Welcome to WikEmacs - A Community Maintained Emacs Wiki
See WikEmacs:Guidelines for information on editing this wiki.
Getting started with Emacs
- Learning Resources and getting help
- Quitting Emacs: type `C-x C-c` (that's Control-X, Control-C)
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
Interactive command-line environments for Lisp. (Read-Eval-Print-Loop)
- Inferior Emacs Lisp Mode (IELM), for interacting with Emacs' own internal Lisp
- SLIME, for interacting with an external Common Lisp or Clojure instance
- 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 challenged.
Security and cryptography
- Gnu Privacy Guard (GPG) support and integration
- IRC Channel
- Media player
- Binary files
Games and Entertainment
- XEmacs and GNU Emacs
Popular Culture and Community
- Adding Emacs-style key bindings to other programs and operating systems.
- St Ignucius and the Church of Emacs
- Saving the world from vi