# Edit Text Everywhere with Emacs

Published on Oct 4, 2021, by Junji Zhi

Doom Emacs comes with the emacs-everywhere support.

With it, you can edit text anywhere with Emacs.

For example, if you are solving Leetcode questions and want to edit the code with the Almighty Emacs:

To enable it, you uncomment the everywhere app in your Doom init.el.

:app

everywhere ; *leave* Emacs!? You must be joking


In Mac OS X, to invoke the emacs everywhere, I need to set it up as a service. The way to do that is to use Automator, and create a Quick Action:

The bash script:

/path/to/emacsclient --eval "(emacs-everywhere)"


Then I assign the hotkey ⌘ + F9 to the service in Keyboard settings:

Now whenever I press Command + F9 key in any text area of the browser, a small Emacs window shows up and rescue all my text editing endeavors.

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