Questions tagged [use-package]

is a macro package to isolate Emacs configuration lines in the init file. By isolating related lines, the configuration performs better and is easier to maintain.

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use-package do not bind in latex-mode-map

this is a part of my init file (use-package tex-site :ensure auctex :mode ("\\.tex\\'" . latex-mode) :bind (:map LaTeX-mode-map ("<f5> <f5>" . TeX-command-save-buffer-and-...
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use-package won't load

I use the same configuration of emacs on multiple machines, and I want to use use-package to keep the packages the same on all machines. I have an init file in each machine's home directory that ...
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use-package arguments without use-package

The guide I'm following for lsp-emacs wants me to set these options: ;; Enable scala-mode and sbt-mode (use-package scala-mode :mode "\\.s\\(cala\\|bt\\)$") (use-package sbt-mode :commands sbt-...
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Proper use of use-package

I am using the following init file to download and load packages from melpa-stable in fresh Emacs installations: (require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa-stable" . "https://stable....
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How to convert a package to a layer in spacemacs

I am new to the world of Emacs, and like most ex-vimmers, I am starting with Spacemacs. I have been trying to find time to do some leetcode and would like to use the package leetcode-emacs. I have ...
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Melpa packages aren't being added

I have this in my init.el (require 'package) (setq package-enable-at-startup nil) ;;; Remove SC if you are not using sunrise commander and org if you like outdated packages (setq package-archives '((...
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Cannot run cquery

I have been using rtags as my primary C++ mode, but I found that it's performance is not satisfying for large code bases e.g. Linux kernel. It takes more than 5 seconds to find definitions. This it ...
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binding a minor mode's function to already defined key in global-map

(use-package anaconda-mode :defer t :config (progn (unbind-key "M-." anaconda-mode-map) (unbind-key "C-_" global-map)) :bind ((:map anaconda-mode-map ("C-_" . anaconda-...
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Spacemacs error when loading `.spacemacs` which uses package `flycheck`

I added the following at the end of my ~/.spacemacs file: (use-package flycheck :defer t :init (global-flycheck-mode)) When I do this, I get Spacemacs encountered an error while loading your '/...
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Unbind CUA <C-return> key only in dired mode

Goal: unbind <C-return> key ONLY in dired mode in order to rebind it to dired-w32explore. My configuration is using use-package with something like this: (use-package dired :init (unbind-...
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initialization of bibtex package

When i ran the following code in just started emacs (with-temp-buffer (insert "@article{aaaa, author = {AAA}, title = {BBBB} }") (bibtex-mode) (bibtex-autokey-get-field "title")...
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`use-package` errors with “failed to define function” message when loading a local copy of a package

I'm trying to modify the package ediprolog, which was installed and working before, with use-package, from ELPA. I copied the file from the elpa folder to a folder called ediprolog.el and used: (use-...
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How can I remove the logo image in the dashboard package?

I'd like to remove the image of the Emacs cow from the startup screen, but I want to keep my recent files, bookmarks, and agenda. Currently, I'm using the dashboard package with use-package. My ...
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use-package: How to defer loading a command when depending on other deferred packages?

I would like to autoload the command f-join from f.el using use-package. Note that the package f.el depends on the packages dash.el and s.el. Here is a minimal example: (setq debug-on-error t) (let ((...
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How to properly define hydras inside use-package?

For example, I use undo-tree and have the following in my config file: (use-package undo-tree :ensure t :diminish (undo-tree-mode . "") :config (global-undo-tree-mode 1)) Now I want to use ...
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Properly install ESS using use-package

I installed ESS using the following chuck of code: (use-package ess :init (require 'ess-site) :mode (("\\.[rR]\\'" . R-mode) ("\\.Rnw\\'" . Rnw-mode)) ) Everything works fine, however ...
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use-package :bind not working as expected

I frequently work with R and ess, and want to bind a shortcut to a function that clears the R console: (use-package ess-site :ensure ess :bind (:map inferior-ess-mode-map ("C-c c" . ...
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Reordering declarations with use-package: Why does this work?

I'm reorganising my init.el a bit and I've realised that it contains the following set of use-package declarations: (simplified slightly) (use-package hasky-extensions :config (general-define-key ...
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Error (use-package): Cannot load magit

I am not sure if that is a problem on my site or more people are experiencing this. I thought at first that I broke something in my config file, but after loading by backup .emacs.d, the error is the ...
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Does `provide` conflict with `use-package`?

I just install use-package yesterday and still learning it. I notice use-package is not working in my environment: Here is my init file: (require 'package) (dolist (url '(("melpa" . "https://melpa....
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How to set mode hook with lambda using use-package

I'm attempting to set the following hook using use-package, but it's not getting applied. Normal elisp: (add-hook 'org-mode-hook (lambda () (org-bullets-mode 1))) Using use-package: (use-package ...
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use-package won't load helm for projectile

I'm trying to use use-package to load projectile. Projectile uses helm for completion, which I'm also loading with use-package. Since projectile and helm have :bind sections I believe they're both ...
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Why not found package in my elpa folder?

windows 10 (64 bit), Emacs 26.1 I unzip Emacs in folder: d:/Programs/Emacs All package was installed on folder d:/Programs/Emacs/.emacs.d/elpa: In my init.el I set this path like this: (package-...
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package-install - not match

