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Re: Expand/unexpand window possible?


From: cmic
Subject: Re: Expand/unexpand window possible?
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 09:32:49 -0700 (PDT)
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On 12 mar, 14:23, address@hidden (Pascal J. Bourguignon)
wrote:
> address@hidden writes:
> > On 12 mar, 12:07, Lars Haugseth <address@hidden> wrote:
> >> * address@hidden (Pascal J. Bourguignon) wrote:
>
> >> > Lars Haugseth <address@hidden> writes:
>
> >> > > When typing C-x 1 in a multi-window frame, the current window will fill
> >> > > the entire frame, but all other windows will be deleted so that there 
> >> > > will
> >> > > be no going back to the previous multi-window setup. Is there any way 
> >> > > to
> >> > > achieve this expand/unexpand functionality without major elisp 
> >> > > wizardry on
> >> > > my part?
>
> >> > What about minor elisp wizardry on MY part?
>
> >> > (defun temporarily-expand ()
> >> >   (interactive)
> >> >   (save-window-excursion
> >> >     (delete-other-windows)
> >> >     (message "Finish with %s"
> >> >              (describe-key-briefly (first (where-is-internal 
> >> > 'abort-recursive-edit))))
> >> >     (recursive-edit)))
>
> >> Lovely! Much appreciated.
>
> > huh. Sorry, but [as a neophyt] how to use this snippet of code?
> > I did put it in .emacs, then open 2 windows, then M-x  temporarily-
> > expand
> > but what else ?
>
> As a newbie, you need to learn to be aware of the mini-buffer and the
> mode line.  These are the two lines at the bottom of the emacs frame.
> When  youtype M-x temporary-expand RET, a message appears in the
> mini-buffer tell you what to do then to revert to the initial window
> confguration. Namely, type C-], with the standard keymap.

OK. Merci. I already know a bit of Emacs. But the clue was farther in
the thread: car instead of fist (Argh!!)
Bonne continuation
--
michel marcon aka cmic

>
> Otherwise, window-configuration-to-register is nice too.
>
> --
> __Pascal Bourguignon__



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