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Re: how to capture output too long to fit


From: weber
Subject: Re: how to capture output too long to fit
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 13:25:03 -0000
User-agent: G2/1.0

On 16 ago, 06:57, Tamas Papp <address@hidden> wrote:
> martin rudalics <address@hidden> writes:
> >> When I do M-: (frame-parameters) RET, the value appears in the
> >> minibuffer, but it is too long to fit there and ends with ...  How
> >> could I see the whole thing?
>
> > Try M-: (pp (frame-parameters))
>
> Thanks Martin,
>
> This is the only one that works, all the other approaches have ... at
> the end.
>
> Another question: the output in the minibuffer disappears when I click
> on it and try to scroll.  How can I prevent that?  Is it possible to
> evaluate into a new, permanent buffer?
>
> Tamas

1. Go to a new buffer
2. Write in it: (frame-parameters)
3. Position cursor after the last parenthesis
4. Type M-x eval-print-last-sexp

I guess that should work...
-weber



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