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Re: Piping output to a buffer


From: cothrige
Subject: Re: Piping output to a buffer
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 23:56:31 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> !! pipes the current line through the external command.  The Emacs
> equivalent to that would be marking the line and then using
>
> C-u M-|

Okay, I have to admit that I was totally ignorant that `!!` actually did
that.  That could really be very useful indeed, though maybe a tad
esoteric for the likes of me.  Thanks very much for pointing this out
for me, and of course for sharing how it can be done in emacs.

Patrick


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