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I’m sorry because I assume what I’m about to ask is a very novice questions. I’m super new to emacs so please understand… I’m really annoyed by the loud “ding” sound of the bell and I would love to change the sound to something else and also the volume of it. I see the code you provided (thank you!) but I’m too stupid/novice to know how to use the code in emacs… Where am I suppose to put the code? Please teach me… thank you!!

– sdssix 2013-10-08 00:54 UTC


The traditional alternative is for Emacs to flash the screen.

  1. you need to edit your InitFile: C-x C-f ~/.emacs
  2. put (setq visible-bell t) at the very end
  3. save it: C-x C-s
  4. restart Emacs—or evaluate the sexpr (the expression in parenthesis) just in front of point using C-x C-e

Hope that helps. ☺

AlexSchroeder 2013-10-08 09:09 UTC


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