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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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Open several files in a specifc layout with a shortcut

I would like to open in emacs, with a shortcut/bookmark three files in this configuration: _____________ | | B | | A |___| | | C | |_______|___| A is my main editing file, B is for ...
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Bookmarking remote directories (tramp+sudo)

I have to connect to remote computers through ssh. I'm using tramp (C-x d /sshx:user@myhost|su:myhost:/mydirectory) and I can sudo as root on directories in this machine. As it is very convenient, I ...
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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+: after emacs restart the bmkp-jump-dired/bmkp-jump wont work before visiting buffers

this is a weird issue regarding Bookmark+. after an emacs restart the bmkp-jump-dired/bmkp-jump-1 functions wont work (when I launch them via a command such as in a hydra) before visiting the buffers. ...
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bookmark on kill-buffer-hook

I'm using pdftools when displaying pdfs and it would be nice if emacs could bookmark the pdf with the default filename when I kill that buffer. I've got something like this, but it doesn't work. ;; ...
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Jump to a bookmark+ dired bookmark from Lisp code

According to the docu of Bookmark+ this code: (bmkp-dired-jump BOOKMARK-NAME &optional FLIP-USE-REGION-P) should allow to quickly jump to a dired buffer that has been bookmarked. I try to eval (...
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Styling the “sorting turned OFF” modeline message in *Bookmark List* buffer?

I'm using bookmarks+ and smart modeline and have gone some way to styling the modeline and the Bookmark List buffer. I'd like to change the appearance of the modeline message "sorting turned OFF" in ...
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Customizing the layout of the *Bookmarks List* buffer?

What would be the best way to go about customizing the layout of the bookmarks Bookmarks List buffer? I'd like to end up with a result similar to the Spacemacs equivalent buffer: That is, the ...
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How to backup bookmark for spacemacs?

I want to re-install spacemacs, since something doesn't work and I don't want to spent on fix it. But how to backup the bookmarks of the spacemacs, even better also backup the most recent open file ...
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Tramp+bookmark crash when setting a different tramp-persistency-file-name file location

I have set tramp-persistency-file-name to a custom location since I want all the files generated by emacs stored in a specific location. (setq files-dir "~/src/emacs.d/vendor/files/") (setq custom-...
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Nested bookmarks

Can we have nested bookmarks, working like a filesystem: % Bookmark - -------- dir-1 dir-2 ... mark-n ~/work/file-n....
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Can't establish a hook for bookmark-bmenu-mode

Trying to solve the problem of hotkeys for bookmarks I decided to create a primitive version first. I wanted to attach bookmarks to keys <1> and <2>: when a certain key is pressed, I open ...
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Attaching hotkeys to bookmarks

When we open bookmarks panel we see the following: % Bookmark - -------- mark-1 ~/work/file-1.txt mark-2 ~/work/file-2.txt ... mark-n ...
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Managing my bookmarks and the related file .emacs.bmk

Is there a way to change the location of the file .emacs.bmk? I tried doing it but then my bookmarks would not be found. I could not find how to customise the location of this file (similar issue with ...
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Bookmarks mode with quick selection list and autodetected names from context?

I like recentf and like jump-to-register, ibuffer, ido-switch-buffer but during code investigation I need a lot of switching between already visited points. Having short memory I like reviewing ...
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Why is emacs attempting to connect to remote bookmarks after I deleted them?

I had bookmarks to some files on windows servers for quick and easy access. Well, I lost access to the server (the account's password changed), so I 1) removed those entries from my bookmarks list and ...
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Why does bmkp-desktop-jump change colour scheme?

I just realised (after playing with different colour themes) that bmkp-desktop-jump from Bookmarks+ changes the colour theme to the one selected before - this is nice, but can cause unwanted effects. ...
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How can I bookmark Info page to continue reading later?

How can I bookmark Info page to continue reading later ?
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How can I connect to a Jabber group chat through a bookmark with jabber.el?

How can I connect to a group chat using a bookmark with jabber.el? I figured out how to look at the bookmarks via M-x jabber-edit-bookmarks, but I can't find any commands to actually use them! (...

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