;; -*- Mode: Emacs-Lisp -*-
;;; This is a sample .emacs file.
;;; The .emacs file, which should reside in your home directory, allows you to
;;; customize the behavior of Emacs. In general, changes to your .emacs file
;;; will not take effect until the next time you start up Emacs. You can load
;;; it explicitly with `M-x load-file RET ~/.emacs RET'.
;;; There is a great deal of documentation on customization in the Emacs
;;; manual. You can read this manual with the online Info browser: type
;;; `C-h i' or select "Emacs Info" from the "Help" menu.
;; Basic Customization ;;
;; Enable the commands `narrow-to-region' ("C-x n n") and
;; `eval-expression' ("M-:", or "ESC :"). Both are useful
;; commands, but they can be confusing for a new user, so they're
;; disabled by default.
(put 'narrow-to-region 'disabled nil)
(put 'eval-expression 'disabled nil)
;;; Define a variable to indicate whether we're running XEmacs/Lucid Emacs.
;;; (You do not have to defvar a global variable before using it --
;;; you can just call `setq' directly like we do for `emacs-major-version'
;;; below. It's clearer this way, though.)
(defvar running-xemacs (string-match "XEmacs\\|Lucid" emacs-version))
;; Make the sequence "C-x w" execute the `what-line' command,
;; which prints the current line number in the echo area.
(global-set-key "\C-xw" 'what-line)
;; set up the function keys to do common tasks to reduce Emacs pinky
;; and such.
;; Make F1 invoke help
(global-set-key 'f1 'help-command)
;; Make F2 be `undo'
(global-set-key 'f2 'undo)
;; Make F3 be `find-file'
;; Note: it does not currently work to say
;; (global-set-key 'f3 "\C-x\C-f")
;; The reason is that macros can't do interactive things properly.
;; This is an extremely longstanding bug in Emacs. Eventually,
;; it will be fixed. (Hopefully ..)
(global-set-key 'f3 'find-file)
;; Make F4 be "mark", F5 be "copy", F6 be "paste"
;; Note that you can set a key sequence either to a command or to another
;; key sequence.
(global-set-key 'f4 'set-mark-command)
(global-set-key 'f5 "\M-w")
(global-set-key 'f6 "\C-y")
;; Shift-F4 is "pop mark off of stack"
(global-set-key '(shift f4) (lambda () (interactive) (set-mark-command t)))
;; Make F7 be `save-buffer'
(global-set-key 'f7 'save-buffer)
;; Make F8 be "start macro", F9 be "end macro", F10 be "execute macro"
(global-set-key 'f8 'start-kbd-macro)
(global-set-key 'f9 'end-kbd-macro)
(global-set-key 'f10 'call-last-kbd-macro)
;; Here's an alternative binding if you don't use keyboard macros:
;; Make F8 be `save-buffer' followed by `delete-window'.
;;(global-set-key 'f8 "\C-x\C-s\C-x0")
;; If you prefer delete to actually delete forward then you want to
;; uncomment the next line.
;; (load-library "delbackspace")
;; Code for any version of XEmacs/Lucid Emacs goes here
;; Change the values of some variables.
;; (t means true; nil means false.)
;; Use the "Describe Variable..." option on the "Help" menu
;; to find out what these variables mean.
(setq find-file-use-truenames nil
mail-yank-prefix "> "
;; When running ispell, consider all 1-3 character words as correct.
(setq ispell-extra-args '("-W" "3"))
;; Change the way the buffer name is displayed in the
;; modeline. The variable for this is called
;; 'modeline-buffer-identification but was called
;; 'mode-line-buffer-identification in older XEmacsen.
(if (boundp 'modeline-buffer-identification)
;; Note that if you want to put more than one form in the
;; `THEN' clause of an IF-THEN-ELSE construct, you have to
;; surround the forms with `progn'. You don't have to
;; do this for the `ELSE' clauses.
