Emacs quoted insert

Good morning folks out there, I’ve got another neat little feature of emacs for you today, it’s called quoted insert. I stumbled on this, because I use spaces for code indentation in my emacs, but I needed to insert an actual TAB character. So, in this situation, the combination C-q <TAB> is the way to […]

Start Emacs with GDB directly

Hey folks out there, as we all know, Emacs has a very powerful (graphical) interface to our beloved debugger GDB. Until five minutes ago, I used to start a program in debug mode by first starting emacs and then invoking M-x gdb, which can take a long time to navigate to the desired binary. Furthermore, […]

dot.emacs

This is my .emacs file Download it .emacs or preview: ;; ############################################################################## ;; Frank Meffert’s .emacs file ;; 2010-10-02: Beautifying a bit ;; ##############################################################################   ;; —————————————————————— (load path) (add-to-list ‘load-path "~/.emacs.d/")   ;; ——————————————————————- (ido mode) (require ‘ido) (ido-mode 1)   ;; ————————————————————— (line numbers) (require ‘linum) (global-linum-mode 1) (setq linum-ncols 4) (setq linum-format […]

Emacs + Doxygen = Doxymacs

In fact, most developers around the world probably dislike writing comments within their programs, no matter which language is considered. However, exhaustive code documentation improves the overall code quality, and thus also the software quality. Moreover, code documentation is essential in projects where teams with several people work on the same code base. Thus, the […]