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Autocomplete after dot in python

I haven't used emacs before, but would like to learn how to use it properly for Python development. From the past IDEs I have used I enjoyed the feature to obtain information on possible objects ...
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Org-mode 2-pane writing setup using indirect buffers (or display-buffer-alist

I am trying to set up a 2-pane writing setup in org-mode (similar to this). I'm using org-tree-to-indirect-buffer, and want to have the following functionality: 1. Opening a specific heading in a 2nd ...
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Spacemacs user-config error

I'm using Spacemacs to develop a laravel + Vue application and I followed the steps in this configuration example to highlight syntax in Vue, but now every time Spacemacs starts it gives me this error:...
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Sending email through mu4e fails for other accounts

I'm using the latest stable emacs (26.1.91) compiled on my Debian 8 machine and I'm using ssmtp/sendmail to send emails. I'm trying to setup sending mail from multiple accounts within mu4e and it ...
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Rmarkdown-like export of Leaflet for R webmap to html from org-mode

With RMarkdown it's easy to embed an interactive webmap. E.g.: --- title: Some title output: rmarkdown::html_document --- ```{r} library(leaflet) leaflet(width = "100%", height = "650px") %>%...
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Set a package as predefined to every file

I'm trying to set the package org-bullets as predefined in every *.org file because is kind of redundant to write M-x org-bullets every time I work with the format. Is this possible?
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Completion in Org Mode differs slightly from what manual promises

I don't seem to be getting the completion behavior in Org Mode that the manual says I should get (or see (info "(org)Completion")). It says that M-<TAB> will offer various Org specific ...
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How to setup Meta key when using VNC from Mac to Centos 6? [migrated]

I'm running emacs 26.1 on a Centos 6.9 machine displaying via TightVNC server to a client running on my Mac OS X 10.14.2. To make things tricky, I'm also using Dvorak keyboard layout. When I run ...
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Debugging in Unity3d with emacs?

I develop in Unity, and have been using emacs as my text editor for development. Debugging however has always needed to be done through monodevelop (and it crashes half the time while doing this). My ...
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eShell Aliases – How to `grep` Forward Slashes

In Bash, I have an alias of ls -Ap | grep --color=always /$ that grabs the directories of the current directory, more or less. That said, using the same as an alias in Emacs's eShell seems to not ...
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Emacs on macOS - Flyspell doesn't recongnize non-english words with diacritics/accents

First of all, I think someone was having a similar problem some months ago, but that person was using a different external spellchecker (Aspell). Link. The problem that I'm having is the following: ...
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advice-add FOR function dired-do-copy

I got a problem for an advice-add inside Dired's copy function (dired-do-copy). My object is it to filter all marked files/directories in Dired, which should be copied to an other location within ...
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How to init emacs with an option (such as `--debug-init`)

This might be a very silly question, and that's maybe why there's no answer on the internet. I'm using Windows 10. And I tried to click on properties, and then change the ending of the file's name ...
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Regexp replace to match a string, but not match a superstring

Let's say I want to replace the string "Vector" by "VectorBase", but there are existing instances of "VectorBase". So I would like to omit "VectorBase". What is an elegant way to achieve this? An ...
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Find variable definition and uses in emacs-lisp files?

Is it possible to find/jump/point to where an Emacs LISP variable is used/defined within the current file? I know about find-variable, describe-variable and find-symbol, but those all seem to work ...
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How to allow tag inheritance only for headlines that have tags themselves?

Consider the following headline structure with tags: * Recipes :recipe: ** Pizza :unhealthy: *** Ingredients *** How to ** Burrito :unhealthy: *** Ingredients *** How to ** Salad :healthy: *** ...
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local-map in header line

I'm trying to have a clickable button in the header-line. The code below works for the mode-line but not for the header line. Is there something specific to add? (setq-default header-line-format (...
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Sending email with gnutls stopped working

I've been using the following setup Gnus SMTP ;;; SMTP (defun email-settings () (interactive) (setq message-send-mail-function 'smtpmail-send-it starttls-gnutls-program "gnutls-cli" ...
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Additionally factor like 0.33 mail after enable to display time in linemode

I enabled time-show on the line-mode following the instruction of EmacsWiki: Display Time (display-time-mode 1) The single line was appended and it take effects but has side outputs Additionally ...
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mu4e adds sender with reply-all

I use mu4e. When I reply-all to an email, my own email appears in CC. I have these lines in my configuration: (setq mu4e-compose-dont-reply-to-self t) (setq message-send-mail-function 'smtpmail-...
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'No such file or directory' when I install 'org-bullets'

I'm trying to install the org-bullets mode and after pasting the install code given in the GitHub's site in .emacs, and paste the .el file into the home directory, I get this result.: Warning (...
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How do I turn off electric “double-dollar” insert under auctex?

