Questions tagged [gtk3]

Since Emacs 24.3 the default X toolkit is Gtk+ version 3 (the GIMP ToolKit). This uses a configuration system based on a CSS-like syntax.

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Emacs transparent after fresh install

Complete emacs beginner here. Just installed emacs in my Manjaro (awesomewm edition) machine using pacman. The emacs window is almost completely transparent, I can't read anything. If started from a ...
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replacement for `emacs -xrm Xft.embolden:true -fn Hack-13` for emacs 27.1

For last 2 years (2018-) I've been using emacs -xrm Xft.embolden:true -fn Hack-13 to start emacs w/ suitable sized and 'brightness'ed fonts for me in my systems. What that does gives extra boldness to ...
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Make lsp recognize external c++ header

I am trying to develop an application with gtk3 in c++ and I am using Spacemacs as my main emacs distribution in addition to lsp for c++. In my main cpp file, I included the following header : #...
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EMACS Fatal Error 6: Aborted

I'm running Elementary OS Hera and I downloaded EMACS because Mozart Programming System requires it. When I try to open EMACS a windows pops up and then it vanishes. Y tried opening it from the ...
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Emacs 24.3 and 26.3 scrollbars refuses to move up if not moved up immediately, on various OS's and X-servers

The problem manifests on: Emacs 26.3 on Fedora Release 31, using Xming on Windows 7 as X server, whether in -Q mode or not Emacs 24.3 on RHEL7, using MobaXterm 12.2 4204, whether in -Q mode or not ...
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Preload problem: Emacs as daemon in X

Background: I want to use emacs like tmux which can run as persistent session as well as shorten the time for me to start bringing up emacs when I want to (as inspired by these: Emacs and a Tmux ...
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ibus-libpinyin input not working in fullscreen emacs

I'm using GTK emacs 26.3 on GNOME 3.34 using X. When emacs is fullscreen, ibus-libpinyin is unable to render the pinyin suggestions. Input seems to still be working (i.e when I press a number a ...
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Cannot generate previews with latex-preview

I am trying to use preview-latex but, when I generate previews, these are not loaded in Emacs gtk buffer, even though previews are correctly produced in the .pdf output file. The error produced is ...
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Give key binding absolute priority [duplicate]

I'd like to use M-<arrows> to move around windows in Emacs gtk, so I have added (windmove-default-keybindings 'meta) to my init.el. However, this is overridden by other modes such as elpy. Is ...
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Disable GTK faces in Emacs

My Emacs version is GNU Emacs 26.2 (build 1, x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.24.10). My region face looks like this. Two things stand out: The region face is unreadable. The DistantForeground ...
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The status of Xwidgets and webkitgtk?

When I want to try some packages that need xwidgets, I found Arch linux's default Emacs has not Xwidgets support. This is not the only distribution that doesn't include Xwidgets in compiling Emacs. I ...
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How to avoid a dialog box for input (e.g. “Open File” behavior)?

I generally like to use the emacs-gtk3 package for my editing since I find it has better compatibility with my clipboard and a couple packages I use..but I don't like opening files in the GUI version ...
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Command to invoke menu-bar's open-file?

The traditional way of opening a file is via C-x C-f (find-file). I don't know since when this has been the case, but in Emacs 27.0.50 (Linux), using the menu bar's File -> Open File invokes the GTK ...
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emacs 25.3 not rendering correctly, especially after resize

The problem is when emacs starts, the right 1/4 of the window doesn't repaint and shows whatever window was behind it. Also on resize, sometimes the font and the cursor get way too big and the ...
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Emacs 26.1 RC1 display issues over SSH/X11 with xming/vcxsrv

I can compile Emacs 26.1 RC1 ok, and use it locally on the host fine. However, when attempting to ssh -X to host via PuTTY 0.70 and launch the Emacs gui, emacs is not displaying correctly. See ...
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do not move window when “left mouse click on empty part of menubar”

With Emacs GTK, when left clicking with the mouse on an empty part of the menubar, it starts moving the whole window (aka it moves the frame). Emacs is doing this also, when starting it with emacs -Q. ...
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How to change the line height in the menu

Here "menu" means something which appears when you hit F10. (Not the menubar.) Because my display is small, several options are hidden below. (See the following image. You can not see "Quit".) This ...
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Can I take vector (SVG) screenshots of Emacs?

The gtk-vector-screenshot program can be used to take vector screenshots of Gtk-3 applications. It seems to work by asking the application to redraw itself onto an SVG canvas. Emacs on GNU/Linux can ...
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How to change the title from emacs@host to file name

I am using Emacs 24.5.1 on OpenSUSE Tumbleweed, with Gnome 3.16, and the title of the GTK window with Emacs in it is always emacs@hostname. How can I change it to the name of the current file I'm ...
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Emacs hang after installing GTK3 in windows 7

I was led to this place by @Chris from stackoverflow. My original question and steps I have taken (thanks to Chris' suggestion) and outcomes are at : https://stackoverflow.com/questions/30972920/emacs-...