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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 …

Dired Duplicate Here Revisited

It is not uncommon for me to want the ability to quickly duplicate a file, especially if I am hacking around and just …

Cycling Colours in CSS and Other Files

I try and keep a simple colour scheme definition for my web site using some CSS variables: --theme-fg: #2b2d3a; …

Revert Git Permission Changes On Repository Transfer

I recently reinstalled my laptop and copied across my git repositories from an external backup drive. However most of my …

Magit Status To Show Tracked Files

While currently piecing together my git repositories and figuring out which files to commit I am invariably going to …

Quickly Deleting Duplicate Blank Lines

I am currently hacking around with my org files and in fact macro removing quite a few unnecessary lines. However this …

Insert Unique Log Message

I had tried to implement a debugging logging/print method myself using macros but hadn’t really achieved the level …

Initial focus in Occur Buffer

Just a quick one today! I am finding occur extremely useful, from building an index from my emacs init file to …

Cursor Blinking Rate

Sometimes I can find a blinking cursor distracting and somewhat expectant!, so currently I am favouring a solid non …

Imenu Indexing My emacs Init File

After implementing my simple occur indexing in my last post : Indexing My Emacs Init File A suggestion was made to put …

Indexing My Emacs Init File

Since I keep all my emacs configuration in a single .emacs file and in a hyper organised manner it means I have my init …

Sorting Org Tags using Org Mode!

Well as always a little more time with emacs a little feedback and then finding more about org I have now figured out (I …

Sorting Org Tags

I use a package called org-rainbow-tags which adds random colours to org tags to provide a consistent colour between …

Trimming ArtRage Playback Scripts using Emacs

Emacs isn’t my only obsession, I like to create digital art and for that I use ArtRage. The interesting thing …

Editing org files on an Android device - Part 1

Now that there is a build for emacs on Android I thought I would try and develop an emacs workflow between my Galaxy …

Replacing deadgrep with consult-ripgrep

I have been evolving my way through many differing ways of grepping recently from standard built-in greps to a few …

Digital Art Printing

Once a digital piece of art has been created then it is time to print it. A few tweaks are required in my image editor …

Using Macros to Help Code Debugging

Often I find myself requiring the most rudimentary of methods of debugging and that is to push text to standard output …

Moving Away From Deft

As the title says, it is with a heavy heart that I have decided to move away from deft. There are a few reasons for …

Commenting Un-commenting

After watching an interesting video by EmacsElements regarding commenting and un-commenting I have to say that I …

Simple Flexible Scrolling

I have written before about smooth scrolling using good-scroll and how I managed to find a semi satisfactory way of …

How to Display Google Calendar

Emacs is subsuming me! I have managed to get email up and running using mu4e and rss using elfeed and image viewing with …

Using ripgrep within Projects

Given my recent forays into the world of grepping in emacs using deadgrep (and hence ripgrep) and my use of find-file-rg …

More flexible grepping with deadgrep

I seem to be grepping a lot recently and I think the way I use deadgrep can be improved a little. Currently deadgrep …

Using org-copy-visible in dired

Just a quick one. Often it seems I need a copy of a list of files / directories in plain text without any gubbins such …

Creating Album Art Thumbnails for EMMS

I have been looking for a music player on Linux for a while now but haven’t really settled on one; I have simple …

Dired Duplicate Here

dired can do most things for me especially now I have my DWIM image conversion scripts working and image-dired …

Merging org files for Hugo static site

I have just started the process of reducing the number of org files I maintain for my web site. I now have a greater …

Creating a DVD from a video file

This year I have been starting to archive anything of interest from the family VHS collection. There are certainly slim …

Quick Bash Scripts Augmenting Org Files

This post isn’t strictly about what can be achieved within the emacs ecosystem but what can be achieved outside it …

RIP ripgrep-regexp, long live deadgrep!

Well this is quite a turn up for the books, I seem to have already quickly moved on from emacs ripgrep-regexp! to …

RIP grep, long live ripgrep!

I have come to the realisation that I can be a little more efficient when it comes to searching for text within files, …

Expanding Text using abbrev and skeletons

My next investigation into trying to improve my emacs workflow is expanding entered text for repetitive tasks. I’m …

Revisiting Window Cut / Copy Files with DWIM

I previously wrote about wanting the ability in emacs to copy and paste files from one window to another just like a …

Dired ordering by size

By default dired orders its files in alphanumeric order and when s is selected it sorts by date according to : …

Tidying up Dired Further

Something is still bugging me with my dired tidy up and I think it is wanting to add the ability to remove dot files. I …

Tidying up Dired

Bit by bit I am getting to grips with dired and using this for more operations on my files. The next step is to reduce …

Centering the Cursor After a Scroll

Something has been nagging at me for a while now, I seem to spend a lot of time moving the cursor to the next or …

Do You Remember?

I am currently keeping all my textual notes in a separate org file called appropriately, notes.org. This is pretty much …

Dired folder size

My dired replacement of Dolphin / linux terminal continues. The next thing is something useful to me but uncommon and …

Dired going Up Directories

Now dired is becoming more ingrained into my muscle memory, navigating efficiently through the folder structure is …

Cut / Copy between Windows using Dired Buffers

The next step in my emacs journey is to move files around a little more easily, in fact more like a regular file …