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RE: emacs without backup option

> > Does someone know which option is regarded to avoid emacs from
> > imediately creating a backup file by opening a new or any other file?

Put the following in ~/.emacs:

	(setq make-backup-files nil)  ; Never create backup files

It works for me.

Jay Ford, Network Engineering Group, Information Technology Services
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242
email: jay-ford@uiowa.edu, phone: 319-335-5555, fax: 319-335-5505

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