after startup

Add the following to .spacemacs: (defun my-bookmark-set (char) (interactive "cPlease enter a bookmark name to set: ") (bookmark-set (char-to-string char))) (defun my-...
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bookmark+ highlighting problem

I am trying to use bookmark+, but I am unable to get the highlighting as I wish (or, maybe, as I wrongly expect?): When I change the default highlight of a bookmark, I only see the purple flag, but ...
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How to create new bookmark type for use with Bookmark+?

With Bookmark+, we can define our own bookmark types, and list bookmarks by type. I am not a lisp programmer. Can someone give me an example of how to define a new type, such as dev or web?
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Multiple Bookmarks Per File

I'm looking at Bookmark+, but is there any way to have multiple bookmarks per file, as in multiple line numbers per file. When I make a new bookmark in a file, the old one disappears, so it seems as ...
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How to create buffer for custom source code region (e.g for each function)?

Objective : Frame some areas in a source code file, with custom pattern (e.g "# - Name of Region - #"), and then having the choice to type the name of region to directly open a buffer ...
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How to change projectile-bookmarks.eld saving path?

emacs keeps generating file called projectile-bookmarks.eld in home directory. How could I make it to save that file under ~/.emacs.d/tmp or a different path? I also keep seeing Reverting buffer ‘...
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Organizing images in emacs

There is image-mode and image-dired, but if you want to do anything except sequential viewing, they become clunky quickly. And they are slow for good quality photographs. I would like to be able to go ...
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Evaluate elisp in Bookmarks File

Is there a reasonable way to evaluate elisp within a bookmarks file in Emacs? For example, I bookmark all of my typical remote file paths and am in the middle of trying to get a dynamic IP address set ...
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Bookmark Plus and pdf-tools/pdf-view error

I've installed Bookmarks+ from quelpa recently, and everything was working fine until I made a minor tweak with my pdf-tools config. Now I cannot jump to bookmarks of .pdf files from any buffer, ...
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Turn off fringe character for org-capture

I updated to Emacs 28 recently and org-capture now puts a small character in the left fringe for captured items. I know that I can set fringe-mode to no-fringe to not see any fringe, but that's not ...
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How can I save a personal bookmark file?

I work on doom-emacs and keep personal configuration in .doom.d, thus leave the gene config .emacs.d. Today, I re-installed doom.emacs to .emacs.d, but find all my bookmarks disappeared when launch ...
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Make pdf-tools remember the page I was on

How to make pdftools remember the page I was on when I close a PDF document, restart Emacs and reopen the PDF? Some PDF readers after opening a document go to the last page the user was on and don't ...
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Bookmarks relative to projectile-project-root?

Often, the git repos I work in have a similar layout (for example every python project has a setup.py with an install_requires line in it). Is it possible to add a bookmark that points to a similar ...
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Changing the width of the columns of the bookmarks display?

I love the bookmarks features of Emacs. I have managed my bookmarks kind of hierarchic. But that leads to longer bookmarks, which now don't fit into the column any more. Is there a way, to enlarge ...
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Bookmarks for non-file buffers?

I know about Book Marks, which is a great way to save shortcuts to certain files and locations within them. However, when I C-x r m in a non-file buffer, say Python or Shell, I only get: bookmark-...
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Different versions of bookmarks for home and office computer

Linux Mint 20.2 Emacs 27.2 I installed Emacs 27.2 on my home and office computer. Both computers on LInux Mint 20.2 I has the same init.el for both computers. And its very convenient. I push my init....
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bookmark+: The bookmark specific jump handlers don't work: `(wrong-type-argument listp bmkp-dired-history)`

I have bookmark+ Version: 2020.12.29 When I try to jump to a dired bookmark (bmkp-dired-jump), I get the error: In ‘bmkp-dired-jump History’ source: ‘#[0 \304\302\300\305\303$\211\205\0\306\307\310\...
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How to clear bookmark highlighting

A few months back my Emacs started to highlight bookmarks. I build and run from master, using the Homebrew emacs-head package. However even after I remove bookmarks, the highlighting remains. I ...
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bookmark-jump to org-mode file with collapsed headings not working as expected

I have a bookmark in one of my org files (set using the usual emacs bookmarks), but I'm finding that when I try to jump to the bookmark (with the usual C-x r b, which invokes bookmark-jump), it doesn'...
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reload bookmarks file without restarting Emacs?

