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Re: Suspending emacs on character terminals and "screen switching"


From: Tyler Smith
Subject: Re: Suspending emacs on character terminals and "screen switching"
Date: 05 May 2007 20:03:31 GMT
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On 2007-05-04, Casper Gripenberg <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> The screen switching is really useful when having to
> suspend emacs and go back to the command line to see
> what your program output was, or part of a manpage or
> whatever.
>

You can read manpages from within Emacs using M-x man, or run a
separate shell in an Emacs buffer for testing programs with M-x
shell. I know that doesn't help solve your problem, but it could limit
how often you actually need to switch back to the command line.

Cheers,

Tyler


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