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Emacs Repeat complex command

A very useful friend to make a elisp function starting from your….last command C-x ESC ESC (translated from C-x <escape> <escape>) runs the command repeat-complex-command (found in global-map), which is an interactive compiled Lisp function in ‘simple.el’. It is bound to <again>, <redo>, C-x M-:, C-x M-ESC. (repeat-complex-command ARG) Edit and re-evaluate last complex command, …

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Emacs absolute minimum setup

Sometimes I need a very very fast start on emacs. If you have the same need, put this in your init.el and live happy:

Emacs Multi cursor!

Some “new” shiny IDE feature smart multi line editing, for instance for easily copy-past a block of code and then modifying it “live”. Sublime text has some feature like this…. and Emacs? Emacs has a package for it called…Multiple cursors! This video on “EmacsRocks” shows you some powerful use https://github.com/magnars/multiple-cursors.el

Emacs 64bit for windows

Okey, getting emacs working on Windows is a pain, but we deserve a better editor for us(tm). I havce found a bunch of emacs alternative distributions, and this 64bit build seems a nice shot

Emacs Tips

Userful Commands: keep-lines sort-lines For more similar options, see this “working with lines” For playing with rectangles of text, see this tip

Emacs Rectangles

Did you know? Emacs supports killing rectangles of text! Issuing “C-x r k”  (kill-rectangle) will kill a rectangular area of text. This can be very useful when you have fixed-string text you must process. yank-rectangle “C-x r y” will paste it where you like. As usual Emacs rocks!

Your Emacs Virtual Box Recipe

!UPDATED! Okey I love emacs, you are allowed to say I am a nerd. But I use emacs. So I could solve your problems with a Ctrl-Alt-x kung fu combination, involving yoga-like finger movements. So do not mess with me… :D (I am like the Zohan, only with glasses :)