- Choosing an Editor
- Starting pico and Dabbling with It
- Saving in pico
- Cutting and Pasting Text Blocks in pico
- Checking Spelling in pico
- Getting Help in pico
- Exiting pico
- Starting vi and Dabbling with It
- Saving in vi
- Adding and Deleting Text in vi
- Importing Files into vi
- Searching and Replacing in vi
- Exiting vi
- Starting emacs and Dabbling with It
- Using emacs Menus to Spell-Check
- Saving in emacs
- Exiting emacs
Using emacs Menus to Spell-Check
Spell-checking is good. Learning to use emacs menus is good. And in emacs, learning to spell-check also allows you to familiarize yourself with emacs menus. Use , then a key letter of each menu, menu item, and submenu as needed to navigate through the menus. (You'll see hints and prompts at the bottom of the screen, as shown in Figure 4.19.) Follow along to use the menus to spell-check your file.
Figure 4.19 Navigating emacs menus isn't exactly intuitive, but it's straightforward after you get started.
To use emacs menus to spell-check:
For starters, fire up emacs and a specific file.
- Press to access the menus.
Next, type the first letter of the menu you want—this example uses t for Tools for now.
Try 0 (zero) for spell-checking.
- Press and enjoy your spell-check.