(setq-default modeline-buffer-identification '("XEmacs: %17b"))
(setq modeline-buffer-identification '("XEmacs: %17b")))
(setq-default mode-line-buffer-identification '("XEmacs: %17b"))
(setq mode-line-buffer-identification '("XEmacs: %17b")))
(cond ((or (not (fboundp 'device-type))
(equal (device-type) 'x))
;; Code which applies only when running emacs under X goes here.
;; (We check whether the function `device-type' exists
;; before using it. In versions before 19.12, there
;; was no such function. If it doesn't exist, we
;; simply assume we're running under X -- versions before
;; 19.12 only supported X.)
;; Remove the binding of C-x C-c, which normally exits emacs.
;; It's easy to hit this by mistake, and that can be annoying.
;; Under X, you can always quit with the "Exit Emacs" option on
;; the File menu.
(global-set-key "\C-x\C-c" nil)
;; Uncomment this to enable "sticky modifier keys" in 19.13
;; and up. With sticky modifier keys enabled, you can
;; press and release a modifier key before pressing the
;; key to be modified, like how the ESC key works always.
;; If you hold the modifier key down, however, you still
;; get the standard behavior. I personally think this
;; is the best thing since sliced bread (and a *major*
;; win when it comes to reducing Emacs pinky), but it's
;; disorienting at first so I'm not enabling it here by
;;(setq modifier-keys-are-sticky t)
;; This changes the variable which controls the text that goes
;; in the top window title bar. (However, it is not changed
;; unless it currently has the default value, to avoid
;; interfering with a -wn command line argument I may have
;; started emacs with.)
(if (equal frame-title-format "%S: %b")
(concat "%S: " invocation-directory invocation-name
" [" emacs-version "]"
(if nil ; (getenv "NCD")
;; If we're running on display 0, load some nifty sounds that
;; will replace the default beep. But if we're running on a
;; display other than 0, which probably means my NCD X terminal,
;; which can't play digitized sounds, do two things: reduce the
;; beep volume a bit, and change the pitch of the sound that is
;; made for "no completions."
;; (Note that sampled sounds only work if XEmacs was compiled
;; with sound support, and we're running on the console of a
;; Sparc, HP, or SGI machine, or on a machine which has a
;; NetAudio server; otherwise, you just get the standard beep.)
;; (Note further that changing the pitch and duration of the
;; standard beep only works with some X servers; many servers
;; completely ignore those parameters.)
(cond ((string-match ":0" (getenv "DISPLAY"))
(setq bell-volume 40)
(append sound-alist '((no-completion :pitch 500))))
;; Make `C-x C-m' and `C-x RET' be different (since I tend
;; to type the latter by accident sometimes.)
(define-key global-map [(control x) return] nil)
;; Change the pointer used when the mouse is over a modeline
(set-glyph-image modeline-pointer-glyph "leftbutton")
;; Change the pointer used during garbage collection.
;; Note that this pointer image is rather large as pointers go,
;; and so it won't work on some X servers (such as the MIT
;; R5 Sun server) because servers may have lamentably small
;; upper limits on pointer size.
;;(if (featurep 'xpm)
;; (set-glyph-image gc-pointer-glyph
;; (expand-file-name "trash.xpm" data-directory)))
;; Here's another way to do that: it first tries to load the
;; pointer once and traps the error, just to see if it's
;; possible to load that pointer on this system; if it is,
;; then it sets gc-pointer-glyph, because we know that
;; will work. Otherwise, it doesn't change that variable
;; because we know it will just cause some error messages.
(if (featurep 'xpm)
(let ((file (expand-file-name "recycle.xpm" data-directory)))
(if (condition-case error
;; check to make sure we can use the pointer.
(make-image-instance file nil
(error nil)) ; returns nil if an error occurred.
