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Are there color pickers for Emacs?
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Have a look at helm-colors. It presents the colors exactly as in your screenshot and seems to be using a similar or even the same palette. To insert a color name into the current buffer, press C-c n ...

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How can I get undo behavior in Evil similar to Vim's?
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Since @shosti pointed out that Evil considers deviation from Vim behavior as bugs, I filed a bug and one of the authors of Evil added a new possible value for evil-want-fine-undo: (setq evil-want-...

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How can I determine the width of characters on the screen?
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Here is the complete solution for my original problem. Thanks to @jch and @Malabarba for contributing the crucial pieces. (defun default-font-width () "Return the width in pixels of a character ...

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Remove attachments from emails
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I found the solution hidden in a closed issue on GitHub (thanks to @mankoff): (defun my-remove-attachment (msg num) "Remove attachment." (let* ((attach (mu4e~view-get-attach msg num)) (...

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How can I find the path of files in an (m)elpa package?
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One (imperfect) solution is to use find-function-library. Given a function, this returns a pair (ORIG-FUNCTION . LIBRARY). Quote from the documentation: ORIG-FUNCTION is the original name, after ...

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What's the difference between the different vim implementations?
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The goal of Evil is to emulate Vim, whereas the goal of Viper is to emulate Vi. Vim-mode and Vimpulse are the predecessors of Evil and to my knowledge not developed anymore. The Evil project was ...

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Preview PDFs with helm-bibtex
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Look into helm's persistent actions. Basically allows you to execute an action (like opening the PDF) without ending the helm session. If your helm-bibtex is setup to use pdf-tools for viewing PDFs (...

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get more fields with bibtex-completion-candidates
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See the documentation of the configuration variable bibtex-completion-additional-search-fields. Example: (setq bibtex-completion-additional-search-fields '(keywords)) See also the documentation on ...

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Possible to view more options in helm-bibtex?
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You can use the variable bibtex-completion-display-format to configure the layout of the table to your liking. You can even define different columns depending on the entry type (article, proceedings, ...

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Ways to unobtrusively vary text rendering?
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I'll answer by proposing an alternative way to select the target word. Highlight half of the words (randomly chosen). The user says "yes" if the target word is highlighted and "no" otherwise. If ...

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How can I ask for a web server to serve their "mobile friendly" version of their web pages with eww?
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In recent versions of Emacs, you can simply use the customization variable url-user-agent: (setq url-user-agent "User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_0 like Mac OS X; en-us) ...

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