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Major mode for editing JSON files with emacs
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Major mode for editing JSON files.

Extends the builtin js-mode to add better syntax highlighting for JSON.


M-x package-install json-mode

You need to have the MELPA repository or MELPA Stable repository enabled in emacs for this to work.

Default Keybindings

Indent Width

See for details on setting the indent width.


This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

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