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Re: emacs in xterm


From: zeycus
Subject: Re: emacs in xterm
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 10:10:43 -0800 (PST)

Wow, thank you for the opinions and suggestions! I am not sure yet,
whether or not I want to "jump" to the xemacs multi-window system,
but I'll give it a try!



don provan-2 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?
> -don
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