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Doom Emacs: Flycheck cannot find header files in gtkmm-3.0

I am attempting to use gtkmm-3.0-dev in a small project. It uses meson as its build tool, and I use ninja to create a compilation database. However, regardless of any variables I set, Flycheck cannot ...
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How to us a shortcut to add semicolon to end of current line?

Is there a shortcut to add a semicolon to the end of the current line of code? For instance, M-; inserts a comment at the end of the current line of code. Is there anything like that for a semicolon? ...
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How to see brief location in the code in C/C++ mode

While editing a long C++ file, I use rtags to jump around. It would be very handy for me to know where I am in terms of where the cursor is relative to the classes-functions. For example, it would be ...
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Use iconv directly on the selected region to convert codes

I copied and pasted the C code as: int main(void) {    statements    return 0; } to org's babel code block, when strike C-c C-c, it report error: /tmp/babel-uaYVXU/C-src-Pd1SZs.c:11:6: error: stray ‘...
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Aligning the colon in multi-line tertiary expressions in C and C++

Suppose I have the following line double dx = r1 < 1 ? sqrt(r1) - 1 : 1 - sqrt(2 - r1); I press enter and tab at the colon causing Emacs to align like this: double dx = r1 < 1 ? sqrt(r1) - 1 ...
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Centering within comment blocks or ASCII art

I have C comments like this: /****************************************************************************** * Includes * ***********...
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c-set-style: Error loading guessed style

My company has very specific indentation rules for C code. I want to create a style from those rules, and have it load at startup. Doing a C/Guess Style From This Buffer and C/Install Last Guessed ...
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Where is M-x compile?

I have a basic C file open in c-mode: #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> int main() { return 0; }; I'm trying to compile it. I type M-x compile expecting to be asked to set my ...
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ETAGS with dependencies

I'm trying to use emacs for C development. From here, I understand that in order to see the definitions of functions, I need to use something called etags. My code is: #include <stdlib.h> #...
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How to fix indentation of anonymous structures in function argument position in C?

I've been stumbling upon this constantly. Suppose that I have a function that accepts a structure, or a pointer to a structure: struct s { int n; char c; }; void f(struct s *s); I'd like to ...
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How can I lint a C file?

I have the following: int main() { int a = 1; int b = 2; return 0; }; I am expecting some lint to align the indentation. My file is open with (C/*l AC Abbrev). I try C-c . which asks me:...
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Focus ggtags-global when it spawns

When I find definitions ggtags-find-tag-dwim and there are multiple results it opens *ggtags-global* but the focus remains in my buffer that initiated the call to ggtags-find-tag-dwim. I'm trying to ...
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Customize org babel execution command in C

I have the following C code: #include <stdio.h> #include <math.h> int main(){ printf("Square = %d", pow(4,2)); return 0; } Now if I run this in the shell. I would first compile ...
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fork in org-mode babel source block executes incorrectly

I have this small piece of code on emacs org-mode : #+BEGIN_SRC C :eval #+BEGIN_SRC C :fork-example1.c :noweb no-export :eval :flags -Wall -Werror -pedantic //Fork-exemplec-cours.c #include <stdio....
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Flycheck does not find .h file

I am using Flycheck for my syntax highlighting which have been working out great when working with all header and source files in one directory. I recently decided to add some unit tests to test my ...
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Stepping through c code in emacs

I am trying to step through code in emacs and am looking for a plugin which will displa the contents of an element when I hover over it. Is there any plugin like this currently? How do you step ...
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How do you guys use doxygen? [closed]

I'm curious about Doxygen, how do you guys manage documentation in C/C++ projects on emacs? I didn't find a good package that does it consistently. So far I did use gendoxy and doxymacs. I had ...
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Is there a package that show the value of constant variables? C/C++

I would like some package that show the variable value when I put cursor on it. The behavior that I expect can be seen in the image below. The image below is in vscode, I would like some package that ...
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some pointer declarations not colored

macs -nw fails to color code certain declarations of pointer arrays seemingly depending on the structure being pointed to. For example: SomeStruct *one[4] is all white (I have dark background), but ...
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Adding rule to indentation

A code base I work on has the macro #define when break; case to make switch statements 'cleaner' However this causes problems with indentation, Is it possible to set the behavior of 'when' to be ...
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Custom indentation for macros in C mode

I'm working in a codebase with an extensive use of function macros and I'm having some difficulty finding the correct way to set indentations with them. Specifically, we pass a lot of statement lists {...
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Valgrind interface for emacs

Is there an interface similar to 'gdb-mi' for using Valgrind in emacs? What are some ways to use Valgrind inside emacs?
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How to transpose two arguments of a function call for C family languages?

How to swap two arguments for C function calls? eg: my_function(foo, bar, baz); ~~~~~~~~~~~~~^ (cursor location) Should be transposed to the right to make: my_function(bar, foo, baz); The simple ...
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Align elements of a matrix to the right

I have a matrix in C++ Matrix<double> A = { {31, -13, 0, 0, 0, -10, 0, 0, 0}, {-13, 35, -9, 0, -11, 0, 0, 0, 0}, {0, -9, 31, -10, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0}, {0, 0, -10, 79, -30, 0, 0, 0, -...
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Too much time spent for emacs to open cpp in the project

I use ggtags in order to improve my efficiency. I follow the manual to setup emacs environment. https://tuhdo.github.io/c-ide.html However, during editing the cpp files in the projects. Chance are ...
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#ifdef __cplusplus nuisance: How to prevent extra indenting?

