Category Archives: emacs

Getting Emacs 23 onto Ubuntu

It’s no secret that I use emacs, and that I’m a huge fan. Some time ago I started using the most recent stable release, emacs 23, on my Windows PC at work. Unfortunately Ubuntu, which I run at home, still … Continue reading

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Fame! (of an exceedingly moderate sort)

I have discovered that my poky little website (www.rooijan.za.net) hosts the top link in two related Google searches: “ack emacs” and “emacs ack”, both of which direct to a page listing the details of ack.el, which Voyager and I put … Continue reading

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A few nifty emacs features

I haven’t written anything in a while, and this isn’t a long piece of work either. I’ve been very busy at work, but I figured I’d share a few emacs tricks I discovered while being busy that helped make me … Continue reading

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The answer to using SVN in your editor*

*(if emacs is your editor). It’s fairly late at night, and I’m doing some desperately needed work coding. I’ve been using SVN to track my progress, as I do at work, and I’ve found myself using PSVN more and more. … Continue reading

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Yet another post from someone admiring an Emacs feature

I’ve been using Emacs for some time now, and I’ve grown to really appreciate it. One of the nifty features introduced in Emacs 22 is the ability to execute arbitrary elisp when replacing text using regular expressions (elisp is the … Continue reading

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