From: Stefan Vollmar <email@example.com>
To: Org Mode Mailing List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: Ken Mankoff <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Org Mode dedicated app on OS X
Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2011 09:23:54 +0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <67D9062C-C1A9-425A-B71C-D0AACEF4D358@nf.mpg.de> (raw)
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you could start with an Emacs-typical approach by editing your ~/.emacs-file so that .org-files are automatically opened with org-mode, also adding any other keyboard shortcuts you find useful, see
If you put this line into your .bashrc file:
alias e="open -a /Applications/Aquamacs.app/"
you can do this from the commandline:
and it will be opened in Aquamacs (using an existing instance of Aquamacs if it is already open - I find that I have Aquamacs open all the time).
One way of changing the icon is to copy Aquamacs.app, then using an icon editor (e.g. the one from the Apple's Developer Kit). A simpler way is this:
If you are thinking about a distribution-like approach (so it works "out-of-the-box" for others) you would probably need to copy your changes to a
Hope this helps,
On 05.07.2011, at 06:19, Ken Mankoff wrote:
> I'm just beginning to use org-mode on OS X. I'm in a terminal a lot, and in Aquamacs Emacs a lot too, but not all the time. To make it easier to use org-mode, I would like to give it a dedicated app with the org-mode icon (unicorn) in the dock. Is there a way to do this?
> Fluid.app is a single site browser (SSB) that sort of turns web pages into desktop apps. I would like something similar for Emacs.
> I think one way might be to make a copy of Aquamacs Emacs, change the icon, and then edit the "info.plist" or some internal file so that when it launches it launches directly into org-mode, loading some keystrokes to my default view.
> Has anyone else done something similar? Is anyone else interested in something like this? Any suggestions how to go about doing it?
Dr. Stefan Vollmar, Dipl.-Phys.
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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2011-07-05 4:19 Org Mode dedicated app on OS X Ken Mankoff
2011-07-05 7:23 ` Stefan Vollmar [this message]
2011-07-05 14:48 ` Ken Mankoff
2011-07-05 19:39 ` Rasmus
2011-07-06 8:56 ` Stefan Vollmar
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