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Getting started with emacs


Action How
Start emacs &
Quit Ctrl-x Ctrl-c
Open Ctrl-x Ctrl-f
Save Ctrl-x Ctrl-s

Copying text to emacs

  1. Mark the text with the mouse.
  2. Paste into emacs by pressing the middle button (with a 2-button mouse, press both buttons simultaneously).


For further reading, see the following tutorial.

Updated  2004-03-18 11:17:40 by Mayank Saksena.