Emacs: Display Key and Command in Real Time

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

the package “command-log-mode.el” lets you show keys and commands you use in emacs in real time.

this is great when you are doing a demo.

home page at https://github.com/lewang/command-log-mode

it's on MELPA.

[see Emacs: How to Install Packages Using ELPA, MELPA]

To start it, do one of

To show the commands and keys, do:

Alt+x clm/open-command-log-buffer

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emacs command log output (with Emacs: Xah Fly Keys, Dvorak layout.)


2014-05-08 Thanks to Sacha Chua [http://sachachua.com/] and her reader for recommendation!

thanks to Michael Weber [http://foldr.org/~michaelw/] for writing mwe-log-commands.el

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