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Re: eval-last-sexp in other window

From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: eval-last-sexp in other window
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 10:05:49 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1008 (Gnus v5.10.8) Emacs/22.3 (darwin)

Bob Babcock <address@hidden> writes:

> Is there a way to have eval-last-sexp (typically bound to C-xC-e) run in a 
> different window?  This would be convenient when developing a macro that 
> reformats text - I want the part of the macro I'm testing to be applied to 
> the file being reformatted, not to my macro.

You may use M-:  to apply a form to the current buffer. 


(with-current-buffer (get-buffer "The Other Buffer Name")
   (do-what-you-want)) C-x C-e

__Pascal Bourguignon__

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