GNU Emacs FAQ for MS Windows

This is the FAQ for using GNU Emacs on MS Windows, as distributed with Emacs 26.3.

This FAQ is maintained by the developers and users of Emacs on MS Windows. If you find any errors, or have any suggestions, please send them to the help-emacs-windows mailing list.

At time of writing, the latest version of GNU Emacs is version 26.3.

Table of Contents

Getting Emacs
Installing Emacs
Display Settings
Fonts and text translation
Network access
Text and Utility modes
Developing with Emacs
Other useful ports
Further information

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