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On startup Emacs now opens a pane labelled "Messages" in addition to the "scratch" pane. How can I modify my configuration to suppress this?
Google seaches just seem to give me ways to suppress the splash screen.
I have just modified by
init.el, but I searched through the changes, and didn't see anything related to the keyword 'message'.
asked Oct 14, 2014 at 14:28
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Does the problem happen when you start Emacs using
emacs -Q, that is, with no init file?
If not, recursively bisect your init file to find out which part of it is leading to this behavior.
You can do that using
comment-region to comment out first 1/2 of your init file, then 3/4, then 7/8, etc. With
comment-region uncomments the region.
answered Oct 14, 2014 at 15:24
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You can add these lines to your
.emacs configuration file (source):
;; Forces the messages to 0, and kills the *Messages* buffer
(setq-default message-log-max nil)
The trick is to set the number of messages to 0 which stops the buffer from appearing. Note that you might want to change this back at some point if your emacs is having problems.
answered Oct 14, 2014 at 15:19
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