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Re: Text Editorsby jmanning2k (Pilgrim)
|on Jul 09, 2003 at 19:20 UTC||Need Help??|
I use emacs. Rather than just another me too, I thought I'd share how I get around the slow startup problem so many people have mentioned.
(It's actually xemacs that I use, but emacs has a slightly different server mode that you can use too.)
I run 'gnuserv' when I first login for the day. The unmapped option makes it run in an invisible window on X. Then, rather than using 'xemacs perlscript.pl', I use 'xe perlscript.pl'. Opens much much faster. 'C-x #' closes the window without exiting the server.
Great feature, hardly ever used.
hints: for emacs:
emacs doesn't have the unmapped option, so I iconify it. I can't actually get this to work, so suggestions are welcome.