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php-mode overwrites c-basic-offset customization, how can I set it to my preferred value?

GNU Emacs 25.2.2 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.22.21) PHP-Mode: https://github.com/emacs-php/php-mode, Version: 1.21.1 I customized c-basic-offset to 2. When I open a php-File, php-mode is ...
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Remove text from toolbar

my toolbar is filled with many buttons, and I'd like to know if it is possible to remove the text so it only shows the icon (and if it is possible, how to do it). I currently have this : But as you ...
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Unable to call pyvenv-activate from init file

M-x pyvenv-activate <RET> ~/Documents/bitbucket-python-scripts/.env353 <RET> works fine. Elpy Config buffer confirms that. However with the following in ~/.emacs file (require 'package) ...
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Indentation: 4 spaces everywhere

This morning, my Emacs changed its indentation rules, and now it indents by 2 spaces, specifically in JS and HTML. It even re-indents code on which I work to 2 spaces, which is unacceptable. Please ...
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Org Export Latex: Defining Custom Classes for a Title Page From #+TITLE, etc keywords

I stumbled upon this archived email: https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-orgmode/2011-02/msg01281.html and a suggestion is to create a custom title page that picks up the title, author, and date ...
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Customizing the line separating windows

After % emacs -q (split-window-right) (scroll-bar-mode 0) (fringe-mode 0) there is still a pixel-wide line separating the two windows. What is this line called, and how can I change its width and ...
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How to customize emacs toolbar?

Let say I want to add a Toolbar icon to emacs which when clicked should "Select all" text in the current window. We know for selecting text we can use M-x mark-whole-buffer. How can I use this ...
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Cherry-pick columns to display in Dired or Dired+

I would like to customize the amount of detail displayed in Dired. Basically I would like to cherry-pick the "columns" to display. More precisely, I would like to hide the "owner group" information. ...
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How to customize face when use 'org-edit-latex-environment?

When use org-edit-latex-environment(which opens another buffer so latex source code can be edited in more sophiscated environment, e.g. LaTeX) in org-mode, the source block will be highlight as yellow ...
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How to “swap” only the numerical row of a keyboard inside Emacs?

My question is: when I am editing (La)TeX code, regularly I need to type the famous dollar signs in order to put mathematical code ($x^2+y^2=z^2$), a very frequent thing indeed. Therefore, I would ...
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Start Emacs in VHDL-mode?

I started coding in vhdl and I'm currently using emacs with its vhdl mode as editor on Ubuntu 16.04 OS. However i was wondering if its possible to start emacs already in vhdl mode, meaning I won't ...
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Can I set a custom face conditionally?

Apparently the correct way to set the default font is the following: (custom-set-faces '(default ((t (:family "Raize" :foundry "raster" :slant normal :weight normal :height 120 :...
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On Windows 8.1, in Emacs Ghostscript doesn't work, while on commandline it does

Edited question of August 2017: After a long search I found the reason, why a wonderful software called pdfsizeopt (for my question from April 2017 see below) does not work, when called from Emacs, ...
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Enforcement of customization types

When specifying a customizable variable foo-paths as follows: (defcustom foo-paths nil "Paths for foo-related things." :group 'foo :options '(foo-1 foo-2) :type '(alist :key-type symbol :...
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Customizable variable with predefined alist keys

I'd like to create a customizable variable foo-paths with certain options. (defcustom foo-paths nil "Paths for foo-related things." :group 'foo :options '(foo-1 foo-2) :type '(alist :key-...
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How do I customize the way Emacs prints out certain keys and key sequences?

For example, I want Control key to be displayed not as C but as ⎈ (U+2388 HELM SYMBOL) in the minibuffer. Trying to personalize my Emacs and display all function keys as ISO symbols. And sequences to ...
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Shifting Emacs Theme from one Computer to Another

I am a little new to emacs and have managed to get the color theme to my liking. However, I want to be able to use the same theme on a different machine and have been struggling to get it to work. I ...
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Disable tabbar in special buffers

I have Tabbar installed and when I am using some function like describe-key in emacs the resulting *help* buffer has a tab bar at the top. This is a waste of space and is distracting. How can I ...
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List all customized variables and faces whose default has changed since a specified Emacs version?

I try to use "Easy Customization" for most of my customization of Emacs. Some of my customizations are changes to the defaults, i. e. sentence-end-base gets customized from: "[.?!][]\"'”)}]*" to: "...
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Where is the information passed to `custom-set-variables` and `custom-set-faces` stored?

The post's title pretty much says it all. In particular, I want to find out what happens if I invoke custom-set-variables twice, with completely different arguments each time. E.g. (custom-set-...
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Theme not loading on startup

I started using the graphical interface for emacs again after a bit. and I've run into some problems. On boot the theme I'm using Calmer-forest is not getting loaded. However the rest of my .emacs ...
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Insert Current Date and Time with Custom Timestamp

I am trying to get org-mode to insert a custom timestamp with the current time. Something along these lines: 20160824 34|3 163000 (UTC) Which I believe should be the following: ("%Y%m%d %W|%u %H%M%...
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How to customize a lazy-loaded variable?

In Spacemacs, how can I customize a variable used in a layer that's loaded lazily? Specifically, I'm trying to use Zathura and Synctex with Spacemacs' Latex layer. I have the following code in my ...
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Add bottom margin to minibuffer / echo area?

When running emacs maximized on my new screen, a black shadow at the bottom, that for normal viewing angles is just a few pixels wide, interfers with the readability of the minibuffer / echo area. ...
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Different fonts for different Emacs' windows

Usually I have two windows vertical split layout when using Emacs. I'm curious is it possible to change default font size for one of them? Typically, I use 14 points font height with 80 columns ...
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Is it possible to fill Emacs' window background using CSS rules? [closed]

Is there some way to fill background of Emacs' windows (not frames) using some CSS rules rather than one solid color? Solid color fill is very unnatural for eyes (at least of mine). There is an ...
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Why is defgroup useful?

I'm reading the ido source and see: (defgroup ido nil "Switch between files using substrings." :group 'extensions :group 'convenience :version "22.1" :link '(emacs-commentary-link :tag "...
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Emacs always ask to trust colour theme at startup

My Emacs always prompts me if it should trust selected colour theme or not. I always answer y and y to trust and remember my choice. I'm loading colour theme manually: (load-theme 'my-favourite-theme)...
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Specify the type “mode” for defcustom?

Is it possible to specify that a defcustom can only take the value of a mode? More specifically, I've got a variable that's a map from major modes to lists of strings, and I wants users to be able ...
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How to disable line wrapping in Spacemacs?

I have limited emacs experience. Tried to find a solution to disable line wrapping in Spacemacs but couldn't find any. The solution to this problem in Vim is to execute set nowrap. But it's not ...