The Modernization of Emacs: terminology buffer and keybinding

Joel J. Adamson jadamson at
Thu Jun 21 16:59:39 CEST 2007

Twisted <twisted0n3 at> writes:

> On Jun 20, 5:03 pm, Kaldrenon <kaldre... at> wrote:
>> I still have a good deal to learn, even of the basics, but I've toyed
>> with it casually for a little bit (a total of two hours at most, but
>> almost certainly less) and I already know enough that finding out how
>> to do anything else IS trivial. It's not a program whose controls
>> throw themselves at you, exactly, but with a touch of patience and a
>> genuine interest in learning, it's not too bad.
> I don't know what software you're describing, but it's obviously not
> emacs, unless there have been some HUGE changes to (at minimum) the
> help and pane-navigation (er, excuse me, "window"-navigation)
> controls...

We're talking about Emacs.  In particular we're referring to

C-h t
C-h i
C-h ?

Or, since Emacs is customizable, for me it would be 

<f1> t
<f1> i
<f1> ?


Joel J. Adamson
Pediatric Psychopharmacology Research Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital
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