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[[File:InflatableBalloons.jpg|50px|left]] '''Grand reopening!''' '''WikEmacs''' is now under new management and will remain open indefinitely.  Spread the word!
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'''WikEmacs''' is here to stay.  Spread the word!
  
[[File:Emacs_parts.png|320px|thumb|right|Basic terminology of typical Emacs GUI Frame]]
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[[File:Emacs_parts.png|320px|thumb|right|Basic [[Emacs Terminology|terminology]] of typical Emacs GUI Frame]]
 
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'''First time visitors''' can start [[#Explore WikEmacs|exploring WikEmacs]]. We have added lots of useful pages since the launch of WikEmacs.
 
'''First time visitors''' can start [[#Explore WikEmacs|exploring WikEmacs]]. We have added lots of useful pages since the launch of WikEmacs.
  
 
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We need more '''[[:Category:WikEmacs Contributor|WikEmacs Contributor]]s'''.  You can help the following way.
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We need more '''[[:Category:WikEmacs Contributor|WikEmacs contributors]]'''.  You can help the following way.
  
 
{{Note| First of all, please take a minute to look at the
 
{{Note| First of all, please take a minute to look at the
[[WikEmacs:Guidelines|WikEmacs Guidelines]] before you start editing.}}
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[[WikEmacs:Guidelines|WikEmacs guidelines]] before you start editing.}}
  
 
* Priority tasks
 
* Priority tasks
** Migrate content from [http://www.emacswiki.org EmacsWiki]. Please adopt the following approach -''I found this on EmacsWiki which was helpful. But it took me a lot of time to find it. Now that I have found it, I will put it in WikEmacs so that others can benefit from it.''
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** Add content. Please adopt the following approach - ''I found this on the web which was helpful. But it took me a lot of time to find it. Now that I have found it, I will put it in WikEmacs so that others can benefit from it''. You can start by documenting Emacs' support of your favorite programming language.
 
* Intermediate tasks
 
* Intermediate tasks
 
** Provide tutorials or content for the [[:Category:Popular Package|popular packages]] or [[:Category:Built-in Package|built-in packages]].
 
** Provide tutorials or content for the [[:Category:Popular Package|popular packages]] or [[:Category:Built-in Package|built-in packages]].
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** Add more members to various [[Special:Categories|categories]].
 
** Add more members to various [[Special:Categories|categories]].
 
** Categorize one of these pages [[Special:UncategorizedPages|uncategorized pages]].
 
** Categorize one of these pages [[Special:UncategorizedPages|uncategorized pages]].
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** Follow the [http://wikemacs.org/api.php?hidebots=1&days=7&limit=50&action=feedrecentchanges&feedformat=atom RSS feed] to watch edits, new users and help fighting vandalism (fortunately quite low).
  
 
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'''Emacs News'''
 
'''Emacs News'''
  
The latest stable release of Emacs is [[GNU Emacs 24|Emacs-24.3]].
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The latest stable release of Emacs is [[GNU Emacs 25|Emacs-25.1]] released on September 17th, 2016. The precedent is [[GNU Emacs 24|Emacs-24.5]].
  
Emacs is available on all popular [[:Category:Install Or Upgrade| Operating Systems]] including [[Installing Emacs on GNU/Linux | GNU/Linux]], [[Installing Emacs on BSD |BSD]], [[Installing Emacs on OS X | OS X]] and [[Installing Emacs on Windows| Windows]].  It supports a variety of [[:Category:Programming languages|programming languages]].
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Emacs is available on all popular [[:Category:Install Or Upgrade| operating systems]] including [[Installing Emacs on BSD |BSD]], [[Installing Emacs on GNU/Linux | GNU/Linux]], [[Installing Emacs on OS X | OS X]] and [[Installing Emacs on Windows| Windows]].  It supports a variety of [[:Category:Programming languages|programming languages]].
 
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* [[:Category:Intermediate|Intermediate]]
 
* [[:Category:Intermediate|Intermediate]]
 
* [[:Category:Expert|Expert]]
 
* [[:Category:Expert|Expert]]
** Are you a maintainer of a [[:Category:Built-in Package|Built-in Package]]? If you don't find information about your package, please add it. No one else is better than you are to write about it.
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** Are you a maintainer of a [[:Category:Built-in Package|Built-in Package]]? If you don't find information about your package, please add it. No one else can write about your package as well as you.
 
** Have you developed any [[:Category:Third Party Package|Third Party Package]]s? Consider writing about what it is and how to use it.
 
** Have you developed any [[:Category:Third Party Package|Third Party Package]]s? Consider writing about what it is and how to use it.
 