(set-glyph-image gc-pointer-glyph file))))
;; Add `dired' to the File menu
(add-menu-button '("File") ["Edit Directory" dired t])
;; Here's a way to add scrollbar-like buttons to the menubar
(add-menu-button nil ["Top" beginning-of-buffer t])
(add-menu-button nil ["<<<" scroll-down t])
(add-menu-button nil [" . " recenter t])
(add-menu-button nil [">>>" scroll-up t])
(add-menu-button nil ["Bot" end-of-buffer t])
;; Change the behavior of mouse button 2 (which is normally
;; bound to `mouse-yank'), so that it inserts the selected text
;; at point (where the text cursor is), instead of at the
;; position clicked.
;; Note that you can find out what a particular key sequence or
;; mouse button does by using the "Describe Key..." option on
;; the Help menu.
(setq mouse-yank-at-point t)
;; When editing C code (and Lisp code and the like), I often
;; like to insert tabs into comments and such. It gets to be
;; a pain to always have to use `C-q TAB', so I set up a more
;; convenient binding. Note that this does not work in
;; TTY frames, where tab and shift-tab are indistinguishable.
(define-key global-map '(shift tab) 'self-insert-command)
;; LISPM bindings of Control-Shift-C and Control-Shift-E.
;; Note that "\C-C" means Control-C, not Control-Shift-C.
;; To specify shifted control characters, you must use the
;; more verbose syntax used here.
(define-key emacs-lisp-mode-map '(control C) 'compile-defun)
(define-key emacs-lisp-mode-map '(control E) 'eval-defun)
;; If you like the FSF Emacs binding of button3 (single-click
;; extends the selection, double-click kills the selection),
;; uncomment the following:
;; Under 19.13, the following is enough:
;(define-key global-map 'button3 'mouse-track-adjust)
;; But under 19.12, you need this:
;(define-key global-map 'button3
; (lambda (event)
; (interactive "e")
; (let ((default-mouse-track-adjust t))
; (mouse-track event))))
;; Under both 19.12 and 19.13, you also need this:
; (lambda (event count)
; (if (or (/= (event-button event) 3)
; (/= count 2))
; nil ;; do the normal operation
; (kill-region (point) (mark))
; t ;; don't do the normal operations.
;;; Older versions of emacs did not have these variables
;;; (emacs-major-version and emacs-minor-version.)
;;; Let's define them if they're not around, since they make
;;; it much easier to conditionalize on the emacs version.
(if (and (not (boundp 'emacs-major-version))
(string-match "^[0-9]+" emacs-version))
(string-to-int (substring emacs-version
(match-beginning 0) (match-end 0)))))
(if (and (not (boundp 'emacs-minor-version))
(string-match "^[0-9]+\\.\\([0-9]+\\)" emacs-version))
(string-to-int (substring emacs-version
(match-beginning 1) (match-end 1)))))
;;; Define a function to make it easier to check which version we're
(defun running-emacs-version-or-newer (major minor)
(or (> emacs-major-version major)
(and (= emacs-major-version major)
(>= emacs-minor-version minor))))
(cond ((and running-xemacs
(running-emacs-version-or-newer 19 6))
;; Code requiring XEmacs/Lucid Emacs version 19.6 or newer goes here
(cond ((>= emacs-major-version 19)
;; Code for any vintage-19 emacs goes here
(cond ((and (not running-xemacs)
(>= emacs-major-version 19))
;; Code specific to FSF Emacs 19 (not XEmacs/Lucid Emacs) goes here
(cond ((< emacs-major-version 19)
;; Code specific to emacs 18 goes here
;; Customization of Specific Packages ;;
;;; Load ange-ftp, which uses the FTP protocol as a pseudo-filesystem.
;;; When this is loaded, the pathname syntax /user@host:/remote/path
;;; refers to files accessible through ftp.
(setq ange-ftp-default-user "anonymous" ; id to use for /host:/remote/path
ange-ftp-generate-anonymous-password t ; use $USER@`hostname`
ange-ftp-binary-file-name-regexp "." ; always transfer in binary mode
;;; Load the auto-save.el package, which lets you put all of your autosave
;;; files in one place, instead of scattering them around the file system.
(setq auto-save-directory (expand-file-name "~/autosave/")
;; now that we have auto-save-timeout, let's crank this up
;; for better interactive response.
