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Questions about search mechanics inside of Emacs.
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a Lisp data structure that specifies key bindings for various key sequences. A single keymap directly specifies definitions for individual events. When a key sequence consists of a single …
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a text completion framework for Emacs. The name stands for "complete anything". It uses pluggable back-ends and front-ends to retrieve and display completion candidates.
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for questions about modifying a particular action or task within Emacs.
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is for Emacs support of Git, the distributed version control system. Emacs `version-control` feature supports many systems besides Git. Additional extensions, such as `Magit`, also provide extensive G…
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a template system for Emacs. It allows you to type an abbreviation and automatically expand it into function templates. Bundled language templates includes: C, C++, C#, Perl, Python, Ruby…
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Emacs can run entirely inside of a TTY terminal, by using the `-nw` flag at startup, or by compiling emacs with the `--without-x` flag.
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is the feature of displaying text, especially source code, in different colors and fonts according to the meaning of different terms.
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a useful summary information about the buffer shown in the window, including its name and current modes. It is located at the bottom of every Emacs Window aside from MiniBuffer window…
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a shell-like command interpreter implemented in Emacs Lisp.
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Questions about editing or manipulating text inside of Emacs.
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for Elisp `functions` for their usage, definitions, re-definitions, defining aliases, and other standard features of function execution fundamental to Lisp programming languages. Add addi…
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an on-the-fly syntax checking package for GNU Emacs 24, with in-buffer error highlighting, automatic background checking, a dynamic error list, and built-in support for over 40 programming…
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a project management package and framework that facilitates operations against the project as a whole.
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is a macro package to isolate Emacs configuration lines in the init file. By isolating related lines, the configuration performs better and is easier to maintain.
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a part of Emacs used to read in complex commands or arguments.
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is the flexible built-in message reader in Emacs. It supports reading and composing both news and mail. It can also use web-based sources as inputs for its groups.
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for font colors, menu colors, screen colors, and other presentation elements of Emacs interface. For questions about colors related to exports, printing, and external programs, include additional tags…
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for questions about repositories of Emacs packages on well-known servers, such as ELPA, MELPA, and Marmalade. Emacs uses library package.el to install and download updates to packages you choose.
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Auto-Complete, also known as auto-complete.el or Auto-Complete Mode, is an Emacs extension that provides context-sensitive completion suggestions
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About starting and initializing an Emacs session
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Email-related questions across the different clients (gnus, mu4e, rmail, etc.)
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the action of searching a string for a sub-string and replacing it with a different string.
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the principal markup language used for structuring web pages and formatting content. The most recent revision to the HTML specification is HTML5.
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functions that can be invoked interactively either through `M-x` or by a key binding.
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Questions related to the C++ language or the cc-mode
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for Emacs support (edit, display, etc.) of images (e.g., jpeg, png, svg). For questions about image metadata, use the tag 'image-mode.
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The text between the point and mark in a buffer.
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is about the editor operations cut, copy, and paste as they apply to Emacs. In Emacs, cut is called "kill" and paste is called "yank" (but Emacs enhances the standard cut and paste behavior).
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an e-mail client for Emacs based on the mu indexer and searcher.
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an emacs add-on for editing scripts and interacting with statistical programs such as R, Stata or SAS.
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is for splitting an Emacs window into two. Multiple windows can display different buffers, or different parts of one buffer. Emacs has several default key bindings for splitting windows.
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for questions about handling white or blank spaces. Besides space characters, Emacs is configured to handle the following as white space characters: tabs, indents, newlines that create blank space bet…
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provides optional features that users may enable or disable independently of the choice of major mode. Minor modes can be enabled individually or in combination with other modes.
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a running instance of a program. Use this tag for how Emacs interacts with programs that it runs (compilers, viewers, network backends, etc.)
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Character encoding refers to the way characters are represented as a series of bytes