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xkcd layer

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1 Description

This layer adds a xkcd navigation mode using emacs-xkcd.


  • Load a random xkcd
  • Show the text in the modeline
  • Open explanation and current comic in browser
  • Cache the comics in .cache/xkcd

2 Install

To use this configuration layer, add it to your ~/.spacemacs. You will need to add xkcd to the existing dotspacemacs-configuration-layers list in this file.

3 Key Bindings

3.1 Tell me how to spawn the xkcd greatness!!

Key Binding Description
SPC a x Open xkcd mode

3.2 Okay, what now

You can now move through the comics with these

Key Binding Description
e Open explanation in the browser
j or l Next comic
k or h Previous comic
o Open the browser
q Quit the buffer
r Random comic
t Show alternate text in the modeline

Author: Sylvain Benner

Created: 2016-10-03 Mon 00:56