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Where should I install Emacs on Windows 7 as a standard account without admin priviliges for LaTeX pdf output?

I've been able to get Emacs running by putting it in the /Temp directory, but I'd like to be able to export my Org files to Latex pdfs, and I haven't been able to work that out yet, (I don't have ...
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Emacs can not be closed, because it cannot save customizations

Debugger entered--Lisp error: (error "Cannot save customizations; init file was not fully loaded") signal(error ("Cannot save customizations; init file was not fully loaded")) error("Cannot ...
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How to load emacs org-mode settings during startup?

I'm trying to use a custom setup for org-mode 8.2 on Windows 7, but it does not work as expected. My ´Emacs`version: GNU Emacs 24.2.1 (i386-mingw-nt6.1.7601) of 2012-08-29 on MARVIN What I tried: ...
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R can't find RSQLite package when run in Emacs (iESS)

I have R 3.0.2 (both x64 and x86) running on Windows 7 x64. I've recently started using Emacs as a front-end to R (x64) via the iESS mode. This normally works well, the only catch is that I have to ...
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emacs hangs under windows 7

after using Emacs for a while, I frequently encounter hangup issues, e.g, when I try to move the cursor, the software just freezes for ~5 second before it can response. I then used the Process ...
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How do I open a file in Cygwin Emacs from Windows?

I am trying to make Windows open text files in Emacs, which I have installed under Cygwin. I have followed these instructions: and created a bat file like this: @echo off chdir C:\LocalApp\cygwin\bin ...
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Special characters in Emacs dired and attachment paths on Windows 7: “\374” instead of “ü” displayed

I want to use dired+ in Emacs for browsing directory paths on Windows 7. I'm having problems with special characters like äöü in dired mode and in attachment paths: dired When I'm trying to ...
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Using Windows key as meta for emacs via putty (windows 7)

In my .emacs file, I have included the following line: (setq x-super-keysym 'meta) However, when I run emacs and attempt to type M-x by hitting Win+X, Windows 7 interprets the keystrokes and opens ...
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222 views

How do I avoid conflicting hotkeys between Windows and Cygwin?

I am running Org-Mode in Cygwin's emacs. Org-mode uses the key combination of Alt+Enter to add a new line at your current level. However, Windows uses Alt+Enter to toggle full-screen of a window. Is ...
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Emacs: use hyperlinks to objects opening in other applications?

We have a CRM software which allows to store URLs as shortcuts to later access an object (customer, order, query, ...) again with one click. I'm working with GNU Emacs 24.2.1. From within MS ...
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emacs 24.3 on Windows 7 does not close properly

I'm running Emacs 24.3 on a Windows 7 machine. No matter how I close the editor, whether Ctrl+X, Ctrl+C, or the menu, Emacs always crashes and I get the error “GNU Emacs: The extensible ...
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Get my .emacs init files to load correctly with Windows 7?

I tried to set up my .emacs init file in the locations recommended by this website, but both seem to be either not doing anything or warning me the location of .emacs there is deprecated: ...
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Cedet 1.1 with Emacs 24.2 in Windows cannot parse c++ header files without extension

Emacs 24.2, Cedet 1.1, Windows 7 Visual Studio 10.0 Include directory (add-to-list 'load-path " ~/.emacs.d/cedet-1.1/common") (load-file "~/.emacs.d/cedet-1.1/common/cedet.el") ...
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<C-tab> in Emacs 24.2 in Windows inserts character

I'm using Emacs 24.2 under Windows 7 x64 with cedet, semantic, autocomplete and other modules. In one of my config files I've defined (global-set-key (kbd "<C-tab>") ...
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Emacs always starts shell in home directory with Win7

Running GNU Emacs 24.2.1 (i386-mingw-nt6.1.7601) with Win7, the shell command (M-x shell) always creates a dos box with the home directory. I've seen in other questions/answers that the default ...
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How can I browse the file system from within Emacs and access often needed directories?

