Emacs editing environment, Part 5, Shape your Emacs view

Get going with this famous open source editor

From the developerWorks archives

Michael Stutz

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: August 07, 2007

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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