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Re: Where can I add the loading instruction?

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: Where can I add the loading instruction?
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 16:21:32 +0100
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Liu Yunxia wrote:
> Dear all,
> I'm new to Emacs. I downloaded a Emacs+AucTeX version from
>, and I was told everywhere about
> adding (load "auctex.el" nil t t) to load it. But I don't know where
> to add, because the platform is Windows XP and there is nothing like
> ~/.emacs. Could anyone tell me how to load auctex.el and preview-
> latex.el? I don't want to switch between command prompt and Emacs
> anymore.
> Thanks and best regards,
> Liu Yunxia

You create the file ~/.emacs yourself from within Emacs. You can do that
with the function `find-file'. The easiest way to call this function is
to do

  C-x C-f

It prompts you for a file name. Just enter ~/.emacs there and then you
will be editing that file. Insert the text you wanted, save the file and
then you have a file which Emacs calls ~/.emacs

For more information see the help inside Emacs (or perhaps

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