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Re: Re: Saving State

From: Tami
Subject: Re: Re: Saving State
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2011 14:04:11 -0500

I also  recommend screen.  We do some home-automation things via computer, so
when things go wrong its handy to just switch to the relevant screen which is
right in the state I need to quickly fix the problem.  

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On 2011 September 7 Jai Dayal wrote:
> I think this could be accomplished rather easily with screen (in the
> terminal type "which screen" to see if it's installed).

> It will change a few key strokes, but nothing major.

> Good thing is about screen, is when you're disconnected, you can ssh back in
> and re-attach to the screen and everything is there.


> On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 11:02 AM, Perry Smith <> wrote:

> > I do customer support and I shift from one problem to another problem and
> > then back to the first problem.

> > Is it possible to save the current state of emacs which includes the
> > buffers in particular and maybe the "register" values (when I do
> > point-to-register) to a file.  Then clear the state, work on a new problem,
> > save the new state at that time.  Then be able to go back and restore the
> > first state?

> > Utopia would each of these states to be saved in its own individual file.

> > I've been told of a packaged named "windows" that does this but I can't
> > find it because the name gets too many hits.

> > Thank you,
> > pedz

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