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Emacs in the real world - part 3

Nov 16, 2010, 19:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard Smedley)


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"Forget Perl's claims, Emacs really is the Swiss Army chainsaw of the *NIX world. Join Richard Smedley for the conclusion of his three-part series, this time exploring how you can live your life online and do it faster and better with Emacs…

"Over the past couple of months we've been running a series of articles to demonstrate how you can do most of your day-to-day tasks without leaving Emacs. Click to read the introduction to Emacs in the real world here, and part 2 here…

"A quick shortcut to Emacs enlightenment…

"For brevity 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, then press !. Oh yes, and as ! is Shift+1 on most keyboards, that's a bit more stretching!"

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