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Old 01-21-2010, 12:30 AM   #1
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Customizing XEmacs


Hello to all,

I really find it disgusting to use gedit for programming rather than XEmacs.

Will someone help me to customize the font, syntax highlighting, text size of XEmacs, ___by modifying "custom.el"___

Of course I did follow following thread, but it didn't prove to be of much help !
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...t-type-489000/

Here's the default /home/anisha/.xemacs/custom.el
Code:
(custom-set-variables
 '(font-lock-mode t nil (font-lock)))
(custom-set-faces
 '(default ((t (:size "16pt" :family "Fixed"))) t))
 
Old 01-21-2010, 06:51 PM   #2
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Try here:

http://www.emacswiki.org/
 
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Old 01-21-2010, 10:37 PM   #3
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Thanks, I found this link to be useful.
 
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I studied that link and modified the settings through the menus and saved them. These settings got saved in custom.el file and I could see them there.

Now when I re-started XEmacs, the default settings were back, not the ones which I had set!!

It means XEmacs doesn't read custom.el on start up.

How should I make it read the custom.el file by default ??

Help..
 
  


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