Some recent emacs package that I started using: windmove, ido, elscreen, doremi, uniquefy, doc-view, window resize, eval-region

Make sure tha path to the packages are added via add-to-list. Also, as mentioned in the previous post on debug, doremi and elscreen should be towards the beginning of .emacs. Doremi conflicts with multi-term: (require ‘multi-term) (multi-term-keystroke-setup) (setq multi-term-program “/bin/bash”)

Here is what i added (not necessarily in this order) to my .emacs file:

<pre class="src src-sh">;; Do Re Mi

;; requires MANY files, see following path ;; http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/WindowResize ;; http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/DoReMi ;; I use doremi for frame resize. Had to uncomment the keybindings in doremi-frm.el file ;; to resize frame, do C-x t h, then use arrow keys to adjust. Use M- to get faster adjustments (add-to-list ‘load-path “~/elisp/doremi”) (require ‘doremi) (require ‘doremi-frm) ;; to move entire frame, use C-x t x

;; following, resize active window when multiple windows are open (windows, not frame) ;; http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/WindowResize (global-set-key (kbd “S-M-“) ‘shrink-window-horizontally) (global-set-key (kbd “S-M-“) ‘enlarge-window-horizontally) (global-set-key (kbd “S-M-“) ‘shrink-window) (global-set-key (kbd “S-M-“) ‘enlarge-window)

;; eval-region key binding (global-set-key (kbd “C-x r”) ‘eval-region)

;; elscreen ;;http://www.morishima.net/~naoto/software/elscreen/ ;;http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/EmacsLispScreen (add-to-list ‘load-path “~/elisp/apel”) (add-to-list ‘load-path “~/elisp/emu”) (setq elscreen-prefix-key [(control .)]) ;; must go before loading elscreen (load “elscreen” “ElScreen” t) ;;(elscreen-set-prefix-key [(control .)]) ;; binding C-z to something else after elscreen is loaded ;; http://emacs-fu.blogspot.com/2009/07/keeping-related-buffers-together-with.html (global-set-key (kbd “” ) ‘elscreen-create) (global-set-key (kbd “S-” ) ‘elscreen-kill) (global-set-key (kbd “C-“) ‘elscreen-next); (global-set-key (kbd “C-S-“) ‘elscreen-previous);

;; windmove ;; move between windows easily (instead of C-x o) ;; http://emacs-fu.blogspot.com/2008/12/easy-switching-between-visible-buffers.html (require ‘windmove) (windmove-default-keybindings ‘super) ;; now try apple + up (and different direction)

;; Switching buffers ;; iswitchb ;; Takes over C-x b — do this, type in substring of buffer name, enter to select; C-s and C-r to move items to first place ;;(iswitchb-mode t) ;; not using this anymore as i-do does it (look at next) ;; M-x iswitchb-mode to turn on and off

;; Switching buffers and finding files with C-x C-f ;; http://emacs-fu.blogspot.com/2009/02/switching-buffers.html ;; http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/InteractivelyDoThings (require ‘ido) (ido-mode t) (setq ido-enable-flex-matching t) ;;fuzzy matching, eg, mef would match my_emacs_file (setq ido-create-new-buffer ‘always)

;; Copying lines from this point to end (instead of killing, C-k) ;; Use C-c C-k ;; http://www.emacsblog.org/2009/05/18/copying-lines-not-killing/ (defun copy-line (&optional arg) “Do a kill-line but copy rather than kill. This function directly calls kill-line, so see documentation of kill-line for how to use it including prefix argument and relevant variables. This function works by temporarily making the buffer read-only, so I suggest setting kill-read-only-ok to t.” (interactive “P”) (toggle-read-only 1) (kill-line arg) (toggle-read-only 0))

(setq-default kill-read-only-ok t) (global-set-key “\C-c\C-k” ‘copy-line)

;; when u have 2 buffers with same name, eg, ~/.emacs, ~/backup/.emacs (require ‘uniquify) (setq uniquify-buffer-name-style ‘reverse) (setq uniquify-separator “/”) (setq uniquify-after-kill-buffer-p t) (setq uniquify-ignore-buffers-re “\^\*”)

;; docview in Emacs 23 ;; open pdf/ps in emacs by conversion to png (require ‘doc-view)

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