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Rapidly preview files

I discovered this functionality is already built-in to Helm. To use it, use the up and down arrows and press C-up/C-down.
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Org mode: is it possible to display ONLINE images?

And again we have a use-case for image data not stored on harddisk. (The other two use-cases are base64 encoded images in org buffers and displaying previews of youtube videos.) Get org-yt and paste ...
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How do I do live Markdown previewing as I'm writing it?

As of markdown-mode 2.1, this is functionality is provided in markdown-live-preview-mode (bound to C-c C-c l). It uses eww for rendering the HTML. Screenshot:
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How do I do live Markdown previewing as I'm writing it?

Here's a pretty long but efficient solution. Install simple-httpd and M-x httpd-start. Install markdown from your system's package manager. Open your markdown buffer and run markdown-export. That ...
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Rapidly preview files

This StackOverflow question is the same as yours. And the accepted answer by the OP is a good one. There are other good answers there, as well. Similarly, this question to help-gnu-emacs@gnu.org is ...
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Which image viewer for large image collections?

Others will no doubt mention packages that are made specifically for handling images. This answer, about some more general features, might nevertheless help. Dired+ provides a few enhancements ...
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Live view an html document in emacs

Live preview of Markdown in Emacs is discussed in the terrific Guide to Markdown Mode for Emacs and also at the Emacs wiki. The markdown-preview-eww package will use Emacs' build-in eww browser to ...
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preview and edit side-by-side, maybe by syncronizing buffers?

Partial answer: you can have two buffers with the same content but different buffer-specific settings, such as different cursor positions (that aren't forgotten if the buffer isn't displayed in a ...
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Preview images, and PDFs inside a SSH terminal session or inside emacsclient session via SSH?

If you run Emacs on your local machine, and open files on the remote machine via Tramp, you can view remote files as if they were on your local machine, you don't need to do anything special. ESS also ...
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How can I live-preview org-mode for readme files?

You can try exporting README.org as html and view it in a browser. Simplest is C-c C-e h h (bound to org-html-export-to-html) which produces a basic html file. If you need more than this for testing, ...
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Make flymd accept other file extensions

Based on the source of flymd, you need to add \.txt\' to the option flymd-markdown-file-type as well, using M-x customize-option.
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How to render latex expressions (not necessarily formula) inside buffer?

Putting (require 'tex-fold) (add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook 'TeX-fold-mode) in .emacs then M-x TeX-fold-buffer (or the shortcut C-c C-o C-b) can do what I was looking for.
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