Emacs or Vim - how close to a word processor can it get?
steve at holmesgrown.com
Mon Nov 26 09:58:27 EST 2007
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Emacs can do that natively. Just look at templates within the Emacs
regular info page. I looked at a time or two. I think they could use
more examples to make things clearer but from what you're asking, the
templates feature should do the trick.
On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 11:06:34AM +0000, Michael Whapples wrote:
> I am sure this is not beyond emacs. There are so many things for emacs
> already, you may find something which already does what you need and
> just needs a dictionary of what you wish it to use if they aren't
> already in it.
> I don't know about vim, but I don't get on with that so well.
> Michael Whapples
> On Sun, 2007-11-25 at 23:46 +0000, Georgina Joyce wrote:
> > Hi Folks,
> > I'd like to use an auto complete type facility within emacs or Vim and wondered if experienced users could offer any pointers?
> > For example I'd like the following expansions:
> > Uniclan expanded to; University of Central Lancashire
> > Co2402 expanded to; co2402 Advanced Programming with C++
> > And so on. I hope you get the idea.
> > Would this be a macro of some kind?
> > Thanks
> > Gena
> > Amateur Call: M 0 E B P
> > VOIP / IM: gena1959uk
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