Emacs editing environment, Part 6, Customize your Emacs world

Get going with this famous open source editor

From the developerWorks archives

Michael Stutz

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: October 02, 2007

This tutorial, the sixth in a series, walks you through some of the useful ways you can customize and configure the Emacs environment. Learn how to change everything about the Emacs environment to your liking, from the behavior of minor modes to the default key bindings. Along the way, figure out how to set variables, make all your customizations automatic with a startup file, save and recall any window and frame customizations that you make, and use the easy customizer that comes built into Emacs.

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ArticleTitle=Emacs editing environment, Part 6: Customize your Emacs world