Click on the heading to list all pages relevant to files: How to open files, how to open files on remote sites using ftp or other protocols, how to make backup files, etc. See CategoryDirectories for managing files.
- AngeFtp – using ftp in the background to edit remote files
- Annotate – annotate any file and revisit your annotations later
- Anything – find files from various sources (recent files, files found by locate or a desktop search engine, files in the current directory,…)
- ArchiveMode – files inside archives like
- AutoEncryption – encrypt when loading and saving files
- AutoSave – losing your Emacs session doesn’t mean losing your work
- BackupDirectory – Organize your BackupFiles in one place.
- BuffernameTags – decorate buffer names to aid development
- BuffersMisc – misc. things to do to buffers.
- CouchdbDocument – Edit couchdb document.
- DfMode – keep an eye on disk space usage
- do-not-edit.el – read-only from DO NOT EDIT
- DosToUnix – replace DOS carriage returns with UNIX line feeds
- Everything – Bridge to MS Windows desktop-search engine Everything
- FileFormat – conversions on read/write for certain types or markup
- FileModes – the
rwx permissions bits on files
- FileSets – persistent sets of files
- FilesPlus – enhancements to standard library
- FindFileAtPoint – filename (or URL and other things) at point
- FindFilesCommand – do a file find with emacs only functionality
- FindOtherFile – GNU Emacs has this built-in capability for finding related files (e.g. C/C++ header files)
- ForceBackups – Force backups for each save. Good with version-control.
- GlobalFF – find and open any file on your system regardless of where it is
- Gpicker – quickly pick a file in project by typing just few characters of it’s name
- GtkFileChooser – How to use the Gtk file chooser (as opposed to selector) dialog.
- HoboMode – secure, remote editing via
- Icicles – use minibuffer regexp completion and completion-candidate cycling to navigate and perform operations on files anywhere in your file system
- Journal – in a user-specified directory create and visit a file whose name is fashioned after the current date, e.g., 2007-09-04-Tue.html. Other time functions:
yesterday inserts yesterday’s date into current buffer;
tomorrow inserts tomorrow’s date</code>; and other. Together these are handy for keeping a diary for work or personal use.
- LocalVariables – variables changed local to files, automatically when you open the files
- LocateFilesAnywhere – find files anywhere on your system
- LustyExplorer – Dynamic filesystem explorer and buffer switcher
- OpenFilesInDifferentWays – different ways to find and open files
- OrgAnnotateFile – annotate a file with org syntax
- protect-files.el – read-only for selected directories and whole trees
- RevertBuffer – Restore buffer contents from the file system
- SaveAsHtml – save a buffer as HTML
- ShadowFile – having several copies of files that have to be kept in sync.
- SudoSave – perform file saves using
‘sudo’ to temporarily change permissions
- TrampMode – using
‘ssh’ and a plethora of other protocols to edit remote files
- Unicad – Universal Charset Auto Detector – automatically detect file coding-system
- uniquify – give more useful buffer names for similarly named files than
‘generate-new-buffer-name’ does (like `file<1>’)
- UsePackage – describe the downloading and configuration of a package, with a remote autoload-like mechanism that can unpack tarballs
- Lisp:arview.el – extract and view archives in the temporary directory