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How to restore windows registers from saved desktop

I save a few different windows registers using M-x r w and then save the entire desktop with M-x desktop-save. I then restart Emacs and load the desktop using M-x desktop-read. If I do M-x r j do ...
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Preview stored register locations in a dedicated buffer

Is it possible save a bunch of point locations into registers and then navigate through them with a preview buffer? I have tried getting along with helm-all-mark-rings and evil-jumper, but neither ...
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How to use fringe indicators to display register positions?

I know that i can use customize register-marker-face to make position-registers location visible, - is there is a way to mark resisters position using left fringe? Also, I am using "Mitsuharu ...
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Save my Emacs registry entries without having to use desktop-save

I frequently create registry entries which I wish to keep across Sessions. Emacs does not save registry entries across sessions. This can be done by using desktop-save, but the downside is that ...
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evil-mode exec register ignores pipe

In vim, assume :r!ls | grep foo is in the register l. You can then do: @l to exec ls | grep foo and insert the contents matching foo in to the current buffer. In evil-mode I get: Usage: grep [OPTION].....
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How can I remove clipboard from being the default register?

I'm using emacs with evil keybindings (specifically spacemacs). The default behavior of the paste command p is to paste in the clipboard, and default behavior of the delete command d is to put the ...
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annotate jump-to-register location with function name

I like to use jump-to-register to jump between areas in my src code. IDK if this is built-into emacs but from a spacemacs when I am about to type the register key to jump, a helpful popup comes up ...
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How can I apply a frame register (saved via desktop.el) to the current frame instead of opening a new frame?

I am using desktop.el and I saved a few frame configurations in my registers. But when I jump to a saved register (C-x r j), Emacs opens a new frame instead of applying that setting to the current ...