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is the most frequently used command for opening files in Emacs.
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lsp-mode serves as an Emacs client for the Language Server Protocol.
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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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is for PDF format. Emacs supports creating and viewing PDF files.
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is the incremental search facility that highlights matching text as characters are typed. isearch-forward and isearch-backward support searching characters, strings, and regexp.
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A string is a sequence of characters, which can be user data or used internally in Emacs. For example, string to search, replace, save in a register and so on, file name, etc.
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should be used for questions about links in org-mode files. This is a feature of org-mode that allows users to include hotlinks to org headings within the same file, to other files on…
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Questions related to the C++ language or the cc-mode
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is the secure shell program that encrypts network communications over unsecured networks.
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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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`interactive` spec of an Emacs-Lisp command (function invocable using `M-x` or a key binding)
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Ivy is a generic completion mechanism for Emacs.
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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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is for executing shell commands from Emacs (the default key binding is `M-!`). Shell output is shown in the echo area if it fits, in buffer `*Shell Command Output*` otherwise. Emacs comes with many su…
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is for distinguishing comment lines from code. Emacs uses the same key bindings for manipulating comments in different modes. Emacs handles all the different ways of inserting comments for each of the…
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is for moving the cursor around the buffer. Emacs provides key-bindings for alternative ways of moving the cursor interactively: by syntactical elements such as characters and words; by forward and ba…
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A process is 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
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is for any text property, such as `face`, that Emacs can associate with text. Emacs moves, copies, or displays the text using the text properties, which are specified as name-value pairs along with th…
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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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Unicode is a standard for the encoding, representation and handling of text with the intention of supporting all the characters required for written text incorporating all writing systems, technical s…
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for Emacs and GNU/Linux operating system-specific issues about compiling, installing, configuring, running, editing, and debugging.
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Elpy is an Emacs package to bring powerful Python editing to Emacs. It combines a number of other packages, written in Emacs Lisp as well as Python.
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is for Emacs display features, which includes scrolling, fonts, colors, and placement of text or images.
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is for time of day, handling date and time formats, interfacing with the operating system for date and time values, converting time zones, and calculating date and time arithmetic.
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Emacs Lisp macros enable you to define new control constructs and other language features. A macro is defined much like a function, but instead of telling how to compute a value, it tells how to comp…
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is for commands to move text up and down and sideways in a window. Scrolling forward moves the buffer text upwards and scrolling backward moves downwards. Horizontal scrolling moves the buffer text le…
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is for text formatting and manipulating text attributes. Emacs formatting facilities include adding, changing, and describing fonts, faces, and colors. The complexity of the formatting functions depen…
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A "keyboard macro" is a command defined by an Emacs user which represents a sequence of keys. Calling a keyboard macro is equivalent to typing that key sequence.
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for Emacs support of mouse. Emacs mouse interface supports click events, drag events, button-down events, and motion events. Whereas the current buffer handles keystrokes, mouse events in a clicked bu…
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is for C source code editing, completions, formatting, compiling, folding, searching, executing, syntax checking, debugging, and other modern IDE features that Emacs supports.
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For questions about using the pdf-tools package, which provides tools for viewing and annotating pdf files in Emacs
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for the use (typically editing) of JavaScript code in Emacs.
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Ido provides a very convenient way to find files and switch buffers in Emacs.
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is for Emacs performance-related issues. Use additional tags to indicate which aspects of Emacs the performance issue is about: startup, navigation, search, screen updates, compilation, execution, deb…
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Bash is the `Bourne again Shell`, one of the more common Unix shell languages. This tag should be used for questions about editing bash scripts in Emacs, or writing bash scripts that invoke Emacs them…
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