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Re: How to define a `multiple prompt' function?

From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: How to define a `multiple prompt' function?
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 00:08:19 -0400
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Rodolfo Medina <address@hidden> wrote:

> I wish to define a function that prompts me more than once: let's call it
> `my-function': when I type `M-x my-function', in the echo area I see (just an
> example):
>  Hi, how are you today?
> .  Then I type, e.g., `fine RET', and again it prompts me with:
>  I see.  And, what did you do yesterday?
> ... and so on.  Then I'm going to put some `if... else' conditions over my
> possible answers.  Can anybody please provide some hints about how to elisp
> this?
> Thanks for any help
> Rodolfo

(defun my-function ()
  (let* ((response (read-from-minibuffer "Hi, how are you today? "))
         (new-prompt (format "I see, you're %s?  And where did you go 
yesterday?" response))
         (response2 (read-from-minibuffer new-prompt)))
    (message "I hope you enjoyed %s" response2)))

Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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