WikEmacs (pronounced wikimacs) collects useful resources for working with GNU Emacs. It is intended as a next generation alternative to the traditional EmacsWiki. You can call it A Community Maintained Emacs Wiki.
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Explore this wiki using one of these trails.
- What do you want to accomplish now?
- Install Or Upgrade
- Customize Emacs
- Tweak Key Bindings
- Learn more Emacs (Tutorials)
- What do you use Emacs for?
- Text Editing
- Document authoring
- Getting Organized
- How do you involve yourself with the community?
- Category:Emacs User
- Category:Emacs Contributor
- Category:WikEmacs Contributor
- 1 Text editing in Emacs
- 2 Automation in Emacs
- 3 Configuring Emacs
- 4 Convenience
- 5 Typesetting, Document Markup and Document Creation in Emacs
- 6 Communication
- 7 Web browsing
- 8 Shells and terminal emulation
- 9 Accessibility
- 10 Security and cryptography
- 11 Getting Involved
- 12 Niche Uses
- 13 Popular Culture and Community
Text editing in Emacs
- Search and replace
- Undo and redo
- Spell check
- International Users
- Remote Editing via FTP, ssh, etc.
- Emacs server and emacsclient
Automation in Emacs
- Custom for choosing and setting options.
- Scripting your init.el file (formerly .emacs) using Emacs Lisp .
- Completion and selection
Typesetting, Document Markup and Document Creation in Emacs
- Launching and interacting with an external browser from emacs
- Using emacs as a browser's external editor, either when entering text on web pages or when viewing a web page's source document or both.
See also Workflow:Browsing
Shells and terminal emulation
Within Emacs you can interact with various shells and other command-line/text-mode programs running as a sub-process within an Emacs terminal emulator:
Emacs itself is fully functional either in a terminal or a windowing system. Some keystrokes available under window systems may not work in a terminal and vice versa.
- Emacspeak for the visually impaired.
Security and cryptography
- Gnu Privacy Guard (GPG) support and integration
- IRC Channel
- Media player
- Binary files
Popular Culture and Community
- Real Programmers
- Try M-x butterfly on your Emacs right now and unleash it's powers.
- Adding Emacs-style key bindings to other programs and operating systems.
- St Ignucius and the Church of Emacs
- Saving the world from vi