I'm using Emacs (latest master branch as of June,2017) and I'm using Syncthing (like Dropbox) to store my emacs-bookmark file which I load in my configuration using '(bookmark-default-file "~/Sync/...
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Saving filter list for Bookmark+ package

I've recently started using the BookmarkPlus package and I've been loving it. However there is one thing that I can't seem to figure out. I want, from my big list of bookmarks, to create a set of ...
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How to script a bookmark-jump call

I am trying to write a function which will perform a bookmark-jump but then reset the the bookmark line to the top of the screen. So far I have: (defun foo () (interactive) (bookmark-jump) ...
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Adding bookmarks in pdf-tools

Is there a way to add and view bookmarks in pdf-tools? Or else How could I go about adding this feature? I'm not actually sure if this is even a feature of pdfs. All I know is I can do this with ...
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Can I Jump to bookmark using a pattern?

Using Spacemacs, if I SPC f r to search for recent files I am prompted for a pattern. I can enter e.g. a value of our which will match a file named Journal.org. However if I do C-x r b to jump to a ...
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How can I set and jump to file-specific Bookmark+ bookmarks

I am trying to use Bookmark+ because I would like the ability to create bookmarks with the same name that jump to locations in different files. E.g. I have files foo and bar open in emacs. I would ...
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Can I navigate Bookmark+ bookmarks like I can with e.g. helm-bookmark?

I am experimenting with Bookmark+ and would like to be able to navigate to a bookmark using a similar workflow to that which I currently use to navigate bookmarks. For example, previously in order to ...
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How to bookmark current line right before jumping to beginning of buffer and get back?

I am working on Python files and jump to beginning section to fix some imports and come back to point I am working on. I want to use Bookmark, when I make a change on beginning of the file and come-...
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Get magit views in to bookmarks plus

After doing some changes in a git "feature branch", I use "magit diff" to review/cleanup before pushing code to GitHub. My question is a) How can I get this ^ magit buffer in to my bookmarks+ (C-x r ...
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Is there a way to get proper "breadcrumbs" behavior in emacs?

I want something that I figured would be pretty basic, what with all the fancy mark-ring and all, but I can't find a way to get. I want a global (i.e. across files) no-nonsense "breadcrumbs" behavior ...
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Quickly jump to favorite folders

What I actually want I have deep folder structures, and often use a dozen folders pretty far down the directory tree. In Nautilus, I use bookmarks to get to them quickly. I want the same thing in ...
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Looking For Simple Bookmark Package

Can you recommend, a good bookmark package? Yes, emacs standard has bookmarks. Although, hate naming them. Just want something small, not uber sophisticated (like bookmark+). (It crashes my setup, at ...
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Bookmark Plus: Correct bookmark file after directory/file rename

I had a couple of bookmarks for a given file, then I decided to rename the directory of the file. Now list-bookmarks ( I am using the bookmark+ package) shows all the bookmarks for the given file in ...
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Retracing steps with emacs (When programming /exploring)

Often when fixing a bug or implementing a new feature in a code repository, I start off with an investigatory step. For example, I would have a lead, a word such as "Article" and I would start by ...
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Can I (or should I) toggle off the left side of bookmark-list display (Bookmark+)?

I started using Bookmark+. Haven't customized it at all, it seems its using the left half of the screen to show what seems like "duplicate" information. As I using this tool right?
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After setting bookmark: `Wrong type argument: listp, "~/.spacemacs`

So I did just M-x bookmark-save in my original .spacemacs file, which lead to the case that when I booted Spacemacs, I get the following error: Upgrading bookmark format from 0 to 1... mapcar: Wrong ...
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bookmark-alist-from-buffer: Cannot read definitions in bookmark file: Invalid read syntax: "#"

The above error occurs when I try to set a bookmark on a help buffer. The bookmark looks like this: #1=(#("Some bookmark" 0 3 (bmkp-full-record #1#)) (buffer-name . "*Help*") (visits . 0) (time . #2=(...
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user-error: That register’s buffer no longer exists

I saved point to register, closed buffer / restarted Emacs and got: user-error: That register’s buffer no longer exists I want Emacs to open file if necessary and go to point.
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Project management in projectile or other, like Sublime Text's projects

Ever since I first started using Emacs (Spacemacs) a few months ago I've been trying to set up a sane multi-project workflow. I got the single project workflow going by having Emacs start up into what ...