Linux

Redefining mark-paragraph and mark-word

I can’t say that I’m completely happy with the way emacs marks some elements, namely : mark-paragraph …

Describe Character / Face Under Cursor

Every now and then I find myself tweaking the look of emacs and have started to build up a list of my own common faces …

SwayFX Losing Corners

I seemed to temporarily lose the rounded corners in SwayFX and I think the reason for this is that the gaps inner need …

Quick Search Through Org Headers using Consult Outline

I’ve been on the lookout for an efficient way to swiftly scan through org headings exclusively for a specified …

Battery Laptop Optimisations on Garuda Linux

Table Of Contents auto-cpufreq intel_pstate=passive turning of bluetooth There are quite a few different ways to reduce …

Window Divider Mode

I was playing around with the look of emacs and thought it might be nice to have more control over the border between …

Digital Art Using Artist Mode #1

I have been using ArtRage, Krita and Infinite Painter for many years now but I thought I would try that other well known …

Better Syntax Highlighting Sway Configuration Files

I have been delving into the nuts and bolts of the Sway window manager lately and especially its fork SwayFX which adds …

Guide to Creating an Advent Calendar

Table of Contents template get images resize images import images export print create Here are the steps to create a new …

More Improvements to Dired Duplicate Here

On a previous post I created an elisp function to quickly duplicate a file or directory in dired, by default it would …

More Improvements To My Weight Loss Org Table

More improvements to my weight loss table, this time I have added the following: The first column now auto populates an …

Recursively Listing Files in Size Order using find-name-dired

For a while now I have been looking for a simple method in emacs for trimming down my largest files, usually this means …

Plotting Other Org Tables

I’m currently in the process of learning how to create graphical plots from org tables using gnuplot. I’ve …

Plotting Org Table Weight Loss Using gnuplot

Now I have a weight loss org table defined and therefore an easy way to track the total amount of weight loss each week …

Opening Files Externally from dired

I have been using C-RET or W in dired for a while now to open a file externally via browse-url-of-dired-file. I was …

Org Table to Calculate Weight Loss

For a while now I have been using org tables to represent and calculate pieces of data, obviating the need to open up a …

My Evolving Modeline

I am a tinkerer and of course emacs is a perfect vehicle for this mentality. A prime example of this is my constant …

ahk-mode and Updating To AutoHotKey Version 2

I have now managed to set up my external USB numeric keypad on Linux using kmonad which lets me use any regular …

Reverting Buffers

It is not uncommon for me to want to revert my current buffer. For a long while I have used (find-alternate-file) which …

Fun With Emacs Theming Using Alpha Background on Wayland

Simply put here is me playing around with emacs transparency using alpha-background to set up sway the way I want it to …

No Bell For Me

Now I have set (pixel-scroll-precision-mode 1) which comes with emacs 29 this has led to an unexpected issue in that I …

Emacs 29.1 Transparency Alpha On Sway

I have just been been going through the new features added to emacs 29.1 and have been trying out the transparency or …

Saving My Favourite Wallpapers

I am using the styli.sh script as my wallpaper changer in sway and with a little transparency and wallpapers from …

Simplifying My Modeline

After watching the latest informative video from Protesilaos Stavrou (Prot): Emacs: write custom mode line I decided to …

Showing Org Agenda For The Year

I am just starting to include more of my org files into org-agenda. By default C-c a a gives a show for the next 7 days …

Shrinking Media With The Help Of Emacs

Often I find myself refining my collection of photos and family videos, usually with the following process: removing …

Defining Categories in Org Files for Hugo

I use Hugo to generate my web site and I made a decision early on to use ox-hugo withing emacs and to manage a single …

Porting Dolphin Context Sensitive Scripts To Thunar

I have decided to switch my linux file manager from Dolphin to Thunar and this means transferring the context sensitive …