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Re: Displaying text

From: Dieter Wilhelm
Subject: Re: Displaying text
Date: Sat, 14 Oct 2006 17:33:55 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

andrew222 <address@hidden> writes:

> I just started to use Emacs even though I hold a degree in Computer Science.

Having a degree means that you might be able to read a tutorial ;-)?
In earnest, I can only recommend it very much, please take the little
time to study the interactive Emacs tutorial (C-h t or have a look at
the help menu) it's definitely worth while.

> I open a file and Emacs says at the bottom "loading file....done" but I see
> no code, no text on the screen.  I read about a text display problem in
> Help/Emacs Known Problems.  Can anyone point me in a direction to
> fix this?

Loading a file in Emacs parlance means loading the stuff from the file
into the lisp interpreter.  When you want to edit a file do C-x C-f

> Thank you,
> ~Andrew

    Best wishes

    H. Dieter Wilhelm
    Darmstadt, Germany

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