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Adding Spacemacs documented layers fails

Adding layers existing in the layer section of the .spacemacs documentation results in failed test in the dot-test-results buffer generated after reloading the .spacemacs file (with SPC-f-e-R). ...
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Git Repo for Doom Config With Different Platforms

I have emacs on two separate platforms, and I would like it to function in much the same way on both, but there is some platform-dependent configuration as well. I have created a git repository in my ....
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Change location for straight.el working directories?

I’d like to put my dotConfig files into DropBox, including my .emacs.d folder. I’d like to use these across computers and across OS’s. I’ve split out part of my init.el into per-computer files (...
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How do I reload config in other instances of emacs?

Say, I changed ~/.emacs, but I have another instances of emacs running. I believe unless I do something, they might change the config (because they have a stale notion of its contents), which in turn ...
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How to make emacs to launch sql modes runtime window always at the bottom?

When using M x sql-postgres to launch the SQL mode window, emacs (as of 25.x) seems to be making smart choices about where the SQL run-time window will show. That is, it splits the viewport and shows ...
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File error: Cannot open load file, no such file or directory, multi-web-mode

I want to load the multi-web-mode package and have put it in ~/.emacs.d/ or ~/ or ~/.emacs.d/lisp/(so far). My .emacs contains the standard from the multi-web-mode distribution: (require 'multi-web-...
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Emacs config file when installed using snap

I installed Emacs 26 on Ubuntu using snap. Where to find the Emacs configuration file in this context ?
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How to configure emacs to start in the middle of the screen, and not in the top left corner?

Currently have a GUI version of GNU Emacs v.26.3 (on MacOS Catalina, also have a similar version on Ubuntu 16.04), and because I'm just getting started with the editor, I have this question: how do I ...
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xwidgets with webpages that require a popup window

I would like to use gitkraken glo boards as my git issue and milestone manager. However, when when logging into the my glo account, I need to have the client authenticated to allow glo to access my ...
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Org-mode export bullet as HTML into specific folder with extra exporting option

I would like to add a extra exporting option to my org-mode export dialog. this option shall export the data as html to a specific folder. I want to press C-c C-e to open my export dialog and then ...
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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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Double-Mouse-1 doesn't do selection

When I do a double click, I don't see any selection. Is there anything I need to enable to make it work? Other mouse functionalities work fine. See http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/...
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How to use project specific ChangeLog files?

Sometimes I'd love to use different ChangeLog files for the files, that belong to different projects. For example: Lets say, I have ~/projects/foo and ~/projects/bar. I want to use ~/projects/foo/...
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Conf[Unix] not indenting configuration file

I am having trouble trying to configure the conf[Unix] mode to do indentation. I have a hook that indents the whole file when I save the file: (defun indent-hook() "Indent before saving." (indent-...
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Activate personal configuration to the config with load-file and require

I created personal my-config in .doom.d and have 'my-org-agenda` etc within it. #+BEGIN_SRC shell :results output tree ~/.doom.d | head #+END_SRC #+RESULTS: #+begin_example /home/me/.doom.d ├── ...
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How to use an Easy PG encrypted custom-file?

So, inspired by this article. I decided to try adding the following to my init.el: (setq custom-file (expand-file-name "secret.el" user-emacs-directory)) (load custom-file) Where the file in ...
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Is it possible to change to Emacs input mode with Doom Emacs?

It's default input mode is vim. Didn't find the toggle option like Spacemacs with M-m t E. https://github.com/hlissner/doom-emacs
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How to include packages into my configuration?

a total newb when it comes to spacemacs. Firstly I just want to get spacemacs to work properly and I have the issues regarding the missing wrapping feature like in the following link (Make visual-line-...
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prog-mode-hook not recognizing .ex files in user-config

I'm trying to display prettify-symbols-mode to display for certain characters. I would like for this minor mode to be enabled across all programming languages - thus prog-mode. When I navigate to a ....
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How to change org-babel interpreter location

Say I have my ditaa interpreter pointed to at /home/user/.emacs.d/elpa/contrib/scripts/ditaa.jar, how would I set it so it points to a different location?
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Use several Emacs configurations/versions simultaneously

I want to use several emacs configurations/versions simultaneously so that no configuration disturbs each other, each with their own configuration directory and elpa repository. I heard about the ...
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make frames and open specific buffers in succession

im trying to launch emacs with specific named frames and want each frame to have a specific buffer opened in a specific frame (ie have the frame named FM opned a dired buffer at `~/~) this is my ...
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It is possible to instrument a literate Org-mode configuration file with a backing Emacs Lisp file?

It is a common practice to write Emacs configuration files using literate-programming style in Org mode. Unfortunately, while improving readability, this comes with significant programming ...
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Enhance python lsp-mode with elpy functions and keybindings

I've been using Elpy for a long time and have grown used to many of the default keybindings. I recently decided to give lsp-mode a go to see how it compares. I set it up following this blog and made ...
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Automatically download external packages

How can I configure my init.el download packages that are not in (M)Elpa and install them automatically (if not already installed)? Something like doing it with wget or with git (as you do in vim) ...
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How to get the same Emacs environment on a different computer?

