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Re: Some questions of a newbie

From: Cecil Westerhof
Subject: Re: Some questions of a newbie
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2007 00:03:11 +0200
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Eric Hanchrow wrote:
>     Cecil> I like to have the possibility to use the clipboard, so I
>     Cecil> added the following to my .emacs: (define-key global-map
>     Cecil> "\C-W" 'clipboard-kill-ring-save) (define-key global-map
>     Cecil> "\C-Y" 'clipboard-yank)
> Rather than defining separate keys for those functions, I simply do
>         (setq x-select-enable-clipboard t)

This gives a:
  Symbol's function definition is void: setq x-select-enable-clipboard t

>     Cecil> For comment I see that there is sometimes used one,
>     Cecil> sometimes two and sometime three ';'.  Does this has a
>     Cecil> reason, or not?
> Yes -- it's just a convention.  It's explained in the Emacs Lisp
> Reference manual: (info "(elisp)Comment Tips")

If I understand it correctly, I should not use comments with only one ';'.

>     Cecil> Is there a good way to find which keybindings are used, so
>     Cecil> a free one can be coupled to a macro?
> Yes -- do C-h m in a buffer that's in the mode you're interested in.
> (If you're considering a global binding as opposed to a mode-specific
> one, choose a buffer that's in fundamental-mode).


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