Questions tagged [spacemacs]

Spacemacs is an Emacs layer focused on modal editing via Evil mode, mnemonics and easy configuration, and the space bar. Use this tag if your question relates to Spacemacs-specific functionality.

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How can someone set Emacs / Spacemacs to prefer OTF font over TTF font when both are available?

Recently the nixos fira-code package added both the otf and ttf fonts and Emacs/Spacemacs isn't quite happy with the ttf ones. How could I tell spacemacs to prefer OTF over TTF when both are ...
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Spacemacs/LaTeX : How to scroll at the same time and pace a tex file and its pdf preview?

Config : Spacemacs 0.300.0@27.0.5 with latex layer I am using two windows in one frame with a tex file and its preview: |---------------------------------------------------------| | \section{...
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How to disable eldoc when using TRAMP (editing files over SSH)

Eldoc really bogs down the editor when used over SSH with TRAMP. I want to disable it in those cases. What I've tried is this: (defun no-tramp-eldoc () (interactive) (when (string-prefix-p "...
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Disable ispell when using Tramp

In my Spacemacs, I enabled the spell-checking layer which enables ispell. I noticed that my Tramp connection is very slow, and after debugging, I found that one of the causes is ispell: 02:07:20....
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List commands / keywords in a directory sorted by frequency of use

I want to do some refactoring. For that purpose I want to list all keywords grouped and sorted by their frequency of appearance. That could help me get ideas, which repetitive code I could start ...
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magit-checkout does not update current buffer

When I checkout an existing remote branch, the current buffer remains on the old branch. However if I open a new file, that new file is on the checked-out branch. My current workflow is this: ...
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Why can't I resize my windows to be the same width?

When I split windows using SPC-w / then my windows are created with different widths. I want them to split in half. I can't resize it by dragging it nor by using the shortcuts. I downloaded emacs ...
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spacemacs and org-log-done

In org-mode for emacs I used to get a prompt while closing a recurring task. This gave the ability to leave a note. Trying to configure this with org-log-done hasn't worked out. Anyone an idea how ...
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TeX-view replaces current buffer

I am encountering an issue since I switched to dev-branch: when I run the TeX-view command with only one active buffer (my .tex file), instead of opening a new side-window and displaying the PDF there,...
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How do I get rtags to work in spacemacs?

On a recent pull of both rtags and spacemacs, but I can't seem to get rtags to work well. There is no keybindings for jumping/searching to/for symbols and the definitions either. I've seen a couple ...
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How do you change the paper size on pdf export in emacs?

Every time I export using the dispatcher, the pdf that is produced is letter size. My system and printer are A4. How do I change the paper size for pdf (and text) exports in emacs?
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spacemacs opens file in terminal split

I'm using neotree and as you know it opens a file in the most recent window split you accessed before switching to neotree (window 0). Sometimes this last accessed split is the ansi-term window I ...
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Spacemacs: smart search skips C++ files

emacs version: 26.1 Spacemacs version: 0.200.13 Spacemacs init is the default generated one. Smart search set to ag OR grep My git C++ project has C++ source and header files, plus python and text ...
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Add recent files to .viminfo

Is there a package or code snippet that can make Emacs add recent files to .viminfo? I want this to use with v. (Basically to open recent files using fzf) I’m using Spacemacs (so evil, too), if that ...
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fcitx support for atlernative keyboard

I have fcitx installed on a Linux environment. According the to fcitx-diagnose it is correctly installed. I am using the us-alt-intl keyboard to access diacritics in other language as a default ...
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Customizing org mode variables in Spacemacs

I am a novice at coding in Emacs (and in general), but I have been using Org Mode in Aquamacs with some success. I'd like to to start using Spacemacs. I've got Spacemacs up and running using the ...
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Loading Spacemacs init.el post-Aquamacs

I have been working with Aquamacs and I would like to take Spacemacs out for a spin. I cloned .spacemacs and created an empty spacemacs file to store my configs later: git clone https://github.com/...
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spacemacs: LatexMk not recognised when building latex

I am trying to build a LaTeX file from inside spacemacs. I have LatexMk installed with MiKtex. I have tried SPC m b to build a test.tex file and it does nothing. Doing C-h C-l shows: Running `...
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spacemacs: show yasnippets at top of completion popup list

yasnippet can be integrated into auto-compltion in spacemacs. I want to show snippets at the top of the auto-completions list. Default is at bottom. foo_______________ |foo -> foo snippet| |foo ...
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Spacemacs Clojure Cider Debugger Gives Error, “No reader function for tag dbg”

After connecting Cider to Spacemacs, when trying to set a debug breakpoint on a function using ,-d-b (cider-debug-defun-at-point), I see the following message in the *cider-error* buffer. 3. ...
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Getting permissions errors related to /var/folders directory after doing mac migration

I am running spacemacs emacs and recently had to migrate my macbook to a new macbook. After doing that, I am having trouble using magit. When I try to commmit using magit from the magit status ...
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How can I open WoMan's pages from bash?

I first tried emacsclient -t -e '(woman "sox")', but it opens the WoMan's buffer as a popup: Then I tried emacsclient -t -e '(woman "sox") (spacemacs/toggle-maximize-buffer) (sleep-for 3) (delete-...
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How do I do the key strokes `C-M-c` in spacemacs?

I'm using spacemacs but trying to use ediff-regions-linewise to compare a couple regions of text. In order to confirm the selection, I need to do C-M-c. This is probably a silly question, but how do ...
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How to disable ERC connection notifications?

My ERC irc client sends some very annoying messages that fill most of my screen, letting me know that I've connected. I'd like to turn these off. I've tried setting a couple of variables and ...
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How to get Spacemacs to do Tmuxinator style custom layouts that execute shell command on load?

