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Re: elisp macros problem


From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: elisp macros problem
Date: 26 Jul 2004 07:20:38 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

Barry Margolin <address@hidden> writes:

> In article <address@hidden>,
>  Lowell Kirsh <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> > Yes, I have been making sure to quote the list, but it doesn't seem to 
> > work at all. I've also tried to macroexpand the forms I'm evaluating but 
> > the minibuffer just shows a condensed version of the expansion with lots 
> > of '...' placeholders. Is there a simple way to macroexpand and pretty 
> > print a form without the '...'s ?
> 
> Use the *scratch* buffer for a better interface to the Emacs Lisp R-E-P 
> loop.

Or any elisp buffer, with: C-u C-x C-e:

(macroexpand '(push 'a a)) C-u C-x C-e --> (setq a (cons (quote a) a))

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