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Old 04-15-2009, 05:11 PM   #1
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emacs: running multiple M-x shells?

How do I run multiple shells (in different buffers) in emacs?
Old 04-17-2009, 02:39 AM   #2
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I hope this will help

M-x rename-uniquely renames the current buffer to a similar name with a numeric suffix added to make it both different and unique. This command does not need an argument. It is useful for creating multiple shell buffers: if you rename the `*Shell*', then do M-x shell again, it makes a new shell buffer named `*Shell*'; meanwhile, the old shell buffer continues to exist under its altered name. This method is also good for mail buffers, compilation buffers, and any Emacs feature which creates a special buffer with a particular name.
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Old 04-17-2009, 12:41 PM   #3
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Thanks! I didn't realize it was just a matter of buffer names.


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