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Re: Easy/Possible to globally change prompt strings of messages? e.g. ch


From: Christian Seberino
Subject: Re: Easy/Possible to globally change prompt strings of messages? e.g. changing find-file's prompt string from "Find file:" to "open file:" ?
Date: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 17:18:05 -0600
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OK. Thanks everyone for your help. I think I'll just get used to "Find file" for now. :)

cs
On 02/01/2015 07:55 AM, Michael Heerdegen wrote:
Christian Seberino <address@hidden> writes:

(define-abbrev-table
  'tramp-abbrev-table
  '(("d"  "/ssh:address@hidden:/home/cs/Ws")
    ("dr" "/ssh:address@hidden|su:philfour.com:/home")
    ("w"  "/ssh:address@hidden:/home/webwork_custom")
    ("wr" "/ssh:address@hidden|su:services.philfour.com:/home")))

(add-hook 'minibuffer-setup-hook (lambda ()
                                   (abbrev-mode t)
                                   (setq local-abbrev-table
tramp-abbrev-table)))

(defadvice minibuffer-complete
            (before my-minibuffer-complete activate)
            (expand-abbrev))
I tried this and invoked `find-file-read-args'.  I don't see any tab
character inserted or being left, I get the expected behavior, with all
Emacs versions I tried.  Of course I can't connect to your hosts.

But really, all the trouble you may provoke with your hack is IMHO much
worse than getting used to the "Find file" wording.


Michael.




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