Emacs is a powerful text editor with an embedded Lisp environment, which allows for great extensibility. Emacs is a lisp environment with many features that also make it a powerful text editor.

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How to change the font in Emacs for Windows?

I'm following this Lisp tutorial, which provides you with a Lisp interpreter and Emacs to make setting stuff up easier. However, I want to change the font, and everything Google has given me involves ...
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Why does M-RET become C-M-j

I suspect this is some sort of magic terminal definition thing but I've noticed some magic keys not working on terminals. When I type M-RET to create a new item in org mode I instead get a newline. ...
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Mac OS X, Emacs and Windows keyboard - remapping a key

I have a Windows keyboard (MS natural 4K), I'm using Mac OS X, and I like to use Emacs. However, the default Mac OS X GUI build for Emacs has the Windows key mapped to Meta (meta typically is the Alt ...
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Why can't I use my own ftp.exe?

I've been trying to configure FTP in Emacs22 on Windows XP, and I read here that the Windows ftp program wasn't up to scratch, and to replace it with this GNU one. That worked fine on my home ...
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How to make unicode characters visible in Emacs?

When I open a file with some UTF-8 text in it the characters show up as boxes. I think I have a font missing, because I can safely edit these boxes and the changes will turn out correctly when I look ...
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Boilerplate text with Emacs Gnus

How can I make boilerplate text to use with Emacs Gnus email responses?