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Re: Piping output to a buffer


From: cothrige
Subject: Re: Piping output to a buffer
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 23:25:55 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Barry Margolin <address@hidden> writes:

> In article <address@hidden>,
>  cothrige <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>> I have noticed that in vim one can invoke an external command and pipe
>> the output into the current buffer via the `!!` or `:r!` commands.
>> While I have not made a habit of really using this command in vim, as I
>> have also not made a habit of using vim, I did realize that this could
>> be a really useful capability.  So, how might one do this in emacs?
>
> C-u M-!

Yep, that did it alright.  I had assumed that emacs could do it, just
wondered how.  I do believe that will be a convenient and useful trick
to know.  I thank you for filling me in on it.

Many thanks,

Patrick


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