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Practical benefits of new advice system in Emacs 24.4

Emacs 24.4 comes with a new advice system. The NEWS file says: ** New package nadvice.el offers lighter-weight advice facilities. It is layered as: *** add-function/remove-function, which ...
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Full path figure export to LaTeX error in org-mode in Windows 7

when I export a full path figure , like: [[file:c:/Users/admin/Desktop/1.png]] to LaTeX in org-mode, a result of {//c:/Users/admin/Desktop/1.png} was generated. One more // was generated in front ...
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Navigation in eww, following links, bookmarks

When the cursor in eww is over a link, how can I follow it? Right now I copy it with 'w', and run eww again, which is kind of cumbersome. In the same venue, if I access the bookmarks with 'B', how ...
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How to install a color theme for Emacs 24?

Recently, I found a website providing many color themes for Emacs, so I decided to install one. However, I was confused by some instructions from web or other forums and I couldn't manage to install ...
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Spacemacs: Cannot open load file: git-gutter+

I'm trying install spacemacs on elementary OS, emacs --version: GNU Emacs 24.3.1 emacs --daemon (Spacemacs) --> refreshing package archive: marmalade... [1/4] Contacting host: marmalade-repo.org:...
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Emacs very slow on one machine

I'm not entirely sure what the problem is. I'm using the same version of Emacs on three different computers ( laptop, work, home ), and the problem only shows up on one machine ( the home machine ). ...
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shorten or control the length of url link in org mode without bitly packages

I have very long url, for example, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGM8KgUXqsS4d8-4rgWRWKg/playlists, how can I tailor it into a shorter form? Like : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC... [here ......
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Replace whole words only

I want to replace all occurrences of a word in the whole buffer. What i do is: M-x replace-string RET word-to-be-replaced RET new-word The problem with this is that it also changes the word-to-be-...
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Running emacs server via systemd prevents inverse search and nice view

Background: I am using systemd to run my emacs server and my usual workflow always involves invoking emacsclient. Both server and client are on the same computer running Debian Jessie. The method is ...
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org-mode-external-link weird search results in Tex file, “No Match”

Recently start exploring org-mode, find it awesome so far. I use Emacs+Auctex for editing my tex file and tried to create a link that links to my tex file directly to the exact line in my org file. I ...
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emacsclient of 24.4 does not work on Yosemite

I have used emacsclient without any problem on OSX. Usually I just start Emacs server by emacs --daemon in Console, and then emacsclient works. I use emacsclient -nc to create a new frame. However, ...
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org-mode link to heading in other org-file

Is there a way to link to specific topic (*) in a different org-file? How can I quickly find and copy the relative path from the current org-file to the file that I want to link to? Probably both ...
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Unable to locate preview-latex.el after installing the AucTeX package in Emacs24

I've installed AucTex as per the official instructions with package-list-packages, however there is no trace of preview-latex. Helm displays no results for M-x auctex. After installing Auctex with ...
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Electric pairs, working in Emacs 24.3, but not in 24.4

In 24.3, I have this in my .emacs, and it works: (electric-pair-mode 1) (setq electric-pair-pairs '( (?\" . ?\") (?\{ . ?\}) (?\( . ?\) ) ) Normally I use this in org-mode. All of them worked ...
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Antialising of light text on dark too heavy (OS/X 10.10)

Is anyone else using an Emacs 24.x build on OS/X 10.10 with light colors on a dark background? I'm seeing the text rendered unusually thick and bold. The same font (Inconsolata) with the same colors ...
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Emacs frame disappearing

I have an odd intermittent problem with Emacs disappearing from view. I haven't quite figured out the trigger for this. It doesn't happen often and I can't reproduce it on purpose. Sometimes it ...
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Persistent effects on overwriting faces

Using Emacs 24.4 with projectile and helm I am trying to customize some faces of the grep results. ;; Helm face customization (M-x helm-colors) (set-face-underline-p 'helm-selection nil) (set-face-...
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nxhtml mode support

I've been using https://stackoverflow.com/a/17761144/788700 to get multiple major modes in rst-mode. It has been working in Emacs 24.3. However as emacs develops the same code gradually stops working. ...
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How can I add the pdflatex binary to my path to make it visible to emacs, specifically LaTeXPreviewPane?

