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dired-do-copy in tramp does not go to local when `\ C-j` is pressed. File path stays in the same directory

I am using dired-do-copy to copy a file from remote using tramp to local. When Copy file to path is promted. I used / C-j to go to local path but the path stays in the same directory , does not go to ...
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Prettify `-lambda`

I have ("lambda" . 955) in my prettify-symbols-alist for Emacs Lisp to transform lambda to λ. I would like to do something similar for -lambda from dash.el. I have tried adding ("-lambda" . (?- (Br . ...
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How to navigate through bookmarked directories in helm-find-files?

I have some bookmarked directories (regular Emacs bookmarks). I'd like helm-find-files to quickly navigate to the files in these directories. I've tried helm-bookmarks but it will only open the ...
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C-x C-f causes python shell to start in python-mode

I normally use C-x C-f to counsel-find-file by every time I try using it in python-mode, it starts up the Python Shell in a buffer. I've tried investigating whether there is a hotkey conflict using "C-...
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emacs ivy always selecting default function

I just started trying out ivy. I took the following example from the ivy tutorial: (defun my-action-1 (x) (message "action-1: %s" x)) (defun my-action-2 (x) (message "action-2: %s" x)) (defun ...
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How to get the file_name of the file being generated by org-publish?

How to get the file_name of the file being generated by org-publish? Specifically, org-publish-project-alist would specify "file_name" something like this: (setq org-publish-project-alist `( ("...
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'Finish to start' todo dependency

org-edna (Extensible Dependencies ’N’ Actions for org-mode tasks) is great! The default blocker (:BLOCKER: property) sets condition(s) for preventing a todo status (org-not-done-keywords) becoming ...
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Shift key does not fully work in Juypter Notebook's terminal

The Shift key sometimes does not seem to work in emacs, when emacs is launched in Jupyter Notebook's terminal (in non-window mode). Other meta keys such as Ctrl and Alt on a PC keyboard work as usual. ...
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How to bind a key in a `generic` mode?

Is there a way to bind a key in a mode defined using define-generic-mode such as xmodmap-generic-mode? Generic does not appear to create keymaps. ELISP> (require 'generic-x) generic-x ELISP> (...
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Is there a way to make the “o” keypress of other-window <C-x><C-o> repeatable?

Question is as stated in the title. Instead of using various packages for switching windows, it might be simpler to make <C-x><C-o> behave like <C-x><C-+>, such that repeated ...
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Agenda-view hiding tabbar

I am currently using Aquamacs 3.4, Emacs 25.3.50.1, and Org mode 9.2.5 and I typically have my frame split vertically into 2 windows. Each window carries 2+ different buffers whose names are in the ...
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Control depth level of table of contents with org-mode and beamer

I have the following in my org-mode file that I am exporting to beamer on the basis of this simple template: * Introduction * More ** etc * Still more ** Some a ** Some b ** Some c However, my TOC ...
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Emphasis in org-mode for beamer not translating the `@` correctly

I'm looking at documentation here about a very @important@ point. I understand using @at@ renders strong. However, while my org-mode -> beamer -> PDF otherwise seems to work, @ is rendering as a ...
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Org-mode tasks without many asterisks

How can I introduce hierarchical sections in org-mode without requiring the tasks within those sections to have a large number of asterisks? To context is that I'm looking for a standardized ...
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org-tags-view: display “path” of all headings HOWTO

file.org: * emacs ** programming language :lisp: text how to make org-tags-view for lisp tag display line: file.org: emacs/programning language :lisp: instead of: file.org: ...
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How to efficiently include a repository relative path in the mode-line?

Currently in the mode-line the filename %f, is absolute. I would like to have the path relative to the version-control root, without having to find this every redraw. How could this be cached, ...
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How to include an index in a list generated by mapcar?

This statements generates a list of (list filename buf), How could this be written to include an index as well? eg: (list index filename buf) where the index would be a counter, starting at zero, ...
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Is there a way (a package?) to “redirect” pop-up menus to the minibuffer, ido, or completion buffer; either generic or flyspell-specific

Sometimes I must use Emacs (in X mode) over a network connection (for example, working on a cloud VM). I am pretty comfortable with the interface responsiveness inside a frame, although X is ...
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How to use an Easy PG encrypted custom-file?

So, inspired by this article. I decided to try adding the following to my init.el: (setq custom-file (expand-file-name "secret.el" user-emacs-directory)) (load custom-file) Where the file in ...
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Removed Homebrew now the jpeg and png images don't display

Recently I removed the Homebrew completely on my OS X 10.7.4 (because the only reason I was using it was the OpenSSL package and I installed it from scratch into /usr/localand it worked perfectly so ...
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url-retrieve-synchronously on github doesn't return any response

Running the function (url-retrieve-synchronously "https://api.github.com/users/lawlist/gists") returns an empty buffer. This only happens with github. What could possibly be the cause?
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Getting MacOS Emacs + remote Ubuntu + rtags + company + TRAMP to work?

My development environment works as follows: Working locally on a MacOS laptop with Emacs without a local code repository (or any development tools e.g. clang) Code is remote on an Ubuntu development ...
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Remap Company's select next and select previous keys, with evil-mode?

When company-mode pops up suggestions, I want to use C-n and C-p to select the next or the previous options, instead of M-n and M-p. Having found the general answer on this site, I was happy to try ...
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How to get the number of rows between hlines for orgmode table formula?

