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Linux.com: Emacs Tips: Customize Your Emacs Experience

Aug 11, 2006, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Willis)

"One of the principal advantages of Emacs over competing editors is how flexible and customizable it is. In fact, in several other 'Emacs tips' columns, you may find references to customizing your setup. It's a big topic, so this is a quick start guide to the fundamentals: the .emacs file and basic customization techniques.

"Most of Emacs itself is written in Emacs Lisp, a programming language that as its name suggests is a variant of LISP. This means it is easy to read, has a simple syntax, and can customize almost every feature of Emacs..."

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