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How do I prevent extremely long lines making Emacs slow?
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95 votes
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Reading and writing email with emacs
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82 votes
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Advantages of setting variables with setq instead of custom.el?
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How do you create a robust Python IDE with Emacs (as the Text editor)
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Fundamentals of multiple-cursors
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Practical benefits of new advice system in Emacs 24.4
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44 votes
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Why does elisp not have namespaces?
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42 votes
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How to know when or when not to use the single quote before variable names?
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How to evaluate the variables before adding them to a list?
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What are the major features planned for GNU Emacs 25?
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35 votes
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Is it possible to use both MELPA and MELPA-stable at the same time?
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21 votes
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How do I set up font fallback in a robust way?
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16 votes
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Finding files by names
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What does (require 'package) mean for emacs and how does it differ from load-file?
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14 votes
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Using daemon mode in Gnome 3
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14 votes
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Is there an idiomatic way of reading each line in a buffer to process it line by line?
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Where should I include a lazy initialization?
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12 votes
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how to detect if inside a LaTeX math environment?
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12 votes
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Is it possible to attach generated doc string to a lambda?
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Color declared variables
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How to make undo-tree linear -- undo-tree-undo/redo
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Auto enable minor modes in fundamental-mode
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10 votes
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Search through the values of all variables in Emacs
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10 votes
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How to investigate "color bleeding"?
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9 votes
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Proper reinitialization of a list? What is happening under the hood?
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9 votes
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Dired: only reuse buffer for directories
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8 votes
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Understanding elisp idiom(boolean values vs. quoted arguments)?
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Add to a list that defcustom has not yet defined
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Is there a way to only accept certain arguments to a function?
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Can I have a different dictionary for flyspell in different headings?