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Emacs on MacOS 12.5+: Commands failed with 127

I recently started working at a company that mandates we all use MacOS. I have installed emacs and would like to use my config, which leverages visual-regexp-steroids.el, but I am receiving an OS ...
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How to: make speedbar just expand a directory while staying in current view, instead of 'opening' directory

I love using speedbar (specificall I use sr-speedbar) but I'm having a hard time configuring it to my liking. One thing I'd like to be able to do, is set it so that there's an "anchor" ...
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Replacing words using multiple rules

This function is supposed to replace matches with a shortened version using multiple rules rather than just a single one. For the word counter, coun gets replaced by k, resulting in the shortened ...
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org-mode structure templates only someone works

I want to use structure templates with tab but only: <c <e <q <v work. (with emacs -Q no templates work) (emacs 27.1, org-mode 9.3; debian 11) my org-mode settings: (require 'org) (setq ...
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How to disable `tree-sitter-hl-mode` for `org-mode`/`markdown-mode` code blocks?

My tree-sitter setting is ;; Tree-sitter highlight ;; Base framework, syntax highlighting. (use-package tree-sitter :diminish (tree-sitter-mode) :hook ((after-init . global-tree-sitter-mode) ...
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Executing mit-scheme blocks in org-mode

Using doom emacs in my packages.el: (package! slime) (package! geiser) (package! geiser-mit) (package! scheme) in my config.el: (setq geiser-active-implementations '(mit)) (org-babel-do-load-...
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How to delete a hypenated word in emacs?

How am i able to delete a hypenated word in emacs? aoeu-aoeu test test for example. I know ESC-d, but it only deletes the first aoeu, but it should delete aoeu-aoeu
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How can I emulate the eclipse jdt open type action in emacs lsp-java?

In eclipse jdt, there's the open-type command, which opens a window and you start typing the name of a type. While typing, the list of candidates are shown in that window is filtered dynamically and ...
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Sort completions for find-file by mtime with fido/icomplete

With emacs 28, I'm trying to replace various uses ido/smex with the new fido-vertical-mode. However, one feature of ido that I like is this package ido-sort-mtime-mode that lets you sort files by ...
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Binding functions associated with package names to H-x

The following function constructed by @dalanicolai has been adapted in a way that allows a user to automatically select a function affix name galaxy, protoc or typex, which is then bound to H-x. What ...
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Simple and fast way to show interactive functions associated with a package

I am using M-x protoc to show me the interactive functions provided by the package protoc. Is it possible to have a shortcut for displaying protoc related functions without having to write protoc TAB ...
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How can I prevent URL to open in the external browser when enter used in org-mode

I am using emacs inside the terminal. In org-mode when the cursor on top of a hyperlink and I press enter the URL opens in the default browser. * hello [[www.google.com]] // cursor is on the `google`...
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Evaluate elisp in Bookmarks File

Is there a reasonable way to evaluate elisp within a bookmarks file in Emacs? For example, I bookmark all of my typical remote file paths and am in the middle of trying to get a dynamic IP address set ...
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project-find-file completion and navigation

I am learning to use project-find-file. I know there are better alternatives in melpa, but I would like to learn the "out of the box" functionality. When I do project-find-file, start typing ...
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Grouping and backref with rx

I have the following insert command that replaces ple from the median of words with the letter p. When I execute the command I am getting emacs error complaining about the use of the function seq. ...
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How to list all the keybindings with the same prefix key?

How to list all keybindings that have same prefix? For example, M-g M-g is bound to goto-line. How to list all the keybindings that have the prefix M-g?
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indent-region does not respect my c-mode style

This is my C style: (defconst mira-c-style '((c-basic-offset . 4) (indent-tabs-mode . nil) (tab-width . 7) (c-comment-only-line-offset . (0 . 0)) (c-lineup-C-comments . 0) (c-...
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`buffer-face-mode` does not work with custom fontset

I can not change family and size of a custom fontset in buffer-face-mode. Below is the minimal test config (create-fontset-from-fontset-spec (font-xlfd-name (font-spec :registry "fontset-mine&...
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How do I "escape" a subscript or superscript in Auctex?

Let's say I write a subscript inside a math environment like \(a_p\). Auctex conveniently, and by default creates a pair {} and puts the cursor inside of it so I don't have to bother putting them ...
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How to switch to cc-mode programatically (from elisp code)

In my lisp code, I need to switch to cc-mode, do something and back to original mode (text mode). How to do that ?
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Replacing character sequences inside a word

I want to replace a sequence of character sequences (e.g. ple) when they occur medially in a word (e.g. in word complementary). Have constructed the regex string "[A-Za-z]+ple[A-Za-z]+". But ...
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Matching character sequences medially in words

I want to match the character sequence ple within a word (but not if it occurs at the beginning or at the end). For the beginning I can use \\<ple; for the end I use ple\\>. But what about ...
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python linting not working with eglot

System: Mac OS 12.5 Emacs 28.1 from homebrew Python 3.9.13 using a virtual env python-lsp-server For some reason my linting, with error highlighting is not working with Python using eglot. In the ...
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Using rx to modify end of word

I am inserting the letter l for words ending in ley, ily, and ly. This means that family would be modified to faml. The code works when using the regexp string \\(ley\\|ily\\|ly\\)\\>, but am not ...
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format old file to org-indent-mode

I want to convert file created without (org-indent-mode) to (org-indent-mode) format. Mostly it's additional 2,3,4 spaces. I was trying to fix it with string-replace. But maybe somebody have better ...
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Using rx to insert word replacement

Been working on replacing regexps with the equivalent rx command, but the expression for rx is not producing the same result I get with the regexp. For the word counter, the regexp expression gives ...
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how to configure rst2pdf link to emacs

It's a while that a try to use emacs for compiling .rst as .pdf I made numerous proof, the last thing that came to mind is: how to be sure that emacs knows where rst2pdf is, i mean in wich directory. ...
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Why is my C-. keystroke getting captured?

