Tag Archives: Windows

When OneDrive is stuck at syncing

Purely a OneDrive problem, but it may also concern┬áLaTeX users, Emacs users, etc.   Problem description   OneDrive is a great feature of MS Windows that many people and I love and use, but you might have encountered some issues … Continue reading

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How to close the sudden Camera app from Windows 8

Table of Contents 1. introduction 2. how to get out 3. how did I end up there 4. how to turn off the feature 5. further reading The readers are assumed to be familiar with names of basic Windows 8 … Continue reading

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Checking Windows version with Emacs Lisp

elisp code example for programmatically checking the version of Microsoft Windows on which Emacs is running: (when (eq system-type ‘windows-nt) (print “Hello, MS Windows.”) (let ((winversion (when (string-match (rx “nt” (group (+ digit)) “.” (group (+ digit)) “.” (+ digit) … Continue reading

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How to associate file types with Emacs on Windows 8

Table of Contents 1. How to associate a file type with GNU Emacs 1.1. troubleshooting tip 2. Second chapter (completely optional) 2.1. what is %~dp0 and why? 2.2. what is %* and why is it not in quotes? 2.3. why … Continue reading

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How to enable Emacs PNG support on MS Windows

Table of Contents 1. How do I check if PNG support is enabled? 2. How do I enable it? 3. Appendix 3.1. elisp code to check PNG support programmatically 3.2. things that don’t enable PNG support Some might want to … Continue reading

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How to install Common Lisp and SLIME on MS Windows

Table of Contents how to install CLISP and SBCL on MS Windows Lisp modes on Emacs how to install SLIME some minimal SLIME customization troubleshooting SLIME customization gone wrong first things to know about using SLIME looking up Common Lisp … Continue reading

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