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Re: [Help-gnu-emacs] (no subject)

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: [Help-gnu-emacs] (no subject)
Date: 21 Sep 2000 09:19:49 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/21.0.90

On Wed, 20 Sep 2000, Sean McAfee wrote:

> I can only guess that the C-u I use to invoke query-replace-regexp
> is getting propagated to it somehow and altering its behavior.  Can
> someone tell me 1) how this happens, and 2) how to avoid it?

>From the documentation of query-replace-regexp:

| Third arg DELIMITED (prefix arg if interactive), if non-nil, means replace
| only matches surrounded by word boundaries.

Klugy solution: set current-prefix-arg to nil before invoking

Better solution: have your function read the arguments itself, then
call the right function normally, rather than via call-interactively.

I like BOTH kinds of music.

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