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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…
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
Compilation mode turns each error message in the buffer into a hyperlink; you can move point to it and type RET, or click on it with the mouse (see Mouse References), to visit the locus of the error m…
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…
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 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.
Major mode for C, C++, Objective-C, Java, CORBA IDL, Pike, AWK. Included in GNU Emacs and XEmacs.
For questions about the GUI version of emacs, as opposed to the terminal version.
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…
The kill ring is a global list of blocks of text that were previously copied or moved from buffers.
for questions about org-ref, a package that helps with the handling of citations, references, indexes, glossaries and bibliographies for Org mode.
an Emacs presentation feature that alters the appearance of a buffer’s text on the screen, without changing the buffer content
For questions related to saving and restoring Emacs session data with `desktop-save-mode` and related functions.
Question about making, using, and editing tables inside of Emacs.
GNU Project Debugger - Start it via `M-x gdb` to run the debugger on Ada, C, C++, Objective-C, Pascal, Fortran, Java and other languages.
eww is a built-in package that provides a web browser into Emacs.