I have a strange problem that I've observed using GNU Emacs 28.1 on gnome + arch linux. I have a commands bound in my .emacs to C-, and C-., which I wrote a long time ago to jog up and down the buffer....
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Emacs 29 docstring single quote escaping rules, compiler level event?

I've seen the following warning from the Emacs 29 compiler: In s-format: s.el:614:2: Warning: docstring has wrong usage of unescaped single quotes (use \= or different quoting) I haven't been ...
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Scheme to write shortened words according to certain rules

I want to modify words according no certain rules. Here is a small example with three rules a) Insert k for words with initial cog, col, com, con, cor, coun, cum. (insert (replace-regexp-in-string &...
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Replacing single prefix from word

I want to omit the beginning of words starting with some (e.g. something changed to thing). This is the way I am doing it (insert (replace-regexp-in-string "\\<\\(some\\)" "" ...
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Omit the beginning of words

I want to omit the beginning of words starting with some (i.e. something is changed to thing) using the expression (insert (replace-regexp-in-string "\\<\\some\\" "" word)) But ...
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Regex replacement on final endings of words

I would like to replace the final ly, ily, ley of words with the letter l. So that I get the following changes to words nearly changed to nearl family changed to faml valley changed to vall
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Inserting letter for words with initial letter sequence

I would like to introduce the letter k for words with initial cog, col, com, con, cor, coun, and cum using an elisp command defined in my init file. That is "cognize" changed to "knize&...
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How to make org-cite export multiple citations enclosed in one pair of brackets?

When I have multiple org-cite citations like this: As described by [cite:@ref1;@ref2;@ref3] My configuration exports with multiple bracketed numbers like this: As described by [1], [2], [3] But ...
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emacs opens unwantedly with some git commands

I have a very strange problem that I cannot work out. Emacs opens if I run some git commands such as git log, git branch, git show. Some git commands behave normally and do not open emacs, such as git ...
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How do write a function/macro to wrap arbitrary interactive function?

I'm trying to write a function/macro to wrap arbitrary interactive function with some pre- and post- processing. Those processing does not involve the arguments of the interactive function. For ...
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How to let AuCTeX automatically detect tcolorbox-environments

When I create a new environment via the \newenvironment-Command, Auctex automatically detects it and when I type C-c C-e the new environment is suggested and when I chose it, it asks for the right ...
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Using query-replace-regex to partially replace

I'm struggling with the basics of query-replace-regex after reading the manual. I'm trying to replace lots of citations formatted like this: #123213213, foo bar to #123213213\, foo bar the numbers ...
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Changing word endings with a different letter

I want to change a word ending with ever with v by calling an elisp function. What can I do? That is "whenever" to "wnv" "whoever" to "hov" "however" ...
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Completing long words but inserting shortened version

Company mode can help me with completing long words. But I also want to be able to write a shortened version of a word without requiring me to use any keybinding command after writing a word. For ...
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Does enabling by default a custom input method have any side effect on the default method?

I added these to my init.el: (use-package org :ensure nil :hook (org-mode . (lambda () (org-indent-mode) (variable-pitch-mode -1) (...
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Docstring explaining how to use interactive function with completing-read

I want to write a docstring that explains how completing-read works, but cannot find a good description on how one can move from one option to another.
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How can I use 'transients' in 'magit' to enable case-insensitive search?

I got it working a year ago, then my machine died. I've been unable to figure out the interface to transient. When I view the levels (green and red, with numbers in them), I hit '-i' but see an error '...
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Org capture template with org-store-link

I would like to create an org-capture template such that when I select it with org-capture (which is mapped to C-c c for me), I want the capture template to ask me for the description and URL of a ...
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How to open serial-port with root privileges

When I try to open /dev/ttyUSB0 with serial-term, following error shows: Opening serial port: Permission denied, /dev/ttyUSB0 I know I can add my user to a group that has access to /dev/tty*. ...
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keep org-mode comments on export

I am drafting a document in org. Because I will have some coauthors, I will have to switch to LaTeX at some point. I am usually putting a very short description of the paragraph on top: # why do we ...
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How to associate pdf file extension with pdf-tools?

I'm using GNU/Guix as my operating system and have had pdf-tools installed for several years. During that time whenever I opened a PDF file (e.g. by clicking on an org-mode link or selecting one with ...
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Adding alternative for a face or face name

I am using this function interactively, where the string from completing-read is passed to intern to convert it into a symbol suitable for describe-face. Currently, I want to handle the non-...
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Switching to and from shortened words with completion

Have been using abbrev to convert words to shortened versions. Whilst I can go from a full word to a shortened version, I cannot go the other way round, because of the punctuation limitation of ...
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