emacs key bindinge -- WAS: Re: [plt-scheme] Project management

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Mon Jul 2 09:58:17 EDT 2007

To an Emacs user, it really is obvious (and not "obvious").
C-x 2 splits the current frame into two windows.  C-x 5 is
the prefix for frame commands.  So C-x 5 2 would be the
obvious thing to try to get a new frame.  (Likewise, C-x 0
is how you close the current window; so C-x 5 0 is how
you close the current frame.)

[NB: "frame" and "window" are confusing terms: "frame" is
what you would call a Window, while "window" is a buffer
display within the current frame.  Recall that Emacs greatly
preceded widespread availability of window managers, so
in the early days, an Emacs "window" was pretty much the
only kind of "window" you could get.]


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