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magit - find out who write the current line at point and when

Someone showed me how to do this with "ruby mine" but I don't use ruby mine so hoping emacs / magit can do this. A file in a git repo is opened up in emacs. Point is at line 23, and you want to ...
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Can magit put my commit somewhere up the tree?

I have a rough part of my workflow, wondering if magit is the solution. So when I'm working on a task, I spin off a branch like most people. I end up putting 5 or 6 commits in a branch that's for my ...
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Transient - what does it do? [on hold]

What does transient do exactly - in plain English? I read its README and https://emacsair.me/2019/02/14/transient-0.1/ but I didn't understand it.
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How to set magit recent commit always expand when i open magit status?

When I open a Magit status buffer, then the recent commit section is closed, I need to use TAB to expand it. How can I configure it to always be expanded.
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Magit popup doesn't open in status buffer

Every time I accidentally update Magit to a new version, I come to regret it. :( Today, I discovered that the popup window doesn't work well anymore: instead of opening in the same buffer as the ...
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Setting mode-line font size and Magit diff colours

I'd like to adjust the background colour of the part of the diffs displayed by Magit. In particular, the background colour of the text 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the image. I'd like to increase the contrast ...
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Pushed commit doesn't appear on Github

I tried updating a repository about 30 minutes ago with only 3 lines being different and it has yet to show up as a commit on Github. Is it typically this slow? It shows that it went through and ...
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Use ssh-agent's SSH_AUTH_SOCK value, not macOS' one [duplicate]

When I run (getenv "SSH_AUTH_SOCK"), I get "/private/tmp/com.apple.launchd.K9OEFgxDgw/Listeners". I want to set it to the value that is returned by echo $SSH_AUTH_SOCK on the command line which is ...
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magit ediff conflicts wordwise

During a magit-rebase I'm running into conflicts on single long lines, where I'd like to take some parts of the line from the A and some from the B buffer. After hitting * -refine current region ...
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CUA doesn't work in magit status buffer

The title is basically everything what I know. CUA keys just don't work in magit status buffer. In older versions, it worked. Sometimes. Now it consistently just doesn't work. Emacs 26.2. Newest ...
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How can you configure magit for duet-commit?

The following code used to work with earlier versions of emacs, adding a ‘d’ option to magit's commit popup for ‘git duet’. (require 'dash) (defvar magit-duet--default-commit-popup-actions nil "...
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How to disable `git-rebase-mode` after magit is installed?

I'd rather use regular text editing functions when rebasing instead of learning magit's bindings. Is there a way to use magit but disable git-rebase-mode?
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How to change window splitting behavior in Magit?

emacs: 26.2 spacemacs: develop (19c429e) magit: 20190609.1424 Some time ago (e.g. 20190222.1746), magit's window management used to be different from how it currently is. For example, magit-status ...
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How to diff one file against another branch with Magit

I want to see the differences of a file in another branch. With git I can simply do: git diff otherbranch: path-to-file. In magit this seems trickier as the file may not be dirty and not showing up ...
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Magit is not able to render the font [duplicate]

I am trying to use Magit but whenever I tried running it, somehow fonts are not rendered properly. I am using MacOS and below is the init.el config. I am using powerline font (Meslo) (use-package ...
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What's this `slot-missing: Invalid slot name: “#<transient-prefix transient-prefix>”, :incompatible`

After updating to magit 20190517.1750 from ELPA, I've got this warning slot-missing: Invalid slot name: "#<transient-prefix transient-prefix>", :incompatible which breaks a lot of magit ...
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How do I select 'flag' options for magit through helm?

I'm using spacemacs with helm and magit. There are some options, for example, the ability to sort log entries in reverse order, that have a flag by them. I don't know how to select any of these ...
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How to reproduce `git push -u` behavior, that is, auto-set local branch as the new remote or push branch?

No matter how I fiddle with magit options, I cannot reproduce the following behavior: I checkout origin/master. I create a new feature-branch on top of it; its name is unique. I make changes, add ...
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How to close the current frame automatically after aborting the commit

For editing messages, Magit opens a frame. It disappears if I finish the editing session, but it stays if I choose to cancel the session. In the latter case, I have to manually close the frame. So I ...
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How to prevent magit with ivy from selecting an author email address? [duplicate]

I have a git repository containing commits with 3 of my email addresses. When I try to view the log and filter by author (-A) and then enter a few letters of my last name, I see a list of the 3 email ...
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How to specify multiple patch files to be applied by Magit?

The Magit user manual says in the description of `w w' (magit-am-apply-patches): w w (magit-am-apply-patches) This command applies one or more patches. If the region marks files, then those ...
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Magit blame only last commit (or range of commits)

Can I have magit-blame somehow only show the changes introduced with the last commit? EDIT: what have I attempted? I've looked at the docs of magit-blame and explored all flags in the magit-blame ...
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Magit Tramp not showing diff window

When using magit on a local file, I stage my changes and I then press c and c again to commit. I get a new window showing the diff and a window for the commit message. I write my commit message press ...
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How to delete ^M in the diffs of Magit?

