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How to create reuseable header template in emacs?

  1. Jul 2, 2012 #1
    Emacs documentation, while abundant can sometimes be challenging to navigate. What I will do is describe generally what I would like to do and perhaps you can provide a general solution.

    I want to be able to sit down at my keyboard and keystroke to a pre-filled C++ doc: header, return 0;, int main(), etc. What I would also like is to be able to have this available at all times, meaning that it is not overwritten with my throwaway program when I save it. Is there a method to save current edited file without overwriting original file.

    I have attempted to research this online to no avail and to prevent wasting any more time I decided to come hear.

    Thanks for any assistance.
     
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