In my orgmode table formula, i would like to get the number of rows between hlines (for example: @I..@II). Does anyone know how to do it?
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Trying to install auctex via package-install

I am trying to install auctex via M-x package-install RET auctex. Unfortunately after a brief splash of Contacting host: elpa.gnu.org:443, I end up with the message https://elpa.gnu.org/packages/...
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(comint-magic-space) in Eshell

I like to interact with the history of my bash commands. For instance, !?python would run the last command that contains python. Since the outcome is quite unpredictable, I often expand it before ...
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Org-clocking won't show current instance

I'm at a loss here with a little issue that is by no means critical but still quite annoying for lovers of org-mode. Whenever I clock into a task that has already been clocked previously on the same ...
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Give key binding absolute priority [duplicate]

I'd like to use M-<arrows> to move around windows in Emacs gtk, so I have added (windmove-default-keybindings 'meta) to my init.el. However, this is overridden by other modes such as elpy. Is ...
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Tabs on windows with custom buffers

I am new to Emacs and I am trying to set up a decent workflow for projects I already have. What I want to do is to be able to have tabs of buffers on each window (not frame). What I want ...
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magit - find out who write the current line at point and when

Someone showed me how to do this with "ruby mine" but I don't use ruby mine so hoping emacs / magit can do this. A file in a git repo is opened up in emacs. Point is at line 23, and you want to ...
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Can magit put my commit somewhere up the tree?

I have a rough part of my workflow, wondering if magit is the solution. So when I'm working on a task, I spin off a branch like most people. I end up putting 5 or 6 commits in a branch that's for my ...
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Setting reftex-section-levels as a file-local variable

I'm trying to set reftex-section-levels as a file-local variable on a few files I have, since they use non-standard sectioning commands. If I start emacs and open one such file, such as this ...
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Transient - what does it do? [closed]

What does transient do exactly - in plain English? I read its README and https://emacsair.me/2019/02/14/transient-0.1/ but I didn't understand it.
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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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Numbered backups not being created after every save

I would like for a new numbered backup file to be created every time I save a buffer. I.e. if I save a buffer ten times I want ten new backup files created. To that end I have added the code below in ...
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How can I skip 'Scan-error: “Unbalanced parentheses”…'?

I want to write a script in order to correct spaces inside section command in a LaTeX code, that's to say \section{Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consectetuer adipiscing elit} should be \section{...
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Org Mode tables: Wrapping lines to match an arbitrary width

In Org tables, I often use M-<RET> to wrap a long line in a column, at whichever place in the sentence I feel it needs to be wrapped. This sets a particular width to the column. Now sometimes I ...
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Setting LOCAL aspell dictionary size

How to set local (per buffer) dictionary size used by aspell? [aspell is used by my emacs as "ispell look alike"] It can be set by --size=NN command line option of aspell. I would like to set it via ...
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how enable emacs bookmark plus autocompletion

How do I make the C-x j j prompt dynamically autocomplete? So when I try "qu" emacs autosuggest "query.rb" from my bookmarks , without me having to press tab. Dynamic autocompletion works when I do C-...
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Is there a way to speed up emac's “shell” mode?

I am new to emacs. I know we can open a shell, eshell, or term with M-x shell, M-x eshell and M-x term. I have a program that needs to run make then run. On an external terminal app, I am on XFCE so ...
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Is there a way to split-window-right and switch-to-buffer / find-file in single command?

As described in question title. Closest solution that I can find is to use ido-find-file-other-window orido-switch-buffer-other-windew, but these create a horizontal split by default, and if a ...
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Insert item after all children (org-mode)

In org-mode, is there a way to insert an item after all of its children? Instead of the default behavior that inserts an item after the current item but before its children? Example Say I am in this ...
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Disable GTK faces in Emacs

My Emacs version is GNU Emacs 26.2 (build 1, x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.24.10). My region face looks like this. Two things stand out: The region face is unreadable. The DistantForeground ...
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Keybindigs conflict between minor modes

The configuration that I have for python mode implies loading both elpy.el and python.el. The things is that I found the python.el keybindings more natural than the elpy.el ones. And most of the ...
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How do you integrate bbdb with notmuch?

I wonder if anyone has gotten BBDB to work with notmuch. I'm looking for the behaviour I had with gnus, where I would type a name from BBDB, press tab and be presented with options to choose from. ...
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Debugging “Package lacks a file header”

I'm playing around with developing and publishing an Emacs package, very simple stuff, just trying things out before I commit to a bigger project. The problem that I'm having is that after I've made a ...
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Subscribing to an individual bug on debbugs

Is it possible to subscribe to an individual bug on https://debbugs.gnu.org/? By subscribe, I mean that ideally one would receive all the e-mails sent to that bug report, but something like an RSS or ...
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send custom commands to shell

I have just joined the Emacs church. I would like to know if the following can be done. Say I have a project folder, I would like to run some custom commands that tie to some keyboard shorcuts for ...
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How to capture fields from bibtex by using org-ref

I want to use emacs org-mode to take notes of my bibliography. I am trying to capture some fields from a bibtex file and insert them into an org file with the org-ref-open-bibtex-notes. This is not ...
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org-mode weekly summary with one entry per DONE task and total time to complete

I want my weekly summary to list all the tasks I completed in a given week, ideally with an inline report of the total time each of those tasks took to complete. Furthermore, it would be even more ...

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