[rescue] getting started with emacs

Jonathan Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Mon May 28 19:40:50 CDT 2018

On Mon, 28 May 2018, Steve Sandau wrote:

> But now I have a little more time to look at new things, and I am
> interested again in emacs. Is there a better way to get started that
> just to install it an read the man page? Just now I installed it on a
> Slackware 14 server to try it out.

The manual page is pretty useless as a runtime document.

Emacs has a built-in tutorial.  To get to it, start Emacs and try Ctrl-h
followed by t to start the tutorial.

If you get frustrated, you can exit Emacs with Ctrl-x followed by c.

Jonathan Patschke
Austin, TX

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