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Using Units in Calc with Emacs

Calc is an advanced desk calculator and mathematical tool written by Dave Gillespie that runs as part of the GNU Emacs environment. One special interpretation of algebraic formulas is as numbers with units. For example, the formula 5 m / s^2 can be read “five meters per second squared.” Of course it can!

emacs-refactor: A Generic Refactoring Tool for Emacs

Emacs Refactor (EMR) provides language-specific refactoring support for Emacs. It has a simple declarative interface for easy extension.

Easily check src block correctness in org-mode

Thank you Nicolas Goaziou, for the beginnings of an org-lint. The goal here was to: Report an error if there is a source block without a language specified Report an error if there is a source block with a language specified that is not present in `org-babel-load-languages’ And, it does. (defun gcr/src-block-check () (interactive) (org-element-map […]

Notes on ALEC

Last week I blogged about pushing ALEC out to GitHub. My focus there was 100% philosophical, and I barely said a thing about the details. This post is to share some of the details. ALEC is my 5th attempt and configuring Emacs for myself. After spending nearly a year practicing Org-Mode, this version feels much […]

ALEC’s a Language for Expressing Creativity

ALEC is the new configuration of my Emacs/Organization-Mode system. Just wanted to share some thoughts on the experience. The code says a lot, and the text, too, but I’m more interested in the experience. For context, this is the next step of TC3F. If nothing else, just know that the tangle time went down from […]

Don’t run mode hooks during org exports

binchen has a nice post about how to disable org mode hook execution during exports. It can be a surprise when you run in batch mode and your export breaks because of dependency failures. Oh yea, the major mode hooks run during export even though you personally are not opening a buffer, Emacs is doing […]

How to debug expanded elisp macros

This video reveals just how amazingly it easy it is to expand and debug macros in elisp using the macrostep package. Via irreal.

Org-Mode Details To Accompany Questions

The details that are likely to help questions to be answered on the org mailing list. #+begin_src emacs-lisp (print emacs-version) #+end_src #+begin_src emacs-lisp (print org-version) #+end_src #+begin_src emacs-lisp (print (pp-to-string org-babel-default-header-args)) #+end_src #+begin_src emacs-lisp (print (pp-to-string org-babel-default-header-args:R)) #+end_src Eg: “24.3.1” “8.2.10” “((:eval . \”always\”) (:padline . \”yes\”) (:noweb . \”no-export\”) (:exports . \”both\”) (:results . […]

Set image width in org-mode

Make org and export use the same image width via this post: #+attr_latex: :width 4in :placement [H] #+attr_org: :width 400 [[./images/batch-multiple.png]]

A must-see of advanced babel usage in org with R

This post is a must-see of advanced babel usage in org with R