I just found a neat trick today i.e hiding uninteresting(temporary files like backup or autosave files, all files of a particular extension or a particular set of files which match a regexp) files in
dired-x. Here’s how I did it in my
Been looking for an excuse to play with AppleScript?!
Now you have one very good one!
For creating audio-books I use a text-to-speech engine. One problem is that the application dies on Unicode text. The documents that I encode are too long to correct manually so I want it automated. The correction isn’t as simple as removing all Unicode text though because if possible I don’t want to lose the meaning of the character when it is easily converted to ASCII.
;; Transliterate ASCII a-z and A-Z to their Unicode mathematical ;; Fraktur equivalent. Eszett and umlaut aren't used because the Unicode ;; specification defines these characters only as a mathematical symbol via ;; `http://www.unicode.org/faq/ligature_digraph.html'.
outorg lets you convert source-code buffers temporarily to org-mode for comment editing.
Emacs-wgrep provides writable grep buffer that apply the changes to files.
Intuitive and familiar idea if you already like editable dired buffers.
emacs-calfw is a calendar framework for Emacs. It looks beautiful, thoughtful, well thought out, and well-developed. That is from reading its landing page, I never used it. I use Google Calendar, and, this package is still intriguing because every question I could come up with was well answered on that landing page.