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Recurrent pop-up when queued email sends without internet connection

I use mu4e and mu4e-send-delay. When I send a message immediately and don't have an internet connection, I see this message in the mini-buffer: smtp.domain.tld/25 nodename nor servname provided, or ...
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How do I revert to the English keyboard after switching to Devanagari?

I do this to switch to a Hindi keyboard:- C-x RET C-\ [TAB] and then I choose : devanagari-inscript My query is : How do I switch back to an English keyboard? I can see options for english-dvorak ...
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Use Eshell with Tramp, from a Windows computer to a Linux server

I use a Windows computer to control servers through Tramp (with plink). Here's my setup: (setq explicit-shell-file-name "/bin/bash") (setq default-directory "/plink:user@server:~") Now when I run M-...
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orgmode - avoid duplicate tags in agenda view (inheritance)

Is there a way to avoid having tags of headlines show up twice in the agenda view, If they are inherited, as well as set for a specific headline? e.g.: * heading 1 :tag1: ** TODO ...
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View and save email as PDF

I want to save an email receipt as a PDF. I type a and v (for Action and View as PDF) and get Wrong type argument: stringp, nil. How can I save a message as a PDF file?
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How to increase a magic number in a file buffer on each safe

I want to change a magic number (or a time stamp) in a file buffer on each safe. The position of the magic number in the buffer can be given through a regex with a keyword or similar. Is there any ...
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Browser-style 'tabs' for emacs?

I would like tabs like firefox but for emacs. I found this: http://emacswiki.org/emacs/TabBarMode But it just add to each buffer (window in Emacs terminology) a bar that shows currently open buffers....
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calc and evaluation of rational fractions

I am new to using calc. Is it possible that the evaluation of ((x-1)/(x+1))+((x+1)/(x-1))=> returns ((x-1)/(x+1))+((x+1)/(x-1))=>(2 x^2 + 2) / (x^2 - 1)
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How to solve non-persistence emacs frame title?

Some people had the same issue: frame title as buffer file resets to default after some time How to make frame-title-format persistent? I've tried to change frame-title-format value to: (setq frame-...
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How to export trees to HTML table

Is there a built-in function/feature to export org headlines (not just properties drawers) and associated content into a HTML table? Can this be done with a custom css and if so, what might the ...
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Org Mode Plain List Compose Region

I've seen a number of blog entries mentioning that you can replace the bullets of an org mode plain list using font locking and compose region doing something like this: (font-lock-add-keywords 'org-...
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Debugger entered--Lisp error: (wrong-type-argument wholenump -47) when press 'enter' in orgorg

Every time, I press 'Enter' in org docs it prompts Debugger entered--Lisp error: (wrong-type-argument wholenump -47) make-list(-47 nil) lisp-indent-initial-state() indent-sexp() paredit-...
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M-x shell's M-r doesn't search bash_history

All, When I in the emacs shell (run by M-x shell) and press M-r, it only search a very limited command history and doesn't search the bash_history file. But it is said Emacs shell will read my bash's ...
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Simple Atom-style jump-to-file

I'm upgrading Emacs and moving from macOS to Windows after quite a few years getting by with a very old setup (eg, custom scripts for Anything). I've installed Helm. I'm interested in a simple way to: ...
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Org Version 9.2.4 Insert Template at Point Doesn't Respect :empty-lines Property

I recently upgraded to Org-mode version 9.2.4 from 9.1.9 and when I insert a capture template at point in an org-file using C-0 C-c c or C-0 M-x org-capture, it appears that properties :empty-lines, :...
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CIDER, how to fix “No cljs REPLs in current session” error

I'm editing a ClojureScript file, and I have a working ClojureScript REPL in another buffer. But when I try to evaluate a form in my file ui.cljs, with C-c C-c, I get a beep an a message in the mini-...
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Emacs Blue color too dark

Emacs blue (on dark background) is too dark. classA is readable with difficulty in the example below: How to fix the dark blue colour?
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Is there a common way of exporting Org mode tasks to sqlite?

I would like to export tasks from Org file to a middle file in order to convert it later to other back-ends. Should I use CSV format, database format or is there a common parser for this type of tasks?...
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How to make find-file-other-window reuse existing window

Is it possible to make find-file-other-window open the file in a pre-existing window instead of creating a new one? Currently: |A---|B---| |A-|C-|B---| |----|----| -> ...
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Org Mode - HTML Export Table Of Contents Without H2

Looking for way to export a document with table of contents anchor links only (without the H2 that says "Table of Contents"). Basically would like to change from this: Table of Contents Heading ...
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Org-agenda doesn't find any items with a property search

I'd like to use org-mode to work with JIRA tickets. There's a package for this, org-jira. When I run it, I get a file like this: FOO is my Jira project, and org-jira creates a file ~/.org-jira/FOO.org:...
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Insert multiple blank line in table editor

I'm using the built-in table editor of org-mode. As described in the documentation, I can use M-S-Down to insert a row above my current row. Using the universal argument, I can create my new line ...
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emacs fails to run git

Emacs fails to run git while booting up to install via Emacs straight.el. error "Failed to run \"git\"; Is there a way to upgrade git or run the command explicitly.
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What is “override advice”?