;; We load this afterwards because it checks to make sure the
;; auto-save-directory exists (creating it if not) when it's loaded.
;; This adds additional extensions which indicate files normally
;; handled by cc-mode.
(append '(("\\.C$" . c++-mode)
("\\.cc$" . c++-mode)
("\\.hh$" . c++-mode)
("\\.c$" . c-mode)
("\\.h$" . c-mode))
;;; cc-mode (the mode you're in when editing C, C++, and Objective C files)
;; Tell cc-mode not to check for old-style (K&R) function declarations.
;; This speeds up indenting a lot.
(setq c-recognize-knr-p nil)
;; Change the indentation amount to 4 spaces instead of 2.
;; You have to do it in this complicated way because of the
;; strange way the cc-mode initializes the value of `c-basic-offset'.
(add-hook 'c-mode-hook (lambda () (setq c-basic-offset 4)))
;;; Load a partial-completion mechanism, which makes minibuffer completion
;;; search multiple words instead of just prefixes; for example, the command
;;; `M-x byte-compile-and-load-file RET' can be abbreviated as `M-x b-c-a RET'
;;; because there are no other commands whose first three words begin with
;;; the letters `b', `c', and `a' respectively.
;;; Load crypt, which is a package for automatically decoding and reencoding
;;; files by various methods - for example, you can visit a .Z or .gz file,
;;; edit it, and have it automatically re-compressed when you save it again.
(setq crypt-encryption-type 'pgp ; default encryption mechanism
crypt-confirm-password t ; make sure new passwords are correct
;crypt-never-ever-decrypt t ; if you don't encrypt anything, set this to
; tell it not to assume that "binary" files
; are encrypted and require a password.
;;; Edebug is a source-level debugger for emacs-lisp programs.
(define-key emacs-lisp-mode-map "\C-xx" 'edebug-defun)
;;; Font-Lock is a syntax-highlighting package. When it is enabled and you
;;; are editing a program, different parts of your program will appear in
;;; different fonts or colors. For example, with the code below, comments
;;; appear in red italics, function names in function definitions appear in
;;; blue bold, etc. The code below will cause font-lock to automatically be
;;; enabled when you edit C, C++, Emacs-Lisp, and many other kinds of
;;; The "Options" menu has some commands for controlling this as well.
;; If you want the default colors, you could do this:
;; (setq font-lock-use-default-fonts nil)
;; (setq font-lock-use-default-colors t)
;; but I want to specify my own colors, so I turn off all
;; default values.
(setq font-lock-use-default-fonts nil)
(setq font-lock-use-default-colors nil)
;; Mess around with the faces a bit. Note that you have
;; to change the font-lock-use-default-* variables *before*
;; loading font-lock, and wait till *after* loading font-lock
;; to customize the faces.
;; string face is green
(set-face-foreground 'font-lock-string-face "forest green")
;; comments are italic and red; doc strings are italic
;; (I use copy-face instead of make-face-italic/make-face-bold
;; because the startup code does intelligent things to the
;; 'italic and 'bold faces to ensure that they are different
;; from the default face. For example, if the default face
;; is bold, then the 'bold face will be unbold.)
(copy-face 'italic 'font-lock-comment-face)
;; Underlining comments looks terrible on tty's
(set-face-underline-p 'font-lock-comment-face nil 'global 'tty)
(set-face-highlight-p 'font-lock-comment-face t 'global 'tty)
(copy-face 'font-lock-comment-face 'font-lock-doc-string-face)
(set-face-foreground 'font-lock-comment-face "red")
;; function names are bold and blue
(copy-face 'bold 'font-lock-function-name-face)
(set-face-foreground 'font-lock-function-name-face "blue")
;; misc. faces
(and (find-face 'font-lock-preprocessor-face) ; 19.13 and above
(copy-face 'bold 'font-lock-preprocessor-face))
(copy-face 'italic 'font-lock-type-face)
(copy-face 'bold 'font-lock-keyword-face)
;;; fast-lock is a package which speeds up the highlighting of files
;;; by saving information about a font-locked buffer to a file and
;;; loading that information when the file is loaded again. This
;;; requires a little extra disk space be used.
