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Re: emacs slowly displaying files

From: mzp
Subject: Re: emacs slowly displaying files
Date: Tue, 26 May 2009 09:18:40 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Tasillo,
I put  (setq inhibit-startup-screen t) into .emacs but that does not help.

Tassilo Horn-5 wrote:
> mzp <address@hidden> writes:
> Hi Mark,
>> when I open a file with e.g. emacs -nw .cshrc it does not display the
>> file but comes with message "Welcome to Gnu Emacs ..." etc
>> message. The file only shows when I do C-l or without prompting after
>> a minute or so. It's not a big deal but a bit annoying.
> I think this will do the trick:
>   (setq inhibit-startup-screen t)
>> What to do to have it show the file without extra prompts from the
>> buffer?
> Generally I'd say the best way in using emacs is starting it as usual,
> then firing up the server (M-x server-start) and then using "emacsclient
> <file>" to open a file from a shell or file manager.
> ,----[ (info "(emacs)Emacs Server") ]
> |    You can solve this problem by setting up Emacs as an "edit server",
> | so that it "listens" for external edit requests and acts accordingly.
> `----
> Bye,
> Tassilo
> -- 
>      My software never has bugs. It just develops random features.

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