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101 votes
11 answers
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How do I prevent extremely long lines making Emacs slow?

96 votes
6 answers
41k views

Reading and writing email with emacs

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83 votes
4 answers
17k views

Advantages of setting variables with setq instead of custom.el?

70 votes
5 answers
46k views

How do you create a robust Python IDE with Emacs (as the Text editor)

63 votes
4 answers
19k views

Fundamentals of multiple-cursors

53 votes
4 answers
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Practical benefits of new advice system in Emacs 24.4

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45 votes
2 answers
4k views

Why does elisp not have namespaces?

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43 votes
3 answers
9k views

How to know when or when not to use the single quote before variable names?

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39 votes
2 answers
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How to evaluate the variables before adding them to a list?

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36 votes
2 answers
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Is it possible to use both MELPA and MELPA-stable at the same time?

36 votes
3 answers
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What are the major features planned for GNU Emacs 25?

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23 votes
2 answers
3k views

How do I set up font fallback in a robust way?

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19 votes
1 answer
11k views

What does (require 'package) mean for emacs and how does it differ from load-file?

17 votes
2 answers
5k views

Finding files by names

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15 votes
4 answers
3k views

Is there an idiomatic way of reading each line in a buffer to process it line by line?

14 votes
2 answers
4k views

Using daemon mode in Gnome 3

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13 votes
2 answers
1k views

Where should I include a lazy initialization?

12 votes
1 answer
869 views

how to detect if inside a LaTeX math environment?

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12 votes
2 answers
831 views

Is it possible to attach generated doc string to a lambda?

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11 votes
1 answer
1k views

Color declared variables

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10 votes
2 answers
2k views

How to make undo-tree linear -- undo-tree-undo/redo

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10 votes
3 answers
3k views

Auto enable minor modes in fundamental-mode

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10 votes
2 answers
1k views

Search through the values of all variables in Emacs

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10 votes
0 answers
212 views

How to investigate "color bleeding"?

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9 votes
2 answers
154 views

Proper reinitialization of a list? What is happening under the hood?

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9 votes
4 answers
2k views

Dired: only reuse buffer for directories

8 votes
2 answers
616 views

Understanding elisp idiom(boolean values vs. quoted arguments)?

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7 votes
1 answer
948 views

Add to a list that defcustom has not yet defined

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7 votes
2 answers
138 views

Is there a way to only accept certain arguments to a function?

6 votes
0 answers
71 views

Can I have a different dictionary for flyspell in different headings?