Practical Emacs

Quick Start

  1. Where to Download?
  2. Emacs First Day
  3. Fun with Emacs
  4. Emacs Keys
  5. Advanced Tips
  6. Less-known Tips
  7. Emacs Windows FAQ
  8. Make Emacs Use Modern UI

Files

  1. Split Window
  2. List Buffers
  3. Switch Buffers
  4. Dired Basics
  5. Bookmarks
  6. Open Recent File
  7. Renaming Files
  8. Restore Opened Files
  9. File Encoding FAQ

Find / Replace

  1. Search / Highlight
  2. Search in Files
  3. Find Replace
  4. Find Replace in Files
  5. Emacs Regex

Editing Text

  1. Copy / Paste, kill-ring
  2. Jump to Previous Mark
  3. Copy to Register
  4. camelCase, snake_case
  5. Wrap Lines
  6. Rectangle Edit
  7. Delete Trailing Whitespace
  8. Abbreviation
  9. Keyboard Macro
  10. Align Text
  11. List / Delete / Highlight / Sort Lines

Tab, Indentation, Whitespace

  1. Tabs, Space, Indentation Setup
  2. Make Whitespaces Visible
  3. Newline Representations ^M ^J ^L
  4. Visual Line Mode
  5. toggle-word-wrap
  6. Display Line Numbers

Common Tasks

  1. Unicode ♥
  2. shell #!
  3. Spell Checking
  4. View man Page
  5. View Info Page
  6. View Images
  7. View Image Thumbnails
  8. Eww Browser

org mode

  1. Org Markup
  2. Org Outline
  3. Org Embed Code
  4. Org Todo

Working with HTML

  1. HTML Tips
  2. Insert HTML Tag
  3. Working with CSS Color

Useful Settings

  1. Highlight Paren
  2. Auto Save
  3. Set Backup into a Dir
  4. Save Cursor Position
  5. Stop Cursor Going into Minibuffer Prompt
  6. Sync Clipboard with Linux X11
  7. Dired Customization
  8. Set Default Browser
  9. Default Window Size
  10. Set Line Spacing
  11. Set a Color Theme
  12. Show lambda as λ
  13. Font Config
  14. Change Font by Command

package install how-to

  1. Install Packages via MELPA
  2. Install Package Manually

Emacs init how-to

  1. Emacs Customize System
  2. Major Mode
  3. Minor Mode
  4. Organize Your Emacs Init
  5. Byte Compile Elisp File
  6. Set File to Open in Major Mode
  7. What's Hook?
  8. Avoid Lambda in Hook
  9. Set Environment Variables within Emacs

Build Emacs

  1. Building Emacs on Linux
  2. Build Emacs from git

Packages

  1. Undo / Redo Mode
  2. Using magit for git
  3. Templates (yasnippet)

how-to

  1. Emergency vi
  2. ASCII Diagram
  3. Command to Open Menu
  4. Edit Tables
  5. Emacs Chinese Input

Misc

  1. Long Term Productivity Tips
  2. Manage Split Windows
  3. Effective Windows Management
  4. Graphical User Interface vs Terminal
  5. Screen Flow Side-by-Side
  6. What's the difference between {shell, term, ansi-term, eshell}?
  7. Emacs+Shell vs Terminal
  8. Repeat Last Prompted Command

Emacs keybinding


Xah Emacs Extra


Practical ELisp