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Re: hide/show in dired


From: Mathias Dahl
Subject: Re: hide/show in dired
Date: 23 Jun 2004 08:04:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Enila Nero <address@hidden> writes:

> Mathias Dahl <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > Enila Nero <address@hidden> writes:
> >
> >> I have looked around for hide/show functionality in dired, but
> >> couldn't find anything.  What I mean, is to be able to give a regexp
> >> and dired would limit the display to matching files only.  Then, to be
> >> able to redisplay all the files.
> >> 
> >> This behavior would analogous to gnus-summary-limit-to-* and
> >> gnus-summary-pop-limit in gnus, where articles are hidden and then
> >> popped. 
> >> 
> >> The closest functionality I found is the dired-omit-extensions in
> >> dired-x.el and dired-wipe.el, but don't quite have the above
> >> behavior. 
> >
> > You might find the following links useful:
> >
> > * 
> > http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/Dired-and-Find.html#Dired%20and%20Find
> > * 
> > http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/Dired-Updating.html#Dired%20Updating
> >
> > /Mathias
> 
> Thank you for the useful links.  Certainly there is a lot of related
> functionality there.  To do exactly what I asked:
> 
> % m regexp   (to mark all files matching a regular expression)
> 
> kill-all-unmarked-file-lines  (couldn't find such functionality)

Maybe you could use the toggle command (t) first which would
mark all unmarked lines, and then use the kill command?

/Mathias


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