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Re: How to refresh a buffer?

From: David Hansen
Subject: Re: How to refresh a buffer?
Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2007 19:41:29 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.93 (gnu/linux)

On 5 Feb 2007 08:40:41 -0800 Vols wrote:

> I opened a file in Emacs and found it was read-only. I use the
> terminal command "chmod +w file.cpp" to make it writable. After I
> return to Emacs the file is still read-only. I have to close this file
> and re-open it.
> How to refresh this buffer? Thanks.

`toggle-read-only' C-x C-q is what you need.  You don't need to chmod
the file then.  Emacs will save it anyway (if it has the permission to
do so) after confirmation.


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