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Re: HIST to read-from-minibuffer

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: HIST to read-from-minibuffer
Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 19:09:18 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

> I am trying to read a string with a hist variable. I want the default to
> be the first element of the hist variable and the history to start from
> the SECOND element.
> I can seem to get the behaviour I want with '(hist . 1) but not '(hist .
> 2). However the doc string says:
>  "positions are counted starting from 1 at the beginning of the list"
> This looks contradictory to the behaviour I observed. Is this a mistake
> on my understand or the doc string? Thanks.

Sorry, I don't understand what is contradictory?

(let ((hist '("a" "b" "c")))
  (read-from-minibuffer "Prompt: " nil nil nil '(hist . 2)))

M-p => "c"

Juri Linkov

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