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How to maximize my Emacs height on start-up?

emacs -fh would start emacs in window mode using full height available from the desktop environment. I'm tired of typing this -fh every time yet there doesn't seem to exist a command that does the ...
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Disable mouse drag to select

I often run into an issue where I will click in a Emacs frame to make it active and accidentally slide my cursor so that it changes from a click to a drag. This means that some text is highlighted ...
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How to make emacs work well with tiling window managers?

Under some conditions Emacs will try to resize a frame if its not fullscreen or maximized. (specifically default-text-scale, but I don't think its the only one). This sends window-manager window (...
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Distinct frame size for internal and external monitors

It's possible to add a line to one's .emacs (add-to-list 'default-frame-alist '(fullscreen . maximized)) that will make make-frame-command (C-x 5 2) spawn maximized windows. It's also possible to ...
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how to make emacs gui behave like guake/tilda/yakuake

Emacs newbie here. I simply want to setup Emacs GUI to toggle hide/show(visibility) just like we see in guake, tilda or yakuake terminals. for example I have am working with Emacs within GUI and I ...
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Emacs not covering entire terminal in fullscreen mode

I'm running emacs in my full screen gnome terminal (version 3.28.2) on Ubuntu 18.04.1 using emacs -nw but am struggling to get the frame to fit the entire screen. Here is a picture of my terminal, ...
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Why does make-frame automatically maximize new frames?

FWIW, I'm on Mac OS X running this with emacs -Q: GNU Emacs 25.1.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin15.6.0, NS appkit-1404.47 Version 10.11.6 (Build 15G1108)) of 2016-11-11 If I click the little "maximize" ...
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How do I make sure a frame is fullscreen?

The command #'toggle-frame-fullscreen does exactly what it says; it toggles between fullscreen and not. What command can I run to make sure the frame is fullscreen? That is, if not fullscreen, make ...
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Find the name of the graphical display emacs is running on

I run emacs using a server and multiple clients on both, the graphical display and the terminal. To use the same configuration files for terminal and graphical display, I used this solution. The issue ...
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press keystroke sequence with elisp

I just installed debian 8 and emacs24. I noticed a new feature! you now can push F11 to enter fullscreen mode. I wanted to put emacs on fullscreen mode at startup, but couldn't find the command... and ...