If you ever wrote header files that have to be used by both C compiler and C++ compiler, you'd encounter this particular ifdef. This construct causes one to insert extra curly braces in the header ...
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How to configure C-M-q and TAB key to expand pre-existing TAB characters into spaces in C/C++ files

In C and C++ files, I want to configure the mode so that any time I request indentation, that it will always expand all of the embedded TAB characters in indentation (at the start of the line, and no ...
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Eshell - ./hello command not found(gcc)

emacs was installed by Msys32 on Win7 32bit! gcc can't run hello.c on eshell but on minibuffer, Why?
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How can I compile and run my C code from within Emacs like I would with the terminal?

I recently moved from Code::Blocks to Emacs to write C code. The one thing I don't like (because it takes too much time and effort for a simple and repetitive task) is the fact that I can't compile/...
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Is this a c-default-style? If not, how can i configure it?

I've just started using spacemacs and the docstrings for cc-styles are a bit daunting. I've also just started working on a new project in c, and would like to keep consistent with existing style: ...
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How to find where a given function is called from in gtags

I am using gtags and can jump to where a function is defined. Howeve I am not able to find inside a function where it is begin called from. Is there anyway to find where a function is called from?
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Compile and run C-Programs in Emacs

I'm currently learning C with a book that has many small code examples that the reader is supposed to write, run and experiment with. I'm using Emacs as my primary tool for everything that has to do ...
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CEDET semantic-complete-jump customization

When I search through project via semantic-complete-jump and tag is not unique (its defined in multiple places), I must hit <tab> to iterate through all possible places. Problem is, I horribly ...
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cscope-minor-mode not enabled for C in emacs 25

I'm using Emacs 25 on Ubuntu 16.04, after a while spent on Emacs 24. One thing that I've noticed changed in version 25 is, cscope minor mode is not enabled by default when I edit C files, while it was ...
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Performance issue of c-mode

When I'm pressing C-p/n moving the cursor around, the redisplaying is quite lagging. A profile of CPU give + command-execute 527 59% - ...
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How to compile and run a C++ file? [closed]

I don't know how to compile and run a C++ file in GNU Emacs. I searched on the various sites and stackexchange network, but from them what I understood was write something like make compile, and I don'...
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What is the good resource for getting started using EMACS? [duplicate]

I have not used EMACS seriously in 20 years. I work on a Mac and am a vi/Eclipse person now. I want to switch back to EMACS for C and C++ programming. When I was researching EMACS add-on packages ...
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Org-babel. :flags in C code blocks dont work correctly anymore

I'm trying to run current code block #+HEADERS: :includes <math.h> <stdio.h> :flags -lm #+HEADERS: :var x=1.0 :var y=4.0 :var z=10.0 #+begin_src C :tangle trying double pi = 4*atan(1); ...
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c-basic-offset is not influencing indentation of c/cpp files

No matter how I set this value I get this message when I try to describe it. Its value is 2 Original value was set-from-style Local in buffer .... ; *Global value is 3* I don't know what is ...
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annotate C's function list static or not in Speedbar

Is there any way to configure Speedbar to tag functions in the buffer static or extern for C? If not, how can I make it?
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Parsing non-standard C with gtags

I'm working with a codebase that's meant to be built with a proprietary C compiler using tons of esoteric language extensions. Ideally, I'd like to stick to my chosen environment as much as possible, ...
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How to run C/C++ code in Org Babel?

I'm trying to execute C and/or C++ snippets in Org Babel. For example, I want to be able to execute the following snippet with C-c C-c: #+begin_src C printf ("Hello World!"); #+end_src The ...
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Is CEDET/semantic obsolete? How to analyze C code for source transformation tasks?

Reading through some CEDET docs I found that the author herself recommends "to use Semantic only as source of information, and perform names completion using other packages". Does this advice also ...
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Automatically insert a space in some C expressions

The corporate rules about indention forces us to surround our if conditions with spaces like this (in a C and C++ codebase) : if (<space>foo == bar<space>) { } Is there any emacs tool ...
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Doxygen style for c-doc-comment-style? [duplicate]

The option c-doc-comment-style supports javadoc, autodoc and gtkdoc. Is there a way to get doxygen support? (\returns, \note, \brief... etc)
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How to modify behavior of syntax highlighting without editing the original source?

There is a bug in C/C++ comment highlighting (bug 11865) Where the fix appears to be to modify the value of c-font-lock-doc-comments Is there a way to do this in my emacs config, instead of having ...
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How to toggle multi-line comment blocks?

Is it possible to configure multi-line comments to comment/uncomment selected text? For example C/C++'s preprocessor could be toggled like this. eg: Before: // a comment Some(code); /* ...
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How to use C++ comments “//” in c-mode?

In c-mode comment-region is adding /* */ style comments. Is there a way to default to using C++ style // prefix in C source files instead?
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Stuck at input emacs gdb debugging C program /* enter doesn't end text input */

Hello I am novice programmer and I am trying to debug a simple C program, using getline (from the K&R book at the beginning) - input ends on newline. I have a problem with gdb on Emacs. When I ...
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Linking Multiple Implementation Files in C on Emacs

I need help with linking multiple c source code files on emacs. Could anyone show me the way on how to work this out? Thanks!