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Magit, an easy way to see if there is more than one line of comments in Magit-Status

To clarify I know about magit-revision i.e. spacebar but there doesn't seem to be a clear way to tell if a commit has more than one line of comments or not. What I'm talking about is this: be93ed0 ...
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Show a list of names for all git projects

Windows 10, Emacs 25.1, Helm, Magit I have many git projects in different folders. Is it possible to show list of names for all git projects in one buffer?
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how to add a default-on option of magit log

Since the 'log --graph' is slow in the repo with long history, I wanna add '--since' option for it. I tried to add the following lines in my '.spacemacs' file. (magit-define-popup-option 'magit-log-...
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Magit equivalent for “git branch | git branch -d”

I just learned about magit-remote-prune for cleaning up stale remote branch. For merged local branches, I often use git branch | git branch -d to clean up. Is there a way to do that in Magit; ...
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Magit: How to show differences within lines

I have a file, I make some changes. Here how SmartGit shows differences. As you can see it shows where the difference is within the line. It changes background to red color in concrete position. And ...
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How can I open magit-status in a new frame?

How can I open magit-status in a new frame? I've tried to write a custom function for this but it has some issues as described below. (spacemacs/set-leader-keys "gs" (lambda () (interactive) ...
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Create and checkout to new branch by one command

If I need to create new branch and checkout to it I use two commands: 1.magit-branch 2.magit-branch-checkout Is it possible by one command to create AND checkout to new branch?
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How do I get better indication that my git configuration is wrong?

I ran magit-status, and was surprised by the absence of changes. It turned out that I'd misconfigured my git textconv settings, so 'git diff' was returning an error. However, I saw no indication of ...
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How do I visit a file on a different branch?

I'm aware of C-x v ~ which allows you to see a different revision of the current file, but I would like to visit the file on another branch. Is this possible with magit, VC or git-timemachine?
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Search through logs by author/comitter name in magit log buffer

Once I enter into the logs for a repo from the status buffer (using ll) how do I search through the log buffer by username? Just using regular isearch doesn't seem to pick up the author names in the ...
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how make “magit log” show entire log message

I have a commit with a message like this: Contact Inquiries todo: current user detection import old table actionmailer + mailgun Magit log only shows "Contact Inquiries", and not the other 4 lines. ...
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Jump to next merge conflict in project using Magit and Smerge

When I am resolving merge conflicts with Magit and Smerge, is there a way for me to cycle through all merge conflicts in the project? Currently I can only move through them one file at a time. I ...
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Is it possible to disable magit calling :git branch --remote --contains <foo> when doing an interactive re-base?

I'm running on fairly large repository (Gentoo's portage, 2.5G .git) and slightly slow hardware (1Ghz arm64) and interactive re-basing is very slow. It seems the main culprit is "git branch --remote --...
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make-magit-popup-event: Symbol’s function definition is void: record [SOLVED]

I get the above message using the latest magit from melpa. This occurs with GNU Emacs 25.1.1 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.18.9) of 2016-12-20 on Ubuntu 16.04. Any ideas?
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Signing merge commit with magit

I know how to sign standard commits using magit, but I'm not able to sign the commits generated by merges. Is there any way to do that?
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How can I log the commands magit uses for values?

I'm bringing up a new machine and some operations are very slow. I'd like to re-run the commands magit is sending in a normal shell so I can use perf to see where time is being spent. magit-git-debug ...
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commit by saving and then killing the COMMIT_EDITMSG buffer in magit?

I understand that in magit the normal way to commit after editing the commit message buffer would be C-c C-c However in using git from the command line --- with Emacs as the editor for commit ...
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How to save remote repo credentials

Linux Mint Emacs 25.1 Remote repo URL origin (h t t p://git.remotehostname.git) In application SmartGit when I pull/push data from remote repo, it's prompt credentials ONLY ONCE. But when I try ...
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Modify last commit's message and push to upstream

I'm thinking about automating my following git workflow in emacs: checkout to a new branch remove some pattern in the last commit message commit (amend) it push it to upstream How could I automate 4 ...
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Magit error during commit on Windows

I have been getting an error when trying to commit using magit. I stage my change with a, then on commit cc I get the message: Opening output file: No such file or directory, c:/Users/myuname/.emacs....
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Magit: enable `toggle-truncate-line` in diff-mode

I'm working with tex files that have usually long lines of text. I enabled in magit the fine coloration of errors by using: (setq-default magit-diff-refine-hunk 'all) and now I'd like to disable the ...
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Magit shows magit-diff with HEAD^ instead of HEAD when invoked from console

When I start a commit from console (zsh on mac os Terminal) using git commit -a, then Emacs opens two windows as emacsclient in my existing Emacs App Window. One is the correct COMMIT_EDITMSG. The ...
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git-commit-mode with flyspell very slow

I use emacsclient as my git commit editor. This is what I have in my init file: (require 'git-commit) (add-hook 'git-commit-mode-hook 'turn-on-flyspell) I just made a huge commit (update of a third-...
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Magit asks for passphrase for ssh key every time

Running emacs 25.2.2 magit 2.12.1 on Kubuntu 18.04. I have set-up ssh keys for my bitbucket repository and I run ssh-agent on start. When I fetch or pull or push, magit asks for the passphrase for ...
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How to echo each magit command after each action?

