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Re: way to get the file name except the extension


From: Kiwon Um
Subject: Re: way to get the file name except the extension
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2009 22:45:09 -0800 (PST)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On 2월5일, 오후3시03분, Xah Lee <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Feb 4, 9:09 pm, Kiwon Um <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> > Hello. I'm a newbie to elisp.
>
> > I'm wondering a built-in function or lisp codes to get the file name
> > except the extension from (buffer-name):
> > TestCode.cpp -> TestCode
>
> > Any advise? :)
>
> easy.
>
> you want file-name-sans-extension and file-name-nondirectory.
>
> of langs i know that i've used extensively for processing file and dir
> names, namely Python and Perl, none comes as easy to use as the funcs
> provided in elisp.
>
> you can get file dir name, file name, file suffix, strip suffix,
> create dir including non existing parent dir, convert from full path
> to relative path, etc, all built in in elisp with a simple function.
>
> • File Names - GNU Emacs Lisp Reference Manual
>  http://xahlee.org/elisp/File-Names.html
>
>   Xah
>http://xahlee.org/
>
>

Thanks. It really works well. :
(file-name-sans-extension (buffer-name))

P.s. Is there any good reference point of the manual to manipulate the
time related strings, time, date, month, year, etc, like file name?


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