Emacs Lisp is the extension language for the GNU Emacs text editor, and in fact, most of the functionality of Emacs is implemented using Emacs Lisp. Users generally customize Emacs' behavior by adding Emacs Lisp statements to their .emacs, or writing separate packages.

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In emacs markdown-mode making the link live and URL invisible in inline links

A few years ago I modified version 1.8.1 of Jason Blevins's markdown-mode for Emacs so that when showing inline links the URL is hidden, and so that you can follow the link simply by hitting Enter. If ...
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Find relative filenames recursively in Emacs

I have a set of directories. For each directory I have a set of relative file names. I would like to select any of these relative filenames using completion, and then later reconstruct the absolute ...
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Accessor functions in elisp

I'm writing some simple emacs tools for visual studio solutions. I've got a function sln-process-csproj-file. This function takes the path to a project, and ...
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Refactoring elisp code that generates files

I wrote a simple emacs module that generates standard templates that I use for my blog's static site generator. ...
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How do I avoid eval in elisp?

I have wrote a simple util to submit my code to a online judge site, how to avoid the evil function? ...
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A small emacs-lisp snippet for opening a register in another window

I'd like to get some feedback on whether this is idiomatic elisp, whether it's any good, and any small modifications that would be useful. Thanks ...
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Emacs column alignment command

I'm making my first steps in ELisp programming and I want to know is there a better solution for this problem: I have a file with two columns, that are separated by one or more spaces, ex.: ...
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Combinations of list elements

It was written in Emacs Lisp and requires Common Lisp loop facility. Can this code be improved? Did I hit any anti-patterns along the way? ...
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ELisp function to allow file renaming in Emacs

As a disclaimer, this is the first function I have EVER written in Lisp or ELisp. Please, bash it as much as you would any other piece, but don't judge me for it please! :) So, I realized I wanted a ...
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Keys in mode maps

I noticed a pattern in some elisp modes I was putting together: (let ((map (make-sparse-keymap))) (define-key map KEY 'FN) ... (setq FOO map)) so I wrote ...
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Minor mode for blog writing in HTML

This is a collection of reasonably useful functions I put together for writing my blog. ...
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Emacs Etags Shortcut Functions

A few functions to let me manage TAGS files more easily. Typically, my projects contain at least one sub-folder. I got sick of manually updating, so I wrote this to help me update a single TAGS file ...