info links from Emacs (September 24, 2003, 0) -
;; The following functions to insert info-links into a buffer were originaly
;; posted on gnu.emacs.gnus by Reiner Steib, August 2003.
(defvar jk/info-goto-node-string "info" ; "Info-goto-node"
;; Stefan Monnier suggested to use `info' instead of `Info-goto-node', but
;; this doesn't work for XEmacs. OTOH, Reiner says he submitted a patch for
Animating things in Emacs (June 11, 2013, 5) - Some years ago, I came across M-x animate-birthday-present (and therefore animate-string and animate-sequence) while reading through the output of M-x apropos-command RET . RET, which lists all of the interactive commands. (Well worth exploring! The Emacs Manual also lists a few unusual things under “Amusements.”) It’s one of my favourite examples of odd things you
sacha/planner-add-recent (April 20, 2005, 0) -
(defun sacha/planner-add-recent ()
"Add the current note to the list of recent entries, trimmed at 10."
(let* ((info (planner-current-note-info))
Sorted out Emacs problem (October 4, 2007, 0) - I compiled Emacs from CVS yesterday, badly breaking it in X11. It would die horribly in a segmentation fault whenever I started it in graphical mode, even if I specified -q —no-site-file to make it skip all the configuration files. It worked just fine in console mode (-nw), but I happen to like being able
Emacs multi-tty is sweet (October 5, 2007, 0) - The multiple-terminal support in Emacs 23 (CVS) means that I can leave
my main Emacs session running on my laptop, connect to it from the
desktop using SSH, get a graphical display on a big screen, and still
be able to use my laptop if I decide to go off wireless. It also
allows me to fake having a