;;; Normally fast-lock puts the cache file (the filename appended with
;;; .flc) in the same directory as the file it caches. You can
;;; specify an alternate directory to use by setting the variable
;; Let's use lazy-lock instead.
;;(add-hook 'font-lock-mode-hook 'turn-on-fast-lock)
;;(setq fast-lock-cache-directories '("/foo/bar/baz"))
;;; lazy-lock is a package which speeds up the highlighting of files
;;; by doing it "on-the-fly" -- only the visible portion of the
;;; buffer is fontified. The results may not always be quite as
;;; accurate as using full font-lock or fast-lock, but it's *much*
;;; faster. No more annoying pauses when you load files.
(add-hook 'font-lock-mode-hook 'turn-on-lazy-lock)
;; I personally don't like "stealth mode" (where lazy-lock starts
;; fontifying in the background if you're idle for 30 seconds)
;; because it takes too long to wake up again on my piddly Sparc 1+.
(setq lazy-lock-stealth-time nil)
;;; func-menu is a package that scans your source file for function
;;; definitions and makes a menubar entry that lets you jump to any
;;; particular function definition by selecting it from the menu. The
;;; following code turns this on for all of the recognized languages.
;;; Scanning the buffer takes some time, but not much.
;;; Send bug reports, enhancements etc to:
;;; David Hughes <email@example.com>
(define-key global-map 'f8 'function-menu)
(add-hook 'find-file-hooks 'fume-add-menubar-entry)
(define-key global-map "\C-cl" 'fume-list-functions)
(define-key global-map "\C-cg" 'fume-prompt-function-goto)
;; The Hyperbole information manager package uses (shift button2) and
;; (shift button3) to provide context-sensitive mouse keys. If you
;; use this next binding, it will conflict with Hyperbole's setup.
;; Choose another mouse key if you use Hyperbole.
(define-key global-map '(shift button3) 'mouse-function-menu)
;; For descriptions of the following user-customizable variables,
;; type C-h v <variable>
(setq fume-max-items 25
fume-buffer-name "*Function List*"
;;; MH is a mail-reading system from the Rand Corporation that relies on a
;;; number of external filter programs (which do not come with emacs.)
;;; Emacs provides a nice front-end onto MH, called "mh-e".
;; Bindings that let you send or read mail using MH
;(global-set-key "\C-xm" 'mh-smail)
;(global-set-key "\C-x4m" 'mh-smail-other-window)
;(global-set-key "\C-cr" 'mh-rmail)
;; Customization of MH behavior.
(setq mh-delete-yanked-msg-window t)
(setq mh-yank-from-start-of-msg 'body)
(setq mh-summary-height 11)
;; Use lines like the following if your version of MH
;; is in a special place.
;(setq mh-progs "/usr/dist/pkgs/mh/bin.svr4/")
;(setq mh-lib "/usr/dist/pkgs/mh/lib.svr4/")
;;; resize-minibuffer-mode makes the minibuffer automatically
;;; resize as necessary when it's too big to hold its contents.
(autoload 'resize-minibuffer-mode "rsz-minibuf" nil t)
(setq resize-minibuffer-window-exactly nil)
;;; W3 is a browser for the World Wide Web, and takes advantage of the very
;;; latest redisplay features in XEmacs. You can access it simply by typing
;;; 'M-x w3'; however, if you're unlucky enough to be on a machine that is
;;; behind a firewall, you will have to do something like this first:
;(setq w3-use-telnet t
; ;; If the Telnet program you use to access the outside world is
; ;; not called "telnet", specify its name like this.
; w3-telnet-prog "itelnet"
; ;; If your Telnet program adds lines of junk at the beginning
; ;; of the session, specify the number of lines here.
; w3-telnet-header-length 4