Emacs: View Image Files in Emacs

By Xah Lee. Date:

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

Open a image in your photos folder. (call 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.

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

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

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