Emacs: View Image File

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

emacs 24.4's image-mode has several new features. Now you can use it as a image viewer.

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emacs image-mode

Open a image in your photos folder. (Alt+x dired to open a dir, then Enter on a image file to open in image mode. [see dired tutorial] )

When viewing a gif animation:

Here's a gif file you can play with, at vi_clippy_assistant.gif

vi clippy assistant
gif animation.

Alt+x describe-modeCtrl+h m】 to see all commands.

To delete current image, you can use Emacs: Delete Current File.

View Things Topic

  1. Run Shell in Emacs
  2. Spell Checking
  3. View Linux man Page
  4. View Info Page
  5. View Image File
  6. View Image Thumbnails
  7. Eww Web Browser
  8. Open File in External App
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