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Emacs editing environment, Part 5: Shape your Emacs view

Get going with this famous open source editor

Michael Stutz, Author, Consultant
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Michael Stutz is author of The Linux Cookbook, which he also designed and typeset using only open source software. His research interests include digital publishing and the future of the book. He has used various UNIX operating systems for 20 years.

Summary:  This tutorial, the fifth in a series, shows you how to manage and manipulate the shape your Emacs session—examine how to partition the Emacs screen, create multiple X client windows for a single Emacs session, and display multiple buffers in each window, dividing the screen with horizontal and vertical divisions. You also learn about mouse window control and characteristics so that by the time you're through, you can make your Emacs session look and work the way you want it to.

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Date:  07 Aug 2007
Level:  Intermediate PDF:  A4 and Letter (1247 KB | 26 pages)Get Adobe® Reader®

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