Jan 05, 2020
The Great Wave off Kanagawa, Hokusai, 1829 - 1833
These notes / reminders are how I use Emacs. It is for my own usage but it might be useful to some of you.
Emacs can run as a server (daemon) in the background, this speeds up startup time. If there isn’t an Emacs daemon running, it will start one and connect to it.
C:\emacs\bin\emacsclientw.exe -n -c -a ""
C-x n n Narrow down MARKED AREA C-x n d Narrow down to the current NODE C-x n w Widen to entire buffer- CANCEL NARROW C-c C-e Export C-c . Insert Date-time stamp C-x r l Bookmark select
C-x RIGHT switch buffer C-w Cut (same as Ctrl-X in Windows) M-w Copy (same as Ctrl-C in Windows) C-y Paste (same as Ctrl-V in Windows) C-k Cut until end of line C-x c Exit C-x s Save C-x o Select OTHER window C-x 0 Close THIS window C-x 1 Close all but THIS ONE C-x 2 Split HOR C-x 3 Split VERT C-x c-b Buffer list, then d -> kill, x -> execute) C-x b Buffer switch C-x r-l (lowercase "L") Bookmark list F3 Start recording macro F4 Stop recording / Play M-% Search / replace M-s o show all
(setq inhibit-startup-message t) (setq-default indent-tabs-mode nil) (setq inhibit-splash-screen t) (setq ring-bell-function 'ignore) ;; ido mode (setq ido-enable-flex-matching t) (setq ido-everywhere t) (ido-mode 1) (defalias 'list-buffers 'ibuffer) ;; make ibuffer default (require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa-stable" . "https://stable.melpa.org/packages/")) (package-initialize) (global-set-key (kbd "C-;") 'switch-window) ;; same as C-x o (global-set-key (kbd "C-c w") 'visual-line-mode) ;; handy when working with text files
 GNU Emacs website https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/
 Using Emacs Series - videos and posts by Mike Zamansky. https://cestlaz.github.io/stories/emacs/
 Org Mode - https://orgmode.org/