I'm a beginner in Emacs (using it for about 2 weeks now and loving it). As I update and expand my ~/.emacs.d/init.el file, the things that I write in there depend on certain packages that I installed ...
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How to change setting for all modes except one?

How can I chance an Emacs config setting (let's say "highlighting of current line") that I set in .emacs as (global-hl-line-mode +1), to work for all modes except one. For example, I want ...
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How to make the natural language for Emacs be English?

My computer's default language is Portuguese, and I don't want to change that. But, for some usages (especially programming) it's better to have English output, for example to copy/paste an error ...
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remember-mode set custom dateformat for headers

Is there a way I can customize the "header" of a remembered note? I couldn't find it in the docs. With the following set up (use-package remember :bind (("C-c r r" . remember) ("C-c r n" ....
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how to use multiple emacs distributions?

I'd like to use multiple emacs distributions e.g. spacemacs, prelude, starter-kit and my personal config for demonstration purposes. What would be some recommended ways to realize this?
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How to change the current working directory?

how to change the current working directory of emacs? set default-directory doesn't not affect the emacs process's current working directory, which can be verified via lsof -p pid.
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Does emacs have an option to display build settings?

Does emacs have an option or some internal command that displays build time settings and whatever features it supports? A good example is the nginx -V command which lists the ./configure options it ...
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Having same commands in different Emacs configuration files.

I am using Prelude Emacs and it has different configuration files. I keep my configuration files inside ~/.emacs.d/personal/. . Say, I have a command (menu-bar-mode 1) that enables menu bar inside ...
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Organizing configuration for publishing images created via TikZ inline code

I use Emacs + org-mode to maintain my website. Here some related parts of my configuration: (defvar personal-website-remote-directory-prefix "/ssh:***:/srv/www/stefanorodighiero.net/") (defun ...
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Can't adjust font size anymore in emacs 25

I just upgraded Emacs to 25.1.1 (via the Arch Linux package manager pacman). Now I can't set the font size in my .emacs anymore. I am able to adjust it via C-x C-+ and C-x C--, and I can also use M-...
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What is the emacs/elisp equivalent of 'include'?

I added some define-key commands to the dotspacemacs/user-config function in .spacemacs ;; Fix SHIFT + arrow keys inside screen/tmux (define-key input-decode-map "\e[1;2A" [S-up]) (define-key input-...
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Copying Emacs configuration to different computer

I configured Emacs on one computer and copied ~/.emacs to a different computer. That other computer uses a newly installed operating system. Both computers run Ubuntu 16.04 with the latest updates ...
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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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two different config files for Emacs

I am looking for method to use two different config files - init files. First config: when I am coding in full Emacs windows (open file as emacs namefile this define ~/.emacs_conf2) Second: when I ...
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Unable to link emacs.d directory

I moved .emacs.d folder from home directory to a folder called dot_files so that it will be easy to sync various dot files. From there I have linked it to home so that emacs can load that ...
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How can i start web-mode at a file's startup?

I want my emacs to start .php and others web files in web mode so i copied this code which is on the web-mode webpage: (require 'web-mode) (add-to-list 'auto-mode-alist '("\\.phtml\\'" . web-mode)) (...
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Configure Magit user name and email

Windows has an environment variable HOME which is on a remote serve (say Y:/, set by administrator and suppose not to be changed) and I start Emacs on my local disk, say C:/. (Emacs becomes slow if I ...
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What controls things like cursor appearance in a terminal?

In the GUI version of Emacs, it is easy to see that something like (blink-cursor-mode t) makes the cursor blink. However, in a terminal emulator, such as on Mac OS X, it is possible to set things ...
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Where to put user configurations/defaults for spacemacs?

I am a vim user trying to covert to emacs/spacemacs, but I'm having a horribly difficult time configuring things that seem like a breeze others. I want to limit the fill to 80 (mainly for .txt files ...
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Sources for Auto-Complete

I still feel a strong disturbance when it comes to auto-complete in emacs. From what I have read in the docs, you can easily extend auto-complete by any syntax you like. Looking through (M)ELPA there ...
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How can I get the same emacs experience on any computer?

I really enjoy my emacs config (the autocomplete and indentation settings, the use of things like jedi and tern etc.) Most of the time I use emacs at home on my personal macbook pro laptop but I am ...
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Overriding configuration folder defaults

I have a few different configuration files for Gnus. I don't fully understand best practice here, but I'd like to move them out of my user home directory so that my path is ~/.emacs.d/gnus/gnus, ~/....
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Get describe-key links to bring me to org-mode config files, not .el config files?

For my Emacs configuration, I use a literate programming setup. My config files are in org-mode format, and my init.el file consists mostly of org-babel lines like (org-babel-load-file "~/emacs/...
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different emacs configurations

I want to use Emacs for programming in Clojure, Mathematica and for taking notes in class. I am using the Emacs configuration provided by "Clojure for the Brave and Bold", which pretty heavily ...
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Yasnippet with CEDET [duplicate]

I used to launch yasnippet just with c-mode with a hook in my .emacs but after adding some code to use CEDET and ECB yasnippet doesn't run automatically. I guess some modes may have been overwritten ...