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Learning Emacs – Ch 1 (Basics)

Objective: Learn Emacs by reading this book. “Learning GNU Emacs, 3rd Edition By Debra Cameron, James Elliott, Marc Loy”

Chapter 1 – Emacs Basics

Open a file C-x C-f (find-file)
Save a file C-x C-s (save-buffer)
                  C-x C-w [Equivalent of save as]

Quit C-x C-c

Help C-h
        C-h ? [list of options]
        C-h t [tutorial]
        C-h k (describe-key) C-h C-x i [ie describe the key for inserting a file. 
                                                        C-x i (insert-file) ]
        C-h f (describe-function) C-h f find-file
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