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Archive for January, 2009

Emacs Tidbit: Console or GUI?

Emacs has two different UIs: one using only a text console, the other using the window system. Even when a window system is present, Emacs can be started in a terminal emulator with the -nw option to show its text UI. There are some customizations you might want to make conditional on the kind of […]

Line movement for Emacs

Recently, I’ve been mingling with two old acquaintances (if not downright friends): C and Emacs. Through my interaction with other text editors I’ve come to know functions to move the current line, i.e. the one containing the cursor, up or down. That’s something I wanted to have in Emacs too. And so I wrote my […]

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