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Re: newbie needs to be bailed out


From: Philipp Haselwarter
Subject: Re: newbie needs to be bailed out
Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2012 23:40:14 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.92 (gnu/linux)

Peter Dyballa <address@hidden> writes:

> Am 04.01.2012 um 20:22 schrieb Kim Young:
>
>> 1.   What is the command to determine the version of emacs that is provided 
>> with lion?
>
> emacs --version
>
>> 
>> 2.   How do I enable color highlighting for syntext?
>
> Use a colour terminal!
>
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Or emacs in graphical mode; also make sure to turn on
`global-font-lock-mode'.

> 3 How do I get a list of the command sequences that auto generate things like
> "for", "while" and "do" loops for the various languages (C++, ruby, etc) I 
> might
> use?

With emacs come `abbrev.el' and `skeleton.el', I like `yasnippet' very
much. Make sure to take a look at the emacswiki:
http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/CategoryTemplates

-- 
Philipp Haselwarter



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