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Re: Please help with location of .emacs file and .emacs.d folder locatio


From: Lowell Gilbert
Subject: Re: Please help with location of .emacs file and .emacs.d folder location
Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2009 17:28:38 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (berkeley-unix)

patrol <address@hidden> writes:

> I'm new to emacs, and my operating system is Win XP. I want to install
> a bundle, but I'm getting stuck in terms of creating an .emacs file
> and .emacs.d folder. They don't seem to exist after the install, and
> I'm not sure where to put them myself. I've had a look at the Windows
> FAQ section under "Where do I put my init file" and tried the steps as
> suggested:

Try the last suggestion in that section, which you didn't quote, but is
as follows:

Within Emacs, <~> at the beginning of a file name is expanded to your HOME
directory, so you can always find your .emacs file with C-x C-f ~/.emacs.


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