Although I can use $ to see the command histories, I'd like to see it immediately each time I performed an action. E.g. Display git push -v origin master\:refs/heads/master after P p.
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Magit - “user” in Branch / Create from Pull Request

I've been using Magit for a long time, but finally read the manual, and started playing in the deep water. Not sure how to fix what I did... I tried b Y (Branch / Create from pull request). It asked ...
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temporary change magit-display-buffer-function

I have create this little helper to easy jump to my last used git projects, I using magit-status-internal to open a status buffer and I set magit-display-buffer-function so that the status is open in ...
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Why is the Magit M Remote pop-up different than what is shown in the Magit manual?

The Magit manual, 7.1.1 The Remote Popup, describes the following three commands, but they do not appear in my 'M' popup: M C (magit-remote-config-popup) M p (magit-remote-prune) M P (magit-...
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Using auth-source with magit and bitbucket

The code base I'm working on has recently moved from ssh key controlled git to https bitbucket. I use Magit to handle my version control in Emacs. In the old ssh world I was never challenged for my ...
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Latest Magit expands hunks after staging

With the latest version of Magit (20180410.432) I feel that the staging behavior has somewhat changed. Before, I used to expand the unstaged files in the Status Buffer, then stage the hunks one by one....
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Stage changes in just the first line of hunk

Consider the following situation: $ printf $'line1-v1\nline2-v1\n' > test.txt $ git init . $ git add test.txt $ git commit -m 'Initial commit' $ printf $'line1-v2\nline2-v2\n' > test.txt Now, ...
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How can I get a prompt for deleting index.lock file in magit?

This is a long standing issue https://github.com/magit/magit/issues/2708 . I feel that a prompt for deleting the transient file would compensate in most cases. Is there a reliable way to achieve this? ...
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Magit - How do I sync my feature branch with the latest master without checking out master?

Here's what I am trying to do:: I have one project in one git repository. I've made some changes in master and created a spinoff branch (b s) called my-feature. Now I've finished my feature and would ...
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git rebase -x (“exec”) with Magit?

Is it possible to use the "exec" mechanism when rebasing with magit? From the git rebase man page: -x <cmd>, --exec <cmd> Append "exec <cmd>" after each line creating a ...
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How can I determine if a `git` branch is a remote-tracking branch using Magit?

Is there a function magit-magic such that (magit-magic "master") => t (magit-magic "origin/master") => nil assuming origin/master is a fetched, but possibly unpulled branch on remote origin? (...
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How can I tell magit to ignore specific modified files?

I am working on a project where webpack's bundle.js is part of the repository. This file is gigantic and has many diffs and slows magit down. Is there a way I can tell magit to ignore this file when ...
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magit function to check if a branch is in sync with remote

Is there a function in magit to check if a branch is in sync with with it's remote (basically I want to check if both branches sit on the same commit) At the moment I check if remote branch and the ...
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How can Magit add a credential to ssh-agent?

Can I make Magit add my ssh passphrase to ssh-agent instead ask me to use the passphrase a single time? Every time I push a commit to my remote I need to type my passphrase or instead run M-& ssh-...
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Magit commit is slow even for tiny changes

For the last few months, committing even tiny changes using magit (c c) is really slow to bring up the commit message buffer. I've profiled the code that is executing during that time but I'm not ...
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How can I prevent Magit-status command from grabbing the frame focus?

when executing magit-status and quickly focus out emacs, after the magit buffer pops up, emacs grabs the focus back. This is quite inconvenient. Is there a way to prevent that focus changing? The ...
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Magit: amend the last commit with sign off

What if I forget to sign-off my last commit, how can I fix the last commit within Magit? I can do that with git command: $ git commit --signoff --amend Of cause I can write the sign-off by hand in ...
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Error (use-package): Failed to install magit: Package `magit-' is unavailable

I am starting to build up a .emacs file to be used as a development environment within Docker containers. I get this error when starting emacs-nox in a Docker container. Error (use-package): Failed ...
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Magit: magit-merge-squash

When I was researching the best way to merge a feature branch with a lot of WIP commits I came across squashing and rebasing however when looking how to do this in magit I found this sentence in the ...
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Revert buffer messages in echo area obscure minibuffer

My issue is that when I switch git branches in a project, each file that changes needs its buffer to revert, and this message is spat to the echo area for each file. If I try to run a command from the ...
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magit-define-popup-switch not enabled by default

I'm trying to teach magit that git pull --rebase should always --autostash. pull --rebase is always my default, so I want --autostash to be the default as well. The 5th argument of magit-define-...
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How to execute a function on the name before creating a branch in magit?

I want to execute the following function on the provided name before creating a new branch in magit: (defun pb/magit-new-branch-name (branch-name) "create a name usable as a branch name from branch-...
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Why does magit now prompt for which submodule to update?

I used to be able to press "o" then "u" (magit-submodule-update) in a magit buffer and have it update all my submodules. Now, it asks me to type in the path of which submodule I want to update. Is ...
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Magit stage modified without confirmation

(magit-stage-modified 'all) stages all modified files, but only after confirming it with the user with the message Stage all changes? (y or n). The function is defined as follows: (defun magit-stage-...
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Use magit to compare all changes in two revisions

Is there a way to invoke Ediff from Magit in order to compare the changes to all files between two revisions, not just the changes in a single file? My use case is a coworker will ask me to review ...
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Hide or fold stash section automatically in magit-status

I tend to stash a lot when using git, so my "stash" section in magit-stashes is getting pretty long. I'm not running out of hard-drive space or anything, so I don't want to delete the stashes. Can I ...