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One of the things I miss from Vim is the wonderful Easy Motion which allows you to jump quickly to any word in the buffer.
Thankfully Emacs has a very similar package Ace Jump Mode.
Using Prelude setup was simple, create a file in the personal folder and it will be auto loaded when Emacs starts.
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I’m using the
prelude-require-package function to make sure the
ace-jump-mode package is available just in case this is a new machine where the package has not been installed.
I then require the
ace-jump-mode package and bind a short cut key to
Now when I press Ctrl + c followed by Space Emacs asks for a
Head Char: which will then highlight all words that begin with that Char. Pressing that char jumps straight to that Char.
A screen cast is worth a thousand words: