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Re: "reduced-mode" wanted


From: Memnon Anon
Subject: Re: "reduced-mode" wanted
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 12:25:17 -0700 (PDT)
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Hi!

On 26 Jun., 14:20, Ali Pang <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I would like to set up emacs for users in a way s.t. it is easy to use for
> windows users without that much computer experience to use emacs.

I once found this:

http://www.dur.ac.uk/p.j.heslin/Software/Emacs/Easymacs/index.php

To quote the homepage:

>Easymacs is an easy-to-learn, one-size-fits-all configuration for new users of 
>GNU Emacs. It sets up key bindings that >attempt to conform to a common 
>denominator of the Gnome/KDE/OS X/Microsoft Windows human interface 
>guidelines, >and provides function-key bindings for other powerful Emacs 
>features. It is fully documented, and the new user can >productively edit text 
>right away, without going through the Emacs tutorial. Many commonly-used 
>functions can be >accessed without having to learn the "chords", or multiple 
>serial keystrokes that Emacs uses by default.

I personally never used it.
If you go for it, it would be nice to get some feedback so I know if
it is really recommendable...

Hope this helps

memnon


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