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Mar
7
comment Configure emacs to kill/copy region including character under cursor
Emacs positions are between characters (set cursor-type to 'bar to see this) so it's not a natural fit. My guess is that you'll want to write a function that moves the point to the right (if it's greater than mark) or to the left (if it's less than mark).
Jul
27
comment Org mode capture
Oh I see, I misread, sorry about that. I looked at the org-capture-fill-template function .. I wanted to see whether %(...) would work but it looks like that gets evaluated before the prompts are run, so it can't perform calculations based on the date you enter. :(
Jul
25
comment which auto-complete mode to use for writing English in Emacs
Have you tried M-/ (dabbrev-expand)? It guesses and fills in something automatically, and if you don't like it you can use M-/ again to try something different. emacswiki.org/emacs/CategoryCompletion has lots of different packages that might be worth looking at.
Jul
24
comment How can I customize the background color for the active window in emacs?
I don't think what I do is 100% robust but it works most of the time. I use defadvice on other-window, select-window, and select-frame, and I also use window-configuration-change-hook. Here's the code I use
Jul
24
comment Color numbers differently in emacs
There's a highlight-numbers mode on melpa and also available here.