When I execute describe-mode from within a .texi file, I see: Texinfo/P mode defined in `texinfo.el' (`texinfo-mode'): :override advice: ‘TeX-texinfo-mode’ What happens is that AUCTeX takes over the ...
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Web-beautify JS code on Windows (js-beautify for unminimifying)

I'm trying to un-minimify JS code on Windows. I've installed web-beautify from MELPA. I also installed Node.js for Windows, which is a dependency of this package. I then ran npm -g install js-beautify ...
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abbrevs not expanding

I have wrote the following abbrev definition file, and saved it as my_abbrev.el: (define-abbrev-table 'global-abbrev-table '( ("else__" "else begin end") )) ;; turn on abbrev mode globally (...
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How to bind keys to a function which can be defined per-mode?

Currently I have variables defined with setq-local, this is useful for modes, so I can define variables only for a particular mode. How can this be done for functions? I'd like to have a function, ...
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Abbrevs with interstitial capital letters

Whenever I type YouTrack, abbrev erroneously corrects it to Youtrack. I noticed that in my abbrevs file it has ("youtrack" "youtrack" nil :count 7). Why is that there, and how can I get abbrev to ...
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company is not showing popup complete in c/c++

This is my company config The problem is that with python or lisp when I start to type the popup is shown immediately, but in C/C++ this don't occur. However if I type C-n or C-p the completition is ...
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Export to HTML presentation using reveal

I'm completely new to Emacs (just saw a presentation made with that using export to HTML presentation via reveal). I'm not able to find a way how to setup Emacs to show the option Export to HTML ...
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org reveal.js, long TOC not page break, tableofcontents.js is not working

I'm using Emacs-Org Mode and Reveal.js for exporting a long PPT/Slides. I am meeting with the problem of long Table-of-Contents(TOC) problem, the TOC is too long but can not auto page break (the TOC ...
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Showing org headings in uppercase

I found coloured headings disturbing so I (setq org-level-color-stars-only t). But now the headings are too similar to regular text, and their face is default so they can't be formatted by changing a ...
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How to get notifications from Erc in macOS?

I just started using erc in emacs and I've built emacs with --with-dbus compile option. I enabled notifications (so that I can get a notifications when my erc nickname gets mentioned) module in Erc ...
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Newlines swallowed by org-capture

I irregularly see that org-capture has led to the disappearance of a newline, leaving me with lines like these * meeting w/ ch. <2017-12-01 Fri 11:00>* reading group <2017-10-09 Mon 16:15 +...
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Can flymake or flycheck mark in dired (or in buffer lists) files with errors?

It would be nice if, in addition to flymake/flycheck marking errors in particular files, they could somehow mark files with errors in dired (or maybe just in the open-buffers list). The goal would be ...
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How do I interconvert Calc's HMS forms and seconds?

Is there a built-in way to convert/toggle between GNU Emacs Calc's HMS forms and seconds? I'd also like to easily be able to add numbers as seconds and/or minutes to an existing HMS form.
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How to indent inline elements only once?

In this case the basic offset is 4 and tabs mode is enabled. For example I am getting: if (! (true // Problem when the value starts inline. && false)) {} // I get two tabs, one per '(...
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Setq org-agenda-files in Windows

I'm just looking to add files to my org-agenda-variable. I added a single file successfully but am unable to use multiple. With the code below in my .emacs.el file, the agenda buffer shows 0 TODO's ...
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How to open Spacemacs/emacsclient from Mac Spotlight

This is more of a Mac question, than emacs. I think, this is relevant to this site. I have emacs (Spacemacs) installed via brew, and I can invoke it from a terminal. However, I wish to invoke emacs -...
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How to expand abbrevs without hitting another extra key?

How can I expand oe to ö immediately after hitting the e without hitting any extra key like space for expansion? Why? For better ergonomics I've remapped some keys like ö, ü and thus must write them ...
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User command to reload file-local variables

How can I easily reload file-local variables, after I have changes their values in the file buffer? I know a work around Save and close the file and re-open. But this is pretty cumbersome.
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Emacs vs subversion with passtype gpg-agent

I'm currently setting up a new Ubuntu box for myself at work. I generally have my work related stuff under subversion. The default method for subversion to store passwords in Ubuntu seems to be ...
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How can I debug a hang when debug-on-quit doesn't work?

I have a problem with haskell-mode where Emacs will hang every time I open up a Haskell file. Mashing Ctrl-g a few times will get the file opened. So I would imagine setting debug-on-quit would allow ...
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How prevent `display-buffer` from opening a specific buffer in a new window if and only if it is shown in another frame

I want the *compilation* buffer to not pop up in my main frame when I have it in another frame already open. However if the buffer is not shown anywhere, I do want it to pop up in a new window of the ...
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How to find out if a file is visible for my shell script?

I want to implement a script that I can call from my file explorer to be able to open a new frame with the chosen file (emacsclient -nc $1), but only if the file does not already exist then I simply ...
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Autocomplete signatures from new C Headers

I use Emacs(work environment is Linux. and at home i use Windows 7) for most of my Python coding and documentation. I'm mostly working for visual effects pipeline products. Off late I'm learning bits ...
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Error initiating treemac

initiating treemac is giving this error. I just don't understand all the errors that emacs throws up. I just have (require 'treemacs) in init file. version-to-list: Invalid version syntax: ‘'"'...
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How to clang-format the current buffer on save?

Whats the best way to clang-format a C/C++/GLSL a buffer on save, that does nothing in the case there is no clang-format file found for a project?
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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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Disabling automatic add after resolving git conflict

After updating emacs (to 25.2.2 as shipping in ubuntu 18.04) I notice a change that completely breaks my conflict resolution flow in git. Once I resolve a conflict using emacs and save the file, emacs ...

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