Re: text editors
- Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 08:16:40 +0000
- From: Gian Uberto Lauri <saint@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: text editors
>>>>> "r" == rlharris <rlharris@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
r> As well as being easy to use for general word processing, Emacs
r> excels in the work of writing scripts, in which the
r> ability of Emacs is invaluable. After all, the name Emacs is an
r> acronym for "Editing MACroS".
r> Need to make alterations to dozens of lines? If you can figure out
r> a repetitive sequence of keystrokes to accomplish the change, you
r> can save that sequence as a macro. And those keystrokes can
r> involve searches and operations such as "advance one word", "go to
r> string xxYYz", "go to end of line", "replace xxx with yyy", and so
Or said with other words:
- replace a repetitive task where you are part of a machine the
"Metropolis" way with the task of creating an automatic solution.
This has a lot to do with your morale at the end of the work day :).
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