Questions tagged [emacsw32]
EmacsW32 is a collection of Emacs lisp modules and Windows programs you can use from Emacs.
how do you make emacs-w32 display utf-8 characters?
I have used emacs as my primary editor for a while. Since I now have a windows dependency at work I tried installing emacs-w32. I am having problems making it display utf-8 characters correctly. The ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 () ...
<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>") 'semantic-complete-self-...
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 ...
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 MS-normal-normal-normal-...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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?
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 emacs-...
In emacs, What do I press on my keyboard that corresponds with the keybinding. A-.