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Re: emacs in xterm


From: David Hansen
Subject: Re: emacs in xterm
Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2006 20:06:19 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, 28 Oct 2006 09:42:06 -0700 don provan wrote:

> zeycus <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> But what if I prefer the old behaviour, expecting that emacs would
>> make use of the whole particular xterm from which it is launched? I
>> wish just that, with the same font I am using in that xterm, etc.
>> The way it behaves if I launch emacs before starting theX-windows.
>
> You've got your answer from Mr. Miller, but let me just add that you
> might want to give X a chance. I know from personal experience that
> the change can be unsettling, but once you get used to multiple
> windows for the same edit session and all the other advantages to
> emacs under a full window system, there's just no going back. I can
> only just barely remember what it was like running emacs stuck in a
> single terminal screen. You can't even use you mouse to point at
> things, can you?

More a matter of taste...  I run Emacs in a X frame but only
to have more colors and to be able to see images in shimbun or
rss articles.  I never use the rodent or more than one frame.

David





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