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Questions tagged [emacs]

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Follow Link in Fundamental Mode

How can I emulate a mouse-click on a link in plain Emacs fundamental mode? For example I want to click the link to the Tutorial on the fancy-startup-screen. I tried to google that seemingly very ...
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Why does emacs start up small?

My emacs is coming up really small, and this is how I'm launching it: [jah@localhost ~]$ xrdb -query -all Xcursor.size: 24 Xcursor.theme: Adwaita Xft.antialias: 1 Xft.dpi: 96 Xft.hinting: 1 ...
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XEmacs menubar is not enabled

Using Windows 10 I installed Cygwin32 and all available emacs/xemacs packages. When I start emacs now it works fine but for some reason the 'menu bar' with all items like 'File', 'Edit', 'Options' ...
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Emacs + ipython tab completion not working (“no match”)

I am using emacs with elpy, and ipython as interpreter. After a general upgrade of the python packages today, tab completion stopped working in ipython, always gives "no match" message. Does anybody ...
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How to prevent emacs M-x shell prompt from overwriting partial lines

I'm using emacs' M-x shell prompt, and making a REST call that returns a "partial line". This can be simulated using the print command, for example This returns a full line: print "test" This ...
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Cygwin mintty cut will paste to notepad, but (sometimes) not to cygwin emacs. Why?

I'm running Windows 7, cygwin emacs-w32 26.1, and mintty 2.9.6. When I select text in mintty (using the mouse), and paste (using C-v) into Notepad (for example), it works the way I would expect it to....
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ConEmu + Cygwin + Emacs gives strange behaviour

I'm using cygwin through ConEmu, and I like to use emacs in terminal mode ("-nw") as my editor. It seems to work correctly through cygwin directly, but when running through ConEmu I get strange ...
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Way too fast scrolling in Emacs on Win10

My question is almost the same as this one: Way too fast scrolling in Emacs on OSX I am using Emacs 26.1 on a Windows 10 machine. The scrolling speed when using the trackpad is much higher than when ...
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make emacs (evil) auto-save on buffer change

I'm using https://github.com/907th/vim-auto-save on vim. Giving emacs a try. Is there a way I can replicate vim-auto-save functionality in emacs? I got (auto-save-visited-mode) enabled but it's only ...
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eMac G4 does not show any OS install disks

I have a eMac G4 1.0 GHz that will not see any Mac OS install disks I put in it. I am not sure if I'm making the disks wrong, or if there's something wrong with my computer. I did replace the factory ...
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Jumpy Emacs cursor movement when going forward

When I run Emacs (v23.1.1) in the terminal (without opening a window through X-forwarding) currently, I can't get the cursor to move forward for more than a few positions without it jumping around. I'...
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Emacs shell command: Change of behavior between versions 24 and 25?

I have been using the Emacs "shell" command for many years. It starts a shell in the current buffer. This seems to be the case up through Emacs 24. I am now running Emacs 25 (on Linux) and I'm ...
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How to run emacs from choco without extra terminal window

I have Windows 10 and just installed Emacs from choco. If I run emacs from system search I've got two windows, powershell and emacs. How can I get rid of the terminal. I also want to execute this: ...
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Left Alt + Shift + 0: Cannot change language in Emacs/VcXsrv

I'm running the Emacs text editor using WSL + VcXsrv on Windows 10. When typing texts, I need to change the language all the time, using combinations such as: Left Alt + Shift + 0: German Left Alt + ...
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How to omit filename from Emacs mode-line?

Because I use path-headerline-mode and small screen laptop, the filename on menubar (or menuline, at the bottom of the window) is not needed for my setup. How can I hide it?

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