[OS X Emacs] Maths within buffers

Ken Mankoff mankoff at gmail.com
Tue May 5 17:39:36 EDT 2009

Sorry if this is trending a bit offtopic. I'm not sure if this 
frustrated you or if you were unaware of it, but Spotlight can do 
math. Bring it up with a keystroke, and you can type whatever 
equation you want.


On Tue, 5 May 2009, Roland Whitehead wrote:

> Frustrated with the lack of performance with OS X's own services and the 
> CalcService from Devon Tech that I have been using for ages [0] I did a 
> search for something to do maths from within my favourite editor. I quickly 
> stumbled on macro-math.el [1], saved it to my ~/Library/Application\ 
> Support/Aquamacs\ Emacs directory, added in the keybindings in my 
> Preferences.el file and found just what I was looking for. Does exactly as it 
> should including BOMDAS but sadly not trig.
> It struck me that others might find this useful. Perhaps it is something that 
> could be added to Aquamacs?
> [0] http://www.devon-technologies.com/products/freeware/services.html
> [1] http://nschum.de/src/emacs/macro-math/
> Roland

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