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. Spell Checking
  2. View Info Page
  3. View Image File
  4. View Image Thumbnails
  5. Eww Web Browser

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