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Re: Using passing the tempo-template user input to my function?


From: Kai Grossjohann
Subject: Re: Using passing the tempo-template user input to my function?
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2004 16:22:13 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Hattuari <address@hidden> writes:

> Well, at least I can refine my question based on further
> understanding.  My mistake is trying to compare the string "GLbyte"
> with the symbol 'GLbyte.  These are distinct objects with unrelated
> values.  What I should probably be doing is providing the user with
> a picklist of symbols to chose from.  Is there a way to do that?

The normal Emacs way to do this by reading it from the minibuffer with
completion.  See the function completing-read.

Kai





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