I had an issue with a file that had inconsistent line ending. My file would show a ^M for every line ending. I ran into this article that shows how to get rid of the ^M character and set the buffer ...
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Package to help display status of each git repo contained in a common directory

I have a directory and in the directory is a rather long list of git repositories. Is there a package or options where a dired listing of the directory would also add in the status of each git repo ...
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How to integrate Emacs + Lab + Magit

I'd like to use lab hub wrapper for handling mr/issues of my own custom gitlab server. When I open a pull-request using hub (github) it's works fine the git-commit-mode from magit, syntax highlight ...
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Run a function before/after magit runs git

I'd like to run a function before magit runs git, and another one after magit runs git. I see magit-pre-start-git-hook but I don't see any post-finish-git hook. How can I run commands before and after ...
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Use magit to display the difference between two branches

Is there a way to bring up a big list of the differences between specific commits across two branches? I tried the method described in this answer but it came back empty, I assume because the ...
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Mode-line not updated after checking out new branch using Magit

I create and checkout a new local branch via magit. Pressing M-x magit-status then b c for branch create and in the magit buffer I see the new name of the branch that I am apparently on. However ...
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magit options when dealing with a failed git-am

I'm not sure if I'm missing something or if this is a missing feature but occasionally when I attempt to apply a patch from my mail box git completely fails to apply it. This isn't a case of ...
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How to ask magit to use external diff and merge tools?

I have set the git variables [merge] and [diff] to the appropriate values like this: [merge] keepBackup = false; tool = p4merge [mergetool] prompt = false [mergetool "p4merge"] cmd = ...
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How to create a new repository on Github from Magit

I am unable to add a remote repo to github if it does not already exist on github. E.g. magit-init Add some files, stage and commit. Then magit-remote-add --> Remote name:github --> Remote url: ...
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Magit throws error when I press “h” or “c” [closed]

I have installed Emacs on a fresh install of Elementary OS, and I have just installed Magit. When I run magit-status in a repository, and press either the c or h key, magit throws an error. The error ...
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Limit magit to showing status of 1 directory

I'm working on a large repo with many folders, and showing the status is slow (just plain git takes a long time). I am really only interested in one directory, how can I constrain magit to only seek ...
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Magit unignore file

When in magit, I pressed i on a file and asked if I would like to ignore the file locally or globally. I chose locally. I assumed that it would write a line in my .gitignore file but unfortunately ...
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Pushing/Fetching all branches at once in magit

Context: I have a relatively small project, in which I use branches to work on new features, so that when I'm finished, then I manually merge branches as I need. I usually keep the same exact copy of ...
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How to modify fringes only for magit mode?

I have tried: (defun my-change-fringes () (set-window-fringes (selected-window) 20 0)) (add-hook 'magit-mode-hook 'my-change-fringes)) The problem seems to be that when I open a magit buffer for ...
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Magit: add a full directory with magit-status

How can I add a full new directory with magit-status? When trying to stage a new directory from the magit-status buffer, pressing s, I can only add individual files within the directory, but not the ...
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How can I diagnose which `git` magit is running?

I'm trying to use Magit with TRAMP. The remote host has multiple git versions, necessitating (add-to-list 'tramp-remote-path "/usr/sup/bin") in my .emacs. However, when I run magit-status in a ...
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Magit: Getting to the current/editable version of a file from a commit/diff view

Very similar to this question, particularly the second part to this answer: From the diff view of a specific commit, is there a way to jump to the current+editable version of a modified file? If I ...
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Can magit commit with all (-a / --all) instead of “.” by default?

When using magit-commit-create, internally it runs something like... git commit . instead of... git commit -a Is there a way to make magit use -a / --all by default instead? Note: this is an ...
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Show blame information for a line from the *magit* buffer

There's a workflow I tend to do fairly often and I wonder if Magit could help me. I've made a bunch of git commits on a branch, I haven't pushed them yet, and I notice a small mistake in my unpushed ...
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How to configure git and magit to stream line making pull requests?

From the main repository on github, I created a fork on github and I keep the master branch of my fork up to date with the main repository by doing: git checkout master git pull upstream master git ...
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How to prevent Magit from saving COMMIT_EDITMSG?

When I hit c c in the Magit buffer it opens the commit message buffer. Then I write my message and type C-c C-c to close it. For some reason it saves .git/COMMIT_EDITMSG and every next time when I hit ...
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How to turn off Magit default switch (--reset-author in Commit)

I did something causing the -R (--reset-author) switch in the Commit menu to always be on by default. How can I reset this?
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magit-run-git-with-editor: Invalid function: with-editor*

today, using magit, I've started getting the following error message when I hit c to commit : Terminal is dumb, but EDITOR unset In the *Messages* buffer, I also get: magit-run-git-with-editor: ...
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How to detect programmatically if content under org-mode headline is encrypted or not before a save or commit?

org-mode allows users to encrypt the contents under a headline by adding the crypt tag with C-c C-q crypt and then calling M-x org-encrypt-entry. Below is an example using this feature: * Headline ...
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Set magit timestamp format with function

I would like to have my git timestamps in UTC. Currently attempting to commit using magit gives Wrong type argument: sequencep, my/magit-timestamp-utc Here's the code: (defun timestamp-now() (...
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How rollback settings without restart Emacs?

windows 10, emacs 26.1 In my init.el (with-eval-after-load 'magit-status (define-key magit-status-mode-map (kbd "C-<tab>") nil)) This disable C-<tab> after magit-status was load. And ...
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Magit: How disable C-<tab>?

windows 10, emacs 26.1, I use package magit to work with git. Nice. When I press C-<tab> is collapse/expand recent commits: Nice. But if I press <tab> magit do same thing as when I ...