Emacs has a file management mode called
dired. 〔☛ dired tutorial〕 “Dired+” mode by Drew Adams, adds many more features to dired.
Here's some of its features i found very useful.
\.html$. But now you can just type
.html. (yes, you still need to type the dot.)
find-diredto list thousands of files but don't want a subset.)
You can install it using emacs 24's package system. Dired Plus is in the MELPA package repository. Call
list-packages to install.
〔☛ A Guide on Emacs 24 Package System〕
Dired Plus home page is at: http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/DiredPlus.
I didn't like some of the default color. You can change it by calling
customize-group then “Dired-Plus”. For the color values, you can enter it using this syntax
#7b68ee. To see a list of colors and their hex values, call
See also: Emacs Advanced dired Tips.
Thanks to Jon Snader for the tip on marking files by extension.