March 2, 2018

Extending org-mode Easy Templates

I frequently use org-mode Easy Templates and I noticed I often miss shortcut for comment block (BEGIN_COMMENT/END_COMMENT) which is very useful from time to time.

Let's add that feature.

(add-to-list 'org-structure-template-alist
             '("C" "#+BEGIN_COMMENT\n?\n#+END_COMMENT" ""))
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December 1, 2017

Distraction-free EWW surfing

Sometimes when I plan to read a longish html text, I fire up EWW, a small web browser that comes with Emacs.

However, reading pages on larger monitor doesn't provide good experience, at least not for me. Here is an example:


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October 19, 2017

Closing all parentheses at once

While watching interesting presentation called Inspiring a future Clojure editor with forgotten Lisp UX, I've noticed author mentioned one really cool feature I was looking for some time - Interlisp's super-paren.

In short, Interlisp had this unique super-paren option, bound to ] key, that would close all opened parentheses at once.

To my knowledge, Emacs doesn't have something like this out of the box, unless you use Allegro CL mode or SLIME, but let's see how would it be hard to implement it.

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