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I am using the erlang mode in Aquamacs.

The mode, by default, creates a new pane and buffer "*erlang*" when I hit C-C C-K to compile an erlang file. (as seen in the attached screen shot)

What is the easiest way to switch between these two panes?

I do not think "C-x b" is applicable in this case because 'C-X b' then "*erlang" is slow considering I have to switch between my files and the erlang shell rather frequently.

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If I understand you question correctly (I'm used to Emacs, but not aquamacs), your "panes" are called "windows" in standard Emacs terminology.

With standard key bindings, you can use C-x o (binded to other-window) to switch between windows.

There are also plenty of extensions allowing to manage windows. One of them is windmove, which allows switching between windows using S-<arrows> key bindings.

  • Thanks! I am really not familiar with emacs terminology. 'Frame' in emacs is probably what I'd call a window, and a 'window' is what I'd call a pane. – Anthony Kong Nov 4 '13 at 9:57

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