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
: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
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
F9 key in any text area of the browser, a small Emacs window shows up and rescue all my text editing endeavors.