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In Emacs, the scratch buffer is sort of special. It is intended to contain stuff that you don't want to save. In Aquamacs, it is treated as a normal buffer, so that if I close it, Aquamacs will ask me if I want to discard my changes and so forth.

How can I set the scratch buffer to behave like in the traditional emacs?

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This is controlled via Customisation

Choose Aquamacs->Preferences

Then in Aquamacs choose the Aquamacs group and then look at Aquamacs Scratch File. The value is

File name to save the scratch file. Set to nil to not save it.

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Exactly what I was looking for. Thank you. –  Roberto Aloi Jun 17 '11 at 13:20

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