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Dired, the Directory Editor
Dired makes an Emacs buffer containing a listing of a directory, and
optionally some of its subdirectories as well. You can use the normal
Emacs commands to move around in this buffer, and special Dired commands
to operate on the files listed.
- Dired EnterHow to invoke Dired.
- Dired CommandsCommands in the Dired buffer.
- Dired DeletionDeleting files with Dired.
- Dired VisitingOther file operations through Dired.
- Marks vs Flags
- Flagging for deletion vs marking.
- Operating on Files
- How to copy, rename, print, compress, etc.
either one file or several files.
- Shell Commands in Dired
- Running a shell command on the marked files.
- Transforming File Names
- Using patterns to rename multiple files.
- Comparison in Dired
- Running `diff' by way of Dired.
- Subdirectories in Dired
- Adding subdirectories to the Dired buffer.
- Subdirectory Motion
- Moving across subdirectories, and up and down.
- Hiding Subdirectories
- Making subdirectories visible or invisible.
- Dired UpdatingDiscarding lines for files of no interest.
- Dired and FindUsing `find' to choose the files for Dired.
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