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Re: replace history

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: replace history
Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2008 00:47:38 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> > I think Dan's suggested way of operation would be really neat, but I
>> > don't care much what key that activates this feature. Someone
>> > mentioned using a prefix argument and that it was already taken. How
>> > about differentiate between prefix arguments (negative versus positive
>> > etc), as some commands do?
>> Such as `C-u -2 M-%' to get the penultimate replacement pair?
>> This would be not very convenient when you don't remember your
>> replacement history, so you need to try different prefix arguments
>> before finding the necessary one.
> No no, not to select a certain history item. To control the behavior of M-p
> and M-n in the command.

Prefix arguments (both positive and negative) of M-p and M-n are too useful
to take them for something else.

Juri Linkov

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