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Re: Emacs newbie - Syntax Highlighting and Indentation


From: Kevin Dziulko
Subject: Re: Emacs newbie - Syntax Highlighting and Indentation
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 08:39:47 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, David Rasmussen wrote:

> Thanks to everyone. As an aside, let me just mention that emacs for 
> windows must somehow be cygwin-aware. When I start emacs from a normal 
> Windows command prompt or from a shortcut, it saves .emacs in c:\
> But if I start emacs from cygwin (no, I do not have emacs for cygwin 
> installed, it _is_ the same emacs I am starting from cygwin, that I 
> started from the command prompt and the desktop just before), it saves 
> .emacs in c:\cygwin\home\david\
> 
> Cool!
> 
> /David
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If you want to use only 1 .emacs file, set the HOME variable in windows 
setting to c:\cygwin\home\david\.  A google will give you plenty of 
instructions on that.





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