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Emacs in the real world � part 2

Sep 30, 2010, 00:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard Smedley)

[ Thanks to Linux User & Developer magazine for this link. ]

"Forget Perl's claims, Emacs really is the Swiss Army chainsaw of the *NIX world. Join Richard Smedley for the second of a three-part series revealing how you can do most of your day-to-day tasks without leaving Emacs – from contacts and appointments to GTD, there's an Emacs way to productivity paradise...

"You can find part 1 of Emacs in the real world here.

"Here's a quick start guide for those looking for a quick refresher: We're writing C-x C-s to mean simultaneously press the Ctrl and X keys, release, then simultaneously press the Ctrl and S keys (this saves the file in the current buffer). M-! means press the Meta and ! keys – Alt represents Meta on most modern keyboards. You can also press and release Esc, them press !. Oh yes, and as ! is Shift+1 on most keyboards, that's a bit more stretching!"

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