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RE: Windows7 and .emacs files

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Windows7 and .emacs files
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2011 10:07:39 -0800

>> 2. I can't make '.emacs' files anywhere because the
>> OS tells me I need a filename (i.e., I can't have a
>> leading '.' in the filename).
> I think I need to retract this... I just see that I
> overlooked the fact that I can name a file 'init.el'
> which should suffice.

In addition, it might help to know that you can easily create a `.emacs' file
using Emacs itself.  Just use `C-x C-f .emacs' in your home directory (for
example, c:/).  Put whatever you want in the file, save it, and restart Emacs to
use it.

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