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I cooked up the following piece of Elisp code. It consists of a lexical closure storing current cursor position and determines inactivity based on periodic comparisons. The closure is launched once every 60 seconds from a scheduler. There are also two commands for enabling and disabling this process. One thing that's missing in this version is that it only ...


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I encountered the connection problem too. And I try to fix it by the steps below. Checks if the environment variable EMACS_SERVER_FILE exists. A. If the variable exists, go to step 2 B. If not, go to step 5 Checks if the EMACS_SERVER_FILE pointed file exists. It is normally %USERPROFILE%\.emacs.d\server\server. A. If it exists, remove it and go to step 3 ...


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I had the same problem, on msys2, with the mingw64 version of emacs, which is 27.1, incidentally. The problem I've found comes from emacs's package.el not agreeing (in msys2's context) with gpg on what to do with the --homedir argument. As it is suggested here, package.el sets this argument to be (expand-file-name "gnupg" package-user-dir), but, ...


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I use Emacs's "HOME" directory designator ~/ (as in ~/.emacs) in Emacs 24.3.1 on MS Windows 7 to locate my .emacs file. ~/ is translated by Emacs into c:/Users/MYUSERNAME/AppData/Roaming/ on my machine, regardless of my current connected directory. To see whether something like this could work for you, there are two steps you can take: In Emacs,...


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