I'm using Emacs and org-mode for a while now to organize my todos and notes, which are often linked to files on my local drive or network drives, so I'm often inserting hyperlinks to files or ...
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Emacs org-mode timer - can it be shown in the Windows 7 taskbar?

I use Emacs org-mode for organizing my tasks and projects and also for time tracking. However, I'm working a lot in other applications (mostly Microsoft Office 2007 or Firefox), so the Emacs Window is ...
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emacs cannot read files just after starting

I just started using emacs in Windows 7, and it is very jumpy. It seems not to be able to immediately read or write files. When I try to do it either with C-x C-f and write a path seconds after start, ...
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how can I configure emacs on Windows to associated with 'open with'?

I have installed emacs on Windows 7. It works if I go to 'cmd' and type 'emacs'. But how can I configure it with a specific file extension (e.g. .txt') so that I double click it and it will use ...
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How to launch commands in Emacs via global Hotkey in Windows 7?

I'm using Emacs org-mode to create and manage notes and tasks and I'd like to be able to create a new element in org-mode "from anywhere" in Windows 7 (no matter if I am working in MS Office or any ...
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How does emacs resume cursor position when we switch back to a buffer?

I am not pretty sure whether this is just the correct reproduce process. Based on my observation, when I change between buffers, such as this scenario: 1. I am in Buffer1:position1 2. I switch to ...
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Emacs not starting on Windows 7

I've been using win32 emacs on windows 7 pretty regularly for the past year almost... however it has suddenly stopped working. When I execute 'runemacs', nothing happens. I can see the process has ...
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How to break out of ido-find-file's “searching for”

I have the excellent ido mode set up on Emacs 23.1 (Windows 7). If I'm in dired and decide to make a new file, I do C-x C-f, which is bound to ido-find-file. (I should really do C-x C-f C-f to get ...
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How to copy and paste between cygwin's vi/emacs and windows clipboard?

I tried to paste what I copied in windows clipboard into cygwin's vi or emacs, and it doesn't seem to work with yy (vi) or M-w (emacs). Is there a way to do it? I learned that /etc/clipboard has the ...
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How to teach emacs on Windows about ~user/ location?

I am running Emacs v23.3.1 on a Windows 7 machine and would like Emacs to be able to resolve a ~user/ pathname in my start up files to a directory. It can resolve ~/ fine, I would like ~user/ to ...
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Why latest emacs version don't support Windows 7 taskbar?

I have downloaded latest emacs for Windows here, but starting it on Windows 7 shows a taskbar icon that ignores right-click and so can't be pinned I have searched Google and found a lot of bug reports ...
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How can I use telnet from Emacs in Windows?

There does not seem to be a built in Telnet client for Emacs. I am using Windows 7. I would either like to run: M-x TELNET : or I would like to run "telnet" from shell or eshell
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ispell for windows 7 for flyspell mode?

Could anyone point me to the site where I can get the ispell.exe for Windows 7? I need to run flyspell mode on emacs/win32, but it doesn't work as I don't have the ispell. ADDED I found the ispell ...
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How not to show the welcome message of emacs/win32

Whenever I use emacs/w32, I get the following message. What's annoying is that I click the 'Never show it again', all the times, but it doesn't work. Is there any way not to show the welcome ...
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How to use emacs color-theme on Windows, and help with the .emacs/.emacs.d?

Help would be hugely appreciated :) Here is what I have done: Downloaded the latest release of GNU Emacs and installed it on Windows 7 Completed the tutorial Set my home path as C:\Users\User, so I ...
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emacs and putty on windows 7

My workstation was recently updated to Windows 7. I've downloaded putty and have configured it to the same settings I had under Vista. Whenever I ssh to a vm running Centos 5.4 and try to run emacs ...
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Disable Windows Key hotkeys when using Virtualbox

I'm currently running a VirtualBox of Arch Linux with Windows 7 x64 as the host. In Arch, I use dwm for window management. As dwm is heavily dependent on hotkeys, I've used the Alt key as its META key ...