Solved: See my answer below. It seems like emacs can't always see what you can see in the terminal. The package mentioned in my answer below solved this issue. I'm trying to make LaTeXPreviewPane ...
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Previous Line Indenting on RET

It seems that whenever I press RET on my emacs init.el file comment lines that the previous line just randomly indents ~4 tabs. I only have a simple load path (nothing currently in there really except ...
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How do I edit code in REPL after saving it in Emacs?

Alright I apologize if this has been asked, but I cannot seem to find this problem through searching. I am trying to figure out how to work on code in Emacs and when I come back open it again to edit ...
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Getting autocompletion for qt4 with CEDET

I use emacs 24.4 with auto-complete1.5.0 and bundled version of CEDET2.0 (I've also tried with latest CEDET by downloading and loading cedet-devel-load.el). I have qt4 sources installed and semantic ...
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How can I make `string-rectangle` show the changes I'm about to make to the buffer?

For a while, I was building prerelease versions of 24.4. One of the features that I liked was that when I used string-rectangle (via C-x r t), the string that I was typing showed up live in the buffer....
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Unable to get backtrace for error

I have installed paredit & need to turnoff smartparens. I checked this answer and I have added (advice-add #'smartparens-mode :before-until (lambda (&rest args) t)) to my prelude starter ...
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Byte-compiling a file against a package that may or may not be here

I am trying to include support for smartparens in a major-mode package. I want that if a user is using smartparens, then he will get additional pair definitions, and if he isn't, he will not notice ...
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Emacs 24 GUI on OXS turn off transparency

I'm using GNU Emacs 24.5.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin13.4.0, NS apple-appkit-1265.21) of 2015-04-10 on builder10-9.porkrind.org (from emacsformacosx.com) and I've got this annoying transparency going on and ...
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Emacs 24 keybindings for tex

This weekend I've upgrade from emacs 23 to emacs 24 (with apt-get install emacs24) and that broke some of the regular keybindings. C-x C-o used to trigger tex-latex-block and C-x C-e used to ...
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Helm not working on remote project (Tramp over SSH)

I'm working on a project that is kept on a shared server (server runs Ubuntu 14.04 LTS; my machine runs OS X 10.10.2). I access the server files via Tramp using a password-secured SSH connection. ...
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Unable to activate package `emacs-eclim' [duplicate]

When I open my emacs 24.4, I get: Warning (emacs): Unable to activate package `emacs-eclim'. Required package `s-1.9.0' is unavailable but If I open version 24.1 there is no such error. eclim works ...
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Haxe-mode broken in Emacs 24.4

Installing Emacs 24.4 broke my haxe mode. The mode for the HaXe language doesn't seem to be maintained any more so I'm trying to fix it myself. Firstly, I had a cl-macroexpand-all problem which ...
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How to get org2blog to use .authinfo.gpg

I have .authinfo.gpg set up and working as the authentication mechanism for ERC (with multiple IRC servers) and Gnus (with multiple IMAP servers) using the following in my config: (require 'auth-...
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coding-system for append-to-file

I am using (setq a-string "\n* Headline \n body") (append-to-file a-string nil "~/tmp.org") to write a string to a org file, since the string contains a *, Emacs ask me to choose which coding ...
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How do cask, package.el and projectile work together?

I have trouble to understand how to get projectile to work in emacs. When I first started I am under the impression that I should use package manager like cask to download packages from ELPA. I did ...
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How to use evil in emacs 24.4?

