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Re: emacs for everything?


From: Mathias Dahl
Subject: Re: emacs for everything?
Date: 25 Nov 2004 18:06:02 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Maciek Pasternacki <address@hidden> writes:

> > Who needs Caps Lock anyway? Instead of switching, I just bind it as 
> > another Control.  Then, if by reflex I use the old Control, it's still a 
> > Control.
> 
> Caps lock is sometimes useful.  E.G when typing SQL or Lisp code --
> I don't like to have to hold shift when typing keywords (well, maybe
> I could do Emacs tricks like `turn preceding n words to
> uppercase'... well... *click* C-h i g (emacs)...).  

One of the SQL-modes for Emacs uses abbrevs to change
keywords in SQL to uppercase. Don't remember which one it
was but if you do not have it, you could define such abbrevs
yourself, like making select => SELECT etc.

/Mathias


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