Commit dae39d9c authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris

Small faq edits

* doc/misc/faq.texi (Major packages and programs): Remove section.
There is no point listing 6 packages (cf etc/MORE.STUFF).
(Finding Emacs and related packages): Move "Spell-checkers" here.
parent de649682
2012-04-21 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* faq.texi (Major packages and programs): Remove section.
There is no point listing 6 packages (cf etc/MORE.STUFF).
(Finding Emacs and related packages): Move "Spell-checkers" here.
2012-04-20 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* faq.texi (New in Emacs 24): New section.
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......@@ -91,7 +91,6 @@ Emacs, the Emacs manual is often the best starting point.
* Bugs and problems::
* Compiling and installing Emacs::
* Finding Emacs and related packages::
* Major packages and programs::
* Key bindings::
* Alternate character sets::
* Mail and news::
......@@ -3242,6 +3241,7 @@ problem (@pxref{Reporting bugs}).
* Finding Emacs on the Internet::
* Finding a package with particular functionality::
* Packages that do not come with Emacs::
* Spell-checkers::
* Current GNU distributions::
* Difference between Emacs and XEmacs::
* Emacs for minimalists::
......@@ -3323,6 +3323,29 @@ Several packages are stored in
Read the file @file{etc/MORE.STUFF} for more information about
external packages.
@node Spell-checkers
@section Spell-checkers
@cindex Spell-checker
@cindex Checking spelling
@cindex Ispell
@cindex Aspell
@cindex Hunspell
Various spell-checkers are compatible with Emacs, including:
@table @b
@item GNU Aspell
@uref{http://aspell.net/}
@item Ispell
@uref{http://fmg-www.cs.ucla.edu/geoff/ispell.html}
@item Hunspell
@uref{http://hunspell.sourceforge.net/}
@end table
@node Current GNU distributions
@section Where can I get other up-to-date GNU stuff?
@cindex Current GNU distributions
......@@ -3442,124 +3465,6 @@ See the file @file{nextstep/INSTALL} in the distribution.
Beginning with version 22.1, Emacs supports Mac OS X natively.
See the file @file{nextstep/INSTALL} in the distribution.
@c ------------------------------------------------------------
@node Major packages and programs
@chapter Major packages and programs
@cindex Major packages and programs
@menu
* VM::
* AUCTeX::
* BBDB::
* Spell-checkers::
* Emacs/W3::
* EDB::
* JDEE::
@end menu
@node VM
@section VM (View Mail) --- another mail reader within Emacs, with MIME support
@cindex VM
@cindex Alternative mail software
@cindex View Mail
@cindex E-mail reader, VM
@table @b
@item Web site
@uref{http://launchpad.net/vm}
(was @uref{http://www.nongnu.org/viewmail/})
@item Informational newsgroup
@uref{news:gnu.emacs.vm.info}@*
@item Bug reports newsgroup
@uref{news:gnu.emacs.vm.bug}@*
@end table
VM was originally written by @uref{http://www.wonderworks.com/vm/,Kyle Jones}.
@uref{ftp://ftp.wonderworks.com/pub/vm/,Older versions} of VM remain
available.
@node AUCTeX
@section AUC@TeX{} --- enhanced @TeX{} modes with debugging facilities
@cindex Mode for @TeX{}
@cindex @TeX{} mode
@cindex AUC@TeX{} mode for editing @TeX{}
@cindex Writing and debugging @TeX{}
AUC@TeX{} is a set of sophisticated major modes for @TeX{}, LaTeX,
ConTeXt, and Texinfo offering context-sensitive syntax highlighting,
indentation, formatting and folding, macro completion, @TeX{} shell
functionality, and debugging. Be also sure to check out
@ref{Introduction, RefTeX, Introduction, reftex, Ref@TeX{} User Manual}.
Current versions of AUC@TeX{} include the
@uref{http://www.gnu.org/software/auctex/preview-latex.html,preview-latex}
package for WYSIWYG previews of various LaTeX constructs in the Emacs
source buffer.
@uref{http://www.gnu.org/software/auctex/, AUCTeX}
@node BBDB
@section BBDB --- personal Info Rolodex integrated with mail/news readers
@cindex BBDB
@cindex Rolodex-like functionality
@cindex Integrated contact database
@cindex Contact database
@cindex Big Brother Database
@cindex Address book
@uref{http://bbdb.sourceforge.net/, The Insidious Big Brother Database}
@node Spell-checkers
@section Spell-checkers
@cindex Spell-checker
@cindex Checking spelling
@cindex Ispell
@cindex Aspell
@cindex Hunspell
Various spell-checkers are compatible with Emacs, including:
@table @b
@item GNU Aspell
@uref{http://aspell.net/}
@item Ispell
@uref{http://fmg-www.cs.ucla.edu/geoff/ispell.html}
@item Hunspell
@uref{http://hunspell.sourceforge.net/}
@end table
@node Emacs/W3
@section Emacs/W3 --- A World Wide Web browser inside of Emacs
@cindex WWW browser
@cindex Web browser
@cindex HTML browser in Emacs
@cindex @code{w3-mode}
@uref{http://www.gnu.org/software/w3/, Emacs/W3}
@node EDB
@section EDB --- Database program for Emacs; replaces forms editing modes
@cindex EDB
@cindex Database
@cindex Forms mode
@uref{http://gnuvola.org/software/edb/, The Emacs Database}
@node JDEE
@section JDEE --- Integrated development environment for Java
@cindex Java development environment
@cindex Integrated Java development environment
@cindex JDEE
@uref{http://jdee.sourceforge.net/, A Java Development Environment for Emacs}
@c ------------------------------------------------------------
@node Key bindings
@chapter Key bindings
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