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== Configuration Example ==
 
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Your a good example of an init file check out some of the starter kits, like [[Prelude]].
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== Debugging the Init file ==
 
== Debugging the Init file ==

Revision as of 06:17, 11 May 2012

User's Initialization File or dotemacs or init file is a file to store your configurations/customizations for Emacs written in Emacs Lisp, located at either ${HOME}/.emacs.d/init.el or (archaically) at ${HOME}/.emacs or at %HOME%\_emacs on MS Windows.

The most reliable way to find our the place of the initialization file on your system is to check the value of the user-init-file variable.

Configuration Example

For a good example of an init file check out some of the starter kits, like Prelude.

Debugging the Init file

$ emacs --debug-init

Running the above command will enable the Emacs Lisp debugger for errors in the init file.

See Also

External links