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Re: Clearning a keymap completely


From: Søren Pilgård
Subject: Re: Clearning a keymap completely
Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2016 00:27:12 +0200

On Sun, Sep 4, 2016 at 11:40 PM, Narendra Joshi <address@hidden> wrote:
> I need to remove all the self-insert commands in a buffer. I want to
> be able to insert text into the buffer through emacs lisp but don't
> want the user to be able to insert text. How can this be done?
>
That is now how you want to solve it.
Instead look into the buffer-read-only and inhibit-read-only variables [0].
You can let bind them to temporarily edit the buffer from your code.
Messing with all the keybindings is not the way to go.

[0] 
https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/elisp/Read-Only-Buffers.html



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