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Re: eval-last-sexp in other window


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: eval-last-sexp in other window
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 22:29:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1008 (Gnus v5.10.8) Emacs/22.3 (darwin)

Xavier Maillard <address@hidden> writes:

>    address@hidden (Pascal J. Bourguignon) wrote in
>    news:address@hidden: 
>
>    >> 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. 
>    > 
>    > 
>    > Otherwise:
>    > 
>    > (with-current-buffer (get-buffer "The Other Buffer Name")
>    >    (do-what-you-want)) C-x C-e
>
>    Thanks.  After several false starts, I have a simple macro that seems to 
> do 
>    what I want:
>
>    (defun last-sexp-other-window()
>    "Get last sexp and run it in other window.
>    If there isn't another window, use current window."
>      (interactive)
>      (setq ow-sexp (preceding-sexp))
>      (other-window 1) (eval ow-sexp) (other-window -1) )
>
> Why not use let instead of setq ?

À mon avis, c'est par pure méchanceté.

-- 
__Pascal Bourguignon__


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