The Emacs server, which allows opening files and running commands in an existing Emacs instance

Emacs can run a server which allows opening files and running commands in an existing Emacs instance.

To start a server in an Emacs instance, run the command server-start. This is automatic if Emacs runs as a .

To open a file or run a command in an existing Emacs instance, use the utility.

Do not use this tag for questions about other kinds of servers! Use a tag that is related to what the server is for.

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