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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Storing and Loading Non-Static/Multiple Configs

I'm writing an emacs wrapper to a set of scripts that require a lot of config settings to run. These can be variously environment variables, command line parameters and so forth. They should be user ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Add custom project config loading via `.dir-local.el`

I have a custom config for a project which I would like to load whenever emacs is started from project's root directory. The custom config lies in path/to/project/emacs.d/custom-init.el. I have also ...
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org-agenda loaded from init.el but not configuration.el (babel)

I structure my configuration with an (org-babel-load-file "~/.emacs.d/configuration.org") so I write my code in the configuration.org and then a configuration.el gets generated. It works with the ...
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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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Emacs PDE seems to ignore PERL5LIB environmet variable to use @INC

I'm using emacs 26.3 under FreeBSD 12 environment and try to use PDE. My problem is that in the runtime environment the modules (@INC array) are properly addressed by the PERL5LIB variable. But using ...
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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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.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