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Questions tagged [configuration-files]

Questions specifically about configuration files other than the init file. Do not use this tag for questions about how to configure something, only for questions specifically about the configuration files.

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Can i export LaTex to a .tex file?

I'm cofiguring emacs with org. Principally I wrote in emacs using .org file so i want a standard header file where i define al my "use package" file in particular: \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{...
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require 'modename vs require 'modename-install

I hope to use org files for my configuration. And I found some use (require 'org-install), and some use (require 'org). Any differences?
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emacs finds one package, not another

WHAT WORKS FINE. When I compile a .tex file with C-c C-c, emacs knows that it should use pdflatex. I don't really know how, because I don't see pdflatex in my .emacs nor init.el (I can't find an ....
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How to reload .emacs.d/ configuration without restart

When I change any custom configuration file in the .emacs.d/elisp/ directory, I have to quit Emacs and then start it again in order to get my changes applied. Is there any better way?
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How to set FTP TRAMP/ANGE connection configuration

With SSH I can add connections to my SSH config file at /.ssh/config Once added to the config file emacs will auto-complete these connections when using tramp integrations like find-file /ssh: I ...
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C-d in java-mode not being overwritten by .emacs file

So I have a custom .emacs file that I have a series of key strokes bound to. The specific key stroke that I'm speaking of is C-d which I have bound to left-word via the line (global-set-key (kbd "C-d"...
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C-x C-f Edit File As Root [duplicate]

Is there a way to open a local file for editing as a root? I need to make some changes to a config file located at ~/.emacs.d/init.el, but the Emacs tells me that the buffer is read-only.
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How can I dynamically set the column width that I'd like to font-lock?

My init currently has the following: (defun font-lock-width-keyword (width) ...
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In Spacemacs, how can I conditionally set line-wrapping on only for text files (i.e. in text mode)?

I want to have Spacemacs wrap around long lines, but only in text files (i.e. text mode), not in programming language files (i.e. program mode). How could one achieve that? I know that to turn on ...
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Magit function to push

Specially when editing my init.org file, I usually want to push every single change to origin. So I want to write a function to do this, I am almost there but still need some help. (defun cesco/...
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Constrain Eclim to java files

I am using eclim and I am loving it! But I had to disable eclimd-autostart because it keep trying to fire up eclimd when I pop a .js buffer. Autostarting of eclimd is disabled, please start eclimd ...
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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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Where would be the most appropriate directory to put my own Emacs-lisp files in Spacemacs?

I want to create an Emacs-lisp file to store my org-mode configuration. This file will be loaded by dotspacemacs/user-config. My question is where would it be the standard directory (if any) where I ...
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Spacemacs modeline color mismatch

Problems with my modeline separator aren't quite the "Ugly separators" problem as seen here. But the color is slightly off, as in this screenshot. I can solve it with this piece of code. But then ...
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.emacs location [duplicate]

I am trying to locate .emacs file . I have installed emacs auctex from a zip file obtained from ctan.org on windows 7. I tried to search.emacs within directory but nothing returned. Kindly help
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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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What's the best way to organize personal configurations in Spacemacs? [closed]

For plain Emacs, I used to use the following methods to organize my configurations: Put logically related configurations into different files; Organize with Org Babel. Now I'm trying to use ...
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specify global-abbrev-table in a separate file

I know one can define where abbrev files are saved with something like this (setq abbrev-file-name "/home/zeltak/.emacs.d/abbrv/personal_abbrv.txt") but this file has several section like (define-...
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Is there a way to make emacs adhere to fdo spec?

There's freedesktop.org spec for config placement. Most of the software adheres to it placing config files into ~/.config, cache files into ~/.cache etc. This greatly simplifies backups, config ...