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The Emacs text editor has long had a legion of devoted fans. Whether you've been using Emacs for many years or you're new to the software, the tips, tricks, plugins, and more shared by Opensource.com authors will help you use this popular software better.

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Emacs' versatility and extensibility bring the editor's full power into play for writing data science code.
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You can use LaTeX for scientific and technical documents without all of the confusing commands and syntax you would normally need.
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Learn how Elisp deals with variables and to use them in your scripts and configurations.
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10 tips for diving into the world of this useful group of open source text editors.
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The org-publish tool allows you to publish your website or blog with Emacs Org mode.
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Slimmed-down (in size and features) alternatives allow you to take your text editor anywhere you go.
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Even if your operating system is closed source, you can still use this popular open source text editor.
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GNU Emacs has been around for a long time—since 1983—but its continuous development makes it still relevant today.