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Re: Making Emacs more newbie friendly

From: Peter Dyballa
Subject: Re: Making Emacs more newbie friendly
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 23:11:09 +0100

Am 18.03.2005 um 22:12 schrieb PT:

This would include for example keybindings which are familiar for new users:

        F1 for help, F2 for save file, F3 for load file, etc.

F1 for help is a standard in the MS world that infiltrates the free world too -- that's OK! The others might have existed in some DOS editor ...

GNU Emacs has a few newbie modes: its emulations of other editors, probably known to the new user. Then some days spent in C-h t ... And there are simple Emacs clones: nano, pico, the command or text editing modes in bash or Mac OS X ...



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