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shosti
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48 votes

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

48 votes

What are the practical differences between the various Emacs Package Repositories?

45 votes
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package-initialize: wrong type argument : arrayp , nil

39 votes

Are there any advantages to using ~/.emacs.d/init.el instead of ~/.emacs?

34 votes
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How to auto-save buffers when Emacs loses focus?

28 votes

Using Emacs as a full-featured C/C++ IDE

26 votes
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Put all backups into one backup folder

24 votes
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Difference between load-file and load

18 votes
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How can I use eww as a renderer for mu4e?

18 votes
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Track "TODO" items when writing code

15 votes
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How can I look up help for a key sequence that I can't type

14 votes

How can I simulate an arbitary key event from Elisp?

13 votes

How do I connect to IRC using Emacs?

10 votes
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How do I save a cursor position?

10 votes

What's the difference between the different vim implementations?

8 votes

Practical benefits of new advice system in Emacs 24.4

8 votes

How to convert a series of lines into a working HTML list?

8 votes

How can I download a web page's source from Emacs?

7 votes

Line height with unicode characters

7 votes

How to insert text after point?

6 votes

How do you run pry from emacs

5 votes

Is there a way to automatically install the relevant package when opening an unknown file type?

5 votes

How to override major mode bindings

4 votes

Is there a way to use query-replace from grep/ack/ag output modes?

4 votes

Automatic deletion of backup files

4 votes
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How can I suppress certain messages from being echoed in the echo-area?

4 votes

Convert regexp list so that each member has word boundaries

3 votes

Automatically re-indenting elisp code when adding or removing code before an indented block

3 votes

Configure jabber without writing password in plain text

3 votes
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"Symbol's value as a variable is void: defun" when reloading .emacs?