Using tmuxinator with Vim/Tmux, it's possible to define a custom YAML layout with multiple windows that execute shell commands automatically as they load. For example: name: my-project root: ~/...
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Spacemacs org-mode python session plotting problem

I have been using org-mode with R in Spacemacs for a while now with no issue. I'm moving my workflow from R to Python. Jupyter notebooks (EIN) works great, but I prefer org-mode: Normal (non-...
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spacemacs python autocompletion and g d (go to definition) don't work if file is in subdirectory

Within a single file autocompletion and g d (go to definition) work as expected. If I import something from another file under the same directory - also works fine The problem is when I import file ...
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How to navigate SPC commands with Vim cursor?

I am very used to Vim keys BUT I love to use Emacs. That's why Spacemacs in Evil mode is perfect for me. There is one thing I still cannot figure out how to do. I don't know how to use h,j,k,l for ...
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When I click on a file on the spacemacs start screen, it automatically enters a newline

This only happens when I open a file with a mouseclick on the spacemacs start-screen. Very odd, it does not even work when I press enter instead or when I open the file in another way. The reason ...
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How to avoid showing gofmt fail error when saving go code every time in Emacs

Using Spacemacs and its go layer. Using Tramp in Emacs ssh to remote server to edit go file. After saving the file, it will check the syntax with gofmt . But every time it shows the error below: I ...
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How to copy and cut multiple lines in Emacs correctly?

I have researched it. Most post said this way: C-SPC C-n M-w It works. But in my case. It only copied a block where the cursor moved. Not the whole lines area I want. For example, the source below: ...
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Can't use .bashrc file on remote server from ssh within emacs

Login to remote server with ssh in Emacs, general commands run well. Such as ls, docker ls, etc. C-x C-f /ssh:... But when I tried to run a command which alias to another which set in the .bashrc ...
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After setting bookmark: `Wrong type argument: listp, "~/.spacemacs`

So I did just M-x bookmark-save in my original .spacemacs file, which lead to the case that when I booted Spacemacs, I get the following error: Upgrading bookmark format from 0 to 1... mapcar: Wrong ...
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Org Agenda is looking for agenda file names inside of my todo file

When I try to open a org-agenda view, I am prompted with emacs claiming that the first line of my todo list is not a valid file, with options to remove it from the agenda list, or abort. Removing it ...
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Huge buggy padding in line-number buffer

A picture: As you can see there is a huge waste of space on the left side of the line number section. When I increase the font size the padding even increases and does not decrease when I decrease ...
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How to use ack options in Spacemacs?

From the command line, I searched using ack with the ignore-case option: ack -i bragg That worked. How to use ack options in Spacemacs? The -i option did not work with function spacemacs/search-ack:...
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More detailed org-capture into org-table template?

(Disclaimer: I know this may seem like a very specific question. But: I haven't found the answers to similar questions to be close enough to what I need. I hope to get an answer that is easily ...
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Set colour/font for markers [duplicate]

Is it possible to set the colour or font of markers (e.g. the ones set by gud in gud-display-line by using make-marker). The theme I am using shows markers in a difficult-to-see light gray. I would ...
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Orgmode automatically increment an unordered list

I use org-mode for planning projects and tasks, etc. Say I am reading a book and I want to track my progress chapter by chapter. I want to create a list of repetitive elements with an incremented ...
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How can I set the default shell in spacemacs (Evil mode) when executing commands in a buffer?

I've downloaded spacemacs (configured with Evil mode) on a Windows PC and would like to use bash or wsl as the default. Example: Open the evil-tutor and execute command :!ls Desired Behaviour: I ...
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Emacs cannot find virtual drive defined by MS Windows command `subst`

I am using spacemacs (0.200.13@26.1), but this should be applicable to vanilla Emacs too. The version of Emacs I'm experiencing this issue on is "GNU Emacs 26.1 (build 1, x86_64-w64-mingw32) of 2018-...
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Spacemacs: shortcut to jump from opened orgmode file to Neotree pane

I am using Spacemacs. So I have a Neotree pan that I open with Spc-f-t and that works fine. Then I can navigate down the tree to open a file with l and that will move the cursor from the Neotree pane ...
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Org-Habit Consistency Graph: Increase Visibility/Width of “Today” column

When I display the org-habits consistency graph in org-mode's agenda view, one column/character is used per day. I am finding that it is difficult to visually pick out the current day. I'd like to ...
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Function to reprogram muscle memory

I've switched from emacs to spacemacs, but my muscle memory still uses the standard emacs keybindings -- despite attempts at avoiding key chords. As an example, to save a file, I continue to use Ctrl ...
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spacemacs - rebind existing keys

I am trying to rebind j, k key as well as capital E, B and Y, but cannot get them to work. Any pointers? I put this into my .spacemacs (in dotspacemacs/user-config): (evil-define-key 'normal key-...
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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 indent truncated lines?

For me it seems like a really ruff edge that default spacemacs comes without an option to give my lines a correct indentation, when they are wrapped. (Click the first link if you want to see the issue ...
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How to include packages into my configuration?

a total newb when it comes to spacemacs. Firstly I just want to get spacemacs to work properly and I have the issues regarding the missing wrapping feature like in the following link (Make visual-line-...
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Change in org-ctrl-c-ret?

I use spacemacs only for an org-mode todo file. I recently re-installed spacemacs and emacs and noticed a behavior change. Let's say I have a file like: * TODO Header - List item 1 - List ...
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How to use Ansible layer in Spacemacs?

How to use Ansible layer in Spacemacs? I am trying to understand how to write Ansible roles and test them using this layer. I added ansible to dotspacemacs-configuration-layers, restarted Spacemacs ...