Inserting a $ symbol in a latex document (in AucTex mode) automatically inserts 2 $s in a row (and then hitting "delete" immediately deletes both). I can confirm that the variable TeX-electric-math is ...
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Copy-paste text among Split Window Buffers

Say I have split my main Emacs Window into 2 : LEFT and RIGHT. My cursor is currently in LEFT. How do I copy some text from LEFT to RIGHT without going to the RIGHT window?
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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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Show content of another file in org-column view

I want to have something like: * The column view :PROPERTIES: :Other_file_content: file:<path-to-file/file.org>::*Heading :END: and then display in the column view in the current buffer the ...
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Calculating with timestamps in org-mode tables

Emacs 26.1 | | Start date | End date | State | Task | Duration (hours) | |---+------------------------+------------------------+-------+----------+------------------| |...
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Tramp keep losing remote file permissions

I use: Emacs 26.1 on Windows 10 with tramp with plink/pscp to edit perl scripts on a remote Linux server The scripts are executable (permissions 755). When I load and then save them, if short time ...
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TBLFM - :: (two colons) - what does it mean?

here my table's formula: #+TBLFM: $6=date(<$3>)-date(<$2>) :: $7=60*60*24*$6;T :: @>$6 = vsum(@I..@II) :: @>$7 = vsum(@I..@II);T What two colons mean " :: " ?
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Replacing selected text in Emacs with one character

In Vim, I can do this trick on a line with the words "People": yy p Shift-v r + It will produce a set of lines that like this: People ++++++ I would like to be able to reproduce this in Emacs if ...
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A comprehensive agenda including daily, next, project and others

I read a masterpiece of GTD comprehensive agenda today and was astonished by its beauty reddit Orgmode agenda The agenda comprise the daily, next, projects, weeks view, especially the remaining ...
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unexpected long indent after colon in web-mode

I have some trouble locating the source of 8 tabs and 3 spaces more than the previous indentation when I'm inside js inside web-mode. These appear after a line that ends with a colon. Example (note ...
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Opening an Emacs file to a specific word in the file

In Vim it is trivial to open a file from the command line to a specific word in the document. For e.g. to open the file "Contacts.txt" to "Bob" one would type: vim Contacts.txt +/Bob In Emacs it ...
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org-structure-template-alist: Chasing a ghost entry

yesterday I realize that the entries in my org-structure-template-alist were not working. I found that it was due to the update to Org 9.2, and I decided to comment the personalized structures in my ....
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Indent forwards a tree structure

I have such a structure in my org note **** pstree * ~ $ pstree -aps 26955 systemd,1 splash └─systemd,1947 --user └─gnome-terminal-,2710 └─bash,1775 └─emacs,25135 ...
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package-install hangs despite setting proxy settings in url-proxy-services

I have my url-proxy-services set like this: (("http" . "some-proxy:3128") ("https" . "some-proxy:3128")) However, downloading a package like forge fails. Some of its dependencies like emacsql and ...
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Emacs report a process which does not exist

When start Emacs from the terminal as me@mbp: ~$ emacs --deamon It prompts that However, there does not exist such a pocesses me@mbp~$ ps 8559 PID TTY STAT TIME COMMAND me@mbp:~$ ps -el ...
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How to paste text into an org table with a set number of columns?

I usually have a bulk of items separated by either spaces or new lines and I want to have them all full a table with a set number of columns. Basically if I want the table to always have 3 columns, ...
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Why is check-ert output cut at 70 characters column?

Sometimes when packaging emacs packages for Debian, I need to debug test failures. Then the debugging output is cut at 70 characters like in this bug report: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport....
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Org-capture - placing entry in user-specified subheading

I am trying to create a capture-template which will prompt the user to define a subheading so that it can place the capture as a level 3 heading under the appropriate level 2 heading within an org ...
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Getting full AST for the source code in the current buffer

How do I get the full AST for the source code in the current buffer? I've looked at a similar question and tried (semantic-fetch-tags) with the below c-mode example: #include <stdlib.h> #...
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Reorder fields using bibtex-mode

I would like to clean up BibTeX entries so that fields always appear in the same order. For example, I would like the order of fields to always be: author, year, title, journal. So, pressing C-c C-q ...
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How to install multiple dictionaries in Emacs?

I am using Emacs 26.1 on MacOS 10.14.2. I am trying to use hunspell with 3 dictionaries that are installed in ~/Library/Spelling but when I start Emacs I got the following error: Wrong type argument: ...
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Emacs org-mode error in empo tags

I'm using emacs with org mode tempo tags, based on this questions and answers Q and A 1 Q and A 2 I get the feeling that I need to require org-tempo, but I get the following error: Debugger entered-...
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Problem saving (C-x C-s) files on a NFS drive with emacs 24/25

Starting with Emacs 24 (using various different versions of Ubuntu and Linux Mint), if I open a file on an NFS drive, modify it and attempt to save it C-x C-s, I get the message of: Saving <...
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Cannot use toggle-input-mode in emacsclient

Recently, I 'm using gnu-apl and I need to change the input mode. When I use it in emacs it works well, but inside and emacsclient it doesn't work I cannot select any different input: With emacs: ...
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emacsclient exits unexpectedly without any error

I've built GNU Emacs 27.0.50 from source in Ubuntu 18.10. Then started the daemon as a systemd unit: [Unit] Description=Emacs text editor Documentation=info:emacs man:emacs(1) https://gnu.org/...
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plantuml requires a header argument (Emacs 24 on Windows' Ubuntu Subsystem)

I'm trying to output images using plantuml-mode. It seems I have plantuml-mode installed successfully, as I can activate the major mode, but I am unable to evaluate using C-c C-c: PlantUML requires ...
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(RegEx-)Replace: Sporadic Match data clobbered by buffer modification hooks

I know this was asked in other contexts already, but I couldn't find anything related to C++ development with my hooks that could help me. I am working a lot with replace and query-replace and query-...
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Open another emacs and cause conflicts

I have a GUI emacs running as the major working area, When I reading articles from web, need to open a emacs as a tool to keep note; Web on the left and new emacs on the right, Usually, get ...
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Opposite of org-ellipses

I currently have org-ellipses be a down caret. Is it possible to have an up caret when a header is expanded? I haven't been able to find any relevant org-mode settings.

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