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Re: dired-do-rename could prompt with current name

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: dired-do-rename could prompt with current name
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 10:34:23 GMT

jidanni@kimo.FiXcomTHiS.tw (Dan Jacobson) writes:
> I think dired-do-rename should/could also prompt with the current
> filename, as often we just want to make minor adjustments, or at
> least put it on the ESC P list.

In emacs 21, you can type `M-n' (aka `ESC n') at the prompt to get the
current name (but only if there's a single unique filename being
operated on, not if you've marked a bunch of files first).

Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra.  Suddenly it flips over,
pinning you underneath.  At night the ice weasels come.  --Nietzsche

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