Daniel O'Donnell wrote:
>When my father
>set up his last notebook over Christmas a year ago, it took him a week
>to get his emacs installation up and running with everything going the
>way he wanted to. That's a pretty serious time investment, although he
>was hobbying rather than working on it solidly.
to me, that says what an important tool emacs is, and how efficient
and productive a good setup can. I bet your father uses TeX, too!
setting up some simple text editor only takes 5 minutes, because
after 5 minutes you have exhausted its possibilities.
For an example, consider the fact that I use emacs to
alphabetically sort all the templates in an XSLT file; and to
a search and replace using regular expressions across
all my XSLT files in several directories. Things like the latter
are not obscure luxuries, they are daily bread and butter.
Can I do them in oXygen?
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