[erlang-questions] .emacs file, where?

Pierpaolo Bernardi <>
Tue Jul 1 12:27:42 CEST 2008


On 7/1/08, not norwegian swede <> wrote:
>
>   Hi
>
> Im new to emacs. Where do I find the .emacs-file?
>
> It is not in my emacs filder and neither desktop search or google desktop
> search can find it.
>
> if i have to create it, where should it be placed?


In the directory which is the value of the environment variable HOME, i.e.

- Type C-x C-f (the command find-file)
- delete the proposed path
- type in it's place $HOME and the enter key.

You will be shown the directory where emacs expects to find the .emacs file.

P.
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