Window 10 (64 bit), Emacs 26.1 When in *scratch* buffer I run: M-x package-install multiple-cursors I get error No match But when I go to package manager I success found and install package ...
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use-package ensure not working: package downloaded but gives warning and skips config [duplicate]

I have the following code in my init.el file: (use-package org-plus-contrib :ensure t :config (progn (require 'ox-extra) (ox-extras-activate '(ignore-headlines)))) The :ensure t ...
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Load package in dir-locals

Sorry, I'm new to emacs and I'm sure this is a very basic question. For my personal projects I prefer spaces for indentation, whereas work requires smart-tabs (tabs for indentation, spaces for ...
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Ensuring binary packages with use-package

I just started organizing my packages with use-package because I need the simple transition between few computers. I use few binary programs asynchronously, and been therefor searching for solution ...
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How to use `use-package` when the package and associated feature are named differently?

What use-package declaration should one use when the name of the package (as present in MELPA or GNU ELPA) and the name of the main feature provided by that package are different? For instance ...
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“No such file or directory, bind-key” after installing use-package [duplicate]

I'm using Emacs on Windows 10. I want to override key bindings, so after reading How to override major mode bindings, I installed use-package with the built-in package manager (via M-x package-install ...
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use-package and package-initialize problem with emacs27

I'm having quite a bit of trouble getting use-package to automatically install packages in emacs27 I deleted a package using package-delete and restarted emacs. On emacs26, use-package would ...
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when to use defer in use-package?

Quoting from use-package If you aren't using :commands, :bind, :bind*, :bind-keymap, :bind-keymap*, :mode, or :interpreter (all of which imply :defer; see the docstring for use-package for a brief ...
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When to specify a package name in use-package's :ensure tag?

use-package lets you automatically install packages by using the :ensure tag. You can do that as follows (use-package <package> :ensure t) But for some packages that doesn't work, such as ...
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Is it possible to load Dired+ automatically with use-package?

I'm trying to add dired+ to my init.el with use-package but I can't seem to find the name of dired+ on any of the package repositories ( marmalade, melpa or elpa ). I'd been able to add dired+ after ...
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How to avail of `:hook` using use-package?

I've wrote this, and it works: (use-package web-mode :ensure t :mode (("\\.php$" . web-mode) ("\\.html$" . web-mode)) :preface (defun dg/web-mode-hook()) :config (add-hook 'web-...
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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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error: Package `use-package-' 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. Warning (initialization): An ...
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use-package - :init or :config

Is there any rule by which the user can determine whether the package configuration requires :init or :config?
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Load all function with use-package

How to load all function in package with use-package ? I modified crux package, and make my own simple-crux.el Inside simple-crux.el, say I have function foo, bar and baz. when I use (use-package ...
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ztree - use-package key bindings

I tried to set key bindings to ztree (dir and diff), but they are not working after the emacs startup (there is no errors). f8 and C-f8 works but not the navigation keys. Pleas help. When I eval my ...
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“Dissasociate” auto-mode for specific files (in ESS)

I'd like to keep ess as automatic major mode for R files and everything else, except for Julia, for which I want to use julia-mode alone. However, I cannot find out how to "unbind" the file ...
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Unable to bind SPC as a prefix in general (evil mode)

My setup worked perfectly fine, however I recently reinstalled Emacs and therefore updated all packages as well when starting for the first time. Since then I cant get rid of the warning/error: ...
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How should I test that autoloads work properly with package.el?

I've added some autoloads to PACKAGE with the ;;;###autoload cookie and I've run M-x update-directory-autoloads which generated PACKAGE-autoloads.el. I have the following form in my init: (package-...
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How do I hide markup in Markdown mode with use-package?

I'd like to hide the markup in my Markdown buffers. I can do that manually using markdown-toggle-markup-hiding. However I'd like to configure this once and for all in my init.el so that I don't have ...
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How do I use use-package with diminish in my init.el?

It looks like use-package recently made a change and diminish is its own package. How do I install diminish which is its own package now? Here is what the top of my init.el looks like: ;; Save ...
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Rewrite a package config using use-package

I installed a package called persp-mode using package-install, and the package docs recommend the following configs in the user-init-file (the last two lines are mine, but they work as expected). (...
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How to use use-package's :bind to bind key-chords

(use-package whatever :bind (("C-a b" . aabb))) can be used to replace (global-set-key (kbd "C-a b" 'aabb)) Can use-package's :bind be used to replace (key-chord-define-global "ab" 'aabb) ?
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How do I bind keys using general.el alongside evil?

My goal is to bind SPC SPC to counsel-M-x. I've tried using this snippet from this post (use-package general :ensure t :config (general-evil-setup t) (general-define-key :states '(normal visual ...
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How can I set my Flycheck Perl include path?

I am using Flycheck using use-package like so: (use-package flycheck :ensure t :init (global-flycheck-mode)) I followed https://randstructure.wordpress.com/2015/06/21/using-emacs-flycheck-with-...
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How to install smart-mode-line powerline theme with use-package

I'm trying to move from el-get to use-package. I am having trouble with smart-mode-line-powerline-theme. Emacs complains at startup time with (error "Unable to find theme file for ‘smart-mode-line-...
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How can a use-package stanza be configured a setting depending on another package's existence?

I have this magit configuration which automatically sets the magit commit message buffer to evil INSERT mode, but it assumes that evil is installed and active which may not be the case. How can I ...