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Re: beginner questions

From: Rustom Mody
Subject: Re: beginner questions
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 19:37:31 -0700 (PDT)
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On Thursday, September 26, 2013 11:22:06 PM UTC+5:30, Ken Goldman wrote:
> On 9/25/2013 3:55 AM, JohnF wrote:
> >    Most importantly, how to "turn off everything". For example,
> > no html help, e.g., I don't want to see <u>stuff</u> or
> > <h2>stuff</h2> underlined. And really annoying, I don't want
> > the cursor to momentarily jump back to ( after I type (stuff).
> > Ditto <stuff>, etc. Very distracting (to me). Basically,
> > I just want a dumb editor
> For a beginner, I suggest you give 'everything' a try before you turn 
> emacs into a dumb editor.

For every one JohnF who makes the courage to come here and ask there are 10 who 
find that this something called 'editor' is just too far removed from 
notepad/Word/vi/gedit/eclipse/whatever to be worth the effort.

[I just had one a few days ago]

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