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aspell exited with signal Trace/BPT trap: 5

I am using GNU Emacs 24.3.1 on Mac Mavericks (Darwin Kernel Version 13.4.0). When I run ispell command I get the error as in the title. I cannot do spell check. Anybody has a hint? This is the part ...
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Not getting notifications with rcirc-notify in OSX

I'm unable to get any notifications when getting pinged by people, or sending private messages. I'm running on osx and running terminal-notifier works fine. I've also tried to execute rcirc-notify-...
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How can I run Emacs 24.x app on Mac OS X in daemon mode

I want to run the Emacs.app in daemon mode on Mac OS X. I can run emacs in daemon mode via the terminal, but instructions for running the app in a client-server pattern do not work (e.g.: http://...
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What's the fast way to navigate to MAC OSX “Finder”?

On Mac OSX, I'm editing a file in an Emacs buffer. I need to conveniently open the directory containing this file in the MAC OSX Finder. What's the best way to do this?
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emacs on terminal does not recognise option as alt-key on mac

I am on a mac and I am running emacs 24.4.1, but I have the same problem also with 22.1.1. When I open mac on a terminal on the remote host, it does not recognise option key (alt) like the meta key. 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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How to run iso-tex2iso in batch mode?

Main question: In order spell checkers can apply, M-x iso-tex2iso is nice for converting TeX-encoded files to e.g. UTF-8 encoded ones. But, in case a numerous files to convert, running this command in ...
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Use the command key in Terminal on OSX?

Is there a way to use the Apple command key in Emacs in the terminal? It would be nice to expand the set of easy to get at key bindings I can use.
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Make a new frame with only mode-line

I want to create a new frame that contains nothing but the mode-line. Especially not a file buffer. Why do I need this? I use org-mode's clocking to time my work. Org-mode displays the timer for the ...
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Configure.ac options when building from source

Disclaimer: newbie to emacs, vaguely competent on MacOS and git. I'm building emacs on OSX Yosemite from the git master repo. I've done this several times, primarily by using ./configure --with-ns -...
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Strange error probably UTF related

I am using Emacs 23 under Mac OS X. When I open certain files I get the following error when I try to save them: Warning: ns-convert-utf8-nfd-to-nfc unsupported under GNUstep. insert-file-contents: ...
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Use 'open' command on OS X from eshell

Inside of eshell I get the error LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error - 10810 for the file ... if I try to use the open command on OS X. What's going on here and is there a workaround? Edit: The ...
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Using cmd-N and cmd-T with emacs

I am using a Mac 10.9.5 and Emacs 24.4, installed with macports and aliased as alias emacs /Applications/MacPorts/Emacs.app/Contents/MacOS/Emacs At the moment, when I have an emacs file open and I ...
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Open an empty, brand new file in a new Emacs window, from terminal

I work on a Mac 10.9.5 and use Emacs 24.4 (installed with macports). This question is related to https://stackoverflow.com/questions/27778836/customizing-emacs-open-new-files-tabs-and-properly-...
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emacs font/theme issues in osx (cocoa client)

My emacs configuration seems to be causing a strange issue where the frame font is changed to a non-monospaced font whenever I disable the first theme that was loaded. Because I run emacs from the ...
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org-table alignment issues in osx

I am used to my tables aligning nicely when I hit C-c C-c in Linux. In Emacs for OS X (emacsforosx.com) this does not behave on my system. It works in Aquamacs.
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Emacs 24.4 in OS X 10.10 is not restoring windows configuration (desktop)

I read that Emacs 24.4 should restore the desktop by default. It works perfectly except that the window configuration is not retained. It is saved because I can clearly read it in the desktop file, ...
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Trouble setting up Emacs SLIME on PowerPC Mac

I've downloaded and installed Emacs 24.1 on my PowerPC Mac and it works perfectly. And I've just added the Clozure CL to it and that works perfectly too using this tutorial. Now, I want to use SLIME. ...
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org-mode cannot find pdflatex using Mac OS

When I try to export an org file to pdf using C-c C-e l o I get the following message: Saving file /Users/user/tmp/test.tex... Wrote /Users/user/tmp/test.tex Processing LaTeX file ./test.tex... /bin/...
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Managing Emacs key-bindings in other applications? [closed]

I'm relatively new to Emacs and like it a lot, especially the navigation commands such as: C-e, C-a, C-f, M-f, C-n, C-p, etc. Unfortunately, I often find myself trying to use them in other ...
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How to type Org Mode's `M-` bindings in Emacs for Mac?

