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Directory local variables are used to apply the same Emacs settings to all files in a directory. https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Directory-Variables.html
for questions about aligning text vertically. For example, formatting tables so the columns in a row line up under the columns in the previous row; or having consecutive rows of text…
The Emacs server, which allows opening files and running commands in an existing Emacs instance
a command which wraps the words or redistributes the newlines within a paragraph as defined by the current major-mode
is an Emacs Lisp data structure in which each character's syntactic role is defined. Other Emacs facilities, such as font lock, navigation, parsing, etc., scan these syntax tables to determine where w…
For questions about the GUI version of emacs, as opposed to the terminal version.
is the blank line at the very bottom of an Emacs frame. Emacs by default reserves that screen space for echoing keystrokes, error messages, complier messages, messages from background processes, and a…
is the location where most editing commands take effect, which is by default indicated by the cursor in the selected window. Emacs remembers the last location of the point for each buffer and when a b…
Major mode for C, C++, Objective-C, Java, CORBA IDL, Pike, AWK. Included in GNU Emacs and XEmacs.
for questions about org-ref, a package that helps with the handling of citations, references, indexes, glossaries and bibliographies for Org mode.
The generic concept of automatically saving information to the disk or to a remote server, triggered by a timer or any other event inside of Emacs.
The kill ring is a global list of blocks of text that were previously copied or moved from buffers.
is for grammar, structure, and order of language elements. Emacs provides many facilities for correcting syntax errors, building complex syntactic structures from simpler ones, and applying rules of c…
For questions related to saving and restoring Emacs session data with `desktop-save-mode` and related functions.
A set of dynamic variables that can affect the running processes.
an Emacs presentation feature that alters the appearance of a buffer’s text on the screen, without changing the buffer content
for questions about using and installing Emacs in the Ubuntu Linux operating system.