EmacsW32 is a collection of Emacs lisp modules and Windows programs you can use from Emacs.

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Cannot navigate down

After upgrading to GNU Emacs 24.3.1 (i386-mingw-nt5.1.2600) of 2013-03-17 on MARVIN and Dired+ 20130812.1425 (elpa), navigation in Dired+ is broken. See screenshot below. When pressing the arrow-down ...
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Emacs24: tramp does not work with plink anymore

I have been using Emacs+tramp+plink to edit files on remote Unix server since Emacs 22. Recently I upgraded my Emacs to 24, and found it no longer works any more ... it says it found remote shell ...
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How to configure Ctrl-Shift-Left/Right to select text in emacs?

The basic problem I have is that mark-mode works like a toggle button. Every time you call set-mark-command, "C-Space" you get in or get out of mark mode. I could bind any key combo to (defun foo () ...
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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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Setting up X11 forwarding via plink in Tramp

I've been trying to use TRAMP to remotely access some servers at work. I'm trying to connect to a remote server via Emacs to edit R files and run an R session remotely. My set-up is as follows: My ...
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Using a given font for ASCII and another for unicode

I would like to set up emacs so that it uses -outline-Courier New-normal-normal-normal-mono-16-*-*-*-c-*-iso8859-1 to display ASCII characters and -outline-Arial Unicode ...
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Emacs for Windows freezes sometime on Windows xp

I have tried two version of emacs for windows (i.e GNU Emacs for Windows, and EmacsWin32). Both have the same problem. When I enter text or save the file, they sometime freeze for 5~6 seconds and then ...
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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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How to make emacs accept UTF-8 from the keyboard

My friends have persuaded me to "try again" (about the 5th time in about 12 years) with emacs. I'm currently suffering a little, and need help with emacs + utf-8. I'm running the 23.3.1 emacs gui on ...
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How to run a Cygwin program (xemacs) without showing a terminal window?

The title pretty much sums it up - I like editing text with xemacs running under cygwin, and I'd prefer not to have it spawn a console window when I start it from a shortcut. Any suggestions?
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Why is Emacs Predictive Mode not working for LaTeX documents?

I have Emacs installed on a Windows 7 machine along with AUCTeX for creating and editing LaTeX documents. I recently installed Predictive Mode to enable auto-completion of LaTeX macro commands. ...
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Using GNU Emacs for Windows search functions with SUA/Interix

I'm using GNU Emacs 23 for Windows (running on Windows 7 64-bit) and I'd like to be able to use search functions like M-x find-dired and M-x find-grep-dired. The only Unix-like environment I am ...
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Dead keys not working in Emacs 23 in MS Windows

In any program I type á pressing the ´ + a (in sequence). When I do it in emacs I only get a. The dead key only acts when I type an space. For example, if I type: ´ + a + SPC I get: a´ when I ...
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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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Starting Emacs only once with different files on Windows

I want to have emacs registered with file extensions on windows, but only one emacs instance should be open, even if I open several files through their extensions. I have installed emacs from ...
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emacs keybinding

In emacs, What do I press on my keyboard that corresponds with the keybinding. A-.