Emacs editing environment, Part 4, Options, registers, and bookmarks

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Michael Stutz

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: July 17, 2007

Take control of your editing session within Emacs and use it to your advantage. This tutorial is the fourth in a series, and shows you three areas of Emacs that control some aspect of the editing session: various command-line options, the register, and bookmark facilities for setting and saving positions and data. Knowing how and when to use these features, and what tricks are possible with them, are important topics in power editing.

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