I'm having a hell of a time with getting Org Mode's key bindings to work. I thought that maybe the difficulties I was having had to do with what this page describes, since I was using Emacs text-mode ...
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Scroll other window (doc-view) — by page — with mouse wheel

I am using a slightly modified version of doc-view mode and would like to maintain focus in a different window, while hovering with the mouse over the doc-view window and scroll the image page-up or ...
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Access menu-bar using keyboard on Mac OS X

When I hit C-f2 in any Mac OS X app (e.g., terminal, firefox), I get keyboard access to the menu bar (file/edit/options &c) In emacs I get a message <C-f2> is undefined in the Echo Area. ...
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Mac OS Keychain with SMTP email password

How do I get Emacs to use the Mac OS Keychain for my SMTP email password? I'd like to eschew an .authinfo file in favour of the Mac OS Keychain but can't seem to get it going. I keep receiving the ...
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file-notify support on OSX

Is Notifications on File Changes supported on Mac OS X? I can't seem to find any documentation about how to do this anywhere.
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How to use keybindings containing @ in MacOS X?

I'm using Aquamacs 2.x in MacOS X 10.6. (I'm using the Command key as M and the Ctrl key as C.) WHen I try to use keybindings containing "@", it does not work, e. g. C-c @ C-t in outline-minor-mode. ...
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How to disable copy on selection with evil-mode (Mac/24.4)?

This only occurs when I turn evil-mode on! Whenever I make a selection, either through evil or the mouse, the selection gets automatically copied into the clipboard. I have set (setq select-active-...
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Dropdown Menus fail on mouse click with 'Wrong type argument'

Emacs 24.4 installed on OS X via homebrew: brew install --with-gnutls --cocoa Dropdown menus work fine with <F10>: But fail when clicked on with the mouse: I have recompiled as many files as ...
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emacs24 Mac - Mouse works but keyboard input stays in terminal

When I run emacs24 on my Mac, the keyboard input continues to appear in the terminal instead of in the emacs shell. I just installed emacs on my Mac using Homebrew. eg brew install emacs --cocoa ln -...
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Emacs and OS X Menu Bar

Been looking for a solution to this for a while now. On OS X minors mode fill the menu bar with useless menu items. Here's a screenshot: If you can't tell, Emacs menu items are blocking the rest of ...
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How can I send Super from my Mac to my Emacs instance?

I run emacs in two ways: One as a Mac OS X executable, built from source, and the other as a Linux executable using the Lucid toolkit, in daemon mode, connected to using a graphical emacscient using ...
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How can I set Emacs up for iOS development with Swift?

I'm going to be doing a bit of iOS work soon, using Swift (yay!). Unfortunately, this usually involves xcode (boo!). How can I set Emacs up to build iOS apps with Swift? Ideally, they would run on ...
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What is the difference between Aquamacs and other Mac versions of Emacs?

Macintosh users have several choices of pre-built Emacs. I am aware of the following versions: YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu's Emacs Mac Port David Caldwell's Emacs for Mac OS X Vincent Goulet's Emacs Modified ...
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Emacsdaemon and Emacsclient on Mac

OS: OS X 10.9.5, Mavericks GNU Emacs 24.3.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin13.1.0, Carbon Version 1.6.0 AppKit 1265.19) of 2014-04-03 on Rainers-MacBook-Pro-3.local I installed emacs via homebrew from ...
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Per Frame Buffers

How to make buffers accessible only from one frame(window) and not accessible from another and vice versa? So I want to have each frame with its own buffers. I'm on OS X.

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