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list-packages hangs when contacting melpa
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Figured it out two minutes after posting. In case it helps somebody else, the problem was that I had an outdated URL for the melpa package archive in my init.el. Perhaps there had been a redirect in ...

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Use projectile-find-file after switching to a notes file that's not in the project directory
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You can use projectile-switch-project. Once you've selected your project, it invokes another action, which by default is projectile-find-file (but you can set it to any function with no arguments). ...

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Version control: how to inhibit opening email buffer upon breaking lock
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I figured it out. Following method 2 outlined in this answer, I just redefined the function vc-steal-lock by commenting out the chunk of code that has to do with emailing the person from whom you ...

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What kinds of mistakes does transpose fix?
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I use transpose-chars when fixing bad TeX code (I am an editor for mathematical publications). Authors will often include, for instance, a comma inside math, eg: So we have $x=y,$ which implies that.....

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Rotate the yanking ring
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The helm package provides the command helm-show-kill-ring as a drop-in replacement for yank-pop (ordinarily bound to M-y). It opens the kill ring in a temporary buffer and then allows you to use helm'...

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