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## Re: some information to build a major-mode

 From: Stefan Monnier Subject: Re: some information to build a major-mode Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 13:27:04 -0400 User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> I'm a blind student and I need your help to set up a major mode in emacs to
> define a simple enviroment that permits
> to insert all the symbols that I defined to write mathematical expression.
> I understand a little how I can define a major mode but now I don't know
> if there is a function that permits me to insert a symbol in the buffer
> where I'm writing, by means of a shortcut.
> I have a table of symbols that I use and I'd like to define some
> shortcuts to insert them in a fast way.

I'm not sure you need a major mode.  I use the "TeX" input method to insert
mathematical symbols.  I.e. Try C-u C-\ TeX RET and then type \alpha

Stefan