* [[:Category:Vim User|Vim User]]
 
* [[:Category:Vim User|Vim User]]
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* [[Key Bindings|Tweak Key Bindings]]
 
* [[Key Bindings|Tweak Key Bindings]]
 
* [[:Category:Tutorial|Learn more Emacs (Tutorials)]]
 
* [[:Category:Tutorial|Learn more Emacs (Tutorials)]]
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* [[:Category:Emacs Lisp|Learn Emacs Lisp]]
  
 
=== What do you use Emacs for? ===
 
=== What do you use Emacs for? ===
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* [[:Category:Email|Emailing]]
 
* [[:Category:Email|Emailing]]
 
* [[:Category:Chat|Chatting]]
 
* [[:Category:Chat|Chatting]]
* [[:Category:Blogging|Blogging]]
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* [[:Category:Blog|Blogging]]
 
* [[:Category:Browse|Browsing]]  
 
* [[:Category:Browse|Browsing]]  
 
* [[:Category:Entertainment|Entertainment]]
 
* [[:Category:Entertainment|Entertainment]]
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* [[:Category:Emacs Contributor|Emacs Contributor]]
 
* [[:Category:Emacs Contributor|Emacs Contributor]]
 
* [[:Category:WikEmacs Contributor|WikEmacs Contributor]]
 
* [[:Category:WikEmacs Contributor|WikEmacs Contributor]]
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* [[Financial_Support|Financial Supporter]]
 
* [[:Category:User Role|Other]]
 
* [[:Category:User Role|Other]]
  
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==Help bulid WikEmacs==
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==Help build WikEmacs==
  
 
The following are suggestions for articles to write, along with the page of the GNU Emacs manual which documents this feature.  ('''Note:''' it's possible that an article for a given topic exists already under a different name.  In that case, please ensure that the article includes the link to the manual page, and then remove the topic from this list.)
 
The following are suggestions for articles to write, along with the page of the GNU Emacs manual which documents this feature.  ('''Note:''' it's possible that an article for a given topic exists already under a different name.  In that case, please ensure that the article includes the link to the manual page, and then remove the topic from this list.)
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* [[Built-in help]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Help.html])
 
* [[Built-in help]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Help.html])
 
* [[Registers]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Registers.html])
 
* [[Registers]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Registers.html])
* [[Searching for text in a buffer]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Search.html])
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* [[:Category:Search|Search for text in a buffer]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Search.html])
 
* [[Fixing typos]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Fixit.html])
 
* [[Fixing typos]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Fixit.html])
 
* [[Keyboard macros]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Keyboard-Macros.html])
 
* [[Keyboard macros]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Keyboard-Macros.html])
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* [[Document viewer]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Document-View.html])
 
* [[Document viewer]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Document-View.html])
 
* [[Shell commands withing Emacs]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Shell.html])
 
* [[Shell commands withing Emacs]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Shell.html])
* [[Emacs Server]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Emacs-Server.html])
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* [[Emacs server]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Emacs-Server.html])
 
* [[Printing]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Printing.html])
 
* [[Printing]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Printing.html])
 
* [[Sorting]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Sorting.html])
 
* [[Sorting]] ([https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Sorting.html])

Latest revision as of 23:00, 14 August 2017

WikEmacs is here to stay. Spread the word!

Basic terminology of typical Emacs GUI Frame

First time visitors can start exploring WikEmacs. We have added lots of useful pages since the launch of WikEmacs.


We need more WikEmacs contributors. You can help the following way.

Note: First of all, please take a minute to look at the WikEmacs guidelines before you start editing.
  • Priority tasks
    • Add content. Please adopt the following approach - I found this on the web which was helpful. But it took me a lot of time to find it. Now that I have found it, I will put it in WikEmacs so that others can benefit from it. You can start by documenting Emacs' support of your favorite programming language.
  • Intermediate tasks
  • Other tasks

Emacs News

The latest stable release of Emacs is Emacs-25.1 released on September 17th, 2016. The precedent is Emacs-24.5.

Emacs is available on all popular operating systems including BSD, GNU/Linux, OS X and Windows. It supports a variety of programming languages.

Explore WikEmacs

To explore WikEmacs proceed as follows:

  • Search for or visit a page of interest
  • At the end of the page, there is a list of categories
  • Click on individual categories and it will give you a list of all pages that will be of interest to you.

What is your comfort level with Emacs?

What do you want to accomplish now?

What do you use Emacs for?

How do you involve yourself with the community?

Help build WikEmacs

The following are suggestions for articles to write, along with the page of the GNU Emacs manual which documents this feature. (Note: it's possible that an article for a given topic exists already under a different name. In that case, please ensure that the article includes the link to the manual page, and then remove the topic from this list.)