About This Tutorial

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

About This Tutorial

This tutorial is designed for writers, scientists, engineers, to get started on emacs quickly. Each page teaches you something practical you can use right away. No emacs jargons. No need programing experience.

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Xah tutorial focus on actually using emacs in practice, and on efficiency of using emacs, as well as efficiency of learning. Read Xah Emacs Tutorial for just 1 month is more efficient learning than reading 3 emacs books.

Xah Lee live in emacs since 1999. And has been obsessively writing emacs tutorial since 2006.

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