This bug currently prevents me switching to 24.4: https://bitbucket.org/lyro/evil/issue/437/m-x-is-undefined-in-emacs-244 Is there a workaround to make both evil and M-x work in 24.4?
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Add window to the right of two horizontally split windows

Following scenario: 1) I start emacs and the initial frame is as follow: +---------------+ | | | | | | | | | | +---------------+ ...
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installing Emacs 24.4 from source on CentOS5 with libpng12

When trying to install the new emacs I'm getting an error about libpng15 being missing: $ ./configure ... $ make all ... /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lpng15 collect2: ld returned 1 exit status I have ...
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rectangle-insert in Emacs 24.4

Emacs 24.3 had a nice way of inserting text into rectangles: Select rectangle. C-x r t <string-to-be-inserted> RET This doesn't seem to work in Emacs 24.4. I tried rectangle-mark-mode using C-...
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Where do DLLs go for Emacs 24.4.1 on Windows 7?

I'm getting the message "zlib library not found" when I start emacs and I found that I need to download zlib, which is fine. Then I need to put the DLL somewhere, but I can't find where that should be....
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Autosave *scratch* to a directory

When typing ls in my home directory, I amm greeted by a lot of this: #%2Ascratch%2A#1399_po# #%2Ascratch%2A#14484YsZ# [...] I also have the following in my init.el (defvar autosave-location (concat ...
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Pasting text into Emacs 24 search command buffer

I recently installed Emacs 24 on my Ubuntu machine. I access this machine via SSH from a Mac. I am trying to search for some text and I am pasting the text in the search command's buffer. I.e I do C-s,...
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The version number of the Emacs after 24.4

I've seen a lot of references to: Emacs 25 Emacs 24.5 I tend to think that the next emacs will be Emacs 25, because that's what the git version of emacs calls itself, but I keep hearing about 24.5, ...
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Problem with nil element in load-path in Emacs 24.4

I just installed Emacs 24.4 from source (on Ubuntu 14.04). I now get the following error when running Emacs: Debugger entered--Lisp error: (wrong-type-argument stringp nil) string-match("/[._]emacs\...
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How can I connect the configuration of emacs-x32 of cygwin and windows emacs

I used to use windows emacs, and store my configuration in the C:/User/admin//Emacs/.emacs.d/init.el. Because I would like to use gnus which is not lucky to access in windows emacs, I plan to change ...
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Can't run Python shell in Emacs 24.4 due to a space in the path

When I try to start a Python shell in Emacs 24.4.1 running on Windows, I get an error "invalid argument" when Emacs tries to spawn the process. This is occurring because Python is installed under c:\...
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Error installing emacs24

I'm on ubuntu 14.04 64 bit, I had emacs 23 working great, I removed it to install emacs 24 and I get this error emacs X protocol error: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes) on protocol request 139 ...
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Emacs doesn't display JPEG files correctly

PNG images displays well on my computer, but the JPEG images are displayed incorrectly as small boxes as shown in the following image: I'm running Emacs 24.4 under Windows 7. And I compiled libpng16....
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Emacs 24's python.el + ipython cannot complete module names

I'm using Emacs 24.4.1 on OSX (installed with Homebrew), with the built in python.el, and Python 3 (also installed with Homebrew), along with IPython 2.3.0. I have this in my .emacs: (setq python-...
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emacs 24 lag problem

I've been using emacs for 3 months and I never have problem like this, I installed a theme then my emacs had lag. Actually it is not a big deal there is small diffrence between without theme and with ...
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package status in *Help* doesn't refresh after install

I've noticed that since updating to Emacs 24.4, installing packages doesn't refresh their status after installation. If I install, it still appears available to install. How can I force it to refresh?
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Launching in daemon mode crashes emacs while loading configuration from .org file

I've been using literate programming using org-mode for my initialization file. I've a init.el which loads a org file converts it to .el and uses it as startup file. Here is my configuration files. ...